These gnome crafts are fun for all year round, with ideas for every season! I hope you love them! This post contains affiliate links.
Gnomes are the stuff of fairy tales, but their charm has more recently taken over the crafting and home decor world. Who doesn’t love a cute, cuddly creature who’s mostly beard, and whose hat is oversized and ridiculous?!
These gnome crafts run the gamut of uses, seasons, and materials. Decorate or gift, dress a wine bottle or a tree. Celebrate Christmas, Easter, and all year round. Paint some rocks, repurpose TP rolls, or craft a sweet treat.
All year round gnome crafts
Gnomes should not be limited to Christmas! Most of these gnome crafts can be turned seasonal by simply swapping out the colors or materials. But why limit yourself? Make these just any day to make people smile.
Gnome Wine Bottle Topper Pattern by Moms & Crafters
Made from super soft felt and textured yarn, this gnome wine bottle topper made a fabulous gift for a grieving friend. Take it a step further and gift it with a wine bottle.
Gnome Planters by Colorful Craft Corner
Make a planter with a touch of gnome goodness with this idea. The tutorial is easy to follow so you can make a few gorgeous gnome crafts if you want. Use it to wrap vases or other fabulous home decor.
Paper Bag Gnome Puppets by Moms & Crafters
Put on a show with these friendly puppets! They use standard lunch bags (13 cm wide). Paper bag puppets are always a fun choice for kids to play with and these gnomes are just so wonderful! Craft one or a whole dozen to put on a master puppet show.
Easy Garden Gnomes by Kids Activities Blog
Adding gnomes to your garden has never been more fun. This idea makes some easy gnomes that kids are going to love to decorate. There’s nothing like a simple painting activity to truly engage the kids.
Gnome Rocks by Rock Painting 101
Speaking of painting, painted rocks are so much fun! Create a few of these to hide around your neighborhood to share a smile. Or gift them as “pet rocks”. Otto would so adore these, even without googly eyes!
Gnome Rice Krispie Treats by Two Kids and a Coupon
This easy recipe makes for a snack to share while you are crafting all of these fun ideas! Make them for your next gnome themed play date or movie night, and get the kids involved too.
Light Up Gnome Mason Jars by The Tiptoe Fairy
Add a whimsical touch to your space, and a little light too with this mason jar craft. It lights up and makes for a fun addition to any room. You can also make this in different themes (think seasons.)
Gnome Cupcakes by Cutefetti
Want another sweet gnome food craft? These cupcakes have so much personality! Make these for a party, or just because you love gnomes and treats!
Gnome Hats by Tikido
There’s nothing like a little dress up accessory to make your preschooler’s day! This tutorial will have you creating gnome hats in no time. These would be great for a party favor to send home, or just a fun craft to wear around the house.
Paper Roll Gnomes by Crafts by Amanda
Save your paper rolls! They are the ultimate body for garden gnomes. This set makes for a dramatic play invitation that kids won’t be able to resist. It’s a fabulous “craft and play” gnome craft.
Seasonal gnome crafts
Gnomes face an explosion of popularity Christmas time, and you’ll see plenty of ornaments among these gnome crafts. But they’re fab for other holidays too! These seasonal gnome crafts are not just for Christmas.
Vampire Gnome Puppets by Moms & Crafters
Can a gnome be spooky? You bet! Craft this vampire gnome puppet using colored paper and then pop it on a craft stick. Now go boo all your friends!
Easter Gnomes by Our Crafty Mom
This idea makes a fluffy friendly gnome that adds a fun touch to your Easter decor. I’m not sure your kids will allow it to stay on display: it’s so cozy, they’ll want to snuggle it all day!
Pink Yarn Gnome Ornaments by DIY with My Guy
Make a dozen of these pink yarn gnomes to decorate your tree for an easy way to add some whimsy to your holiday. And yarn is such an easy craft material to have handy for never-ending gnome making!
3d Paper Gnomes by Red Ted Art
These paper gnomes are just the thing to make with the kids and display around the holidays. They’re so simple and unfussy, and satisfying to put together. Your kids won’t want to stop making it! While you’re at it, check out Red Ted Art’s paper crafting book – if you love this, you’ll just love her book!
Norwegian Christmas Gnomes by Pillar Box Blue
Make a Christmas gnome with Norwegian vibes with this easy tutorial. These would make great gifts to share as well. There’s no doubt that gnomes have gained their popularity in an outburst of Scandi-inspired decor. This craft showcases all that with natural, rustic materials that are still simple and classy.
No Sew Gnome Ornaments by Sustain My Craft Habit
No sewing needed to make these adorable gnome ornaments. These are going to look perfect on your tree! They’re just exploding with hygge (speaking of Scandi) and make fabulous DIY gifts.
Winter Wonderland Gnome Ornaments by Party and Bright
Here’s another gnome to hang from your tree, cuz why not?! This gnome ornament tutorial adds a magical touch to your tree! These are perfect for decorating with, but would also be such a cute embellishment to add to a wrapped gift in lieu of a tag.
Christmas Cowboy Gnomes by Ruffles and Rain Boots
What do gnomes and cowboys have in common? They both live for Christmas! This cowboy gnome is cute, easy and sure to be a favorite part of your decor! And it’ll get so many comments, you’ll want to make a cowGIRL gnome next year!
That’s all the gnome crafts I have to share for now! Which is your favorite? Comment below!