Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
Simple growing tips and chic design know-how in an easy-to-follow, lovely-to-read format. Creating your own terrarium will definitely be next on your crafty to-do list.
A terrarium is nothing less than a miniature world — one that you can create yourself. It might be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and bright tropical flowers. Or a desert, with strange succulents planted among colorful stones. Or a Victorian fernery. Or a minimalist composition with a single, perfect plant.
Or it might not contain any plants at all. It might be made with crystals, feathers, bones, seashells, bits of wood, porcelain trinkets — anything that catches your fancy and helps create a mood or look. Whatever they contain, terrariums are the ultimate in modern, affordable, easy-care décor.
Terrarium Craft features fifty original designs that you can re-create or use as inspiration for your own design. Each entry comes with clear step-by-step directions on how to assemble and care for your terrarium. You’ll also find helpful information about selecting a container, using appropriate materials, choosing the right plants, and maintaining your terrarium. (Hint: It’s easy! In fact, many terrariums are self-sustaining, requiring no maintenance whatsoever!)
If you’ve always wanted to have a bit of nature in your own home, without the worry and labor of a garden, this book will show you exactly how to create your own unique, enchanting world. aste and style.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 196 pp.
- Book dimensions: 9 x 8 in. (205 x 230 mm.)
- Images: 141 color photos
- ISBN-10: 1604692340
- ISBN-13: 9781604692341
- Product code: 689234
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"Terrarium Craft earned our admiration not only because of the elegance of design by Aiello and photos by Kate Baldwin, but also for the clarity brought to step-by-step instructions."
"Provide[s] examples of how to turn a common houseplant into a striking showpiece."
"Spark[s] your creativity and inspire[s] you to make your own magical little glass world."
—West Coast Crafty
"Terrariums are back, but in much more stylish forms than their aquarium-type predecessors."
—Akron Beacon Journal
"Original and fun [with] tons of 'why didn’t I think of that?' ideas."
"Encourage[s] creativity and spontaneity. Recommended for indoor gardeners and crafters alike."
"Simple growing tips and chic design know-how in an easy-to-follow, lovely-to-read format. Creating your own terrarium will definitely be next on your crafty to-do list."
"A bevy of beautiful designs. The trouble will be choosing just one. The solution: Do several."
"Crafty brown thumbs will appreciate the projects."
"These terrarium projects will be perfect for next fall/winter when I can’t get outside to play in the garden!"
—Danger Garden blog
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