How to style the cactus home trend on a budget

Some of you have been asking for cost conscious home makeover ideas, so I’ll be bringing out a few guides over the next few weeks. Today’s a quick and fun makeover using accessories, making the most of the cactus theme that’s set to continue right into your Christmas decorations!

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Picture above, left to right, top row:

  • Cactus succulent terrarium print by The Motivated Type, £3.75 (50% off in sale), at Not On The High Street (his whole shop is worth a look on there).
  • Cactus tumbler with gold rim, £5.00 at John Lewis, works as either a drinking glass or a tea light holder.
  • Small faux succulent in white pot, £3.99 at New Look. Petite, cute, and hard to kill.

Middle row: Ginger Ray paper bunting, £8.00 at John Lewis, perfect if you want a summery and tropical look. Tequi-la meets ooh la la.

Bottom row, left to right:

  • Rustic cactus ornament, £10.00 at Wilko, a nice neutral colour and it can be used indoors or outdoors.
  • Klevering small cactus jar, £14.95 at Liberty. Pop art with a touch of psychedelia, and proof that you can find great homewares under £30 in this shop.
  • Cactus cartoon double bed set, £25.00 at HEMA, soft touch cotton and a really quirky design.
  • Gold tone cactus jewellery holder, £15.00 (reduced in sale) at Oliver Bonas. Lovely pale green enamel stand underneath it for delicate pieces.

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Picture above, left to right, top row:

  • White cactus print double duvet set, £27.99 at New Look. Two pillowcases included, and the duvet can be turned over to show the blue side for two looks in one.
  • Faux succulent in a copper pot, £4.00 George Home at ASDA. The cactus trend and the copper trend together for a dinky four quid. Could this be a blogger holy grail?
  • Desert in Bloom A5 notebook, £2.95 at Dotcomgiftshop. Their whole desert range is really pretty, from candles to coasters to bento boxes to water bottles, and almost everything is under a tenner.

Middle row, left to right:

  • Cheeky cactus mug by Parkins Interiors, £9.60 in the sale at Not On The High Street. You can’t touch this.
  • Small neon cactus light, £22.00 at Paperchase. Just right if you prefer a minimalist look.
  • Cactus bag charm, £3.00 in the sale at Dune London.

Bottom row, left to right:

  • Sunnylife salt and pepper shakers, £10.00 at The Hut. Lots of kitschy fun to brighten up that fiesta table.
  • Botanical cactus cushion by Drifting Bear Co, £28.00 in the sale at Not On The High Street. There’s another great succulents cushion in their range too.

This trend fits in with a number of different styles, from wild west kitsch to tropical blooms, or the calmer botanical look. Which style suits your taste best?

Do you have your eye on any of these home deco ideas? Let me know if there are any more trends you’d like to see coming up next.


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