How to Make a Gnome [Video]

Learn how to make a gnome! They are great for Christmas decorations, but really are fun home decor anytime, with any theme!

How To Make A Gnome Video Tutorial

Here is a quick video tutorial, so you can see exactly how I made it!

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Supplies You Will Need to Make a Gnome

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You can buy a cone, but the easiest and most inexpensive way is to make your own!

Here I show you How to Make a Cone for Less Than $1. I have found cones can be pretty pricey, so I learned how to make a cone and now I can make them in ANY size!

If I hadn’t found this one on sale, I would have made one!

holding paper cone for how to make a gnome

Directions on How To Make a Gnome

Step 1

Lay out your fabric and roll your cone into the fabric.

Roll cone in fabric

Then, cut it. Give yourself a little extra. We can always trim off the excess.

Trim the fabric

Step 2

Glue the fabric onto the cone with hot glue and cut off any excess. You want to be neat about cutting it off and if your fabric is thin enough, you can fold over the edge.

hot glue fabric onto the cone

Step 3

Glue to pom pom to the top of the gnome.

Glue a pom pom on top of the gnome

Step 4

Glue to bottom edge of the fabric under the cone. You want to give it a clean look.

Glue edge under the bottom of the gnome

Step 5

For the hair, you can use fuzzy trim, combed out yarn, or doll hair. You want to glue that around the base.

glue hair around the base of the gnome

Step 6

Glue the wood bead on as a nose.

glue on a wood ball and now you know how to make a gnome

Now you have a cute gnome! It’s that easy!

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How to make a gnome tutorial with video

Other Fun and Easy Gnome & Other DIYs

If you love the gnomes, here are some other projects you can make!

To Feed Your Gnome Addiction!

For those of you with a gnome addiction, I think you might just fall in love with these!

Remember: Life’s too short not to shimmer, so grab your glue gun and your glitter!™ Stay safe!


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