Paper CactiPrickle Your Fancy

These adorable potted paper cacti will catch eyes but won’t prick fingers. Pop them into a Terracotta pot for an authentic dessert look. They’re sure to make your home look fab! Just gather the supplies and follow along with our super simple tutorial below. 

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  1. Gather the tools and materials.
  2. Cut out paper according to the template notes using scissors or a cutting machine.
  3. Fold the cactus pieces along the scored lines.
  4. Insert the 2 cactus pieces with the cuts at the top into the base first.
  5. Slide the last two cactus pieces into the cuts of the two already placed pieces and insert the tabs into the base.
  6. Curl the flowers with the edge of the scissors.
  7. Glue the smaller flower into the center of the larger flower.
  8. Glue the flower on top of the cactus.

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