Christmas Gnome Jokes & Facts

Why did the gnome cross the road? Some say that the gnome crossed the road to get to the other side. But others believe that he had a more nefarious motive. After all, gnomes are well known for their mischievous nature. It’s possible that the gnome was up to no...

Christmas Gnomes 2022: The Ultimate Guide

The history of Christmas gnomes For many people, the Christmas season is a time for decorating their homes with twinkling lights, sprigs of holly, and jolly Santa figurines. But in recent years, a new holiday decoration has been gaining in popularity: the Christmas...

Why do we Have Gonks at Christmas?

The tradition of Gonks everywhere! These little creatures make a comeback at winter time, when they’re thought to bring good luck and protect your home from all sorts solstices. The gnome-like figurines have their faces covered by large hats with fluffy beards (you...

Why are Nisse Called Gonks?

Gonks are said to protect homes throughout the Winter solstice and festive season. Called Tomte in Swedish, Nisse in Norway and Denmark and Tonttu in Finnish, these creatures have short squat bodies with pointy hats that cover their eyes, together with cute bulbous...

What is the story of the GONK?

The first mention of a gonk dates back to 1600 in Norway, and possibly even earlier than that. A well-known motifs of Nordic folklore the gonks part protector/elf on shelf who watched over homes from evil while also being mischievous themselves but had an often short...