These adorable and whimsical gnome OOAK dolls and ornaments are hand felted. They are individually made from head to toe. The hats are created from wool, plant and sparkly fibres that are blended to create a unique fabric, no two are the same. I make gnomes for year-round display, as gnomes aren’t just for Christmas.
This is Ellhorn Witch of the Elderberry gnome. She is inspired by the mighty Elder tree that is associated with witchcraft and the fairy people. The mauve in her hair was hand dyed using Elderberries. The hand felted gnome hat is a blend of olive green corn fiber; mauve tussah silk noil and linen strands; black merino, bamboo and banana fibers; some gold Angelina fiber for sparkle. The hat includes a wire for gentle posing. Ellhorn sits on a 5 inch wooden spoon and has transparent line so she can float around the room. As well as being adorable, Ellhorn is lightweight and soft to the touch.
Ellhorn is perfect for your Christmas tree or hanging from your window. These gnomes make an incredible gift for your friends, family, or yourself.
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Ellhorn the Elder Witch gnome:
She stands about 7.5 inches tall and 5.5 inches around the base including her shoes.
She sits on a 5 inch wooden spoon and has transparent line so she can float around the room.
She has little flesh coloured cheeks and nose under all those locks.
She hat is a hand felted blend of olive green corn fiber; mauve tussah silk noil and linen strands; black merino, bamboo and banana fibers; some gold Angelina fiber for sparkle.
Her hair is made from hand dyed Wensleydale locks that have been hand scoured by me using ecologically friendly and biodegradable soap. The locks have been sourced from an ethical free-range Wensleydale sheep farm in the Cotswolds. If you would like more information, see Home Farm Wensleydales.
Each gnome is lovingly wrapped in beautiful tissue paper. He is safely placed in a thick cardboard box for their travels.
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Can't find the perfect gnomes? I also make custom gnomes to your specifications. See the Custom Gnome listings for more information or message me directly.
Small child warning:
*Unfortunately, because of the handmade nature of the gnome, I cannot say my gnomes are safe for children. These gnomes are for decorative purposes only. Please message me if you have any concerns or questions.
**Photos have been taken in natural light. I have done my best to match the real-life colour, however, because monitors and phones are different, there will be some colour variation.
There is various folklore surrounding Gnomes. They are usually portrayed as small magical beings that mostly live underground. They protect Mother Nature’s animals and precious gems and metals.
Nisse/tomte are thought to bring good luck and protect the homes, animals, farms, gardens, and people that treat them nicely. However, they may cause mischief to those that harm them. In Scandinavia, the nisse was said to deliver gifts to the door.