Of all succulents, the cactus is the one that stands up when it comes to its striking sculptural form, vibrant flowers, and iconic shape. So what’s not to love with cacti big or small? All these exquisite features can be transformed into the cutest cactus crafts. If you are like me – who just adores this succulent, then you probably are looking for easy, cheap, and simple ways to incorporate this plant into your styling or fashion or decor. From bowls, pillows, soaps, treats, balloons, hats, party favors, gifts for your friends, pincushions, cutting boards, wall art, to clothing, the list is truly endless with teen crafts. Most can entirely be made from dollar store materials! All incredibly adorable DIYs that will light up your living space or parties, here are 58 adorable cactus projects with step-by-step pictures and tutorials.

 

Easy DIY Cactus Room and Party Decor

 

1. DIY Cactus Pattern Bowls

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My first and favorite, these cactus bowls are super fun and easy to make, emanating earthy vibes that are perfect for summer! Whether you are planning a dinner party or just need some cacti in your life, these adorable bowls only require 3 materials and some paintbrushes. Besides, if this colorful cute look doesn’t fit your utensil or kitchen decor, and you want to make some extra cash, these would do wonderfully on Etsy – truly the perfect gift to make and sell.

 

2. DIY Cactus Place Card Holders

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These DIY cactus place card holders will leave your guests in awe, appearing as so much more than painted air dry clay! This great teen craft is also great for doing with kids because it is extremely simple, safe, and fun.

 

3. DIY Cactus Pillow

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For all of my beginner sewers out there, this easy step by step cactus pillow tutorial is at the top of the list for the cutest teen crafts out there, which says a lot as a craft blogger:) So go check out the instructions, get comfy at your sewing machine, and you will have an adorable DIY cactus pillow in no time!

 

4. DIY Cactus Flower Soap Tutorial

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These soaps, inspired by the colorful shapes and textures of a cactus flower, are not only beautiful but will leave your skill glowing. The natural ingredients used, from poppy seeds in the bottom base to activated charcoal in the dividing line, might be a bit complex, but seeing the adorable finished product every time you wash your hands will be most definitely worth it. And if you really get into the soap-making groove, you can also whip up some fun DIY bath bombs!

 

5. DIY Christmas Tree Cactus

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If you want your Christmas tree to have a spiky friend or just want an adorable DIY cactus Christmas tree lightening up your home during every season, you can easily whip up this super simple, fun, and cheap craft. Whether you pick out a faux cactus to adorn with pom-poms and rickrack or add an extra plant-y feel to your living space by purchasing a real one, you will not be disappointed with the colorful outcome.

 

6. DIY Cactus Pull Apart Cupcake Cake

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If you are looking to make an adorable cake but don’t want to go through the whole ordeal where you have to make your own batter, frosting and have to carve out your own cake, this DIY cactus pull apart cake is calling your name. I find it so cool that all you need is two dozen plain white cupcakes, some food dye and a cute cake board! And if the so few materials doesn’t inspire you to go make this adorable cake, it has extremely easy step by step instructions, too — just remove the icing and dye it, place the cupcakes in the correct shape, reapply the icing to the cactus shape, and add some dots and flowers with the leftover icing:)

 

7. DIY Cactus Fiesta Cupcake Toppers

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These cute little cupcake take toppers could not be any cheaper and easier to make! I kid you not, all you need is the free printables attached in the step-by-step tutorial, lollipop sticks, some scissors, paper, and tape! Whether for last-minute gatherings or planning for post-pandemic summer parties, these DIY cupcake toppers will add a pop of extra color to your cupcakes. And if you don’t have lollipop sticks, no need to worry, this DIY would also pass as a popsicle stick craft!

 

8. DIY Edible Cactus Treat

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With their vibrant colors and textures, sometimes cacti appear as an appealing snack, but nobody wants to get a mouthful of spikes! That’s why edible cactus treats exist, not only perfect as a solution for that urge, but also an easy snack you can make in minutes, or a dessert idea that could also pass as decor!

 

9. DIY Cactus Floppy Hat

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Pom-pom crafts are super in right now, but never have I ever seen a pom-pom hat DIY! I mean, c’mon, other than being one of a kind, all you need is a green floppy hat, some yarn, a needle, some scissors, and this adorable hat can be yours in under an hour!

 

10. DIY Giant Balloon Cactus

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I hope you aren’t sick of cacti-themed DIYs yet, because I know I’m not! This giant balloon cactus is super simple – just some balloons stuck on PVC piping. It can be made when in need of a spice of color to a party, or just for the sake of fun!

 

11. DIY Giant Plush Cactus

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12. Cute Cactus Gift Boxes

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13. DIY Melt and Pour Cactus Soap

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14. DIY Cactus Oven Mitts

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15. DIY Minature Pasta Plants

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16. Felted Wool Cactus Pincushion DIY

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17. Pink Cactus Potted Macaroons

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18. Printable Cactus Mini Cupcake Stand

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19. DIY Faux Porcelain Cactus Ring Holder

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20. Cactus Pom Pom Sweatshirt

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20. DIY Washi Tape Cactus Wall Art

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Truly, the perfect washi tape and wall art craft if you are constantly switching up your home’s look, and are looking for something adorable but temporary!

21. DIY Mini Cactus Cheese Boards

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22. DIY Clay Cactus Candle Holders

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23. DIY Colorful Cacti Soaps

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Not only is this teen craft pretty, and cute, and crafty, but they are a heck of a useful thing in your everyday life! Perfect for travel or gift idea!

 

24. Printable Cactus Popcorn Box

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25. DIY Clay Cactus Ring Dish

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26. DIY Upcycled Cactus Light

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27. DIY Cactus Push Pins For Back to School

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28. DIY Painted Cactus Favor Bags

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29. DIY Cactus Outline Pillow

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30. DIY Cactus Stamped Summer Scarf

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31. DIY Cactus Decor

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32. Easy Cactus Rice Krispie Treats

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33. Crochet Cactus Home Decor

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34. DIY Felt Cactus Sunglass Case

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35. Adorable Crochet Cactus Pincushion

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36. Prickly Pear Cupcakes Recipe with Prickly Pear Frosting

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37. DIY Cactus Notebook

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38. Pin Cushion Cactus

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39. DIY Cactus String Art

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Did someone say string art!?

 

40. Dollar Store Cactus Wreath

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41. DIY Felt Cactus

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42. DIY Papertoy Lama & Cacti

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43. DIY Cactus Marquee Sign

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44. DIY Leather Cactus Luggage Tag

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45. DIY Felt Llama & Cactus Decorations

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46. DIY Embroidered Cactus Frame

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47. DIY Cactus Fabric and Felt Notebook Cover

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48. DIY Cactus Cat Scratching Post

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49. DIY Cactus Plush Pattern

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50. DIY Cactus Paper Plants

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51. DIY Geometric Plaster Planter

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52. DIY Cactus Ring Holder

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53. DIY Cactus Catnip Toys

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54. Embroidered Cactus Baseball Hat

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55. Cute DIY String Art Piece

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56. DIY Felt Cactus Ornament

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57. DIY Cactus Glass Votive

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58. Adorable DIY Cactus Pincushion

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