In recent years, the Elf on the Shelf trend has taken hold and no countdown to Christmas would be complete without a naughty elf causing havoc each night when everyone is asleep. Celebrity parents including Victoria Beckham, Holly Willoughby and Rochelle Humes have all embraced the Elf on the Shelf madness – and we are feeling inspired!
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Victoria Beckham's elf arrived complete with a face mask
As the Beckham brood woke up on 1 December, they found a cheeky little elf in the kitchen – complete with PPE. Showing off their sense of humour, David and Victoria Beckham decided to make the elf 2020-appropriate. He was seen to be wearing a small felt face mask, fastened to his face to keep him protected from the virus.
The Humes household was left in a mess thanks to the elf
We are used to seeing Humes household looking pristine, however, Rochelle Humes took to her Instagram Stories to reveal that her Elf on the Shelf had been busy making a mess overnight. The elf was propped up on a toilet roll with ripped paper all around him.
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WATCH: Rochelle's daughter Valle wasn't impressed with the mess the elf made
When Rochelle asked her daughter Valle what they should do, she replied: "Tidy that up because the elf has ripped the tissue paper." Clearly following in her mother's house proud footsteps.
Holly Willoughby positioned her elf within her gorgeous Christmas tree
After already going to town with her epic Christmas decorations, Holly Willoughby decided to embrace the Elf on the Shelf trend and her children found a new family addition hanging in their Christmas tree. The elf was clutching a tiny cardboard box which read: "I love my family."
Katherine Jenkins got creative with her elf on the shelf display
Operatic star Katherine Jenkins shares her gorgeous home with her husband Andrew Levitas and their children Aaliyah and Xander – and the residence now has a new member. Her fun elf has decorated the family fruit bowl with silly faces.
Gogglebox fave Baasit Siddiqui's daughter got a surprise
Gogglebox star Baasit Siddiqui and his wife have gone all out this Christmas with two Christmas trees and pretty doorstep decorations. They even have two mischievous elves who had cling filmed their daughter's shoes one morning.
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Vogue Williams went for a simple yet effective display
Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews have two children, Theodore and Gigi Margaux and they are keen to keep them entertained this year with elf antics. In a shot Vogue posted on her Instagram Stories, the elf had a very messy start to the day, getting cereal everywhere.
Mrs Hinch wowed everyone with this elf scene
Mrs Hinch has been keeping son Ronnie happy with elf scenes each day and this was a particularly impressive one where the cleaning star had created an entire fishing scene out of cotton wool!
Kate Ferdinand's elves arrived via hot air balloon!
Expectant mother Kate Ferdinand has pulled out all the stops for her stepchildren at the family home she shares with Rio Ferdinand. Their kitchen was transformed into a Christmas display with two elves arriving in a hot air balloon. Alongside the elves, fans could see an array of chocolate advent calendars – and even a meaty one for the dog!
Up your elf on the shelf game with this inflatable prop which makes it look like the elf has gone on vacation!
Elf on the shelf palm tree prop, £4.99, Amazon
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