Oreo Elf Feet with Free Printable Pattern

Hello Everyone!
I think as of today, I FINALLY got my crafty-mojo back.
This pregnancy has literally sucked the creativity out of me for the past few months!
Today I have an DARLING Gift Idea that includes one of 
America’s Favorite Cookeis.
Yes, Oreos. 
I found this idea over at
Taffy Talk via Pinterest
I wish I could take credit for this idea, because it is just TOO cute.
These would be perfect to give to a neighbor, friend, visiting teacher, or your kids teacher!
But when I went to make my Elf Feet
I had to create my own pattern, since the original post didn’t include one.
So today, I thought I would share it with you all, so you can make your very own too!
To make a pair of Oreo Elf Feet You will need:
  • 20 Mint or Winter Oreos ( I found mine at Walmart) the mint are green colored and the Winter ones are red colored.  
  • 2 Plastic Treat Bags ( I found a package of 25 for $2 at Walmart, they are Wilton Brand)
  • Cute Thin Ribbon
  • 1 piece of 12×12 red or green card stock (I chose green)
  • 1 piece of coordinating printed scrapbook paper ( I of course chose polka dot)
  • Printed Pattern for Elf Feet
  • 2 pom pom balls or jingle bells
  • double sided tape, glue dots, or a hot glue gun
When I went to the store to buy my Oreos, I found that 
they were sold out of the Winter Ones, that had red filling,
But they had a bunch of Mint Green ones, that looked and tasted PERFECT!
I took 2 gift bags and stacked (10) Oreos in each one and tied them off with a little piece of
To create the shoes Print off this Pattern
Take your 12×12 piece of solid colored Cardstock
(I used green)
and fold it in half.
Next,  Cut 2 of the Elf Shoes on the fold.
You should have 2 elf shoes that look like the one pictured below:
Next cut out 2 of the Trim in your patterned paper
and glue them on the top edge of your shoe.
(I used polka dot of course)
Then punch 2 small holes on the shoe just like you see above.
You should now be able to fold your Elf shoe around the base of your oreo stack.
Match up the 2 holes that you punched and tie it together with a small piece of ribbon.
Glue the rest of the shoe together with hot glue or glue dots
(You can even used double stick tape)
Last embellish with a cute little pom pom on the tip of the toe.
(Hot glue works best for this).
And Voila! You will have 2 of the cutest little elf feet that will surely put a smile on the
face you are gifting it to!
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  2. LOVE this! thanks for sharing {the kids in my neighborhood thank you as well}

  3. This is super adorable and such a clever idea. I love it!

  4. These are so cute! You have the greatest ideas!

  5. Oh my gosh I love this idea! So darn cute. Thanks for sharing Kristy!

  6. Oh, how darling! I need to make some for my neighbors!

  7. Oh. My. Goodness!!! How creative is that??! Totally fun for gift giving!! What a fantastic idea. Pinning immediately!

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
    Wildly Original Link Party is open.

  8. I love this presentation. The elf shoes are unique and darling. I saw them on 36th Ave. Would love for you to share on Thursdays Treasures http://fooddonelight.com/thursdays-treasures-week-64/

  9. LOL, so cute, Kristy!

  10. Love this so adorable! Two questions, how many cookies did you use in each bag, and what keeps the sleeve of cookies from falling out of the bottom. I will be making these this weekend, thanks for sharing 🙂

  11. Absolutely adorable! I’d love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday – Tuesday) at ‘Or so she says …’ Hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

  12. Cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This made a perfect little secret santa gift this week! Thanks for sharing!

  13. Great idea…this is going to be last-minute neighbor gifts this year!

  14. I am making these right now! Traced the pattern in my Silhouette software and having the machine do the cutting!!! So cute. Yes, I should be cleaning, wrapping or something else…but I could not get this cute project out of my head, so I ran to the store to get the cookies. Just a note…each pack of cookies holds 30 cookies, so you will need more than one if making duplicates. Thanks so much! I will post on my blog when done and link back to you!

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  16. Jeanette Edwards says:

    These are fantastic. I made legs on mine and made them out of material. They make great cutlery bags for the Christmas Table. Thank you. Merry Christmas x

  17. Excellent blog you have here but I was wanting to know if you knew of any
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  18. Hi, I am new to pinterest and realized this was posted in 2012 so Im behind a few years. Did anyone take pictures of their elves shoes with oreo cookie?

  19. This was completely amazing. I had to find a quick gift for my friend and this worked perfectly. I didn’t have the right kind of paper so I made it kind of an alteration. It still turned out wonderful! Thank you so much.


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