Mini Cactus Garden Made with Oly-Fun Fabric

Category: Decor

mini cactus

Create an adorable and prick-free mini cactus garden to decorate with!  This will be perfect for Cinco de Mayo centerpieces, or for everyday decor.

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Oly-Fun™ Craft Pack Kiwi

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Stiffen Double Sided Fusible Interfacing 20″ Wide X 10 Yard Roll

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Instructions

Step One

Print out the cactus template on paper.  I used THIS template.  Cut out the desired patterns.

Step Two

 

Cut two pieces of Oly-Fun fabric to fit a 10″ by 10″ cut of Stiffen Interfacing.

Step Three

Trace cactus pattern on the Oly-Fun fabric.  You will need one full cactus piece and 6 half pieces.
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Step Four

Start with the largest cactus piece.  Glue a half cactus piece to the center of the full piece.
Glue two other half cactus pieces on either side of the piece you glued on in step three.  Repeat steps 2 and 3 on the other half of the cactus.
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Step Five

To make the flowers, use a hole punch to make 8-10 circles from Oly-Fun fabric.  Fold the circles in half and skewer them on a pin.  Use a dot of hot glue on the base of the bunch and add a full circle to hold the flower in place.  Hot glue this to the top of the cacti.
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Step Six

Fill a container with decorative stones and arrange the mini cactus garden on the stones.

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