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28 of the Best Christmas Gnomes for Your Home This Season

There’s nothing quite like having gnomes for the holidays! Whether they are in my garden, on flags, in ornaments, or on T-Shirts, I love having these festive, funny, fellows around me during the Christmas season. If you need some adorable holiday inspiration, this list features the 28 best Christmas gnome ideas for decorating your home!

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Outdoor Christmas Gnomes

christmas gnome in red hat outdoors in snow carrying lantern

Christmas gnomes are one of my favorite outdoor decorations for the holidays. These fun and adorable gnomes will add some festive cheer to your front yard.

Lantern-Carrying Garden Gnome

Light the way to holiday cheer with this Lighting Santa’s Path Garden Gnome! This classic looking Santa gnome will elegantly compliment your garden. His mischievous smile, long beard, and big red hat give him a warm and cozy feel. He looks particularly good when placed next to a garden path.

    Design Toscano Gnome Lighting Santa's Path

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    With his metal lantern in hand, Whitey is ready to light the way for santa's sleigh. He stays warm with his long red cap, Red mittens and fluffy whiskers that reach all the way down to his ankles

Solar Christmas Gnome Couple

Speaking of lighting the way, this adorable Christmas Gnome Couple will light up your heart, with their whimsical features, and loving embrace. They will watch over your garden during the day and night. They use solar power stored throughout the day to light up their festive red and green hats at night. You can use them to decorate during Christmas time or to spread the love year-round.

    Lighted Gnomes Holding Hearts

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    urns on automatically when its dark and lasts up to 10 hours when it is fully charged. Enhance and accent your garden with solar power and save on energy! Approximate dimensions are 9 L x 6 W x 6H

Garden Gnome Riding a Pug

Who needs reindeer when you can ride a pug? If you love gnomes and pugs, which who doesn’t, then you will love this Garden Gnome Riding a Pug statue! This weatherproof statue is festive for the holidays, with the gnome donning a Christmassy red, green, and blue outfit, but will also look whimsical and wonderful in your garden all year long.

    Funny Guy Mugs Garden Gnome Statue

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    This statue is a notch above your average statue! Hand molded and painted with extreme detail to make this dynamic gnome and pug duo come to life!! Also constructed of high-quality stone resin and outdoor grade paint to withstand any harsh outdoor conditions!! This statue is a true work of art!!

Humorous Christmas Gnomes

santa gnome on pink flamingo outdoors in flower bed

These gnomes aren’t just festive, they can also be funny! Below are some humorous Christmas gnomes for adding some “haha”s to your home this holiday.

Funny Santa on a Flamingo Garden Gnome

Santa has to take a vacation too! This Funny Santa on a Flamingo Garden Gnome depicts Santa lounging on a pink flamingo with a cocktail in hand. He still has his trademark beard and hat, but instead of a red suit, he’s wearing swim trunks!

    Gnome and A Flamingo

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    Whether it is poolside, beachside, on top of a tiki bar or even on your desk during the middle of winter, this duo will bring a tropical vibe to you!! When this tropical tag team arrives you know it's 5 o'clock somewhere!!

Gnome-Eating T-Rex

Run for your lives, it’s a Gnome-Eating T-Rex! This gnome statue, while not specifically Christmassy, will be a huge hit amongst your friends and family this holiday season. To make it more festive and add another layer of humor, place a small Santa hat on the T-Rex’s head.

    CCOQUS Garden Gnome - T Rex Massacre

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    9 inches tall. Great statue decor for outdoor gardens, lawns or patios, as well as inside home decoration. Handcrafted and made from light durable resin material.

Indoor Christmas Gnomes

three tomte traditional christmas noel gnomes on blue background

Gnomes: they are not just for gardens anymore! Below are some of the best indoor Christmas gnomes for decorating your home.

The Grinch Christmas Gnomes

These Grinch Christmas Gnomes might not steal Christmas, but they will steal your heart! Completely covered in long, furry beards these gnomes have adorable button noses and soft red caps. One is the grinch and one is his loyal pooch!

    The Grinch & Max Tier Tray Gnomes

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    The Grinch gnome stands approximately 6 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches wide. The max gnome stands approximately 4 1/2 inches tall and 1 1/2 inches wide. They are made of felt and their beards are beautiful, soft faux fur. They are filled with premium fiberfill and a bag of rice for balancing/sitting.

Plush Red Striped Hat Gnome

This cute and comfy Plush Red Striped Hat Gnome will look festive and fun on a desk, table, bookcase, shelf, or sofa. Simply prop it up, and enjoy how cute and Christmassy it is! You’ll love its big hat,  adorable button nose, and long white beard.

    Funoasis Handmade Swedish Tomte

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    This tomte gnome is excellent for spreading the traditional spirit. In folklore, a tomte or gnome guards your home and protects people from misfortune. The hat is 19 inches high from the bottom to the top and 4 inches wide. The figurine's body and hat are made of soft felt, plush nose, fiber white beard, and tall hat for posing.

Buffalo Plaid Gnome Couple

If you love rustic and plaid decorations than this Buffalo Plaid Gnome Couple will look wonderful in your home. This joyful couple has tall red and black buffalo plaid hats, and long white hair, with the woman’s in pigtails and the man’s being a beard. You’ll treasure these classically cute Christmas gnomes!

    D-FantiX Mr and Mrs Christmas Gnomes

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    The Christmas Gnome Couple are all made by professional artisans, featuring a heavy base for the extra stability, not easy to tip over. Made of plush and felt, non-toxic and odorless

3 Long-Legged Gnomes Set

Gnomes aren’t known for being tall, but these 3 Long-Legged Gnomes effortlessly pull off their height. These gnomes are classic in every way, with tiny arms, cute noses, big hats, and beards, however, one thing sets them apart- their super long legs! Hang their festive, striped legs off a shelf or window sill for a unique holiday decoration.

    Flying Spoon 3pcs Handmade Christmas Gnome

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    The Gnome also known as Tomte or Nisse. A Gnome is a mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore today typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season.

Christmas Garden Gnome Flags

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Decorate your garden with Christmas gnomes AND Christmas gnome flags! Below are the best and most festive Christmas gnome flags you can buy online.

Hanging With My Gnomies Flag

Who wouldn’t want to hang out with three cute Christmas gnomes? This punny, adorable Hanging With My Gnomies Flag features gnomes with Santa hats and antlers, and the statement “Hanging with My Gnomies.” Neighbors and friends will love this festive, funny flag.

    Furiaz Christmas Garden Flag

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    Weatherproof and non-fray durability, Furiaz Home Garden's durable indoor, outdoor art flags and banners are made of machine washable polyester burlap material and are UV, fade resistant to keep them flying for many seasons.

Merry Christmas Gnome Garden Flag

Wish a “Merry Christmas” to anyone who passes your house with this Merry Christmas Gnome Garden Flag! A cartoon wintery scene and a chubby gnome with a lantern are depicted on this classically colorful flag. Hang it in your garden, from your house, or even on your mailbox!

    Delerain Christmas Gnome Garden Flag

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    Made of thick shade cloth and double stitched all around to improve durability. Double sided print, so you can show them off from either side of the road, and text also reads correctly from both sides. Two sizes available.

Cartoon Heart Garden Gnome Flag

You’ll love this Cartoon Heart Gnome Flag because it displays one of the best things about the Christmas season: Love! On it is two red and white hearts along with an adorable gnome, and some winter scenery. This flag works perfectly for the holiday season and Valentine’s Day!

    Tomte Standing On Snow Garden Flag

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    Sturdy all-weather polyester flag is machine washable and UV, making it ideal for outdoor decoration or indoor wall décor. The thickness is beyond your imagination. Solid and durable!It will not tear or rip, even in strong winds.

Colorful Gnomes With Stripe Hats Flag

“Ooooh gnomey night!” This Colorful Gnomes Garden Flag features 4 caroling gnomes in colorful, striped hats. With some holly branches hanging above, a light snowfall, and “Merry Christmas” on the flag’s bottom, it has everything you could possibly want on a holiday flag!

    ALAZA Christmas Gnomes Garden Flag

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    Each flag is made of premium weather resistant,fade resistant 100% burlap.Pattern available in both sides.ALAZA garden flags are printed via sublimation printer and then heat pressed onto burlap(polyester) that may be hung inside or out.And the flags feature a top sleeve for inserting hardware.

Plaid Gnomes Merry Christmas Flag

If you’re a fan of plaid decorations you will love this Plaid Gnomes Merry Christmas Flag! It features 3 adorable gnomes with 3 plaid hats in different colors. Each gnome has a sweet present and the flag wishes a “Merry Christmas” to everyone who passes your house.

    Plaid Hat Christmas Gnomes Garden Flag

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    Perfect for any deck, patio, porch or veranda and make charming decorative statements for any backyard, lawn or garden. Two sizes available.

Christmas Gnome Decorations

christmas garden gnome tomte pillow pattern
Credit: Polka Dot Chair

Christmas gnomes are such a popular holiday decoration they’ve transcended being, well, gnomes. Check out the fun and festive decorations below that incorporate gnomes!

Light Up Gnome Decorations

These Glowing Gnomes are total stars- not just because they light up. They also have felt stars on top of their long, pointed hats! The striped and plaid patterning on them, and their carefully stitched, handmade bodies make them a completely unique Christmas decoration.

    Swedish Gnome With LED Light Decor

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    The Gnome features a warm glowing LED light body with convenient steady/flash mode, powered by 3 AA batteries (not included), adds festive atmosphere. Short plush white beard & hair, knitted hat with classic Christmas snowflake elements, go particularly well with your festive decorations.

Nordic Gnome Pillows

Set your Christmas decorations apart this holiday season by placing fun gnome accents and accessories around your house. A great accent are these Nordic Gnome Pillows! They depict a cartoon gnome, wintery scenes, presents, and red and white hearts. It’s the perfect whimsical touch for any home.

    Zivsik Scandinavian Tomte Throw Pillow Covers

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    These pillow covers are perfect gifts for Christmas, which are also great decorations for your home weddings, birthdays, anniversary, dorm bed room, living room, dining room, study room, bed, couch, soft, chair. Decorate your house personality room home, to create a wanton relaxed comfort zone, also can be as a birthday gifts or holiday gifts.

Fleecy Tomte Throw Blanket

There’s no place like gnome, and what better way to enjoy your coziest room than with a snuggly Christmas gnome throw? This design is available in multiple sizes, perfect for watching TV or sitting near the fireplace whether your 2 or 92. Buy a few and keep everyone warm and full of Christmas cheer.

    Delerain Christmas Gnome Tomte Soft Throw Blanket

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    he blanket is super soft, durable, and lightweight. It's wrinkle and fade resistant, doesn't shed, and is suitable for all seasons. SIZE : Three size is available 40x50 inch, 50x60 inch, 60x80 inches.

Christmas Gnome Door Decorations

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Welcome friends and family to your home this holiday season with a festive gnome sign! Below are some of the best Christmas gnome door decoration ideas.

Festive Gnome Wreath

This rustic Gnome Wreath With Plaid Detailing will wish all of your guests a “Merry Christmas” before they even walk through the door. Attached to the wreath’s rattan base are some holly branches and 3 adorable Swedish gnomes.

    D-FantiX Swedish Gnome Christmas Wreath

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    This cute door wreath features three plush Swedish Gnomes on a sturdy natural rattan base; With pine cones, red PVC berries and wording “MERRY CHRISTMAS” in a red board

Gnome For Christmas Door Sign

What better to be greeted with when you come “gnome” for the holidays than this black, red and white banner? Its size makes it a great fit for doors or walls, and its contemporary style makes it a perfect match for a modern farmhouse decor.

    Christmas Gnome Wood Door Hanger

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    This wooden MDF sign (Printed Paper on MDF) is perfect for Gnome lovers. I'll be Gnome for Christmas is written in glitter red below an adorable Santa Gnome accented with glitter.

Hanging Door Banners

A quick and easy way to bring some festive cheer to your front entrance is with hanging door banners. These feature Santa and Elf gnomes in a wintry setting, adorned with JOY and NOEL. If your front door doesn’t allow for these to hang on either sidem they can easily hang side by side on the door itself, or even indoors around an entry.

    Tatuo Christmas Gnome Banners

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    Durable and reusable, easy to hang, easily cleaned by hand or machine. Banners come with rod and cord and measure 72 x 12 inches each.

Christmas Gnome Ornaments

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Add festive flair and a touch of whimsy to your Christmas tree with Christmas gnome ornaments. Below are the best Christmas gnome ornaments you can buy online.

Plush Gnome Ornament Set

Why settle for one gnome ornament when you can have 6? This Plush Gnome Ornament Set has 6 different gnome ornaments, each with their own unique hat but all with the same trademark long beard and button nose. You’ll love them so much you’ll wish there were more than 6.

    6 Pack Gnome Christmas Plush Ornaments Set

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    6pcs christmas decorations ornaments of different shapes and styles in one set, made of high-grade felt or knitted fabric and premium fiber.

Light-up Christmas Gnome Head Ornaments

I can’t tell if these ornaments look particularly festive or mysteriously ominous, but either way, I love them! These Light-up Christmas Gnome Head Ornaments will not only shine on their own accord, they will also illuminate some of your other ornaments.

    PAMASE 4 Set of LED Light Up Swedish Tomte

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    The length of each gnome is 7.8 inches and the width is 3.5 inches, and with lanyard on top of them, you can hang it on your Christmas tree, fireplace in the living room, the door and the wall, or other places of your house, and they will be super cute and awesome ornaments for Christmas decorations. Set of 4, batteries included.

Zombie Gnomes Ornament

Oh holy crap, there are zombie gnomes on the loose! This Zombie Gnomes Ornament is a completely unique and hilarious decoration for your tree. Mixing fear with festiveness, this animated ornament will draw eyes, gasps, and giggles.

    Zombie Gnome: O, Holy Crap!

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    The weather isn't the only thing frightful this Christmas. Billy the Bully is a zombie who doesn't give a crap about your joyous celebrations. He's hungry and will eat anything in sight even your friendly holiday critters like Dasher here.

DIY Christmas Gnomes

If you don’t “gnome” if you want to buy gnome decorations this year, or just love Christmas crafts, then you will appreciate these awesome DIY Christmas gnome ideas.

Christmas Gnome Ornaments

Swedish tomte DIY cvhristmas gnome ornament tutorial
Credit: Ruffles & Rain Boots

Make your own ornaments with these DIY Christmas Gnome Ornament instructions. With wood slices, craft fur, craft felt, hot glue, wooden beads, scissors, and twine you can make your own incredible, totally unique, gnome ornaments. Your ornaments can be completely customized with different colors and added accessories to fit your tree’s other decor!

Tall Outdoor Christmas Gnomes

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Make some jumbo gnomes with these DIY Tall Outdoor Christmas Gnome instructions. Just because they are big in size doesn’t mean they are a big hassle! These gnomes are super simple to make, requiring easy-to-find supplies and only an hour or two of your time.

Charming Cone Christmas Gnomes


If you want to make some gnome decorations with a pop of color you will love these Charming Cone Christmas Gnomes. They are beyond simple to make and you can customize them by adding the wrapping paper pattern of your choice.

Wine Cork Christmas Gnome Ornament

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Have a lot of wine corks lying around? Me too. Put them to good use with these Christmas Gnome Wine Cork Ornaments! They are super easy to make, only requiring ribbon, hot glue, felt, craft fur, scissors, twine, and, of course, wine corks!

No-Sew Bearded Christmas Gnomes

No-Sew Bearded Christmas Gnomes tutorial diy
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It doesn’t get simpler than no-sew! These No-Sew Bearded Christmas Gnomes are hilarious and festive. You can customize this craft by giving your gnomes different sock hats, beard shapes, and beard colors.


Now you gnome everything about Christmas gnomes! These adorable little creatures add a whimsical, wonderful touch to your winter decorations.

I hope you found this collection of ideas inspiring! If you did, be sure to share it and comment below with which gnome was your favorite.