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Marimo Moss Ball Terrarium
Dan

How to Make a Marimo Moss Ball Terrarium [Fun & Easy Guide]

A marimo moss ball terrarium is, without a doubt, the easiest of its kind to make and look after. Seriously, it’s the kind of set-and-forget terrarium we’ve all dreamed of. And all it takes is a fluffy moss ball (well, technical algae) and a container of water. Easy right? Perfect for kids’ projects or those

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Dan

How to Make a Terrarium in a Fish Tank [Aquarium Sea-Crets]

When it comes to containers commonly found in the home, fish tanks make an ideal terrarium candidate. Large, evenly shaped, and endlessly versatile – what’s not to love? And let’s be honest, most of us end up having one of these old fish tanks lying around somewhere. Plant terrariums need a lot less maintenance than

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Air Plant Terrarium
Rae

How to Make an Air Plant Terrarium [The Easy Breezy Guide]

The air plant terrarium is the epitome of Pinterest chic. A welcome breath of fresh air on your feed, shall we say? These simple, yet stunning projects really pack a punch and don’t require too much know-how to pull off. This kind of terrarium design is all about attention to detail, combining separate concepts together

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Succulent Terrarium Ideas
Dan

Succulent Terrarium Ideas: 5 Key Themes to Explore Today

Succulent terrariums are a simple but diverse medium. After all, there are literally thousands of succulent species on offer—each with its own unique colors, shapes, and aesthetic pairings. When you add in hardscape and container choice, it’s no wonder the choice can be a little overwhelming… This guide will cover some of the leading creative

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Crystal Terrarium
Dan

Make Your Own Boho Crystal Terrarium [2 DIY Methods]

Crystals and terrariums make a natural harmonious pairing. After all, one translates to “receptacle of earth,” and the other is literally forged inside the Earth. It seems like a good match to me! Which is why beautiful crystals can be used in a variety of ways to great effect. Whether you opt to use bright

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Dan

The Magic Potion Isopod: Care Secrets All Spell-ed Out

The Magic Potion Isopod really is an enchanting sight. A unique combination of a pale carapace contrasting electric yellow and black coloration. It makes for an exciting visual spectacle. That being said, the original scientific species that it belongs to (Armadillidium vulgare) is actually just the common woodlouse… So there’s definitely some alchemy gone on

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Dan

Manzanita Wood: The Versatile Hardscape Guide (Types & Uses)

When it comes to versatility, Manzanita Wood might just take the crown. Much like the popular Spiderwood hardscape, it’s full of twisting branches and dynamic shapes. Plus, it comes in a wide variety of sizes. From small sticks to titanic branches (and practically small trees) – there’s a piece that will fit your project perfectly.

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Dan

10 Charming Miniature Ferns (That You’re Sure to Fall For)

Ferns are the true champions of foliage.  With such a vast array of textures, shapes, and colors on offer, there really is a fern for every occasion.  But what about size? Thankfully, they come in all dimensions too. From the petite dwarf varieties and naturally miniature ferns to the truly micro species – there’s something here

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Dan

Going Big? How to Choose a Large Terrarium Container

When it comes to terrariums, the phrase “bigger is better” rings true in many ways. After all, a large terrarium has more space, more options, and ultimately more plants (hurrah). But it can also come with more challenges.  Depending on your needs, the type of large terrarium container you choose can make or break your

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Succulent Terrarium
Dan

How To Make a Succulent Terrarium DIY (Tried & Tested)

The succulent terrarium is a fresh take on an old classic. Where you can easily transform a simple collection of succulents into an elegant floral display in just a few simple steps. In fact, this DIY succulent terrarium was one of the most straightforward and satisfying projects we’ve ever done. Perfect for a relaxing afternoon,

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Geometric Terrarium
Dan

Geometric Terrarium 101: A Guide to Modern Styles & Uses

The geometric terrarium is the epitome of botanical chic. Bold angular shapes contrast the natural harmony of the plants inside, and their versatile configurations lend themselves to all kinds of creative styles. Whether you’re looking for a modern terrarium wedding centerpiece or just a nice project for your home, there’s a geometric design for you.

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Light Bulb Terrarium
Dan

How to Make a Light Bulb Terrarium (4 Fun Ideas to Try!)

Living worlds don’t come much smaller than a light bulb terrarium.  Honestly, what better way is there to breathe new life into a household object that’s run its course? Though the small size comes with some planting challenges – and can require a little in the way of DIY skills – this is a terrarium

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