Make adorable diy gnomes using these 19 Christmas gnome tutorials, I keep adding to them. Love Nordic inspired crafts? Just like Nordic decor (here's my 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 19 free diy Christmas gnomes for you to check out!
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DIY Christmas Gnomes
Back to our fabulous diy Christmas gnomes! 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.
Mix that with a fun diy Christmas sweater and you're sure to have so much fun!
19 Christmas Gnome Tutorials
Learn how to make these adorable and easy Diy Christmas gnomes, either from fabric, wood, felt, and scraps of other materials - here's even how to make a Christmas gnome from socks! Here are a few tutorials, I'm starting with the diy Christmas gnome that's brand new - I've just added it now (Nov 22nd 2023):
Why I bumped into this macrame gnome? I was looking for a quick project to use with some of my yarn and macrame scraps - and this one is perfect! Check out the new diy Christmas gnome tutorial at Yarn Crafts Fun.
One of my favorite bloggers, Caroline, also released a gorgeous Tomte sewing tutorial. It's free, and a must-try this holiday season. Make your own diy gnomes using Caroline's free Christmas gnome pattern at Sew Can She.
Nordic Christmas Gnomes to diy
Diy Nordic Christmas Gnomes by Follow the Yelow Brick Home
Make some trendy DIY Nordic Christmas gnomes following this tutorial. So cute!
Swedish Tomte Tutorial
Make these sweet tomte figures inspired by Scandinavian folklore, using the Swedish Tomte Tutorial by Tikkido.
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Diy Sock Gnomes
If you're on the lookout for Scandinavian-inspired Christmas decorations, these can be made without sewing too. I loved the boy and girl sock Christmas gnome tutorial you can find at Polkadot Chair.
Diy Norvegian Gnomes
These cute Norwegian Christmas gnomes only take 10 mins to make using repurposed materials. Make one using the Norvegian Christmas gnomes tutorial by Pillar Box Blue.
White and Gray Diy Gnomes
These adorable diy Nordic Christmas gnomes by Diy Candy look stunning in a gray palette.
And these diy gray felt gnomes at Benzie Designs are a treat to anyone's eyes:
The tutorial at their site includes two in one: they also show you how to make mini gnomes, and those are made with white and red felt, so you get to use the whole classic gnome color palette in their tutorial. Worth checking out!
More Diy Christmas Gnome Decor
This easy Christmas gnome wine bottle cover is great for gifting.
How to make a Christmas gnome by Decor And The Dog Fun, whimsical and downright adorable diy Christmas gnomes.
In this tutorial, Tanya at Dans Le Lakehouse experimented with new, bright colors. Cute! Make one using the tutorial for diy tomte Scandinavian gnomes by Dans Le Lakehouse.
Festive Diy Holiday Gnomes
So cute and simple to create!
Diy Buffalo Plaid Christmas Gnome
This cute diy Christmas gnome in buffalo plaid by The Country Chic Cottage will make sure to bring a lot of holiday vibes to your home. Cute, cuddly, creative!
However, when sewing with flannel, always make sure to prewash it - see here what you absolutely must know when you sew with flannel.
Diy Mini Gnome sewing pattern
Make mini gnome ornaments!
And Caroline from SewCanShe has done it again - these absolutely adorable mini gnomes are a must-make. Get the tutorial and the free templates, and sew your own diy gnome ornaments.
Diy Rice Pack Gnome
Such a cool idea to make these tiny tometes with rice! Tutorial for this Scandinavian Christmas gnome diy is available at Ruffles And Rainboots
No-Sew Diy Fabric Gnomes
A few fun diy gnomes to display on the chimney!
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.
Nisse Christmas gnome tutorial by Sweet Paul
Another cute take on this adorable mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore.
And THIS cool Christmas gnome tutorial by Kippi At Home
And do you want to see how to make diy Christmas gnomes from socks? You've got it! 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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