This unusual (but cute) Christmas decorating trend is all over the internet...

This year gonks seem to be the decoration to have, but what exactly are they are where can you get them?

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If you're a lover of Christmas decorating trends that are a little kooky and outside the box then you are going to LOVE this adorable decor doll... Introducing gonks - yup, you heard that right. Gonks are essentially soft Christmas gnomes that kind of resemble adorable, mini, bearded, fuzzy little Santas and, much like the rest of the Christmas loving population,  we're obsessed.

Obviously, we always keep an eye on the festive trends that are receiving a lot of internet traffic and we were a little confused when we saw gonks have been popping up all over the place. Not only are they adorably child-friendly, they're also a Nordic Christmas decor staple and if they're good enough for Scandi interiors, they're good enough for us. 

You should also check out more of the most trending ideas we have come across to help inspire your own Christmas decoration ideas for this year at home.

1. Next in line for a long-legged Gonk?

Next christmas mantelpiece gonk

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Fabric Gonk | £14 - £30 at Next

Next knows all about soft home decor and this long-legged fabric gonk is a winner if you're looking for a playful mantelpiece accessory. Available in two sizes so take your pick. 

2. Get your supersized Gonk from Wayfair

Wayfair christmas gonk with long legs

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Sitting Christmas Santa Figurine | £26.99 at Wayfair

If you're on the market for a big and bougie gonk then this sitting Christmas figurine is just the ticket. Weighted to avoid toppling over and adorned in an adorable little outfit of blue and grey. We're loving the mittens. 

3. An advent Gonk from The Range 

The Range advent calendar gonk

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Grey Advent Gonk | £11.99 at The Range 

You can't get much more festive than this gonk adorned with an advent calendar hat! This is the perfect choice of home decor and gives you an excuse to start decorating on the 1st December. A playful, reusable advent calendar that is super affordable. 

4. A mini Scandi Santa gonk from The Range

The Range mini grey scandi gonk

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Scandi Star Sitting Gonk | £6.99 at The Range 

This Scandi style gonk is making us sooo happy. Not only is it cheap as chips with a Scandi neutral colour scheme, it also comes packed with a necessary dosage of sparkle for the festive season. Mini and lovely - the perfect winter home accessory!

5. A set of two gonks for a playful decor statement

Amazon set of two gonks

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JaosWish 2 PCS Christmas Gnome | £11.99 at Amazon

The only thing better than a gonk is two gonks and that's why we're obsessed with this set! Handcrafted an kitted out in different adorable outfits, these Christmas gnomes are must-haves if you're loving this crazy crimbo decoration trend. 

Niamh is a freelance journalist and the Head of Content at Raft Furniture. She is obsessed with all things interior design, with a particular focus on sustainability and city-dweller style. The wooden floorboards and built-in bookcase in Niamh’s rented North London home occupy her daydreams between writing, and after work, she has a knack for finding cheap plane tickets.