A cool wind blew through this week and inspired me to make a Jack Frost gnome. I’m not saying winter is here yet, but cooler weather is coming and this winter tomte is perfect for ushering it in.
This gnome is assembled in less than 30 minutes and comes with a free gnome pattern. Just look at those long, skinny legs!
Jack Frost Gnome
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I think winter is a special time that has a little magic to it. Everyone is bundled up and staying cozy, sure, but there is a quiet that comes over the outdoors that is just lovely.
When the weather cooled off, I felt the need to try to hurry the winter along by making this fun Jack Frost gnome.
This is just a fun and easy winter gnome tutorial and you can change him up however you’d like. Oh, maybe make him a little friend with braids to keep him company? If you’re ready to make a little winter gnome project, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make a Winter Gnome Idea
- Click here to get the free gnome pattern for this awesome winter gnome. If you want to try it free hand you absolutely can. The template might just be a good guide for you.
- If you do not want to make the snowflake with hot glue, use two identical stickers pressed sticky-side-to-sticky-side. You’ll get the same effect as the hot glue snowflake. I had initially planned to use these cute snowflake stickers I found, but then I got distracted and forgot I had them.
- I love using felt because it’s such a forgiving fabric. You can trim-up anything that looks a little wonky. Felt doesn’t fray, either, and it’s easy to hot glue. One thing important to note: if you use hot glue with felt, be careful not to press the fabric together as the hot glue will bleed through.
- The faux fur I used on this winter gonk was Mongolian in frosted gray for the gnome beard and frosted white for the accents.
- Gnome noses can be any number of items: rolled polymer clay balls, wood beads, wood rounds, fabric stuffed with fill, pom poms – anything.
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DIY Jack Frost Gnome with Skinny Legs
Below is the written, step by step tutorial for this fun winter adorable gnome idea. Keep this page open and follow along to make him and use the comments below for any questions.
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