ISSUE 14  |  Townhouse Gardens

DIY: Tabletop Terrariums

April 09, 2010 5:29 PM

BY Julie Carlson

A while back we featured the artful terrariums of New York garden artist Paula Hayes, who creates micro landscapes within oversized handblown glass orbs; her pieces takes months (and longer) to create. Interested in something similar? Lately we’ve been noticing a profusion of terrarium components for DIYers.

Above: A terrarium by New York landscape artist Paula Hayes.

Above: The hand-crafted Boris Hurricane-Terrarium is 14 inches high with a 9.75 inch diameter; $69.95 from Crate & Barrel.

Above: The Skyview Terrarium is 12 inches high with an 11.5 inch diameter; $128 at Terrain.

Above: The delicately crafted Floating Wall Terrarium has a 3.5 inch diameter; $68 at Terrain.

Above: Clump Moss ($16) and Mixed Stones ($12) at Terrain.

Above: The New Terrarium; $16.50 at Amazon; photo from Heirloom Philosophy.

For more DIY terrarium ideas, see our roundup of hanging terrarium favorites.