20 Ways to Decorate with Faux Succulents

Last Updated on February 19, 2021

20 trendy ideas for decorating your home with faux succulents. Fake succulents are a low maintenance way to add green to your home.

20 trendy ideas for decorating your home with faux succulents. Fake succulents are a low maintenance way to add green to your home.

Succulents are a huge trend right now, and everyone seems to have a fascination with unique projects making use of succulents.

Unfortunately succulents can get expensive to purchase, however faux succulents can be a great way to save a little cash and make trendy, fuss-free home décor pieces.

Reasons to decorate with Fake Succulents

Some people might turn up their nose to fake plants in the home, however there are some really great reasons to do your thing and decorate with fake succulents.

  • Faux succulents are low maintenance. Just dust as needed.
  • Fake succulents plants won’t die on you.
  • Artificial succulent plants add colour and brightness to your home.
  • Faux succulents are inexpensive compared to the real thing.
  • Modern artificial plants are super realistic.

20 Ways to Decorate with Faux Succulents

Add some life to your decor by decorating with one of these cute fake succulent plant projects.


Have an old gumball machine? Transform it in to this fun Gumball Machine Succulent Planter in minutes with three items.

The Crafted Sparrow – Gumball Machine Succulent Planter

Make your own little faux succulents out of air dry clay, you don’t even need to water it!

Little Red Window – Air Dry Faux Succulents

Make a beautiful succulent centerpiece using driftwood and faux succulents! An easy project that is fun to make after a day of beach combing!

Hello Creative Family – Faux Succulent Driftwood Planter

Felt, scissors and hot glue are the only things you need to make pretty little low-maintenance felt succulents – three different easy-to-make varieties!

Shaken Together Life – Felt Succulents

Learn how to create realistic looking crepe paper succulents with this easy to follow tutorial.

Ash and Crafts – Crepe Paper Succulents

This faux succulent wreath is so cute but has a modern style that I am just in love with. The gorgeous succulent inspired hues of the felt really make this project.

Sarah Hearts – Succulents Wreath

Create indoor window boxes filled with cute felt succulent plants including tutorials for a variety of different fake succulent plant types.

A Beautiful Mess – DIY Felt Succulent Window Box

Everyone will fall in love with this faux succulent wall decor. The best part is that anyone can make their own wall art in just a few minutes!

The Country Chic Cottage – Faux Succulent Wall Art

This Faux Succulent Monogram Planter is super easy to makes a great addition to any home’s decor. Such a fun and easy DIY!

Lydia Out Loud – DIY Succulent Monogram Planter

An easy twig wreath that is the perfect way to welcome spring to your home! Make this twig wreath using succulents, ribbon and any initial of your choosing!

All Crafty Things – Spring Succulent Twig wreath

Recycle your old cassette tapes by making a cool succulent planter.

Creative Living – Recycled Cassette Tape Succulent Planter

Have an old book that you don’t know what to do with? Use it to create this easy DIY Succulents Book Planter!

Premeditated Leftovers – DIY Succulents Book Planter

These sand art terrariums with painted fake succulents are a perfect way to add a pop of colour to your decor

DIY Candy – Sand Art Painted Succulent Terrariums

Use Duct tape to make bright and pretty faux succulent plants, and recycle bottles to make the faux pinch pots, too!

Home Talk – Duct Tape Succulents and Faux Pinch Pots

Create a light-up faux succulent garden using dollar store frames as the shadow box and incorporating a votive candle.

Hatch & Haven – DIY Succulent Garden

Give dollar store succulents a make over with a little paint and some jars. This is an easy upgrade that creates a fresh new look. Love!

Little House of Four – Easy Dollar Store Succulents

Fill your home with cute, handmade greenery. The free crochet pattern for these crochet succulents includes a small round succulent and a larger spikey succulent.

Whistle and Ivy – Crochet Succulents

Make a gorgeous hanging succulent feature using pistachio shells and a little paint. This project is just stunning.

Addicted 2 Decorating – DIY Hanging Succulent Garden

These Framed Paper Succulents are easy to make, but look so pretty in their frame! This is such a cute way to add a splash of greenery. 

The Crafted Sparrow – Framed Paper Succulents

Bring nature indoors with a Rustic Faux Succulent Planter by upgrading a log with fake succulents.

Premeditated Leftovers – Rustic Faux Succulent Planter

20 trendy ideas for decorating your home with faux succulents. Fake succulents are a low maintenance way to add green to your home.

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