Learn how you can make a gnome for all seasons using supplies and tools from the Dollar Tree. These DIY gnomes use commonly-found items you can get at the Dollar Tree and other dollar stores. Buckle in, friends, because I love gnomes and the Dollar Tree!
Below you will find Christmas gnome DIYs, Easter gnome project ideas, Valentines’ Day gnomes, and even year-round DIY gnomes. I hope you’re ready to be inspired.
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DIY Dollar Tree Gnomes
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I make quite a few gnomes – it’s something I’ve become known for and I love it! The Dollar Tree is a crafter’s delight, especially now that they have such great craft sections and expanded others.
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Dollar Tree Christmas Gnomes
As I mentioned, I love gnomes, the Dollar Tree, and of course, Christmas! Check out some of my most popular DIY gnomes projects from cute shelf sitters, wreaths, and more.
Grinch Gnome DIY Dollar Tree Project
This went crazy and you can see why, right? A Dollar Tree pillow and a little glue and this Dollar Tree Grinch gnome was stealing hearts.
Dollar Tree Mop Gnome DIY
Whew, this one took off! Using a basic cotton mop head from our favorite store, you can create a holiday gnome without even buying any stuffing or fill! Check out this mop gnome using Dollar Tree supplies.
Mini Christmas Tree Gnomes in Boots
The holiday season is full of amazing finds like Santa boot ornaments. Paired with the mini table top trees, you can make these show-stopping DIY Christmas tree gnomes. Honestly, this is something everyone loves when they see it and it just adds so much festive fun!
Dollar Tree Gnome Craft (Free Cup Gnome Pattern)
One of the surprise hits of the year has been this DIY cup gnome pattern. It’s a quick run to the store to pick up the supplies and everyone can start crafting. This makes a perfect family craft night idea.
Toilet Paper Christmas Gnome
Hear me out – this is a COVER, not a gnome full of TP. This adorable toilet paper Christmas gnome cover is one of the best ideas if you have a small storage space for holiday decorations. It’s also hilarious fun for a craft night with the girlfriends or family.
Dollar Tree Sock Gnomes
In just a few minutes, using inexpensive and easy to find supplies, you can make an adorable tomte. These 3-minute Sock Gnomes are the easiest to put together and are a perfect fund raiser idea.
One Sock Gnome – Dollar Store Gnomes DIY
One of my favorite projects was made on a whim while I was on vacation. I hat a couple of craft supplies but was bored after making EVERYTHING I planned (shocker) so I went to the Dollar Tree. This adorable single sock gnome was born in just a few minutes. He’s a YouTube exclusive, so check out that short video for the instructions.
Dollar Tree Triangle Shelf Gnome
For Christmas or any time of year, use one of the wood products to make this adorable triangle shelf gnome. It only takes 10 minutes and you can change hats for every season.
CHRISTMAS GNOME WREATHS AND TREE TOPPERS
The Dollar Tree is the perfect place to buy seasonal greens, extras, and items to makeover. Here are a couple of wreaths and tree toppers transformed.
Dollar Tree Gnome Wreath
In 20 minutes, this full and festive gnome wreath was done! Always check the Dollar Tree for their dish towels – a lot of material on those, friends.
DIY Gnome Wreath with Dollar Tree Wreath Form
When Halloween rolls around, be sure to grab a witch form… I know, but hear me out because you can make this festive gnome wreath in just 10 minutes using that and a dish towel.
Adorable Gnome Tree Topper
A pillow, that’s the secret to this Dollar Tree gnome tree topper. Well, that and a snowman. Be sure to click through to see how I made this gnome tree topper in just minutes.
Year-Round Dollar Tree Gnome DIY Projects
If you and I are anything alike, you find yourself at the Dollar Tree at least three times a month. I have a craft room stash that might even trick you to thinking you’re at the store! Here are a couple of year-round projects I love.
Flower Pot Gnomes – Clay Pot Gnomes
Pulling from my craft room stash during quarantine, I whipped up these Dollar Tree flower pot gnomes with just a bit of hot glue, socks, and of course, some small clay pots.
Treat Bag Gnomes – These are FUN!
Another way to use inexpensive supplies is to create a surprise inside gnome. These Dollar Tree treat bag gnomes are stuffed with whatever you like: candy, gifts, or made just like a regular decor gnome with weight and stuffing.
Dollar Tree Mushroom Gnome
Oh, friends! This Dollar Tree mushroom gnome makeover with clay one of my favorite projects this year because it’s SO easy and uses scraps of faux fur. Honestly, anything that uses up my massive crafting scrap stash is a win.
Dollar Tree Gnome (Beach or Nautical Style)
Use a ice cream shaped sign from the dollar store to make this viral sensation! You will not believe how easy it is to use inexpensive items to create a cute Dollar Tree gnome sign.
Dollar Tree Vinyl Gnome
Scraps of wood or dollar store signs are the perfect place to attach beautiful vinyl. I created these Dollar Tree wood block gnomes using the floral vinyl from everyone’s favorite craft supply store.
Dollar Tree Gnome Planter DIY
These went viral all over social media when I shared them. You’ll never believe how easy it is to make these DIY Gnome Succulent Planters using basic supplies!
Dollar Tree Easter Gnome DIYs
The pastels and sweetness take over our favorite craft supply store each year and I can’t resist… These Dollar Tree Easter gnome projects are quick, cute, and go beyond just decor.
Adorable Bunny Gnome Using a GLOVE!
Friends, I can’t tell you how crazy the Internet went over this easy craft. Tons of little rabbits started popping up everywhere when I shared this DIY bunny glove gnome.
Rainbow Bunny Gnome
A couple of socks, a duster, a headband, and some rocks – gather up those items and make this Dollar Tree rainbow bunny gnome. Look at that beard!
Easter Gnome Basket
Did you know you can make an Easter gnome basket using Dollar Tree items and NOT have to sew anything? I know, it’s shocking (and oh, so cute).
Halloween Bat Gnome from the Dollar Tree
Quick holidays should equate to quick crafts and this Dollar Tree bat gnome is exactly that. Take 10 minutes to make this adorable, I mean spooky, little cutie.
Twisty Hat Dollar Tree Valentine Gnome
Let’s say you want to use up a men’s tube sock and turn into something cute… Let’s just say that, okay? Well, you can do just that with this fun Dollar Tree Valentine’s Day gnome – look at that twisty hat!
DIY Gnome Stands from Dollar Tree Items
To add interest and heigh to our displays, I have made a few different risers, stands, and trays using Dollar Tree items. Here are a few of my favorites.
Farmhouse Tiered Tray (Single or Stacked)
Using clay pots and burner covers, you can make this enamel-tray inspired farmhouse tray for your gnomes or other items. Watch out – it only takes a few minutes (spray paint is your best friend).
Wood Single Tier Stand
When decorating areas that need a bit more visual interest, giving smaller items a bit of height can really help to make it stand out. That’s what this farmhouse style wood single tier stand does. And it takes no time at all!
Offset Tiered Tray from the Dollar Tree
Tucked in between some vases with greens, this offset tiered tray DIY can help bring your smaller items out of the dark. Can you spot all of the Dollar Tree goodies in there?
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