I am so excited to share a quick, easy and inexpensive project with guys. I've been meaning to post this tutorial for a while now and finally found some time now that the holidays are over. I was inspired to do this a few months ago when I first discovered the exciting world of terrariums. The process is very simple as are finding the materials. This is how you do it (anyone remember that song? Haa!):
Step 1: Gather together small glass vases (I found mine at Michael's for $1.50), rocks, moss and Manzanita branches. I ordered the rocks, moss and branches from Save On Crafts. If you haven't been on this site yet, I highly recommend it. They have everything a DIY-er could dream of and its all pretty cheap.
Step 2: Place branch into the vase and assemble rocks around it until it is relatively sturdy. Tip: Manzanita branches come in lots of colors and sizes. I ordered mini branches, about 12" high. But I've seen sizes as big as 48", so make sure your vase and branches are proportional so they stand on there own.
|Vase with rocks & branch|
Step 3: Place moss around the top of the vase to secure the rocks and branches. This will help support the branch and keep it from wobbling around in the vase.
|Adding moss to the vase|
Step 4: Put them somewhere in your house that needs a little love and enjoy! I put mine in our guest bedroom. I hope all our future guests will enjoy them :)
|Manzanita Trees in our |
Have you ever worked with Manzanita branches? How did your project turn out?
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