A handmade gnome can be put anywhere in your home or outdoors as a décor element. It can be made in big or small sizes according to your preferences. Children would be especially fond of these tiny creatures that transport them to fantasy land. You would be surprised at the variety of materials they can be made from, as indicated by the tutorials below.
The feet and hands of this gnome lend it a realistic look. The above-linked article shows you the steps of the sewing pattern. It would add an edge to your Christmas décor.
This lovely fall gnome is made with a mop head. The hat is made from a sock while a wooden bead makes the nose.
This easy DIY sock gnome is themed on St. Patrick’s Day. You can embellish it with bells if you so wish. The beard is made with craft fur.
This Christmas gnome ornament is easily made from felt. It is stuffed and sewn at the edges. The different parts like the hat, face and beard are hot glued together.
These bright garden gnome dolls are made out of felt. You can use them as door hangers, Christmas tree toppers or door stops. Don’t the googly eyes look cute?
The standing gnomes made from socks look adorable with their burlap boots. The burlap bow and button embellishments on the hats lend a rustic look.
These giant Santa gnomes would light up your yard during Christmas. They fit any outdoor location like your porch or garden.
Deck your home for Valentine’s Day with these miniature gnomes. You would love to make them complete with a heartfelt message on their hats.
A large evergreen gnome on the mantle would be a lovely piece of Christmas décor. You can decorate it with ornaments.
14. DIY Girl Gnome
A mini female gnome with her lover make an adorable couple, do they not? Note the cute pink hearts attached to their hats and dresses.
These snazzy wine bottle toppers would be great hostess gifts for all the parties that you attend during the winters. They are also a fulfilling holiday craft.
The body of this Scandinavian Christmas gnome is made with fabric filled with rice. You can also make the Nordic gnome with socks that are filled with rice and tied at the right places with elastic bands.
These awesome wooden gnomes have needle felted wool hats and clothes. The beard and hair are made from rovings. The shoes are made from small wood hearts.
Search with the word “gnome” in the above-linked article that talks about various concrete projects. You will find the DIY in point no. 24.
For Easter, a cloth bunny hat over the mason jar gnome body would bring on the laughs and cheer. The Easter candy contents of the jar add to the fun.
Write your Christmas wishes on this pop-up Christmas card. Your friends would love to receive it with your heartwarming message inside.
The patterns and ideas would guide you through the DIYs. You can involve your kids adding to the fun. They offer a great way to channel your creativity during the holidays. The use of gnomes in the garden décor is popular, but they can also lend a unique edge to your interior décor.
Published on May 12th 2020 by Peyton Derrida