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How Celebrity Parents Do Elf on the Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf, which has sold over 8 million sets since it launched in 2005, is a family phenomenon—albeit a somewhat creepy one.

If the Elf hasn't taken residence in your home, then odds are he's in your neighbors', friends' or family members' homes. The dude is everywhere including the homes of celebrities.

Check out these famous moms and dads who live with an Elf on the Shelf.

Busy Philipps

Busy is the queen of the Elf on the Shelf placement and shares her Elf pics each day on Instagram. Her girls have some epic elves to believe in—they even leave gifts for her daughters.

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Here's a close-up on one of Busy's Elf tableaux.

Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart's Elf binged on Christmas hued M&Ms. Bad Elf!

Kourtney Kardashian

The reality star's Elf was spotted hanging around.

Nick and Vanessa Lachey

A perfectly poised Elf residing in a rustic lighting fixture in the home of Nick and Vanessa Lachey.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar's elves—and dapper elves they are—took a moment to roast marshmallows.

Bethenny Frankel

The reality star has an Elf that is quite demure, especially for such an outspoken woman.

Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling's Elf doubles as a cabinet lock.

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Snooki shared this viral Elf pic saying, "LOL! Elf on the shelf season! Lorenzo is still too young to get it, but he named our creepy elf 'STAR'"

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