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terrarium {diy}

May 9, 2013

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These days, you can find terrariums everywhere…the blogosphere, the home improvement stores, artificial ones in home decor stores…even Wegmans has a whole display of terrariums.  I have to admit, I am sort of in love with them.  I also have to admit, I am not about to pay 30-something dollars for one.  So I made one.  And gave it to my Momma for her (late) birthday present.

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 I thought it was appropriate since she loves plants, the southwest (Sedona specifically), and handmade.  Easy-peasy…

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This project was so easy and fast I made one for myself.

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And since I went a little overboard on the succulents, some other special people will be receiving DIY terrariums soon…I wonder who?

inside-terrariumEnjoy,

Anne

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11 Comments

  • Reply TheGreatZambini May 9, 2013 at 10:03 am

    How beautiful! I`ll have to try this out sometime :)

    • Reply Anne May 9, 2013 at 11:13 am

      Fabulous! Enjoy!

  • Reply Anjana @ At The Corner Of Happy & Harried May 9, 2013 at 10:36 am

    So cute! Love it!! You have a great blog. I am following you on Bloglovin’ now!

    • Reply Anne May 9, 2013 at 11:12 am

      Thank you for the compliment!

  • Reply Jessica May 9, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    i tried these as well–so fun and pretty! nice job!

    • Reply Anne May 9, 2013 at 11:07 pm

      thank you! so fast and easy it is hard not go go overboard with terrariums in every room!

  • Reply Katherine Hodge May 10, 2013 at 11:29 am

    fascinating! I had one in an etched glass bowl that I enjoyed for years.Now I ‘m pondering again? Gram

  • Reply Rachel June 17, 2013 at 9:40 am

    Love those!! Where did you buy the plants? Just like home depot or something?

    • Reply Anne June 17, 2013 at 9:45 am

      Lowes actually…bu Home Depot has them. There are so many different types and they are so inexpensive and easy to make, I have them everywhere!

  • Reply Angie July 30, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Did you use a particular kind of soil or just potting soil? Thanks!!

    • Reply Anne July 30, 2013 at 12:02 pm

      I used a combination of regular potting soil and a succulent/palm mix. That being said, I have used regular soil and have not had any issues. Just don’t let it get too wet!

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