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Y’all, if you’re a crafter than you know that Craft show Season and Christmas is upon us! Know what you need for a busy season? Christmas Projects that take less than 30 minutes to complete and retail for over $100.00! You can make this DIY Christmas door hanger to sell, for a Christmas gift to friends or neighbors, or just keep it for your own door. These elf boots are just fun and festive, and everyone is sure to love them.

How To Make A Christmas Door Hanger

This do-it-yourself Christmas Elf door hanger is actually pretty easy to make and takes just a few supplies. I will lay out all the steps for you below this video, so you can quickly and easily replicate it.

Check out the full video tutorial here:


DIY Christmas Boot Door Hanger Supply & Tool List:

  1. Elf Legs Door Hanger – You can buy these painted or you can buy one unpainted by shopping at (Crafty Tessie on Etsy) and add your own twist to it.
  2. 1 roll of 10″ deco mesh that can be found on DecoExchange
  3. You’ll need 15 Pipe Cleaners or Tinsel Ties they can also be found here.
  4. A cutting mat which can be found on DecoExchange
  5. A rotary cutter which can be found on Amazon.
  6. For my bows I used the following ribbons from Decoexchange
    • 1ea 4″ Christmas ribbon
    • 2 ea 2.5″ Christmas ribbon
    • 2 ea 1.5″ Christmas ribbons
    • 3 ea 5/8″ Christmas Ribbon
  7. For the Bow Making Tool I used my EZ Bow Maker (If you need more help on making bows, check our EZ Bow Tutorials here)
  8. A glue gun and hot glue.
  9. Scissors – My favorite brand are Fiskars Amplify Razors Edge

Make Your Own Christmas Door Hanger Instructions:

  1. Start adding 9 pipe cleaners to the top of the door hanger. 5 should go across the top and 4 across the bottom.
  2. Hot Glue the pipe cleaners in place.
  3. Take your 10″ mesh and cut 9 strips (using your rotary cutter), 18 inches long.
  4. Take one of the 18″ strips, roll the ends of each inside once or twice and then ruffle the mesh.
  5. Add one of the 18″ ruffles into each pipe cleaner on the frame.
  6. Now create one normal wreath bow for the top center of your door hanger and attach.
  7. Now create two terri-bows for each side of your door hanger and attach.
  8. Once your bows are attached its time to fluff out of the bows to make sure you have the best coverage.
  9. Trim and dovetail your ribbon tails on each bow.
  10. Hang the door hanger on your front door and enjoy or list it for sale!. (Before you list it for sale make sure you’ve gone over our free tips on increasing your picture quality!)

How To Paint Your Own Christmas Door Hanger:

Watch our friend from Crafty Tessie teach you how to paint the blank Elf Legs.

Elf Leg Rail

Watch me paint my Elf Leg Rail

Posted by Crafty Tessie on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

That’s it Y’all! You can make this incredible DIY Christmas Elf Leg Door Hanger in less than 30 minutes or if you’re not the crafty type you can buy this one on Etsy just click here!

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