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Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Paper Cactus Planter
Don't have a green thumb? Don't worry! Anyone can create a Paper Cactus Planter. Cute cute cactus shaped plants out of craft foam or cardstock, then plant them in a floral foam base inside of your painted terracotta plant. Try cutting different styles of cacti or embellishing them in different designs.
Cut shapes & draw details
Cut cacti shapes from foam or cardstock. Draw dotted or crossed vein and spike details on each shape using a paint pen.
Use painter's tape or washi tape to create a stripe or geometric shape on the terracotta pot. Paint shape with selected acrylic paint color.
Glue the leaves and arms of the cacti together.
Attach cacti to bases
Add a foam base to the pot and use hot glue to attach the cacti.
Cover top of foam with rocks.