Plastic Egg Terrariums – Easter Craft

plastic egg terrarium

Now this is what I call fantastic Easter craft.

Imagine giving this as a home made Easter gift?

Building a plastic egg terrarium is easy and festive! What else would you give as a gift on Easter right? Okay I know that these days kids get pyjamas, toys and other Easter paraphernalia – but this piece of craft  is a humble and more decorative gift. Okay maybe you don’t want to make this a gift at all, maybe you just want to make your own plastic egg terrarium and leave it sit all year around while you read a book.

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It’s original

None the less I think this DIY gets itself a 10 out of 10 in originality. However I’m starting to see these terrariums pop up all over the internet with various was to make them. It’s because terrariums are so easy to make because of their self sustaining grown patterns. You can almost put terrarium plants into any container and have them grow. It’s great to try!

 

Step 1: Cut a circle, about 1/2″ diameter
Step 2: Make a rounded start
Step 3: Curl the edges up
Step 4: Make a punch in the center of the flower
Step 5: Add a stamen through the hole.
Step 6: Glue on the back side of the flower and hold.
Step 7: Cut a thin leaf in the green paper and curl with your fingers to give it shape.
Step 8: Cut a piece of wire less than the size of the egg.
Step 9: Cut the stamen down to a nub on the back side.
Step 10: Glue the wire to the nub of the stamen.
Step 11: Put a small amount of glue on the leaf and attach to the wire.
A direct quote from the blog:  www.thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/

Here are some of the steps that you’re going to need to do when making your plastic egg terrarium. It’s going to be quite an adventure and I don’t know where you’re suppose to find clear plastic eggs so try Michael’s, they are a great source of crafts and different things for fund diys like this. So check out the instructions below and for a full details on how to make a plastic egg terrarium visit the link below. It contains pictures and other steps to get you guys started and on your way! Cheerio!

Plastic Egg Terrariums


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