Cacti and succulents are super popular right now. Whether they’re being used as low-maintenance house plants or being turned into adorable crafts, just about everyone wants to have one. If you’re not so into the possibility of getting pricked with tiny little needles, these DIY projects will allow you to get your cute cactus fix without any fuss at all.


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1. DIY Faux Cactus Neon Light

This light would look awesome on hung up on the wall in your office or a super cool addition to a living room. Using a simple piece of plywood, some paint, a few perfectly placed nails, and a string of lights, the cactus gives off a neon effect that always looks cool.

Check out Hello DIY to find more modern DIY project inspiration.




2. DIY Cactus Ring Holder

This cutesy craft doubles as an awesome decor piece and as a holder for your jewelry. It is a polymer clay project that involves a bit of molding, some wait time, and some creative painting. It is an incredibly fun project that also serves at a great conversation piece.

Find tips for revamping your home all by yourself at Revamperate.



3. DIY Black & White Cactus Garland

Neutral enough to use alongside almost any decor, this adorable garland would look perfect in a play room, nursery, or any whimsical home. The cactus cutouts are made using painted cardboard and strung together with a bit of string. It doesn’t get any easier.

Head over to Hipster Mum to find more hip, modern DIY projects and momspiration.



4. DIY Cactus Wall Hooks

Another project that doubles as adorable home decor and a useful tool, these cactus wall hooks are just plain awesome. They are made using simple polymer clay, are easily crafted, and hung with dowel screws. This project is even simple enough to complete with older kids.

Shoes Off Please  is full of more great DIY’s and home inspiration.



5. DIY Cactus Pillow

Much more comfortable than and actual cactus but just as easy to care for, this DIY is almost too adorable not to make. While the project does require a sewing machine to complete, the whole process is actually rather simple.

Find more fun DIY projects and lifestyle inspiration at Everything Emily.



6. DIY Cactus Stool

This DIY is huge. Huge enough that it can be used as a stool, and ottoman, and a leaning post if you try hard enough. It’s also super easy to make as well. It uses a large plastic tub as the base and sewed material as the top. This is just about the only cactus you will ever be happy to sit on.

Find more fun, creative DIY’s at Ohoh Blog.


Jordyn Smith

Jordyn Smith

A city girl currently living it up in the south with my little family. I love baking, hoarding makeup, and daydreaming. If I'm not writing, I'm probably trying to think up weird pizza recipes or watching Property Brothers.