We’re loving cacti’s at the moment, plus they are super on trend and make a great home decor piece!

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Here's a really great project to help you make Cacti Tins.


Sizzix Bigz Die - Moroccan Flower

Sizzix Bigz Die - Rustic Bouquet

Sizzix Bigz Die - Sweet Lotus

Sizzix Framelits Die Set - Circles

Acrylic Paint

Ditress Ink - Milled Lavender, Victorian Velvet


PVA Glue


How To Make

1. Clean some empty tins and dry completely.  Paint the tins, this will take about 3 coats.

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2. Die cut 2 layers of each flower from Sizzix Bigz Sweet Lotus.  Add Distress Ink to the ends of the petals.

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3. Shape the petals and adhere all the layers together.

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4. To create the Moroccan Flower die cut 2 layers of each size.

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5. Ink the edges of the petals, shape the flower and adhere together.

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6. Die cut 2 layers of the small flower from Sizzix Bigz Die - Rustic Bouquet, ink the edges and layer on top of the Sweet Lous.

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7. Die cut 3 Circles that fit into the top of the tin.

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8. Fill the cans with newspaper or tissue paper and place the die cut circle on top.  Add PVA glue and adhere the pebbles.  Leave to dry.

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9. Adhere the cacti to the stones using a hot glue gun.

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