Terrarium Craft

Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds

By Amy Bryant Aiello; Kate Bryant; Kate Baldwin (Photographer)
(Timber Press (OR), Paperback, 9781604692341, 195pp.)

Publication Date: May 2011

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Description

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 decor.

"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.

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