It鈥檚 that time of year when we come together to make sweet treats, mix up聽cocktails, shop 鈥檛il we drop, and give gifts (after wrapping them聽uber creatively, of course). A new holiday pastime that we鈥檝e spotted growing on Pinterest over the last couple years is聽Elf on the Shelf. Who cares if you don鈥檛 have kids? Adults can get in on the fun too (don鈥檛 forget 鈥斅#iamcreative!). You鈥檝e got a few weeks to go before Elf on the Shelf becomes Elf Stuffed Away in a Box, so get inspired with these creative, oft-hilarious poses your kids, roomies, or boo will be LOLing at this month.

Maker Elf on the Shelf Idea

1. Maker Elf: Like we always say, makers gonna make. Guess that holds true for elves too. (via聽Emma Klosson Photography)

Elf On the Shelf, Squared Idea

2. Elf on the Shelf, Squared: How very meta. Now pass the pasta and maple syrup. (via聽Living Locurto)

Hey Girl Elf on the Shelf Idea

3. Hey Girl: If you鈥檙e an Elf, I鈥檓 an Elf. (via聽SheKnows)

Sprinkle Angel Elf on the Shelf Idea

4. Sprinkle Angel: Does anyone really enjoy laying in the cold snow making these? Sprinkle substitution FTW. (via聽Rachel Swartley)

Smile + Pose Elf on the Shelf Idea

5. Smile + Pose: We鈥檙e all about photo booth props (and photo booths). So this one is totally at the top of our to-do list. (via聽Living Locurto)

50 Shades of Elf on the Shelf Idea

6. 50 Shades of Elf: Prep聽to watch the movie by giving the Elf a background on Christian Grey. (via Kelly Broyles Photography)

sELFie on the Shelf Idea

7. sELFie: But first, let me take an #Elfie. (via聽Jenny Onsager)

Elfing Hot Chocolate Elf on the Shelf Idea

8. Elfing Hot Chocolate: Some like it hot (with marshmallows on top). (via聽Skinny Mom)

Soaring Through the Home Elf on the Shelf Idea

9. Soaring Through the Home: Give your Elf a reindeer鈥檚 eye view of your living room. (via Busy Kids Happy Mom)

All Wrapped Up Elf on the Shelf Idea

10. All Wrapped Up: This has happened at least once to every maker (right鈥?). Recreate your lowest moment for some LOLs and pick up some gift wrapping tips here. (via聽A Few Short Cuts)

Kim & Kanye. #bound2 #elfontheshelf #youngsmaxmas

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11. Swept Away: All that鈥檚 missing from this scene is some mistletoe.

12. It鈥檚 the Gingerbread Elf: We think the Elf鈥檚 tiny hands are much better suited for the Candy Cane Land Estate Decorating Committee. (via聽Grinning Like an Idiot)

13. Cut a Hole in the Box: You know it鈥檚 Christmastime and the Elf鈥檚 heart is open wide. Just make sure the box isn鈥檛 too鈥 (via聽Baby Rabies)

14. HoliDIY Wrapping: Get creative and have your Elf DIY the wrapping paper. (via聽Rachel Swartley)

15. Cone Surprise: A midnight snack doesn鈥檛 technically聽have to be at midnight, right? (via聽SheKnows)

16. I Work Out: The Elf鈥檚 sexy and he knows it (insert wiggle, wiggle, wiggle). (via聽Dirty Diaper Laundry)

17. Let鈥檚 Get Roasted: Marshmallows roasting on an open, electric candle flame. (via The Weekend Housewife)

18.聽Copy Room聽Hijinks: Whatever you do, just don鈥檛 sneak this scan into your portfolio. (via聽Lil Blue Boo)

19. Project Prep: Collect all the supplies, then watch your Elf get to work. You may be waiting awhile, so pour a tall glass of spiked eggnog. (via聽DIY Inspired)

20. Coffee Crazed: Elves: They鈥檙e just like us. (via聽Poofy Cheeks)

21. Swing, Swing: It鈥檚 a good core workout 鈥 you should try it sometime. (via聽A Small Snippet)

22. Candy-Coated Elf: This takes melt in your mouth to a whole new level. (via聽A Life Examined)

23. Fra-gee-lay: We don鈥檛 think the Elf looks like a pink nightmare. (via聽Anders Ruff)

24. Downward Facing Elf: Bend and snap, that鈥檚 how they do it, right? (via聽Pickedhead Soup)

25. Rejuvenated Elf: A relaxed Elf is a happy and productive Elf. (via聽SheKnows)

26. LEGO Elf: Make a lifelike replica with everyone鈥檚 favorite building blocks. (via聽Lime & Mortar)

27. Walkup Elf: Take the city Elf to the brownstone steps for an impromptu photo shoot. (via聽See Jane Blog)

28. Spin the Bottle: We hope this doesn鈥檛 turn into Seven Minutes in Heaven. (via聽Jen McKen Photography)

29. Elf on the Broom: Maybe Elf on the Shelf is the secret to getting more Harry Potter聽books. (via聽Shelf the Elf)

30. ElfDM: We鈥檙e calling it now: The raver Elf will be this year鈥檚 go-to festival accessory. Peace out, flower headbands. (via聽The Leggy Files)

31. Spidey Sense: Where鈥檚 the Mary Jane Watson Elf when you need her? (via聽Sharilyn Wells Photography)

32. This Is the Elf!: Who wouldn鈥檛 turn their chair around for this Elf? (via聽Picklehead Soup)

33. Ice Bath: Big pimpin鈥, spendin鈥 G鈥檚 (and spa chillin鈥 with Barbies). (via Ring of Firefly)

34. Baker鈥檚 Delight: Sir Bakes a Lot. (via Rachel Swartley)

35. Family Memories:聽It鈥檚 only fair that your Elf聽be聽included in the family photo sitch this holiday season.聽(via聽A Small Snippet)

36. Kissing Booth:聽Let鈥檚 hope this Elf doesn鈥檛 kiss and tell. (via聽Living Locurto)

37. Catching Some Zzzs:聽It聽is a known fact that elves only need 40 minutes of sleep a night.聽(via聽Frugal Coupon Living)

38. Scootin鈥 About:聽Have some fun with the storyline this year and give your Elf a romantic tryst involving Beckie with that good hair. (via聽Tracey Farr)

39. Bank Robbing:聽Looks like he鈥檒l be joining the naughty list alongside all the rotten kids. (via聽Simple As That)

40. Bound and Gagged:聽Choo Choo! Not even a prankster is safe from hijinks this time of year.聽(via聽Fancy Shanty)

41. Teacher of the Year:聽Remind your kids about what鈥檚 important this time of year. #squadgoals聽(via聽A Small Snippet)

42. Spaceman:聽Houston, we have a problem. Someone has been misbehaving and Santa needs to hear about it.聽(via聽Elf on the Shelf)

43. Netflix & Chill:聽TFW your elf slides into DMs for a Christmas movie marathon. (via聽Heather Spohr Photography / Buzzfeed)

44. Online Shopping:聽The perfect scapegoat for聽those late-night Amazon purchases聽is your Elf. (via聽Picklehead Soup)

45. Pancake Breakfast:聽Use that last little bit of batter from brunch to put on a (miniature) feast for your聽hard-working Elf. (via聽Home Stories A to Z)

46. May the Force Be With You:聽Darth clearly doesn鈥檛 enjoy Elf鈥檚 pranks as much as the rest of the family. (via聽Lisa Stout Photography)

47. Sexiest Elf Alive:聽Okay so this one is more for you than the kids, but we all need a reason to聽keep the charade going.聽(via聽Picklehead Soup)

48. Rock Band:聽He just wants to rock and roll all night, and party every day. (via聽Frugal Coupon Living)

49. Sun Tanning:聽Wishful thinking this time of year, but for someone who lives in the North Pole, this far south is essentially in the tropics. (via聽A Small Snippet)

50. IRL Elf on a Shelf:聽If all else fails, just dress up like the Elf on the Shelf yourself. Try not to sit on an actual shelf though 鈥 that could become a disaster. (via聽Med School Watercooler)

Which Elf on the Shelf ideas are you planning on recreating this holiday season? Let us know @BritandCo!聽

(Additional reporting by Ariel Garneau)