20 June 13, 2011

Terrarium Craft

This book looks fantastic. I bought teeny little deer and even teenier little mushrooms last month, and when Brandon saw and asked me about them, I sheepishly told him that I was going to make a terrarium for Eleanor. I think he thought I had gone a little nuts. I’m going to need this book for some inspiration (and to show him that terrariums can be cool).

p.s. The publisher is having a giveaway for Terrarium Craft, along with a DIY terrarium kit here until June 30.

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20 Comments

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    Puck
    June 13, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    Do want!

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      Allison M
      June 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm

      Love it, have done my own in recent times, great to have a book for additional ideas. Thanks

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    Anthony from CharismaticKid
    June 13, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    I would buy this book… as I want to have low maintenence plants in my dark dungeon like apartment… but I need to know.. WHAT IS A TERRARIUM?

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      Kerry
      June 14, 2011 at 8:16 am

      Hello! I’ve made terrariums since I was 13 years old. They are beautiful gardens planted inside unique glass containers and are self-sustaining if done right. Have fun!

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    Caitlin @ TSB
    June 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    So cute!
    I love teeny tiny terrariums, but I never seem to think of them except when I’m drooling over someone’s!

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    Sarah Hettervik @ http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/
    June 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    I am ALL about terrariums. I’ve blogged about them in the past and coincidentally I have a blog about them coming out in the next day or so. I’m totally hooked! Can’t wait to see what you make =)

    – Sarah

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    Jayca @ Cartwheels
    June 13, 2011 at 11:27 pm

    Oh, I too slip into shy and sheepish when discussing what seem like random objects for somewhat-unspecified upcoming projects!
    “Honey, why do we have all of these clear cylinders? Aren’t these what your prunes come in?”
    Me: “Yes . . . they’re going to BE something . . . something very pretty . . .”

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    Erin
    June 14, 2011 at 12:07 am

    This is so cute! Love it. I completely understand your sheepish grin to Brandon thing – I will have to start secretly collecting for my own mini terrarium :)

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    Paula
    June 14, 2011 at 1:04 am

    I made three terrariums last month :) and have been checking out etsy for miniature pieces to put in them. I haven’t splurged yet; I haven’t found the perfect items. :) This book looks awesome!

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    Tanya from Dans le Townhouse
    June 14, 2011 at 6:05 am

    Hmmm. I might need a bit of convincing, too. But I am excited to see what you create.

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    kelsey
    June 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    I love it! Thanks for sharing.

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    Cara
    June 14, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    They just covered Terrariums on CBS Sunday Morning; check out artist Paula Hayes. Some really amazing stuff.

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    Kim at Yellow Brick Home
    June 14, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    Oooh, so happy to hear this! We just built one not too long ago!

    http://www.yellowbrickhome.com/2011/04/19/dino-battle-and-building-a-terrarium/

    And then it died, and then we resurrected it :)

    Can’t wait to see yours!

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      Making it Lovely
      June 15, 2011 at 10:43 am

      Awesome! Glad to hear you resurrected it. It’s too good to have been a loss.

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    Allyn
    June 14, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    I love terrariums! There was a whole piece on them on CBS Sunday Morning recently. Awesome!!

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    katrina
    June 14, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    I have such a weakness for these things! I should really make one for myself :)

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    Amanda
    June 15, 2011 at 10:05 am

    I’ve been looking for a glass container for a bit now to make the perfect terrarium in. + I need to find objects to put it them. Where’d you find your mushrooms & deer?

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    Danielle
    June 27, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    I neeed this book! Thank you for sharing. :))

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