22 Amazing DIY House Plants That Will Never Ever Die

Don’t have a green thumb? No worries! That sounds like a weird disease anyway!

1. Paper Succulent

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These stunning paper succulents are easy to make yourself. Get the tutorial here.

2. Felt Succulents

Get the DIY for these here.

3. Tissue Paper Branches

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“Grow” your own blooming branches. Learn how here.

4. Staghorn Ferns

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You can make your own Staghorn ferns with this DIY over at Design Sponge.

5. Dried Flower Wall Hangings

You can’t kill it if it’s already dead! (Well, technically, they’re dried). Get some tips here.

6. Immortal Spiral Paper Rose Plant

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See how here.

7. Faux Dirt Centerpiece

These Pottery Barn-Inspired planters have fake dirt that you can make yourself.

8. Imitation Bonsai Tree

This imitation bonsai tree DIY is made with real air plants, but it’s a zillion times easier to care for than a bonsai. Directions here.

9. Wooden Houseplant Sculptures

These houseplants could be made out of wood scraps or old blocks. Or buy them already made here.

10. Topiaries

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These topiaries can be made with any kind of fake plant. Instructions here.

11. Crocheted Plant

A plant you can cuddle with! Get the pattern here.

12. Paper Potted Plants


This tutorial (in Spanish) shows you how to make the tiniest cutest paper potted plants ever.

13. Tropical Plant

This tropical project was made by painting cardboard leaves.

14. Cupcake Plants

This festive foliage is easy to punch out and pop together. Get the book here.

15. Printed Paper Plant

Buy or DIY.

16. Fabric Scrap Cacti

Use some fabric scraps to DIY your own sewn plants. Or, check out this etsy shop.

17. Printable Planter

For an instant office upgrade, print out this free paper planter here.

18. Printable Bamboo


Or get lucky with some printable bamboo. Available here.

19. Paper Orchids

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Pretty paper orchid DIY.

20. Embroidered Pin Cushion Cactus

Make an embroidered Prickly-Pear Cactus that can double as a pin cushion! Available here.

21. Faux Fern

This little faux fern has a crafty burlap wrap. DIY here.


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Learn how-to here.

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