I can’t get over how fast this set of easy farmhouse gnome porch decorations from logs came together! They’re so simple, but truly make a statement at your door.
Farmhouse Gnome Porch Decorations
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are a little gnome-crazy. It’s like boy-crazy, but I squee over tiny gnomes.
Aaaaanyway….so, I was in need of some fun gnomes to go on my porch because who doesn’t love a good outdoor Christmas decor idea, right?! So I came up with this fun and ridiculously easy gnome tutorial made from logs that I couldn’t be more proud of it! Let’s get started.
DIY Christmas Gnome Tutorials
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Tips to Make DIY Log GNomes
- If you have never cut craft fur before, or you have but just hated how it turned out, I have a little trade-secret for you. Just flip the fur over face-down and cut the back of the fabric only–with an Exacto knife or razor blade. I have a quick video tutorial here on how to cut faux fur correctly.
- I made almost this whole DIY craft from scraps I had laying around. Check your stash to see if anything would work for the hat fabric or trim.
- To make the beards that slightly chaotic controlled mess, I just finger-brushed until I got the shape I wanted. If you want an elegant beard, use a comb or slicker brush to shape the fur.
- For those noses, use large wood beads or polymer clay rounds you can whip up in about 20 minutes.
How Do I Make this Porch Decor Gnome?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. If you’re making a DIY Christmas decor playlist on YouTube, here is our farmhouse gnome porch decor video tutorial.
More DIY Gnome Tutorials You Might Like
- Christmas Farmhouse Gnome Book Stack – I am enamored with the way this awesome book stack came out–and it’s all about being at gnome sweet gnome. LOL!
- Farmhouse Gnome You Can Make in Minutes – He’s chunky with a big ‘ole bushy beard and a darling little nose. You’ve got to make one if you haven’t already.
- DIY Gnome Tutorials for DAYS! – If you need a gnome tutorial, you’d better believe I have it. So, check out these, some of my favorite gnome tutorials you’ll ever see.
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