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Decoupage DIY Cactus Decor

Take paper mache cacti and use this easy technique to quicklly make popular and beautiful cactus decor for every room in your home!
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Paper mache cactus
  • White craft paint
  • Color shift paint green
  • Glitterific paint 3 different green colors
  • Mod Podge Ultra
  • Twine
  • Paintbrushes
  • Disposable cup
  • Craft stick
  • Scissors
  • Wax paper


  • Paint your paper mache cacti. Create an authentic look by painting the tops green and the pot white.
  • After the paint dries, grab your three different colors of the Glitterific paint and add a different color to each cactus. Allow time to dry completely.
  • Pour a little of the Mod Podge into a disposable cup. Add a length of twine to it and push it down into the Mod Podge with a craft stick to get fully covered.
  • Simply pull out the twine and carefully wrap it around your cactus pot as your turn the pot over and over in your hand. This helps to get the job done with as little mess as possible.
  • Put your cacti down on wax paper and let them dry completely. Once dry, add them to your home decor!