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Make succulents with duct tape and never have to water them!
Now you can decorate your home with tons of different color plants made from duct tape and you'll never have to worry about watering them!

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects »
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  • How to make a paper flower. Duct Tape Succulents And Faux Pinch Pots - Step 1
    Step 1

    Duct tape in various colors
    Decorative paper (scrap book paper works)
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Lace
    Heavy plastic bottles
    Colorful fish tank rocks
    Wire
    Scissors
    Paintbrush

  • How to make a paper flower. Duct Tape Succulents And Faux Pinch Pots - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place strips of duct tape side by side on the back of some decorative paper
    Cut the tape covered paper in strips and then in 1" to 1 1/2" pieces
    Cut the pieces into 10 small, 10 medium and 10 large leaves
    Bend two of the smaller leaves and glue them together
    *This is the center of your succulent

  • How to make a paper flower. Duct Tape Succulents And Faux Pinch Pots - Step 3
    Step 3

    Continue working out from the center ending with the largest leaves

  • How to make a paper flower. Duct Tape Succulents And Faux Pinch Pots - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tape 6" pieces of wire on the back of decorative paper (or scrapbook paper)
    *Leave about 2" - 3" hanging off of the edge
    Cut into long, slim leaves leaving the wire as the stem
    Slightly warp the bottom half of a heavy plastic bottle over a flame
    *If you're working inside, make sure a window is open!
    Paint them with several coats of Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Lace

  • Step 5

    Watch the short video tutorial here:

  • How to make a paper flower. Duct Tape Succulents And Faux Pinch Pots - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you want, fill the pots with a piece of styrofoam
    Add the long slim leaves
    Fill with colorful fish tank rocks
    Add the duct tape succulents and you're done!

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
I'm sure I'd still manage to find a way to kill them Sad
Mistress Nora of Madness
Mistress Nora of Madness · Potterville, Michigan, US · 33 projects
Cat, your so funny.
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Hehe thank you
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