Buy or DIY: Trendy Terrariums

Buy or DIY: Trendy Terrariums

Jason Loper
Mar 22, 2012

The terrarium trend seems to be going strong with no signs of slowing any time soon. On a recent trip to my local West Elm the entire front entrance of the store was devoted to a terrarium display — and they're not the only major retailer embracing the trend. After the jump we'll provide you with the instructions and the resources for buying and creating your own terrarium.

BUY:
• The simple Moss Terrarium Bottle from Uncommon Goods comes prepackaged with everything you need: the vessel, moss, soil and other supplies.
Anthropologie has made two products in one with their Terrarium Pendant Lamp.
West Elm offers a number of terrarium vessels, from large fish bowls to smaller hanging glass bubbles.
• The glass jars with lids from Crate & Barrel would be the perfect affordable vessel for a terrarium.
• These recycled glass terrariums from Sprout Home are handblown and come in four different sizes.

• Also from Sprout Home, this terrarium is made from recycled electric meters, lending an industrial edge to this very natural project.
• The lantern inspired Zinc Terrarium from Frontgate has a more structural appearance thanks to its frame and base.
• This Mini-Garden Terrarium from Viva Terra has a door that swings open wide, allowing easy access for planting and maintaining.
• If you want the look but not the work, Costa Farms se