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Are you a sucker for succulents?
Terrariums are a wonderfully elegant way to bring a bit of the outdoors inside. Using succulents makes them super easy to care for!

Posted by Jill from Foster City, California, United States • Published See Jill's 25 projects »
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  • How to make a terrarium. Succulent Terrarium - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies. You'll need:
    succulents
    a glass container
    Soil
    Something whimsical to decorate it with (optional)

  • How to make a terrarium. Succulent Terrarium - Step 2
    Step 2

    Put some soil into the bottom of your container. I used some large candle holders to contain my succulents.

  • How to make a terrarium. Succulent Terrarium - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the succulents. I got mine at Home Depot. They have a nice variety of succulents and the lowest prices I've found.
    Don't over crowd your terrarium as your succulents will need space to grow. You probably won't need as many succulents as you think.

  • How to make a terrarium. Succulent Terrarium - Step 4
    Step 4

    Optional:
    Add something whimsical to your terrarium such as a small toy animal. I made these little kitties with super long legs to stick in the dirt out of polymer clay.

  • How to make a terrarium. Succulent Terrarium - Step 5
    Step 5

    Enjoy your succulent terrarium!
    Water once a week or as needed. Succulents are super easy to care for!

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Abby W.
Abby W. · St Louis, Missouri, US · 16 projects
Lovely. Happy
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