INSIDE : See how to make DIY Paper Cactus plants and Grasses you could ever want! And the best part is you don’t even need to have a green thumb to do it.
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This post has been updated since it’s original publish date of November 2016.
If you have been around here for long, you know I’m a big plant lover. I love house plants, check out all my plant care posts! I love outdoor plants. I love air plants. I love cactus. There really are not many plants that I don’t love, if we are being honest.
When Oriental Trading told us that our November’s Supply of the Month project would be using Full Color Spectrum Paper Pack, I knew right away that I wanted to create DIY Paper Cactus plants and Grasses. The best part is you can keep these plants “alive” year round, whether you are a gardening expert or a repeated black thumb!
DIY Paper Plants
Here is the thing, I love simple projects that LOOK harder than they are. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy and fun these DIY plants were to make.
I loved pairing bright colored papers, bright colored rocks and simple white pots. They made such a lovely contrast against each other.
Don’t get me wrong, I will forever love the real deal plants… but these paper ones might be a very close second. You can mix and match the color of paper and the paint embellishments to fit your exact style and taste.
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I shared the full tutorial along with a template for creating each cactus and grass I made. And if you can use scissors and hold a bottle of glue, this is a DIY worth trying out.