Gonk fans rejoice! Valentine’s Day and Easter gonks are now officially a thing

If you couldn't get enough of these little guys at Christmas, you don't need to wait another year for them to make a return

Gonks were everywhere last Christmas - glittery gonks, human-sized gonks and even gonk-themed mugs. The cute, festive figures descended on the nation’s homes, often making their way into our trolleys way before the start of December. 

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It’s great news for fans of the Scandinavian creatures, because Valentine’s Day and Easter gonks are now officially a thing! The new seasonal characters are being sold across Amazon and Etsy.

Valentine’s Day and Easter gonks

Amazon is selling adorable ‘Mr and Mrs Gnomes’ in a red and white theme. Mrs Gnome holds a heart-sealed envelope which we can only assume is a romantic love letter from Mr Gnome. Mr Gnome seems to be one who wears his heart on his sleeve with a plush pink heart in his hands.

The loved-up gnomes are being sold for £8.99 each and shoppers are already rushing to buy them to brighten up their homes this February 14th.

Two valentines gnomes

(Image credit: Amazon)

Buy now: Valentines Day Gnome Gonks, £8.99, Amazon

What’s more, there are now Easter gonks that come in pastel shades, from green and yellow to pink with little bunny ears sticking out. These cute decorative items are being sold on Amazon for £5.99 each or £9.99 for a set of three.

When the news of Valentine’s Day and Easter gonks was shared on Facebook group Extreme Couponing and Bargains, it caused quite a stir. Thousands commented and tagged fellow gonk fanatics, with many saying that they might have trouble getting their other halves on board with the new gonks.

Three pastel coloured easter gnoks

(Image credit: Amazon)

Buy now: Easter Gonks, £9.49, Amazon

‘Thank you so much for this post.... I love my gonks and now I can always have them out and not just at Christmas’, one devoted fan said.

‘I NEED THEM’, another wrote.

‘OMG just take a look at these’, a third commented.

‘Noooo! I thought I’d seen the last of those horrible things,’ complained another, far from impressed.

Some said the development had made their day, while one eagle-eyed member of the group pointed out that you can even buy St Patrick’s Day gonks for festivities on March 17th. There are of course lots of variations of the handmade gnomes, depending on the colour and size you’re after.

Related: Hobbycraft has seen a big spike in sales of THIS Easter decoration

It looks like the Christmas trend of 2020 is here to stay, and before long there’ll be a gonk for every occasion.

Millie Hurst
Senior Content Editor

Millie Hurst was Senior Content Editor at Ideal Home from 2020-2022, and is now Section Editor at Homes & Gardens. Before stepping into the world of interiors, she worked as a Senior SEO Editor for News UK in both London and New York. You can usually find her looking up trending terms and finding real-life budget makeovers our readers love. Millie came up with the website's daily dupes article which gives readers ways to curate a stylish home for less.