25 Terrariums To Try, Buy & DIY

One of the things we love to talk about most is the act of bringing the outdoors in. It's amazing how much warmth a simple plant can bring to a space — wait, what's that? You don't have a green thumb? Well it's a good thing you don't need one to be a terrarium owner then! Here's 25 ways to try out your gardening skills with the least amount of maintenance and lots of tips and inspiration along the way.

The idea of terrariums is simple. Find a container, add some rocks for drainage, possibly a little sand, add plants and you're done. That said, there's tons of different ways to present your creation and a few tips on different types of terrariums. There's oodles of info below, see which one is right for your home!

First Row
How to Make a Terrarium With Sprout Home
How To: Plant a Terrarium in a Jar
Succulent Terrarium
DIY Terrarium Using Old Picture Frames
Terrarium in a Vase at Nouveau Classics

Second Row
Great Idea: Cozy Terrarium & Photo Display
Moss Terrarium Tutorial
Vintage Terrarium Inspiration
How To: Make a tiny terrarium
Microcosmo Table Lamp: One Part Lamp, One Part Terrarium

Third Row
5 Terrariums That Are A Cut Above
DIY Woodland Terrariums From Stephen Orr
Dainty by Design: Terrariums by Lítill
James Terrariums for the Modern Home
Look! Simple Sorta Terrariums

Fourth Row
DIY Moss Terrarium Kit
Etsy Find: Terrarium Herb Kit
Tabletop Terrarium
Recycled Glass Terrarium at VivaTerra
Terrarium Lamps

Fifth Row
Modern Terrariums
Lightbulb Terrariums and Planters
Terrariums by Paula Hayes
Kat Geiger Terrariums: Little Worlds in Old Glass
Terrariums: Tiny Indoor Gardens Make a Big Statement

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