Winter Wonderland Terrarium

The Holidays are here!
I am so excited for all the festivities and to be on Design Dazzle.
I am Alexis from, Jacolyn Murphy Designs
where I share simple and special ways to celebrate everyday.
Our family loves to make terrariums
and this we year decided to make a Winter Wonderland…
(see here and here for other holidays)


Simple, pretty and festive.
They are like a little snapshot of life…
This one will be in our kitchen, so for the Christmas Tree,
I purchased a small rosemary plant.
It was not in the ideal “Christmas Tree Shape”.
I used green craft wire to gather the plant in at the bottom and gave it a good trim…
In our large glass fish bowl,
I lined the bottom with rocks for drainage, topped with potting soil and inserted the tree.
A sudden storm of translucent decorative “filler”
(available at Michael’s in the floral section, white, clear or glittered beads would work well too)
gave a our terrarium a beautiful fresh layer of snow.
Amazingly, a family of deer appeared,
 along with giant pearl snowflakes…
and a sled full of gifts,
had the fawns excited for Christmas
We can be a little like the Griswalds when it comes to Christmas Lights,
I couldn’t resist adding a little flash for evening viewings.
(a Christmas Light necklace that I got at the hardware store, did just the trick)


 May your Christmas be Merry and Bright!
I remove the lights and sled when I gently mist the terrarium for watering every few days.
After the holidays I will replant the rosemary out in the garden.

Posted on November 19, 2013
Categories: christmas, Christmas Wonderful, crafts, creative ideas, diy tutorials & creative ideas, holiday awesomeness, holiday ideas

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  1. Lana Mortzfield says:
    October 19, 2014

    Love this sooo preteeee,looking for crafts like this,thnx for this one!!!!

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