How to Make a Terrarium in 7 Easy Steps

Terrariums are great decorations. They add a little greenery to a space and make for a fun project! I made this one over the summer (before school made these type of things impossible). I've made a couple more since then and have had fun experimenting with different types of succulents and little figures. 

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First, you need to gather your supplies. You'll need a glass container, potting soil, sand, rocks, succulents of choice and decor items. I bought most of my supplies from Michael's and Lowe's. 

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After you have all of your supplies ready, dump the whole bag of rocks into the bottom of the glass container.

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Next, mix together about 2 cups of sand and 4 cups of potting soil.

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Drop the mixture on top of the rocks.

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Now you're going to place your succulents in the container. I like to pick a variety of different kinds to make it visually interesting.

Be careful when handling a cactus. It may be little, but those things still hurt like crazy. Thick gloves would probably be a good idea...

The fun part! Add any little miniature figures or decorations into your container. I picked up this little guy at Target. He's the cutest, gnome sayin'?

All done!

Thanks to my boyfriend for getting his hands dirty and helping me with this fun project!