These naughty and nice gnomes are the easiest sock gnome tutorial for how to make a Christmas gnome. In about 15 minutes, you have 2 gnomes from socks and faux fur!
Naughty and Nice Gnomes – How to Make Christmas Gnomes
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I make a lot of gnomes. Is there a 12-step program for that? Better yet, maybe there is a program where I can make more gnomes?! I’d sign-up and the first thing I’d make is more Christmas gnomes because these little guys are so cute.
If you are new to making sock gnomes, please read through this FAQ for sock gnomes that I’ve put together. It will open in a new window so you can still come back here easily. The page covers the most frequently asked questions I get about making gnomes from socks.
Not only are these easy DIY gnomes, but they’re also made with a little help from my Cricut, but you do not need one. You can find alphabet and novelty stickers at the craft store to place onto your hats to read, “Naughty” and “Nice.” If you want to make a set of adorable naughty and nice gnomes for your Christmas mantle, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make a Christmas Gnome
- I picked up my socks at the store, but then I was later browsing online and I found these socks that are almost the same and cheaper than what I paid.
- If you’ve never cut faux fur before, flip the fur over and cut the fabric only with an Exacto knife. I have this video of how to cut faux fur the right way and while you’re there watching that, be sure to subscribe to my channel so you get to see all the latest and greatest gnome tutorials.
- I decided that in addition to my favorite Mongolian fur, I’d also throw off a little red and black fur for a mustache of sorts. Not sure that I like them, but it was an experiment – feel free to leave those off.
- Click here to get the free cut files for “Naughty” and “Nice.”
- For the noses, I used some little glitter-covered balls I found in the craft room – I have no idea where I got them. Grab whatever round thing you have handy: a wood bead, a fake berry, buttons, polymer clay beads… The possibilities are nearly endless.
How Do I Make Naughty and Nice Gnomes?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.
More Christmas Gnome Tutorials You Might Like
- Merry & Bright Christmas Gnome – Bright pinks and greens make this little gnome with feet one of my very favorite that I’ve ever made.
- Christmas Countdown Gnome – Counting down to the big day is so fun–especially when the little gnome helping you is so adorably cute!
- Christmas Cowboy Gnome – A long, tall drink of water, this cowpoke is ready for the holidays and decked out in boots, a cowboy hat and smile.
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