There are so many reasons to love the idea of an Easter terrarium: Spring. Tiny garden. Egg decorating. So we (and by “we” we mean “Think.Make.Share Designer Ashley H.“) got right on that to show how easy it is to do.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR YOUR EASTER TERRARIUM
Palette or paper plate
Clear glass container (we used this one)
Mushrooms (make them yourself or find them at your local craft store)
Or some other kind of small plants, if you want to deal with watering and stuff
Decorate eggs for your terrarium
First, paint your eggs. You can find tons of egg decorating inspiration here or you can copy Hallmark artist Amber G.‘s Easter bunny, Easter lamb, and Easter Chick. All you need is a steady hand, blank eggs, paint, brush, paper, and glue!
Add colors one layer at a time, letting them dry between each one. When your eggs are completely dry, glue on the ears or wings.
Speed the process with a hair dryer set on low if you’re in a time crunch.
(I mean, come on. They totally look like they’re up to something, don’t they?)
Add rocks and plants to your Easter terrarium
Once your eggs are finished, you’re ready to start building your Easter terrarium. You can see more about the steps of terrarium building here. (You don’t have to be super-fussy if you’re not putting any living plants in your Easter terrarium. The layering is pretty much only for looks.)
We kept it simple: Aquarium rocks, some potting soil, and a layer of moss. Then stuck in a few craft-store mushrooms and some twigs from the back yard.
Pop your little egg(s) in there and you have the cutest terrarium for your Easter centerpiece!