Dollar Tree Witch Gnome

Create a fun and easy Dollar Tree witch gnome using a tinsel tree, felt, and a bit of faux fur. This Halloween craft idea is done in 10 minutes using a hot glue gun, making it perfect for a fun craft night or afternoon.

Read through the materials, step by step instructions, or watch the witch gnome video tutorial to make this easy DIY for Halloween or Fall. Let’s get started.

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Use a tinsel tree from the Dollar Tree to create this cute witch gnome in 10 minutes.

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Witch Gnome Using Dollar Tree Supplies

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My store put out these tinsel trees and I knew I could create a cute Halloween witch in no time. Honestly, I don’t believe decorating for Halloween should take me too long.

We put out some decor, but let’s face it: I’m really just counting down the days until it is socially acceptable to put out Christmas decorations.

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If you love this but can’t start it right now, use the sharing buttons to save this to a Halloween crafts board or share it to Facebook. Either way will make this easy to find when you’re ready to begin.

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Make this witch gnome for Halloween decor.

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Supplies to Make a Tinsel Tree Gnome for Halloween

Below are the supplies I used for this Dollar Tree witch DIY. Look at the Dollar Tree for decorations, wood beads, and the cone but don’t use the felt. It’s a bit thin for this project and using it could show the tinsel cage.

  • tinsel tree (Dollar Tree)
  • black felt (9×12 inches, craft store)
  • 1 inch wood ball or bead
  • fall or Halloween decorations (I used a fall candle ring from Hobby Lobby)
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • scissors
Supplies needed for a Dollar Tree witch gnome using a tinsel tree.
Gather supplies and decorations for the witch gnome.

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Dollar Tree Witch Gnome Video Tutorial

As more and more people are turning to video for crafting inspiration, I have created a Dollar Tree witch gnome video tutorial and put it on YouTube. The one showing here on this page is an abbreviated version.

If you are a visual learner, I’d love for you to watch along. Be sure to subscribe to the channel, as we have a ton of fun over there.

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Watch the step by step witch gnome video tutorial.

Before You Start This Dollar Tree Halloween Craft…

Any of the tinsel trees will work for this. They have sparkle tinsel and these sort of patterned tinsel ones. If you see their “tree toppers,” grab those – it is the same base.

If you can’t find these trees, don’t worry. You can build this on a Styrofoam cone, a paper maché cone, or even one you make yourself from poster board.

This cute Dollar Tree gnome only takes about 10 minutes to put together. Each gnome will require a piece of 9×12 felt, so if you’re making these for a craft night, gather accordingly.

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This easy witch gnome DIY is done in 10 minutes using a Dollar Tree tinsel tree.

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How to Make a Dollar Tree Witch Gnome with a Cone

Below are the step by step instructions to create this fun Dollar Tree Halloween decor. Keep this page open and follow along, using the comments section if you have questions.

First, remove the tinsel from the tree. Cut a piece of faux fur to wrap around the bottom of the cage (mine was a few inches short, but I cut another piece). Glue the fur to the bottom of the cage.

Crafter using hot glue to attach a gnome beard to a dollar tree tinsel tree.
Remove the tinsel and add the gnome beard.

Wrap the felt around the width of the gnome and cut into a cone shape. See the video for details and tips. Glue the felt cone to the tinsel cage in the back securely.

Close up image of a crafter cutting a cone from black felt to make a witch hat.
Measure, cut and attach the cone of the witch hat to the tree.

Cut a square of felt to form the brim and cross-cut the center. Slip the brim onto the hat and trim the corners to round them off.

Crafter using scissors to create a witch hat brim from felt.
Trim the edges of the square into a brim for the witch hat.

Tuck down the triangles of felt into the brim and secure just inside the brim with glue. Cut off the extra bit of triangle under the brim – you don’t need it – and glue down any parts of the brim you, if desired.

Crafter cutting off excess felt for the witch hat.
Finalize the witch hat on the gnome body by removing the flaps.

Glue a wood ball or bead under the brim for a nose. I glued it to the fur and the brim of the hat.

Crafter adding a gnome nose.
Add the gnome nose onto the felt, hanging over the fur.

Decorate as desired. I used wire cutters to clip off portions of a fall candle ring.

Crafter adding vines to a dollar store witch gnome.
Decorate your gnome – I used these neutral colored vines off a candle ring.

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Create this fun witch using Dollar Tree materials and about 10 minutes of your time.

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