Air plants, succulents, and ferns have become a dear part of our lives, thanks to the terrarium trend we love so. As we begin to get our homes festive for fall, we should consider how to dress up our terrariums, as well! These six pieces will bring a bit of fall into any tiny glass home, which is sure to make your mini plants (and you!) happy.
Perhaps the quickest way to make anything festive for the holidays is to add lights. We are crazy about the delicate wire lights we’ve seen, such as these from Terrain. Look for battery-powered strands you can place directly within terrariums or behind the terrariums for a festive glow. One thing to keep in mind: Copper can damage and kill air plants (tillandsia), so use silver metal strands if you’re planning on placing lights within air plant terrariums.
Two: Putka Pods
These dried pods come from a tree commonly known as a cheese tree. It seems people thought the fruit of the tree looked like cheddar, but all I see is adorable teeny tiny pumpkins! You can find putka pods in craft stores or online. They are nice and light, so they will work wonderfully with any hanging terrariums you may have.
While moss may not be the first thing you think of when you hear the word fall, the beautiful green color contrasts perfectly with the orange of the season. Tuck a bit of moss in the background of your terrarium for a nice punch of color. You can find moss naturally in woodsy areas, or check your nursery or here online for something that works.
Four: Gold Confetti
Right up there with lights is confetti, and gold is the metal for fall. Although you can put the confetti inside your terrarium, we recommend sprinkling a bit of it around your terrarium for a bit of light and shine. Find gold confetti at party stores or online.
Five: Gold Rocks
We’ll continue our love for gold with these fantastic decorative gold rocks, which we found in the vase section at a craft store. You can make a whole layer of gold rocks, or use a few for a bit of sparkle within your terrarium. Make your own by spray painting rocks gold, or check out this for a similar option.
The last piece is something we found on the ground. Acorns are cute and sturdy, a nice addition to your creation.
Thanks to Rob of Unfolded Designs (Candace’s hubby) for use of his terrariums and terrarium pieces! To see more terrarium inspiration from Unfolded Designs or to find purchase information, click here. Local readers, you can find Unfolded Designs at the upcoming Makers Market and Harvest Festival.
Need a few of these pieces to complete your home terrariums? Check out some of these items we’ve found:
Inspired to bring fall to your terrariums? We’d love to know about it!
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