Festive and Crafty Cinco de Mayo Cacti Planters

Craft these simple DIY Cinco de Mayo Cacti Planters in no time!

Pom-pom trim and tissue paper fringe turn simple mini terra-cotta pots into the perfect planters for mini cacti and succulents. With a few bright colors and these cute greens, you can create festive Cinco de Mayo decor in no time. Line them up at the center of the table for a colorful centerpiece or use them individually to cheer up a fiesta place setting.

DIY cacti planter tutorial

What You'll Need:

  • Scissors
  • Fringe scissors (optional)
  • Glue gun
  • Tissue paper
  • Pom-pom trim
  • Cacti
  • Mini terra-cotta pots
  • Straight edge
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat

Pom-pom Trim Planter Instructions:

DIY pom pom cacti planter tutorial

Step 1: Wrap your pom-pom trim around the top of your pot and cut a piece large enough to cover the top lip.

DIY pom pom cacti planter tutorial

Step 2: Use a glue gun to attach the trim to the pot and let dry.

DIY pom pom cacti planter tutorial

Step 3: Trim off any excess trim where the two ends meet around the top. Repeat with a few different colored and textured trims!

Tissue Paper Fringe Planter Instructions:

DIY fringe cacti planter tutorial

Step 1: Cut rectangular strips of different colored tissue paper with your scissors.

DIY fringe cacti planter tutorial

Step 2: On a cutting mat, fold each strip of tissue paper in half and even up the edge opposite the fold with a straight edge and rotary cutter. Trim up the strips to make them all slightly different widths.

DIY fringe cacti planter tutorial

Step 3: Stack your tissue paper strips on top of each other, varying from slimmest to widest. Create fringe towards the bottom with your fringe scissors (or cut multiple strips with regular scissors).

DIY fringe cacti planter tutorial

Step 4: Glue your tissue paper fringe to your pot around the top and let dry.

DIY fringe cacti planter tutorial

Create a few different pots with varying colors!

DIY cacti planters

Place your cacti in your new planters and use them as a quick center piece for your fiesta!

DIY cacti planters

Olé!

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