Creative Terrariums: 33 Modern Mini-Gardens for Your Home

Creative Terrariums: 33 Modern Mini-Gardens for Your Home

by Enid G. Svymbersky


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Modern apartment dwellers who want to enjoy green growing things often lack the space for a garden. But if you have any room at all you can create a beautiful terrarium! This book shows how to build and maintain unique mini-gardens full of lush, oxygen-boosting plants. Craft blogger Enid Gonzalez presents 31 cutting-edge, contemporary terrarium designs that will add a decorative organic presence to even the smallest room. Each imaginative project features inexpensive materials, common plants, and step-by-step building instructions. Creative Terrariums also includes expert advice for terrarium maintenance, making it the indispensable reference for this satisfying and sustainable hobby.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565239845
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,163,985
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Enid G. Svymbersky is the creative blogger behind A Charming Project (, a DIY style website where she shares her passion for crafts, plants, and renter-friendly DIY. She first started crafting as a creative outlet, and soon became hooked on blogging when her Coffee Pot Terrarium project went viral. Between brunching and happy hour, you can usually find her planting, hot gluing, or painting her next project. Newly married, she lives in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area with her husband Michael…and in the near future, a dog named Waffles.

Table of Contents


The Wardian Case 8

How a Terrarium Works 12

Show Me the Layers 16

Part 1 Getting Started

Vessels 26

Terrarium Plants 34

Foundation 58

Decorative Elements 62

Tools of the Trade 64

Part 2 Projects

A Buddhaful Memo Board 70

Air Plant-etarium 76

Shake 'n Bake 80

Best Fronds Forever 86

Concharium 92

Cactusville 96

Darling Dino 102

Desert Oasis 108

A Plant Lover's Dream 114

A Mossy Occasion 120

Fern Fever 124

Go with the Faux 130

Green Lantern 134

Mossy Picchu 140

Will You Mari-mo Me? 146

Succulent Cocktail 150

Geo Minimal 156

Prickly by Nature 160

Little Miss Sunshine 166

So Jelly 172

Jar-ry Rigged 176

Wild Thing 182

The Beads' Knees 188

Orchid Mania 192

Woodland Chandelier 198

Zen Succulence 204

Test Subjects 210

Secret Garden 214

Four Easy Ways to Style Air Plants 220

Capture the Rainbow 224

Part 3 Keeping Up with Your Plants

Pest Control 232

Propagation 235

Sourcing 238

About the Author 239

Acknowledgments 239

Index 240

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