Christmas fans drive partners’ mad with massive life-sized gonks from Homesense

Christmas lovers have been taking the trend for gonks further than ever by kitting out their homes with enormous human sized versions.

The Scandinavian gnomes, which are also known as nisse or tomte, have become the must-have festive decoration for 2020.

Homebase reports that there has been a 13,000% increase in searches for the little models – and everywhere from Aldi to John Lewis has been stocking them.

But, some mums have bypassed the usual models which are small and look great on windowsills and shelves for massive life-sized versions.

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The enormous gonks were spotted by shoppers in Homesense for £29.99.

And, women have been sharing photos of their extra large gonks on Facebook bargain groups.

The giant gnomes were positioned around the house in lifelike poses including lounging on the bed – but the ladies sat their partner’s weren’t thrilled with the new decor.

On woman said: “So a few days ago I went to TK Maxx and saw this huge Gonk and was debating whether to get him but I never.

“I went back the next day and he had gone (instant regret).

“My friend messaged me today saying they had one left in a different store, so I was straight on the phone to reserve him and pick him up!

“£29.99 from Homesense and he’s half the size of me, boyfriend’s gone mad but now likes him, he’s lovely and I’m obsessed with gonks.”

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“Human size gonk, local garden centre,” added another.

“Anyone else love a gonk?”

Tonnes of fellow Christmas fans liked the post and sad they were on the hunt for a gnome of their own.

“He’s cute I’d leave him out all year round,” added one person.

Another exclaimed: “Love him!”

Celebs like Stacey Solomon and Mrs Hinch are big fans of the Scandi dolls and you can grab them on a budget from shops like Poundland and The Range.

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