Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.
Have some old logs and sticks and want to do something fun? These rustic reindeer a a great way to use up that old wood this holiday season! Click through for step by step directions holiday christmas ornament - Amazing Interior Design