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Fake it Till’ You Make Terrarium Thing

Like that title? It took me years to think of it – LOL! I love terrariums. I think they are serene, beautiful, and intriguing. Since I love them, (but don’t know #1 where to get them and #2 wouldn’t know the first thing about them), I figured I would make a fake! Fake it till’ you make it darlings!! Plus, I knew it would be the perfect touch to my ‘Bloom’ entryway!

I gathered my supplies –
  • Glass jar/container thing – (Goodwill has TONS! I got his one for $0.99!!)
  • Spanish Moss
  • Fake Bird’s Eggs
  • Recollections Flower Embellishments
  • Fake Moss Ball
  • Mini terracotta pot
  • Skewer
  • Ribbon

I purchased all of my supplies besides for the container at Michael’s craft store. Love that place and their 40% off coupons!! DSC_0176 There is no real ‘way’ of doing this. What I did was fill the jar with Spanish moss. Then I used a skewer to push it down into the jar. Since the terracotta pot has a hole in the bottom, I slid it down the skewer to get the placement that I wanted. Once I added the other elements, I used the skewer again to sort of move things into the place I wanted them. DSC_0177 DSC_0179 DSC_0180 Once I got things the way I liked – I used my hot glue gun to wrap the top of the jar with ribbon for an extra lovely touch! DSC_0182 DSC_0184 DSC_0185 DSC_0192 Wahlah – easy as pie and cute to boot! signatureMomma Hens Coop lollipops Featured On The  Crafty Nest The Shabby Nest Funky Junk's Sat Nite Special Weekend Bloggy ReadingLink Party Tip Junkie handmade projectsVisit thecsiproject.com52 Mantels I'm Lovin' It at TidyMomtoomuchtime Oopsey Daisy HOG