If you’re that type of person who admires the presence of trees and plants at home, terrarium can be a good idea for you. Terrarium is like a small garden or diorama of an ecosystem in a glass container. If you love green designs, adding a terrarium in a space is a must-have. It keeps plants and even small animals to live inside a glass. It can be an additional display in your desks, room tables, well-lit spots and centrepieces.
Terrariums do not require a lot of maintenance that’s why these are ideal not just as home decorations but gifts too.
While these are meant to add beauty at home, these offer health benefits too. Terrariums simply improve the quality of air inside your house. Its indoor greenery presence also helps to lessen people’s stress and foster mental rejuvenation.
You may think that terrariums are quite expensive but hey, you can have your own miniature ecosystem at home without spending a fortune! Terrariums are easy to make. Read these seven unique ideas for adorable do-it-yourself (DIY) terrariums for your home:
Jars and syrup dispensers are great containers for your terrariums. Stuff like this can easily be found in your house so you don’t have to worry how and where to find one. Aside from jar and old syrup dispensers you will need charcoal, pebbles, soil and your little plants.
Here’s how to make a jar and syrup dispenser terrarium:
Succulent sea terrariums can also be a cool decoration and gift during occasions particularly for a mermaid themed-party. To create your own succulent sea terrarium, you need to have a glass globe container (like 5" Mini Hanging Terrarium), succulents, coarse sand, cactus soil and pebbles or shells. Below are the directions on how to do it.
In order to maintain the freshness and beauty of your succulents, you need to add drips of water maybe twice a week.
Making light bulb terrariums is quite challenging since these are too small but, you’ll be amazed with your final product. You only need simple materials like light bulbs (don’t use the soft white bulb), sand or small pebbles, air plants, preserved moss (instead of live moss) and stones like vase fillers pebbles. Meanwhile, to prepare the bulb (as your glass container), you need few tools like pliers, scissors, flathead screwdriver, and goggles.
Here are the instructions in making your light bulb terrariums:
Make your house decoration more colourful by adding a twist in your terrariums. Instead of the usual plant-sand-pebble terrarium, try a rainbow terrarium. Sand art terrariums can be a great gift too for your children’s friends especially during occasions.
Here’s how you do it:
Teacups are not just used in drinking your favourite tea or coffee. Now, it can be your most loved container for your favourite terrarium! It’s so easy to use yet so perfect as a display in your dining room and kitchen. Find out below how to create a cool tea cup terrarium:
Add a natural element in your house or office by hanging capsule terrariums. Aside from adding fresh touch in your place, it will also help you to lessen the stress whenever you are bombarded with paper works! Like other terrarium materials, you will need sand, Small Capsule Container plant (like tiny Aloe Vera), soil, moss and pebbles.
How to do it?
It’s about time to create something new by creating a unique terrarium using old picture frames. Mini greenhouse terrarium is like giving your ferns and orchids a lovely little home plus, it also accentuates a Victorian-style decoration. To achieve this awesome mini greenhouse terrarium, here are the instructions on how to do it:
Having cool and fresh decorations at home or for any occasion can be easy if you’ll just open your mind with creativity and ideas. Aside from the fact that these are simple to make, terrariums will not require you to spend too much. How about you? What unique idea of terrariums are you planning right now?