Crystal + Cactus TerrariumMay 18, 2017 / byElsie Larson / Categories : Feeds
Today we’re partnering with Etsy Studio, a marketplace created by Etsy! We’ve shopped for our DIY supplies on Etsy (they have pretty much everything). We’re SUPER excited they’ve launched this supply-based market. They have millions of supplies from all over the world and lots of project inspiration too! What a useful resource! I got almost everything for this project on Etsy Studio. I’m obsessed.
-minerals (I used Tangerine Quartz, Cactus Quartz and Amethyst)
-teeny little plants (look for terrarium size cacti and succulents)
–rocks and sand (especially colored sand)
When you add each new layer, start with the edges and work your way in so the layers (from the side view) will be nice and defined).
Then, add another layer of sand in a contrasting color. Shake it (very lightly) to cover the edges completely.
To water my tiny plants, I will use my mister really lightly. These little guys don’t need too much water.
Ugh—the side view is SO pretty! I recommend placing your new terrarium somewhere elevated where you can see the side view and the stones. I put mine on a side table in my bedroom that is the first thing I see when I wake up every morning. Love it!
I will warn you that this project is slightly addictive. I already CANNOT wait to make another one! xx -Elsie
Credits//Author and Photography: Elsie Larson. Photos edited with the New A Beautiful Mess Actions.
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