This Dollar Tree Gnome Tree Topper Is SUPER Fast and Very Cute!

You can literally make this Dollar Tree gnome tree topper in less than 10 minutes and everything is coming from Dollar Tree. SO fun!

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Making this Dollar Tree gnome tree topper was so fast and fun, I need more trees to top!

Dollar Tree Gnome Tree Topper

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love making gnomes. It doesn’t matter what the supplies, where I are or who I’m with. I’m always thinking about getting back to my craft room to make another gnome. So much fun and seriously adorable, this easy DIY Christmas gnome is so precious.


And the best part is that this particular design is customizable to make your gnome any way you’d like him. If you’re ready to make this fun Dollar Tree Gnome To make your own Let’s get started.

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Tips to Make gnome Tree Topper

  • Start by heading to the Dollar Tree. You need a few supplies there. But I know that not all Dollar Trees are created equal, so I have some ideas for the important bits:
    • If you can’t find the fluffy pillow to get the same fur look as mine, you can grab a terrycloth towel or a microfiber cloth, then use watercolors to paint it dark grey.
    • Not every Dollar Tree has the big wood balls, and I get that. So, just look for something round. It doesn’t even have to be perfectly round, but grab some marbles or an ornament!
    • Don’t panic if you can’t find the snowman tree topper for a base! use some poster board to make your own cone, then wrap it in wrapping paper to make the hat
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How Do I Make this Dollar Tree Gnome Tree Topper?

I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. You can find the full Dollar Tree Gnome tree topper real-time video tutorial here on my YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe!

Yield: 1 Dollar Store Gnome Tree Topper

Dollar Tree Gnome Tree Topper

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This easy Dollar Store gnome tree topper is so simple and straight-forward I can't help but wish I had more trees to top with ths!

Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $4


  • 1 Snowman Tree Topper
  • 1 1-inch Wood Bead
  • Grey Fur Pillow
  • Embellishment


  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue


  1. Remove the little markings and protrusions from the tree toper.
  2. Cut out a rectangle long enough to cover the white snowman face area of the tree topper.
  3. Wrap this beard around the face part of the snowman, hot gluing it in place. Make sure to wrap it fully around the gnome.
  4. Peel back the brim of the hat, just a little, then add your own hot glue to wrinkle the hat at the nose.
  5. Add the embellishment to the front of the hat and enjoy! photo collage tutorial of how to make a dollar tree gnome tree topper

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More Dollar Store Gnome Crafts You Might Like

  • 10-Minute Gnome Wreath – Make this fun gnome wreath from a witch’s hat wreath form in just a few mintues – and it even has a fluffy beard!
  • Dollar Tree Grinch Gnome – You start with a few supplies from the Dollar Tree and then you’ve got a mean one living on your entryway table!
  • Farmhouse Gnome Wreath – Making a wreath can be so much fun and all these supplies came from the Dollar Tree, so you know you’re making something fun.
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