You may have caught on already, but we're fans of, yes, those small, self-contained ecosystems you call terrariums. And one of the reasons we love terrariums is because they're one of the easiest home DIY projects. You can use containers you already have at home or even lightbulbs as Kimberly Sevilla of Brooklyn's Rose Red & Lavender shows us in this 5-step Etsy studios video.
It goes without saying that we love the DIY lightbulb idea, which is not only an eco-friendly option for a capsule but also a pretty one. And if you're still on the fence about terrariums, here are our top five reasons for why you should introduce DIY terrariums into your life:
- They're low-maintenance. Once you put a terrarium together, you can mostly leave it alone. A little watering here and there is all the maintenance required, and eventually the mini-ecosystem should reach a point of equilibrium where it can sustain itself.(Read more...)