This Dollar Tree gnome from a triangle shelf is so easy, it’s the perfect gnome for when you just need a quick dollar store farmhouse gnome!
Dollar Tree Gnome from a Triangle Shelf
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are all about finding easy, fast and fun ways to make a gnome. So, when I made a quick trip into the Dollar Tree for some essential supplies the other day, I stumbled across some inspiration in aisle 4 and couldn’t wait to try my hand at making a quick Dollar Tree gnome from a triangle shelf!
It’s a very fast DIY gnome that can be made in so many ways, dolled up for any season. If you’re ready to make a fun dollar store farmhouse gnome, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make Triangle Shelf Gnome
- I grabbed all of my supplies for this cutie gnome at the Dollar Tree. But if your Dollar Tree is anything like mine, some items aren’t in stock consistently. So, I’ve come up with a list of Dollar Tree gnome beard materials you can use:
- Mop (just like what I used for this gnome)
- Fluffy Pillows
- Microfiber Cloth
- Terrycloth Towel
- Doll Hair
- Curling Ribbon
- If you just don’t have a Dollar Tree, you can recreate this gnome using materials found at Dollar General, 99-cent Store or Family Dollar. I can’t imagine a dollar store that doesn’t have some materials that you can use to make this gnome or something very similar.
How Do I Make this Dollar Tree Gnome from a Triangle Shelf?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.
- Craft Felt
- Mop Head
- Wooden Triangle Shelf
- Fuzzy Sock
- Red Faux Berry
- Glue gun
- Glue sticks
- Cut a 12 inch wide piece of felt and wrap it around the front of the triangle, wrapping the sides around and gluing it in place. The entire triangle does not have to be covered. I left the top ¼ of the triangle uncovered so as to completely cover the bottom.
- Cut the plastic head off the mop and begin gluing the strands in layers, overlapping, to make a full beard completely covering the felt fabric.
- Glue the faux red berry to the beard, about where you want the hat to end.
- Place the fuzzy sock on top of the wooden triangle, fitting it down to the nose. Tack the sock down in several locations.
- Cut a 8-inch piece of twine and use this to tie the sock together at the toe to make a sort of pom pom.
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