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Tiny World Terrariums is a Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Own Miniature Green Gardens

Posted By Tafline Laylin On November 29, 2012 @ 1:52 pm In Books,Brooklyn | 2 Comments

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Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow don’t just create any old terrariums [5], although these are challenging enough. Instead, they apply a little sense of humor and mischief to their miniature worlds. Examples of work included in the book are a desert oases with camels, a mad scientist lab inside a vintage beaker, and a beach side scene with sea glass and driftwood. In addition to photographs by Robert Wright [6], Katy and Michelle have included detailed instructions from how to choose a glass vessel to how to cultivate different miniature plants including moss and succulents.

The book will go on sale on May 1, 2012 and will cost $19,95 — you can preorder it here [7]. While you’re waiting, check out their website and stay tuned for a special Twig DIY workshop [8], which the creative duo run out of their Brooklyn studio. We can’t wait to get our hands on what promises to be a very inspiring book so that we can start creating our own mini, green fantasy worlds [9]!

Twig is celebrating the book’s release with a party at their Gowanus studios on April 13th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. You can find all the details here [3].

+ Twig Terrariums [1]

all images via Twig Terrariums [10]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Twig Terrariums: http://twigterrariums.com/

[2] Tiny World Terrariums: http://twigterrariums.com/our-book

[3] special party: http://www.facebook.com/events/381048181926645/

[4]  : http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tiny-world-terrariums-is-a-step-by-step-guide-to-making-your-own-miniature-green-gardens/twig-terrariums-1/?extend=1

[5] any old terrariums: http://inhabitat.com/diy-how-to-make-your-own-green-terrarium-to-keep-or-give-away-for-the-holidays/

[6] Robert Wright: http://www.robertwrightphoto.com/

[7] preorder it here: http://www.abramsbooks.com/Books/Tiny_World_Terrariums-9781584799641.html

[8] Twig DIY workshop: http://twigterrariums.com/events

[9] mini, green fantasy worlds: http://inhabitat.com/tag/terrarium/

[10] Twig Terrariums: http://www.flickr.com/photos/twigterrariums/

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