10+ Christmas Gnome - Tomte Tutorials

10+ Christmas Gnome - Tomte Tutorials. Love Nordic inspired crafts? Like Nordic decor (here's my latest tree decorations tutorial), Scandinavian gnomes are a huge trend now, and they are so cute! You can make your own little Scandinavian tomte Christmas gnomes for your tree this year, or use them to top Christmas presents. Here are 15 free tutorials for you to check out!
Christmas gnome - tomte tutorials to make diy scandinavian christmas decor

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First off, there's tons of Christmas projects on this blog. Feel free to check them all out, including these ideas:

Back to our tomte! You must have seen them in Scandinavian Christmas decor collections: a cute little creature with a long white beard and usually a red knit hat. They are called tomte in Sweden, tonttu in Finnland, nisse in Norway and Danemark, and associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season. 

I love Nordic inspired crafts – including these delightful Christmas gnomes! They would make a great addition to almost any holiday decor. I hope this post will inspire you to make some DIY Nordic Christmas gnomes.

Learn how to make these adorable and easy Diy Christmas gnomes. Here are a few tutorials, I'm starting with my favorite:

Christmas gnome - tomte tutorials to make diy scandinavian christmas decor
1) Christmas Gnome by Caroline at Sew Can She - Free Sewing Pattern
One of my favorite bloggers, Caroline has just released a gorgeous Tomte sewing tutorial. It's free, and a must-try this holiday season!

Christmas gnome - tomte tutorials to make diy scandinavian christmas decor
2) Diy Nordic Christmas Gnomes by Follow the Yelow Brick Home
Make some trendy DIY Nordic Christmas gnomes following this tutorial. So cute!

Christmas gnome - tomte tutorials to make diy scandinavian christmas decor
3) Swedish Tomte Tutorial by Tikkido
Make these sweet tomten figures inspired by Scandinavian folklore.

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4) Norvegian Christmas gnomes tutorial by Pillar Box Blue
These cute Norwegian Christmas gnomes only take 10 mins to make using repurposed materials.

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5) Diy Nordic christmas gnomes by Diy Candy
They also look stunning in a gray palette.

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6) Christmas Gnome Bottle Cover Decor by Ruffles And Rainboots
This easy Christmas gnome wine bottle cover is great for gifting.

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7) How to make a Christmas gnome by Decor And The Dog
Fun, whimsical and downright adorable diy Christmas gnomes.

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8) Diy tomte Scandinavian gnomes by Dans Le Lakehouse
In this tutorial, Tanya at Dans Le Lakehouse experimented with new, bright colors. Cute!

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9) Diy Holiday Gnomes by Made In A Day
So cute and simple to create!

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10) A cute diy Christmas gnome in buffalo plaid by The Country Chic Cottage

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11) Scandinavian Christmas gnome diy with rice by Ruffles And Rainboots

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12) No-Sew Christmas gnome craft by Dream A Little Bigger
 A few funny diy gnomes to display on the chimney!

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13) Norvegian Nisse Tutorial by Little Bit Funky

Crystal over at Little Bit Funky says that by no means gnomes are just for Christmas. In their Norwegian house, gnomes are good all year long! She made a no-sew gnome version, check it out here.

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14) Nisse Christmas gnome tutorial by Sweet Paul
Another cute take on this adorable mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore.

15) And THIS cool Christmas gnome tutorial by Kippi At Home
EDITED November 2019: And one of my friends has just made a backyard-full of super cool diy gnomes, using exactly this tutorial you can find at Kippi At Home. I couldn't help but head straight to this list on my blog, and add it. Enjoy!

I hope this post has inspired you to make some DIY Nordic Christmas gnomes. Enjoy!

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Christmas gnome diy tutorials - check out these 13 Scandinavian gnomes tutorials to make diy Scandinavian christmas decor. They are also called nisse or tomte in Nordic countries. So cute and easy to make!

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