Free Printable: "We’ve Been Elfed" Door Signs and Instructions

Aime, a fabulous reader of ours, sent us the CUTEST poem to use when “Elfing” this year. We had such a great response from our free BOO signs and instructions that we decided to go ahead and create a free printable “Elfing” Set!

In case you didn’t know…
Elfing=Boo’ing but at Christmas time and with Christmas gifts/goodies

and in case you didn’t know what “Boo’ing” is….

Basically Boo’ing is “Reverse trick-or-treating.” Basically you fill a basket or bag with goodies, toys or anything festive for Halloween and leave it on the front doorstep of a friend or neighbor. You must include a “door sign” and “poem/instructions” so that the recipient knows what this is there for and how to pass long the favor. The recipient will place the door sign on their front door to let others know that they have had a turn being “boo’ed”. Then the recipient gets a turn at this. Pretty soon the whole neighborhood is filled w/ homes with doors that have the signs up!

So… “ELFING” is the same thing! What a fun time of year and a great way to show our friends and neighbors that we care for them!

We designed 2 “We’ve Been Elfed” Door Signs and an instructions poem letter as well..

Door signs…

Download yours for FREE here. Spread the word!

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28 Responses to “Free Printable: "We’ve Been Elfed" Door Signs and Instructions”
  1. Heather {WhipperBerry} says:

    Love, love, LOVE this idea!! Thanks for the great printable.

    I wanted to let you gals know that I am featuring your talents on my blog, WhipperBerry tomorrow. You guys are aaaamazing!!

  2. Kim @ Party Frosting! says:

    how fantastic! I Love the poem and the printable is adorable!

    hugs! Kim @ Party Frosting!

  3. Lili says:

    oooh, i might start this in our neighborhood! thanks!

  4. jjpkeaj says:

    very fun! can't wait to put your creativity to work. thank you for sharing!

  5. The Lady of the House says:

    I can't seem to download this from Scribd. When I click on either "download" button, the box doesn't pop up. Any thoughts?
    Sooo frustrating because I want to continue this with our neighborhood. Everyone loved being "boo'd"

  6. 2littlehooligans says:

    thank you so much!! this are the cutest elf'd printables i have ever seen! now, im off to make some goodies to play elf with:)

  7. Amanda says:

    I couldn't help but feature you guys again! :) LOOOVE it. On my next years to do list…oh gosh… I can't believe I've got one going already….


  8. Sharon S. says:

    Love this! Surely going to use these this coming holiday season!

  9. heather says:

    Thank you. I can’t wait to share with my 10 year old daughter who loves to ghost/BOO.

  10. Kelly W says:

    Love this. My kids always want to bake lots and lots of goodies at Christmas time, but I always hold them back because then we would have to eat it all. Now I know how we can do all that baking and not have to do all the eating and spread Christmas cheer all at the same time. Thanks so much!!

  11. Fanna Lee says:

    Wow, I wanted to do this because I was elfed myself!
    Do you live around the Stonebridge neighborhood?

  12. Sheila says:

    Oh I am SO in love with the “You’ve been ELFED” !!! Thank you, I will be putting choccies in bags, tying the poem/legs on them, and hanging on neighbours doors, bless you, and a very big THANK YOU ! xxxx

  13. amylouwho says:

    we just got elfed and subsequently I found your blog! FUN!!! I love everything here!

  14. lemondedis says:

    adorable : merci pour le partage !… je cherche des freebies sur le web et je partage mes liens sur Pinterest : je viens d’y ajouter celui-ci !… (j’ai déjà plus de 13000 liens vers des téléchargements gratuits !)

  15. Carol says:

    LOVE IT!!! Thanks for making it printable!

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  17. Kristen says:

    This year for our advent calendar we did a new activity each day. Well, on day 3, we “Elfed” our neighbor and used your adorable printables. Thanks so much for sharing these and I look forward to using them again next year. Happy New Year!

  18. I would love to do this again for valentines day – Any ideas for leaving a “you been i.e hugged, kissed ?”

  19. Do you have a similar idea for valentines day?

  20. Nicole says:

    Love it, can’t wait to spread the cheer around our neighborhood!


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