Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome

Watch with amusement as Fred Conlon's crafty critters carry away a kitschy intruder from your garden.
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Fred Conlon

$125.00

Fred Conlon created by

Fred Conlon

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Watch with amusement as the one and only Gnome-Be-Gone frees your garden of a kitsch little Euro invader. Who does he think he is, wearing tiny red dunce caps and pushing inefficient wooden wheelbarrows? Tuck a few made-in-the-USA Gnome-Be-Gones into your flowerbeds and watch the demented yard goblins get toted away. Set includes one gnome and two Gnome-Be-Gones. Designed by Fred Conlon.

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US_UT

Made in Utah

Fred Conlon

created by

Fred Conlon

location

Utah

“I create stuff that brings a smile to people's faces...and I think good art should make you smile.”

What would metalsmith Fred Conlon be if he weren't an artist? "I can't imagine doing anything else," he says. Raised in Colorado, Fred now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he makes witty garden sculptures out of reclaimed metal.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
reclaimed steel, ceramic, recycled steel
Measurements
14" L x 7" W x 17" H
Care
This item is intentionally designed by Fred Conlon to develop a rust patina outdoors. If the rust is not desirable, the artist recommends a clear spray paint like rust oleum or krylon.
Notes
Gnome is ceramic, unattached and may vary.Please note: this item contains sharp parts and is not intended for children or pets.
Item ID
14503

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsGnome-Be-Gones With Gnome
 
4.6

(based on 206 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (136)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (157)
  • Unique (110)
  • Durable (94)
  • Bright (72)
  • Fun (17)

Cons

  • Delicate (20)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Too small (5)

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (121)
  • Gifts (40)
  • Garden (32)
  • Living room (19)
  • Office (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (85), High-end shopper (37), Budget shopper (35), Stylish (29), Practical (28)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (61), No (34)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very cute but unstable for yard ornament

I was very surprised to find that the gnome is made of hollow, light weight ceramic. The gnome-be-gones are also very light weight considering they are made of metal. I bought this to...Read complete review

I was very surprised to find that the gnome is made of hollow, light weight ceramic. The gnome-be-gones are also very light weight considering they are made of metal. I bought this to put outside in my flower bed but I'm affraid if the wind blows even a bit hard the gnome will definately blow off and break, there isn't anything holding it on. The gnome-be-gones will fall over unless secured to the ground with something, though they wouldn't break. We may try filling the gnome with sand or pebbles to weigh it down and secure it to the gnome-be-gones with thin wire. I've actually bought another gnome that is heavier and less likely to break. It isn't as bright and cute as the original gnome though. This sculpture wouldn't be good inside either unless it was off the floor and/or weighted down, the gnome-be-gones as a base are too unstable. It is funny and cute though...we really dislike gnomes as yard decor unless they are large and tasteful maybe. I can't say I would recommend this to a friend especially if the intention was to put it outside.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

RUSTY

I bought this for my mom and she put it in the backyard. First time it rained it began to rust and now it is completely rusted. you would think since it is for...Read complete review

I bought this for my mom and she put it in the backyard. First time it rained it began to rust and now it is completely rusted. you would think since it is for the garden it would be rust prof but nope expensive and so not worth it because it rusted

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5.0

Fun Product - love them

By 

from Key West, FL

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Visible At A Distance
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back Yard

    Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

    They are a piece of art, clever and fun to look at. My daughter bought me the flamingo be-gone so I HAD to get the rest in the line. Have the gnomes be gone and the dragon fly piece - love them..

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Fun Garden Sculpture

    By 

    from Santa Cruz CA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Visible At A Distance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

      Everyone loves the piece, fun to see in the garden

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      a huge hit

      By 

      from Gates Mills, OH

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Visible At A Distance
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Back Yard
        • Front Yard
        • Garden
        • outside apartmet door
        • Porch

        Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

        Hilarious and unique.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Quirky, makes me laugh

        By 

        from Minnesota

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Imaginative

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Front Yard
          • Garden
          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

          This was a birthday gift for my daughter. She loved it! It is a weighty piece, I was surprised by that, and I'm sure she will enjoy it for years to come.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          So Cute

          By 

          from NC

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Yard
            • Front Yard
            • Garden
            • Porch

            Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

            Cute and unusual. I like things that are different from regular garden art.
            After reading other reviews I bought some clear sealant today to hopefully make the art last for years.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivered as shown, packed very nicely, no problems

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            A wonderful addition to our yard!

            By 

            from Valpo, IN

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Yard
              • Front Yard
              • Garden

              Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

              For all you gnome lovers, this is not for you

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Great in house too!

              By 

              from Reserve, Louisiana

              About Me Budget Shopper

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Guest always comet on these guys!
              • Visible At A Distance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Living room shelf

                Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

                My son works the Salt Lake Arts Festival every year and found these guys for me. He told me they were supposed to rust outside. I have on living room shelf and all guest admire and comment on them. I really like them and think they are great inside!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                The perfect complement to the Flamingo-Away!

                By 

                from Madison, MS

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                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Yard

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

                    These critters now inhabit the other side of my backyard. I think the boaters are going to be driving up even closer to my yard this weekend! :-)

                     
                    5.0

                    Alines are coming......

                    By 

                    from Planet Earth

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

                    I bought one and then I broke it and received another so I have 2 aliens with a pink flamingo and a gnome.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Service is outstanding!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Gnome Thiefs

                    By 

                    from New Hampshire

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Unique

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Gnome-Be-Gones With Gnome:

                        This makes me smile every day. However, the gnome doesn't have thick walls and already (2 weeks in) he has a hole in one arm -- not sure how that happened. Also, the gremlins rust, something I was not expecting. I thought they were coated with a sealant. Still, this is a silly and fun addition to our garden.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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