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A miniature garden with a miniature cat!
I wanted to make something nice for my mum for Christmas, and have always wanted to make a terrarium - it was as fun as I'd hoped!

To make it extra special, I included a tiny cat figure painted like my mum's cat, Saskia.

Posted by Knittin' Kitten from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom • Published See Knittin' Kitten's 31 projects »
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  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Pick out some nice plants that will look good and have similar light/watering requirements.

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place small rocks in the bottom of the bowl, then cover with activated charcoal (this stuff gets everywhere, so be careful!)

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cover it up with a layer of soil/compost, and carefully arrange the plants so they look good to you.

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add in extra bits - I put in these psychedelic mushrooms!

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 5
    Step 5

    And a little version of Saskia. This was a plain white lego cat figure that I painted with ginger bits.

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Here she is, for comparison

  • How to make an ornament. Furr-Arium!  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Et voila!

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