Gallery: DIY: 10 Amazing Homemade Terrariums That Also Make Great Gifts...

7. Seashell Ring Terrarium

Many terrarium plants need very little soil, meaning you can even plant them into a seashell! Check your local thrift store for rings if you don't have one of your own to repurposed. If you don't live near a lovely beach with shells, you can also use the shell from a nut, or any other hard-sided natural material. Fill the hollow area with soil, plant the seedling and use a industrial strength glue (such as E6000) to attached to the ring.

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  1. kidsgardener November 2, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    These are great Lea. My kids and students love adding TickleMe Plants to their terrariums. Its the only plant that will close its leaves and lower its branches when tickled. We found TickleMe Plant Greenhouse (like a terrarium) kits on line.

  2. Mommy Goes On December 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    I love these terrarium ideas for holiday gifts. I just stuck some aloe in a pot the boring way, but now I’m thinking of doing this as well. Thanks!

  3. Lea Stewart December 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Thanks for sharing Leticia. Love that your terrarium is wall hanging. I got really obsessed this holiday and planted 6 new terrariums!

  4. Leticia Fortuna December 12, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    I also invented my own terrarium, take a look at my blog: !

  5. eco bay home products December 10, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    What a great idea! They look wonderful and I’ve seen these bottles at inexpensive prices too.

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