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mini diy zen garden
This is a very peaceful and energetic project.

Posted by cai-cai from Lawndale, California, United States • Published See cai-cai's 17 projects »
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  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 1
    Step 1

    Buy any picture frame and paint it with your choice of color.

  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 2
    Step 2

    Glue the bottom part of the frame to the top frame so none of the sand can get out.

  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add sand.

  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 4
    Step 4

    Smoothen the sand out until all spots are equal. I just tapped it on the sides so i wouldn't leave any finger marks on it.

  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add decorations. i went with the theme or water, fire, earth and air. except i have to air to put in obviously, but there's always air/ wind around.

  • How to make a garden / terrarium. Mini Zen Garden - Step 6
    Step 6

    i dont have a dowel yet, but i used a toothpick instead to make the designs around the objects.

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nico s.
nico s.
hey check this out,
you can make an amazing bonsai to upgrade your zen garden from cardboard!
http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Bonsai-Tree/
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marielle  s.
marielle s.
WOW THIS IS COOL I ALWAYS WANTED TO GO AND SEE ONE BUT NOW I CAN ACUALLY MAKE ONE =D THANX
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marielle  s.
marielle s.
WOW THIS IS COOL I ALWAYS WANTED TO GO AND SEE ONE BUT NOW I CAN ACUALLY MAKE ONE =D THANX
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scout
scout · South Hadley, Massachusetts, US · 10 projects
i made one of these a while ago, but it's not as fancy as yours! nice job Happy
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