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Unique DIY Cactus Crafts – No Watering Required!

Looking for a cute plant project that is guaranteed to be drought resistant? Check out one of these 15 DIY cactus crafts!

Looking for a cute plant project that is guaranteed to be drought resistant? Check out one of these 15 DIY cactus crafts!

Whether you have a green thumb or not, learn how to bring the modern desert flora look into any room with these 15 DIY cactus crafts. These cacti are guaranteed to be drought resistant!

Cactus Crafts

1. DIY Faux Cacti Terrarium via Land of Nod

Make your own cactus terrarium using colorful foam cutouts.


2. DIY Cactus Pillow by Everything Emily

You can have your cactus and hug it too, with this whimsically shaped cactus pillow.


3. Wire Cacti Garden via The Jungalow

Use wire and yarn to make this silhouette garden.


4. Cactus Pincushion by The Sewing Lab

Sew your own prickly pincushion with this clever tutorial.

cactus pincushion tutorial

5. Felt Cactus by Happy DIY

Make a kid-friendly table cactus with felt scraps.


6. DIY Neon Cactus Light by Shrimp Salad Circus

This neon cactus light is easy on the eyes and on your budget.


7. Cactus Rock Garden by Craftberry Bush

Turn your rock collection into a cactus garden, just add paint!


8. Washi Tape Cactus Wall Art by Studio DIY

Decorate on the cheap with this simple washi tape wall art.


9. Cardboard Cactus by Krokotak

Use recycled cardboard to build this eco-friendly cactus. Add toothpicks for an authentic touch!


10. Paper Maché Cacti via Design Sponge

Make a one-of-a-kind piece of art with this paper maché project.


11. DIY Mini Cactus Piñatas by Oh Happy Day

Learn how to make your own cactus shaped piñata for your next fiesta.


12. Embroidered Cactus Box by Delineate Your Dwelling

Put a cactus on your craft box with a bit of embroidery thread.


13. Garden Hose Cactus via Instructables

Recycle an old garden hose into yard art with the help of some zip ties.


14. Watercolor Cactus Sculpture by Pretty Peas

Practice your watercolor skills with this peaceful paper cactus.


15. Mini Plastic Canvas Cactus by Maker Mama

Use embroidery thread and plastic canvas to make a mini dollhouse cactus.


Iron-On Decorative Pillow Cover with Tassels
If you love the look of hand embroidery, these DIY magnets are perfect for you. The delicate floral pattern is so pretty! These make great gifts too.
Pretty Floral DIY Magnets with Hand Embroidery


Saturday 20th of June 2015

Where are the directions, to make these?

Thank you, Leah


Saturday 20th of June 2015

Hi Leah! Sorry about that - just scroll through from the main post to get them! Thank you!