Tiffany Style Lighting is a rather small change, that could make a stunning difference. Take a look at the lamp you already have, and compare it to the beauty and elegance a Tiffany Style Table Lamp, or a Tiffany Style Floor Lamp.
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.