By Lisa Kettell
We still can’t get enough of the southwest vibe. Here is a fun little cactus project I created using felt, paper, batting and Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac. Super fast and easy to make. Scroll on down for the supply list and instructions…..
- Beacon Adhesives Felt Glue or Fabri-Tac
- Green Felt, Kunin Felt
- Fluorescent Pink Paper, Hygloss
- Craft Paint, Deco Art
- Wood Craft Cube, Craft Stores
- Fabric Batting
- Other: Scissors, Pencil, Paper, Paint Brush
Copy or draw a simple cactus pattern onto paper, cut out. Step Two
Trace the cactus pattern onto felt using a pencil or pen. Step Three
Cut out the cactus pattern onto felt two times.
Glue the borders of the cactus with glue of choice. Let Dry a 1/2 hour. I used Fabri-Tac for this. Make your to leave a 2 inch opening for the batting. Step Five
Stuff the cactus with batting. Once desired thickness is reached, glue the opening closed, set aside to dry.
Paint the wood cube with craft paint, let dry. I used pale pink paint.
Cut small random rectangle shapes from fluorescent pink paper and glue to the front and back of the cactus.
Assemble your piece together by gluing the felt cactus to the wood cube at the base. Let dry.
Now your cactus is ready to display in your favorite spot of the house or office. Best part it needs no watering or care. This is a great way to make a variety of fun cactus shapes and sizes. Perfect gift for that cactus lover.
Stay tuned for more fun projects from our creative team and special guest.
See you soon,