Make a tribe of cute crafted pine cone elves to decorate far more than the elf on the shelf could ever manage. Pine cones, felt, brown pipe cleaners, a wooden bead and a bit of paint plus needle and thread are all you need to make your own pine cone elf
*GNOMES ~ Long-Legged Try polymer clay legs/body (No Instructions) bad link. However, you can just look at this Gnome and figure away to make it. Dowels for legs pushed up into styrofoam. Felt clothes and you are almost done with your Gnome.