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Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Cover – Great for Gifting!

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.

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This DIY Christmas gnome wine bottle cover makes a fun, fast holiday craft which can be used for decorations or gifting.

Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Topper

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, it’s no secret I love, love, love the adorable Nordic gnomes. From gnome ornaments to gnome treat jars, we have quite a few crafts featuring the Scandinavian cuties. For all of our gnome projects, see our Scandinavian Gnomes projects page.

Today, I’ve put together the easiest Christmas gnome wine bottle topper. It’s great for delivering a bottle of wine to any hostess or holiday party. The best part is that you’re done in about 30-minutes! Let’s get started.

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Supplies for a DIY Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Cover

We have a “how to make a Christmas gnome” supplies list on Amazon because we make so many gnome projects. As I said, we just can’t get enough of these adorable holiday gnomes, so we vary the faux fur, noses, and felt. 

  • thick felt (we used an 8 x 11-inch sheet of stiff felt, 1.5 mm) 
  • craft fur (we used white for this fun gnome Christmas craft)
  • 1/2 wood round (or a button, wooden bead, or nose made from clay)
  • white craft pompom
  • 2-inch ribbon
  • hot glue gun and sticks
  • razor blade or scissors (not to cut)
  • wine bottle
Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Cover

How to Make an Easy Gnome Wine Bottle Gift Topper

This is an easy craft and the only tricky part is learning to cut the fur. One tip before we get started: if you’re new to making gnome hats, take a moment to roll the felt into a cone to get an idea for the size you’ll need. 

Psst: if you have a Christmas crafts playlist on YouTube, here is our Christmas gnome wine bottle cover video tutorial. 

  1. Roll the felt into a cone, slip it over the top of the bottle, and size it on your wine bottle to adjust the circumference. You need to leave a little room for the beard, so don’t make it too snug. It should sit down onto the wide part of the bottle, fully covering the thin neck. Gnome hat pattern for Christmas gnomes
  2. Glue the back of the cone seam and press down firmly. Cut straight across the bottom of the hat where the felt overlaps. How to make a Scandinavian gnome hat
  3. To determine the size of your beard, you will make it slightly wider than the width of the hat at its widest point. If this is your first time cutting faux fur, note that you cannot simply cut it with scissors – read the tips below to give it a natural look. How to cut faux fur   
  4. Place a line of hot glue along the inside edge of the “front” of your gnome hat and press the faux fur onto it (fur side to the glue). how to make a gnome wine bottle cover
  5. Decorate the top of your hot by gluing on a pompom and the brim of your hat with a 2-inch ribbon of your choice, hot gluing it on near the bottom. how to make a Christmas gnome hat
  6. Finally, hot glue a wooden nose to the front of the beard at the hat line and this adorable Christmas gnome wine bottle cover is done! how to make a gnome nose

How to Cut Faux Fur

If you’re new to working with faux fur, there are a few tricks to learn so that you will have a clean, natural-looking beard.

  • Shake out the faux fur and brush it down with your fingers.
  • Flip the fur over to the back (the non-furry side).
  • Use a razor blade or other straight-edged blade to separate the backing only. Do not use scissors to cut faux fur unless you’re ONLY cutting the backing.

Tip: for mustaches, you can use extra pieces and, depending on the type of faux fur you’re using, you can even use pieces as mustaches that don’t lay in the same direction. So don’t throw away those pieces!

Yield: 1 gnome bottle cover

Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Cover

Christmas Gnome Wine Bottle Cover

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.

Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Materials

  • thick felt (we used an 8 x 11-inch sheet of stiff felt, 1.5 mm) 
  • craft fur (we used white for this fun gnome Christmas craft)
  • 1/2 wood round 
  • white craft pompom
  • 2-inch ribbon

Tools

  • hot glue gun and sticks
  • razor blade or scissors (not to cut)
  • wine bottle

Instructions

  1. Roll the felt into a cone, slip it over the top of the bottle, and size it on your wine bottle to adjust the circumference. You need to leave a little room for the beard, so don't make it too snug. It should sit down onto the wide part of the bottle, fully covering the thin neck. 
  2. Glue the back of the cone seam and press down firmly. Cut straight across the bottom of the hat where the felt overlaps. 
  3. To determine the size of your beard, you will make it slightly wider than the width of the hat at its widest point. If this is your first time cutting faux fur, note that you cannot simply cut it with scissors - read the tips below to give it a natural look. 
  4. Place a line of hot glue along the inside edge of the "front" of your gnome hat and press the faux fur onto it (fur side to the glue). 
  5. Decorate the top of your hot by gluing on a pompom and the brim of your hat with a 2-inch ribbon of your choice, hot gluing it on near the bottom. 
  6. Finally, hot glue a wooden nose to the front of the beard at the hat line and this adorable Christmas gnome wine bottle cover is done!

Notes

For a full tutorial and to learn how to properly cut faux fur, visit Ruffles and Rain Boots.

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Emily

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

Sarah, you have designed the cutest gift ever for the Christmas.

Emily

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

Sarah, you have made the best Christmas gift ever. It is the best thing I have found about Christmas on the internet.

Shaundra Olson

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020

Hi! I was hoping to make these for mini champagne bottles... Do you think these will look too tall? I'm okay if it covers the majority of the bottles :)

Super cute idea, thank you for sharing!!

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

The concept is definitely sound - your hat and beard will just be a bit smaller. :)

Doris

Tuesday 31st of December 2019

Super cute

Michelle

Tuesday 19th of November 2019

Not only is this super cute, but it gives me an excuse to get a bottle of wine... thanks! lol

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

Michelle, I like where your head is... :)

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