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DIY Mexican Cactus Decoration in 2 Easy Steps!


Add global style with a fiesta inspired DIY Mexican cactus decoration and find other Mexican home decor ideas at The Global Styler.

Hi there!  Welcome back to The Global Styler.  A monthly series featuring globally inspired home decorating ideas and DIYs.  Since Cinco De Mayo was last weekend, we decided to stick with the fiesta flow and share more Mexican style.  I turned a faux pear cactus into a colorful Mexican cactus with a simple DIY.  It turned out so cute that I might have to give more plants a facelift.

DIY Mexican Cactus Decor

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The faux cactus came home a few months ago for my daughter’s global boho bedroom but I never intended for it to stay as is.  This was the perfect excuse to finally give it some attention.

Faux Cactus Makeover

Add global style to a faux plant!

  • Faux plant (Cacti and succulents look really great!)
  • Dollar store flowers

Tip: Look at pictures of the actual plant to see what kind of blossoms they have and try to find a close match.

  • Wire/floral cutters
  • Hot glue gun/sticks
  • Paint and brush

Create a Mexican cactus decoration in 2 steps:

  • Update the pot with a coat or two of blue paint.  Choose a deep hue that resembles Mexican Talavera pottery to add global style.  I knew my Velvet Finishes’ “Handsome” paint would be perfect for this.

Faux Pear Cactus Painted Diy Mexican Cactus

  • Trim pink blossoms off a faux flower stem and hot glue on the tops of the cactus and nestled in corners.

Faux Flowers Dollar Store Diy Mexican Cactus Faux Pear Cactus Decoration With Blooms

And there you go!  An easy cactus makeover for Mexican decor. Faux Pear Cactus Diy Mexican Decoration

Isn’t it a fun punch of color?  I decided to bring inside a garden stool for it to sit on after I carefully examined it for spiders. 😉

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Isn’t it so easy to add a pop of color?  Have you painted anything lately?

If you haven’t been yet,  head on over to Casa Watkins Living to see her Serape Inspired Yarn Hanging.

Casa Watkins Living Serape Wall Hanging

And House Homemade’s Mexican Style Decor  tips and mood board (there’s some seriously cute stuff on there!).

House Homemade Mexican Decor

Have a wonderful day.


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