Make this no sew Dollar Tree Grinch gnome if you’re ready to bring everyone’s favorite grump into your holiday decorating. Easy and inexpensive, this is a fun Christmas gnome to make.
DIY Grinch Dollar Tree Gnome
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we absolutely love this story (and the movies). DIY Christmas decor is my thing so when I was at the Dollar Tree and found this fuzzy green pillow, I could not stop thinking about how perfect it would be for a DIY Grinch gnome!
This Dollar Tree Grinch craft is one of those crafts that you can make in less than 10 minutes. It’s perfect for a Grinch tiered tray display or as a gift for someone who loves to decorate. If you’re ready to make a fast and fun DIY Christmas gnome, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make This Grinch Sock Gnome
- I used Poly-fill beads that I did not get from the Dollar Tree. I know, I cheated there but to be honest, I simply forgot I was trying to keep to the strict Dollar Tree rule. If you want to make this with ALL Dollar Tree items, you can replace the beads with some of the little rocks they have in the vase section.
- Hot glue is all you need to make this, however, if you would like to sew a gnome body, I have free gnome patterns in the Ruffles and Rain Boots shop here.
- Other dollar store Christmas items can be used, as well. I found a fun, fluffy green blanket at the Dollar General that would work for this, as well.
- Why not put a Grinch on the Christmas tree? Use this same Dollar Tree pillow and make this easy Grinch gnome ornament.
- If you can’t find the fluffy, fuzzy pillow, don’t worry. You can make the Grinch with a green towel (in the bath section), a green sock (a fuzzy sock would be cute!) or even a slouchy hat from the Christmas section (use the elf one).
- I used scraps of lambswool fabric I had laying around from another project but used the red felt from the Crafter’s Square section. For the trim, go to the automotive section at the Dollar Tree, grab the white microfiber cloth (or a duster from the cleaning section) and use that for trim.
- You do not have to make a Santa hat for your Grinch gnome. You can bring that pillow all the way up and over the body. To learn how, see how I made the Grinch’s trusty companion Max here.
How Do I Make this Grinch Dollar Tree Christmas Gnome?
I’m so glad you asked, below is the step by step written tutorial for this playful piece of holiday decor. If you are a visual learner, watch the full Dollar Tree Grinch sock gnome video tutorial here on the YouTube channel.
More Grinch Crafts You Might Like
- Max from the Grinch Gnome – I have a confession: I love Max just as much as I love the Grinch. They’re a packaged set and this easy gnome version of Max from the Grinch Movie is oh, so cute!
- DIY Grinch Wreath – We can’t wait to put this wreath out! It’s easy, fun and super Grinch-y. It’s honestly as much fun to make as it is to display.
- Grinch Mason Jar – Do you want to make an easy Grinch gift but don’t know how to package it? A mason jar is always the answer.
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