Polystyrene cactus - needle bed

We present to your attention a cactus that will become a loyal assistant of the needlewoman, as well as an excellent decoration of the interior or the working area of ​​the skilled worker.
Foam cactus

And most importantly, this indoor plant will not only always be evergreen and beautiful, but will not even require any special efforts from you when creating it. Usually, to get a smart result, you first need to work hard. Yes, but not in this case. Put the knitting needles, hook and needles in the strontium, as this needle bed is easy to make!
So prepare the following:
• a small flower pot for planting cactus;
• alabaster as a holding base;
• two chopsticks with a sharp end (or several toothpicks);
• square piece of foam (enough 10x10 cm);
• stationery knife;
• green felt or drape;
• “Grass” yarn and artificial flower for decoration.
Foam cactus

Using a sharp knife, cut the corners of the foam, making it look like an oval.
Foam cactus

Foam cactus

Any small piece can also be used.Therefore, form from a small residue a more or less equal oval, which will become a cactus process.
Foam cactus

Now break the surface of the cactus into identical cells, outlining them with a ballpoint pen.
Foam cactus

By the size and number of cells, create blanks of felt. Please note that you should embed them with a small indentation on all sides.
Foam cactus

These green details should cover the cells, forming a whole cactus of individual fragments. To do this, make an incision on all outlined lines to fill the edges of the fabric blanks inside each of them.
Foam cactus

Foam cactus

Felt is easily affected and fits tightly into the cut. And you can shove it with a nail file, a skewer, a toothpick, a knitting needle, in general, everything that has a pointed shape.
Foam cactus

Place the finished cactus on the wand, which without obstacles will penetrate inside.
Foam cactus

Foam cactus

In the same way, treat the cactus as a "baby", and then place it on one of the sides of the main plant.
Foam cactus

Foam cactus

Now fill the pot with diluted alabaster, immerse the cactus there and let the liquid cool. At this time, prepare the "soil greens" and the flower.
Foam cactus

So easily and quickly we got a cute blooming cactus with colorful needles.
Beauty and benefits in one person!
Foam cactus

Foam cactus

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