Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium - diy succulent garden accessories with Friendly Plastic | We are counting down the days until summer officially arrives and welcoming the warmer weather today with some coastal vibes. Living near the coast nothing screams summer more than sandy toes and salty kisses. While the ocean may be just a drive away, we are bringing the feel of the season right into our own home with a simple beach terrarium. I simply adore mini dish terrariums for many reasons. Aside from their natural beauty, they are extremely easy to put Continue reading

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium - DIY Succulent Dish Garden #michaelsmakers | My favorite gifts to give, and receive, are those that keep on giving well after the holidays have past. You can never go wrong with living plants in my book. Especially succulents - which are easy to maintain and require very little care.  Today's project not only includes these marvelous plants, that I simply adore, but provides a cozy glass home for them to thrive and grow. The glass globe terrariums are incredibly easy to put together and require just one Continue reading

Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

I love having indoor plants around though sadly I can not tell you how many I have actually gone through in the past ten years. I am a big sucker when it comes to the intriguing store displays and admit I have been guilty in the past of purchasing plants simply because of their beauty - not really having the time to dedicate to their actual needs once I get home. The popularity of terrariums and large glass cloches now-a-days makes it easier than ever though to have lush greenery indoors without requiring a lot of care and Continue reading

Mini Mushrooms & Pennant Banners – Accessories for Plants and Terrariums

Mini Mushrooms & Pennant Banners – Accessories for Plants and Terrariums

Clay is one of my favorite crafting mediums to work with. It can almost instantly take the shape of any creative idea brewing in your crafty little mind. There is just something so youthful and fun about playing with clay too - no matter how old you may be. Since I have been on a little succulent and terrarium spree lately, I thought it would be fun to make some mini accessories to dress them up! There is almost nothing that clay can become...your imagination is seriously the limit on this one - just have fun. Materials Needed: Oven Bake Continue reading

My Tuesday {Ten} – Building a Succulent Dish Garden

My Tuesday {Ten} – Building a Succulent Dish Garden

It's Tuesday and time for the Tuesday {Ten}. The Tuesday {Ten} is all about sharing what's going on, things you love, recent purchases, cute photos...pretty much all the sweet tidbits that make up daily life that you'd like to share, bundled in to one post. It can be short and sweet or filled with pictures and details...anything goes - just casual and fun! My Tuesday {Ten} You have lifted me up with your thoughts and prayers and I can not say thank you enough. I have read over the comments from last week numerous times {and will continue Continue reading

Terrarium Ideas and Inspiration {Easy DIY Ideas for Indoor Gardens}

Terrarium Ideas and Inspiration {Easy DIY Ideas for Indoor Gardens}

With the cold chill in the air, bare branches and a blanket of white on the ground, I am yearning for the uplifting feeling a little green. This weeks inspiration is terrariums; decorative, magical, and super easy to create and care for. Containers of all shapes and sizes can be instantly transformed in to gorgeous pieces of natural art by simply adding a touch of green. Clippings from household plants and recycled or thrift store containers can be used to inexpensively recreate many of these beautiful ideas. ~ Glass Container Terrariums Continue reading

Building a Terrarium {Got Gnomes?}

Building a Terrarium {Got Gnomes?}

gardenI think there is something so magical and whimsical about terrariums. Aside from their gorgeous natural beauty, they are extremely easy to care for making them a perfect addition to your home decor. Last weekend my little guy and I put together two different types of terrariums {one open air and the other enclosed}. We simply used a few things we had around the house and yard making this an easy, inexpensive and fun project. It's a wonderful way to get your little ones involved with nature and the environment too! {plus teach them first Continue reading