Tide Pod Container Craft | How to Quickly DIY a Santa Gnome

Don't toss that laundry pod container!

Get ready to embark on a fun and festive DIY journey with my step-by-step guide on creating adorable Santa gnome crafts using Tide Pod containers.

This simple and delightful project will not only repurpose your plastic containers but also add a touch of homemade charm to your holiday decor.

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1. Transforming the Base

Place the first Santa hat at the base of the Tide Pod container.

How to repurpose Tide Pod containers for a festive touch

2. Adding the Top Hat

Take the second Santa hat and stretch it over the top of the pod container, ensuring it covers the bottom hat. Secure it in place by applying hot glue to attach the hat firmly to the container.

Creating a Santa decoration

3. Gnome Beard

To create the gnome's iconic beard, grab some faux fur or a mop as an alternative.

Transforming a laundry pod containers into a Santa gnome

Apply hot glue generously to the top hat and stick the mop piece on top, allowing it to cascade down like a fluffy white beard.

Tide pod container idea

4. End With a Nose

Place the mini ornament underneath the top hat and add some hot glue to secure it in place.

More Christmas Decorations

If this Tide Pod santa inspired you to make your own handmade Christmas accessories, don't miss our tutorial on Cute DIY Christmas Gnomes You Can Craft For the Holidays!

Homemade Santa

Tide Pod Container Craft: Santa Gnome DIY

Your DIY Tide Pod container Santa gnome is ready to spread holiday cheer! Display it anywhere in your home to enjoy the festive spirit it brings.

Don't let your empty laundry pod containers go to waste – turn them into adorbale holiday decorations with these simple steps.

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  • Savannah Savannah on Dec 16, 2023
    What is covering the bottom in the first picture? That is not a Santa hat.
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