DIY Wood Gnomes

Gnomes have been quite the trend lately! You probably seen them floating around Pinterest and Instagram i'm sure. Last year I made some gnomes made out of Dollar Store fuzzy socks that turned out pretty cute. These Wooden Gnomes are not just super cute they are super easy to make! The hardest part is probably cutting the wood.

Supplies you need:

  • 2x4 lumber (or any scrap wood will work)

  • Paint

  • Paint Brush

  • Masking Tape

  • Hot Glue Gun/Glue

  • Wooden nose

  • Faux Fur Fabric

All supplies can be found here

Video Tutorial here:

Step by step Instruction

  1. Cut Boards into long triangles.

  2. Mine are 12", 10" & 8" high. Make yours however large or small you want.

  3. Sand Board Edges

  4. Mask off face area

  5. Paint

  6. Sand edges to distress (optional)

  7. Glue wooden nose on face

  8. Cut beard, mustache and eyebrow pieces

  9. Display

I LOVE how mine turned out and the fact that they are so inexpensive to make. The only thing I had to buy was the faux fur fabric, which I got enough to probably make 100 gnomes. But I'm sure I will find some use for the rest of it.

If you happen to make them be sure to let me know! I'd love to see them!


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