The perfect garden gnome never existed until these gnomes with flower pot hats decided that, instead of planting, they’d plant themselves! Learn how to make spring and Christmas gnomes in flower pot hats.
Gnomes with Flower Pot Hats
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we adore all the antics gnomes can get into – they’re just so silly! And nothing is more fun than making a new one for the new season. Even better when they’re perfect for gifting, too! These adorable tomte are definitely up to a good time with those flower pot hats and big, pretty flowers.
They’re super easy to make and very much a great Mother’s Day gnome set that will be cherished. So, grab your pots and let’s get started.
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Tips to Make This Easy Sock Gnome
- First, try not to overthink this. You’re putting a flower pot on a gnome’s head. And the gnome is basically going to be all but covered up with the pot and beard, so, to make this simple, I decided to go for a sock gnome. Nothing but quick and super easy for this gnome set.
- One of the best parts about making nisse is the noses. I generally like to make little gnome noses with anything round and nearby that fits that specific gnome. Whether I come across a wooden ball or a clay bead, then that’s what it’s going to be – and you can find so many things that will work. However, my go-to is wood beads like these, though, because of their consistency in both color and shape, making them a quick choice.
- If the idea of making gnomes gives you some anxiety because of the adorably fancy beard, beat that intimidation back! Even if you’ve never touched a gnome before, you can still get a flowy, lush beard without any issues. All you do is flip the fur over with fur flat down on your table, exposing the fabric. Then with a straight-razor or craft knife, cut the fabric only. Then you can just gently pull the beard from the remainder fur and pop it on your gnome!
- I got almost everything I needed to make this gnome at my local Dollar Tree. Everything is handy there, pretty typical items, but most craft stores also have all of these items, so just look around – you’re sure to find what you need!
How Do I Make this Gnomes with Flower Pot Hats?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. If you’re making a farmhouse crafts playlist on YouTube, here is our flower pot hat gnome video tutorial!
More DIY Spring GNomes You Might Like
- No-Sew Bee Gnome – This little tomte is so cute, he’s got a little honey dipper, all the black and yellow stripes you could imagine and WINGS!
- Adorable Spring Sock Gnome with Boots – Boots, a cup of coffee and a twist in his hat, this wee little nisse is all about that spring vibe.
- Spring Gnome with Rain Boots – Spring showers are an inevitable part of the growing process, so to celebrate that, I made a fun and simple no-sew cone gnome with little rain boots!
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