If your current craft of choice is DIY Christmas Gnomes, this Ultimate List of Christmas Gnome Tutorials and Christmas Gnome Video Tutorials will give you 75+ choices!!
Christmas Gnome Tutorials
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we’ve probably indulged a little in gnome-making fun. Oh, who am I kidding?! We’re obsessed. I’ve been dreaming up new holiday gnome ideas since the day I put away my Christmas decorations. DIY tomte (another popular name for gnome, along with nisse or gonk) tutorials abound because well, they’re just adorable.
These are the best Christmas gnome tutorials from around the web. Let’s get started…
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Tips to Make these DIY Christmas Gnomes
- Take your time. No one is an expert right away and many of these tutorials took 2 or 3 times to get them right.
- Felt is a very forgiving fabric. If you make a mistake, you can trim it and no one will know the difference in your felt tomten.
- Each gnome is unique. Do not feel constrained by these DIY Christmas gnome tutorials. Come up with your own variation or a new holiday gnome idea. And then please come back and share them with me!
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Christmas Gnome Tutorials
These adorable Christmas gnome ornaments are a 15-minute holiday craft. Simple craft supplies and imagination are all you need to get started.
This holiday season, bring this adorable DIY Scandinavian Christmas Gnome with rice body into your home. It’s a quick, 30-minute craft and is loved by all!
The pattern is really very simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great ornaments, or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your tree.
The gnomes are so fast and simple to make! Best of all you can make three gnomes for around $10.00 with leftover material to make a few more gnomes.
Make this easy DIY gnome ornament for your holiday decor (or year-round ‘cuz he’s just too cute)! You can also use it in wreaths or hung on a doorknob.
The cutest holiday sewing pattern on the web… Sew adorable Christmas gnomes to cheer up every room in your house!
There is nothing better than a cute little nose peeking out from a long full beard and a big bold hat that adds a touch of whimsy.
Peppermint swirl seems like just the right kind of cupcake flavor for a Christmas gnome--swirled with vanilla cake batter.
This gnome lavender sachet is adorable, smells great, and is a work-horse in a closet or drawer. It’s a quick craft that everyone will love!
Make this Scandinavian minimalist wreath in 30-minutes with or without the most adorable gnome ornament made from a surprise craft supply! Bring gnomes into your home this holiday season.
Ridiculously cute and simple, if you love to crochet. And kind of fun--if the hook is your tool!
Fun and silly--and a great way to show off those old socks you love, but just can't wear anymore.
Why not make some to greet your holiday guests? They will bring plenty of smiles.
Super easy outdoor gnomes for the holidays! You don't have to let your gnomes just be indoors now!
Basically the easiest way to reuse those lower branches from your tree! And it makes a perfect outdoor decoration!
Easy and fast--this ornament could be embroidered or no-sew!
You can make this adorable, easy DIY Scandinavian gnome with braids in no time at all. And you won’t even need faux fur!
These rustic DIY Christmas gnomes are a perfect project to add holiday cheer to your home, gift, or tree. The best thing is that they are easy and quick to make!
This is a great little Christmas craft, made with one piece of fabric, a piece of fur and two socks
These adorable gnome applique pillows are sew easy to make. They can be used all year round, but are especially cute during the holidays.
This is ridiculously quick and easy, cost almost next to nothing to make and is a super cute decoration.
Make these adorable Swedish gnome ornaments to add cheer and fun to the holidays. Grab some wine corks and let’s get started.
Love the Scandinavian tradition of the tomte or nisse Christmas gnome? Bring that tradition into your home this holiday season by crafting this adorable tomte.
He’s perfect for this season’s festivities and so easy to make with inexpensive craft supplies.
This easy Christmas gnome wine bottle cover is great for gifting. And because it’s a 30-minute craft, you’ll be done in no time with this fun holiday hostess gift.
This DIY gnome pillow tutorial will have you adding holiday cheer to any décor in just minutes. Grab your hot glue gun!
Adorably small--and perfect for a jar diorama or an ornament or even a gift tag!
Easy and fun DIY Holiday Gnomes for your decor this year! So cute and simple to create!
These Christmas gnome mason jars are a quick and easy craft to bring the holiday season home. Grab some scraps!
Put them on shirts or totes, sew with them, or make a sweet little gnome bunting. The possibilities are endless.
This little chap can be made as a Christmas gnome or Santa, or indeed in any color for other times of the year.
This tutorial shows how to make these simple gnomes for imaginative play or to use as holiday ornaments. With a little variation, you can make Santa Clauses as well!
These easy felt Christmas ornaments are so budget friendly that you can make a ton of them.
Paper Plate Gnome Craft for Preschoolers - Scissor Practice, Too!
This easy paper plate gnome craft for preschoolers is a quick holiday craft. Help the little ones practice scissor skills and fine motor work.
Perfect craft for those kiddos that love your gnomes around the home!
This fun paper bowl gnome craft for kids is so stinking adorable and uses scrap craft supplies. Grab the kids!
Super easy sewing project that's perfect for older kids!
This Christmas gnome rock painting idea is a fun way to paint rocks during the holidays. Learn how to draw a gnome onto a rock with step by step instructions and a video tutorial.
Christmas Gnome Video Tutorials (DIY Tomte Tutorials)
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