Easter gnomes have become more popular in recent years and, like over the Christmas season, they are now traditional and many people love having around their home and garden during this time as they add to the ambience of the season and there are lots of options that can be used as gnome figures. For example, the traditional gnome figure is the obvious choice but there are other characters associated with Easter that could be used as a gnome item such as the Easter bunny.
Why are Easter gnomes so popular right now?
They have been gaining in popularity in recent years as they have a rich history of brining their owners good luck and are thought to protect their home and garden. This is the traditional story and they have been around for hundreds of years which gives them a sense of nostalgia. With the internet, people can create custom designs and sell them around the world which means that there are lots of creative options that people can have when buying them for their home with Easter gnomes being one of the most popular.
What are Easter gonks?
Gonks are similar to gnomes in that they are associated with providing protection to a home and garden but there are some differences that you can read more about in some of our previous articles. However, the key differentiator is that these are more associated with Scandinavian legend and a main physical difference is that they their eyes are always covered.
In recent years, Gonks have become more popular including with celebrities collecting them and in some countries, mainstream shops have started to really push these products for example Poundland in the UK has started to sell them which has made them particularly popular.
How to style Easter gonks
One of the things that people really enjoy about Easter Gonks is their style can be extremely versatile and the limit of how good they look is only limited by people’s imaginations. Around the Easter season these gonks can look great around your spring flowers, bunny and chick ornaments and also do not forget that wreaths look great during this season and are on trend right now. An obvious decoration feature is to place these alongside all of the delicious chocolate eggs that you and your family will be eating this Easter!
Why are gnomes on trend in 2022?
Gnomes have been building in popularity for a number of years and it feels like as ecommerce has truly become mainstream and individual sellers have had the chance to sell their custom gnome and gonk designs that they have really taken off as a unique ornament that people are proud to show off and express their individuality.
A big factor in gnomes being popular is that they have hundreds of years of history and are something that everyone knows at least a little bit about whether it be through TV and movies or from seeing their placed in their grandparents’ garden when they visited them as a kid. There is a gnome design for everyone and, with the huge variety on the internet, people can find one that fits their own particular taste. For example, you can buy gnomes based around popular culture such as Star Wars and Star Trek but their more traditional gnome design is still as strong as ever and a great ornament for people who do not want to keep their garden aesthetic quite neutral.
What does a gnome symbolize?
Gnomes represent good luck and is something that they have been known for over the course of their hundreds of years of their history. Many people think that if you have a gnome ornament in your home or garden then they will protect you and your family from harm. For this reason, it is thought that the answer to the question of whether gnomes are good or evil is most definitely good!
Gnomes are popular during many seasons
In addition to the increasing popularity of gnomes during Easter, they are also extremely popular as gifts and ornaments during the Christmas and Valentine’s Day seasons. Christmas is a particularly popular time for gnomes as they have a resemblance to Santa Claus and so it is easy to create some amazing ornaments based around this season. Valentine’s Day is a time for giving to your loved ones and gnomes look great with hearts and the various other items that are associated with this season.
Another season that is becoming more popular for gnome ornaments is St Patrick’s Day. Whilst leprechauns are typically the most common home and garden ornament that is associated with this season, the versatility of gnome designs for ornaments means that they can easily be given an Irish theme which makes them a great alternative and will quite possibly be more common around this time of the year than leprechauns.