Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love to share DIY gnome tutorials with you! From holiday gnomes to gnome crafts for kids, check out all the fun gnome crafts.
DIY Gnome Tutorials
If it isn’t evident by the sheer number of gnome crafts on this page (and others), I love to make DIY felt gnomes. From Swedish Christmas gnomes to their Valentine’s Day cousins, I think they are the cutest whimsical home decor. Psst: if you want Christmas gnomes, visit our DIY Christmas gnomes page here.
On this page, you’ll find most of the Ruffles and Rain Boots gnome crafts I’ve shared. If you have any questions about materials, faux fur, or where to get the best supplies to make gnomes, please let me know.
Nordic Gnome Tutorials
DIY Gnome Lavender Sachet
This lavender gnome sachet was inspired by our first 30-minute Christmas gnome, so you know it’s a ridiculously quick craft that uses up extra supplies.
Valentine’s Day Gnomes (Mr and Mrs)
Can these two be any cuter? Our Valentine’s Day gnomes might just be my favorite pastel cuties. I got to explore a fun coloring technique for the gnome beard and braids, too.
St. Patrick’s Day Gnome
With or without legs added, this St. Patrick’s Day gnome is downright adorable and so easy. And if you’re wondering, yes. Yes, I happen to love gnomes. Shocker, right?
Easter Gnome with Carrot Hat and Bunny Ears
This no-sew version of an Easter gnome is an absolutely adorable way to decorate for the holiday. The body is made from a sock and rice and there isn’t a better way to spend 20 minutes!
Spring Garden Gnome from Clay Pots
Isn’t this clay pot gnome just the cutest? And the best part is that it’s 99% paint, so it’s easy-peasy! Click through to see how we put it together and made it last.
Christmas Gnome Tutorials (Tomte, Nisse)
All of the Christmas Gnome tutorials can be found on our DIY Scandinavian Christmas gnomes page here. Prepare yourself for some holiday spirit… and a lot of gnomes.
Gnome Crafts for Kids
Not to be outdone by the adults, we’ve shared many gnome crafts for kids here at Ruffles and Rain Boots. Scroll down for paper crafts, crafts for kid’s rooms, and so much more gnome fun.
Gnome Teacup Garden
So I might have borrowed this idea from the fairies… But in my defense, our gnome teacup garden is just too much fun not to make.
Gnome Barrette Holder
Do you need a fun craft the kids can do (mostly) on their own? This gnome barrette holder is just the project for a rainy afternoon or gift idea.
Gnome Plant Markers
Need a quick and adorable craft for your garden or potted plants? These gnome plant markers are cute and let the kids’ imaginations roam!
Paper Plate Peek-A-Boo Gnome Craft
I’m so glad the kids love gnomes as much as I do. This paper plate peek-a-boo gnome craft will have the kids laughing and acting like puppeteers!
Paper Roll Gnomes
Whether you’re crafting for Spring or Christmas, these paper roll gnomes are a fun, quick craft to get the kids painting and practicing scissor skills.
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