Make This Farmhouse Girl Gnome in 20-Minutes!
This adorable farmhouse girl gnome is the perfect little nordic kitchen gnome to keep me company when I’m baking! And, this gnome with braids is so easy–you can be done in 20 minutes.
Farmhouse Girl Gnome
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are all about the gnome. If you haven’t noticed, there’s some gnomes going on in our house…Right. So, of course, I felt like I needed to make a farmhouse girl gnome with braids to keep me company in the kitchen one afternoon. Because, you know, baking takes time and gnomes make me smile.
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I know that probably sounds ridiculous, but it’s just, I had 20 minutes to spare and if you’re doing something that makes you happy, why not?! If you’re ready to make a little kitchen gnome, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make a Gnome with Braids
- I used a plain kitchen towel that was well-loved on one side, but still pretty nice for a significant area, so that I knew I wouldn’t have stains showing. You can use any patterned dish towel or whatever–this is just what I had.
- Don’t get just any yarn. To make the braids fine and non-curly, you have to use the super-thick merino wood yarn for roving. It’s that super duper fuzzy stuff people are using to hand knit those crazy big blankets (yeah, I am tempted, but….)
- Although I often make noses out of polymer clay, this time I decided to use a wooden bead from this kit I have. It’s just handy if you want to make a super simple farmhouse gnome, to not have to make the clay and bake it–all that mess.
How Do I Make this Farmhouse Girl Gnome?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.
More Farmhouse Gnome Tutorials You Might Like
- DIY Chef Gnome – I love this gnome with this adorable toque. He’s the perfect little kitchen buddy for this girl farmhouse gnome with braids.
- Gnome Mason Jars – One of the best kitchen-gnomes ever. And they’re super handy!
- Gnome Cookie Jar – I needed a gnome to guard my cookies. You probably do too.
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