Build Your Own Terrarium

Please select your terrarium type from the options below. More information on each of the plant types can be found here. If this is your first time building a terrarium, please click here for instructions, tips and tricks.

MARIMO SUCCULENT AIRPLANT

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Astronaut - Large

$ 31.95
  • Terrarium measures approx. 9" in diameter
  • Ideal for 3-7 air plants (depending on plant size)
  • Select 4-5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

    Copenhagen

    $ 39.95
    • Terrarium measures approx. 12" tall x 6.5" wide
    • Ideal for 3-6 air plants. 2.75" opening (not for large hands!)
    • Select 4 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

        Fishbowl - Medium

        $ 7.95
        • Terrarium measures approx. 6" in diameter
        • Ideal for 1-3 air plants
        • Select 1.5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

            Footed Terrarium - Large

            $ 17.95
            • Terrarium measures approx. 5.5 inches in diameter
            • Ideal for 1-3 air plants
            • Select 1.5 cups of sand from the next step
            This terrarium container is an excellent medium sized option. It is compact and fits easily into any space. The large opening makes removing your air plants for watering a breeze, but it still has an overall "enclosed" feel. Rests on three glass feet.

            Footed Terrarium - Small

            $ 12.95
            • Terrarium measures approx. 4.5 inches in diameter
            • Ideal for 1-3 plants (depending on size)
            • Select 1 cup of sand/pebbles from the next step
            This terrarium container is an excellent small sized option. It is compact and fits easily into any space. The large opening makes removing your air plants for watering a breeze, but it still has an overall "enclosed" feel. Rests on three glass feet.

            Gumdrop

            $ 21.95
            • Terrarium measures approx. 7" tall x 7" wide
            • Ideal for 2-5 air plants
            • Select 4 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

              Hanging Globe - Medium

              $ 16.95
              • Container measures approx. 5.5" in diameter
              • Ideal for 1-4 plants depending on size/style
              • Select 1.5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

              Hanging Globe - Small

              $ 12.95
              • Container measures 4.5" in diameter (includes rope base)
              • Ideal for 1-2 plants depending on size
              • Select 1 cup of sand/pebbles from the next step

              Raindrop

              $ 21.95
              • Terrarium measures 9.5" tall x 5" wide (includes rope base)
              • Ideal for 2-3 air plants
              • Select 1 cup of sand/pebbles from the next step

                Slant-Cut Bowl

                $ 17.95
                • Terrarium measures approx. 7" in diameter
                • Ideal for 3-5 air plants
                • Select 2.5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

                Tall Slant-Cut - Large

                $ 26.95
                • Terrarium measures approx. 10" tall x 6.5" wide
                • Ideal for 2-5 air plants
                • Select 4 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

                  Tall Slant-Cut - Small

                  $ 19.95
                  • Terrarium measures approx. 8" tall x 5.5" wide
                  • Ideal for 2-4 air plants
                  • Select 1.5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

                    Wizards Cup - Small

                    $ 21.95
                    • Terrarium measures approx. 7" tall x 6.5" wide
                    • Ideal for 2-5 air plants
                    • Select 2.5 cups of sand/pebbles from the next step

                      Add Your Base Layer

                      Terrarium Pebbles

                      $ 2.95
                      • Multiple colors available - click photo to select
                      • Sent in 1 cup bag
                      • Use as a base to build your air plant terrarium
                      Our premium terrarium pebbles are excellent as a base layer, or as a top layer or decorative accent over our terrarium sands. Our white and caramel mix are all natural, and our other colors are dyed with a permanent, fade resistant dye. Color will not fade or run when wet. Sent in 1 cup (12 oz.) bags. Refer to the container you selected to determine how much sand / pebbles you will need.

                      Terrarium Sand

                      $ 2.95
                      • Multiple colors available - click photo to select
                      • Sent in 1 cup bag
                      • Use as a base to build your air plant terrarium
                      Our premium terrarium sands are an excellent base layer for your air plant terrarium. Use them on their own, or combine with our terrarium pebbles for added texture. Select your color above. you will receive one cup (12 oz.) of sand per order.

                        Select Your Plants

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia andreana

                        $ 12.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 4" - 5" wide
                        • large, uniquely attractive plant
                        Tillandsia andreana are low maintenance, unique looking air plants. They have thin, green leaves that will often bush a pale, yellowish-orange before the plant blooms. Andreana have a wide leaf spread, which make them excellent for filling space in a terrarium. These are also a wonderful addition to any air plant collection.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia Bulbosa (small)

                        $ 4.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 3" - 4" long
                        • unique and attractively shaped plant
                        Tillandsia bulbosa have a very interesting and appealing shape. They have stiff green leaves that resemble tentacles, and will often bush red before the plant blooms. The small base of this plant make it an excellent choice for terrariums, as it can be inserted into shells or other small spaces. These work particularly well in beach or ocean themed terrariums, but are wonderful no matter how they are used.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia Capitata

                        $ 5.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 3.5" - 4" wide
                        • attractive, soft-leafed plant
                        Tillandsia capitata are low maintenance, attractive air plants. They have soft, pale green leaves that will often bush a peach shade before the plant blooms. The small base of this plant make it an excellent choice for terrariums, as it can be inserted into shells or other small spaces and fills the terrarium nicely.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia Caput Medusae

                        $ 4.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 3.5" - 4.5" long
                        • unique and attractively shaped plant
                        Tillandsia caput medusae have a very interesting and appealing shape. They have stiff, silvery green leaves that resemble tentacles, bringing the plant to life in a unique way. These work particularly well in beach or ocean themed terrariums, but are wonderful no matter how they are used.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia Funkiana

                        $ 4.25
                        • Plants measure approx. 3" long
                        • unique and attractively shaped plant
                        Tillandsia funkiana are wonderful little plants. They have stiff, silvery green leaves that resemble pine leaves, and will often grow with small twists and curves. After the plant blooms, it's offspring will appear growing from the base. Over time these will grow into clusters, making them excellent specimens to own. Because they grow tall rather than wide, these plants are excellent for filling vertical space in a terrarium.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia ionantha

                        $ 3.95
                        • Plant measures approx. 1.5" - 2" long
                        • Plants will often be sent green, and will eventually "blush" red.
                        Tillandsia ionantha are remarkable, compact air plants. They remain small (approx. 2.5" when mature) making them an excellent choice individually for a small terrarium, or in groups for larger terrariums. Plants will often arrive green, but will blush red before they bloom with 1-3 purple flowers. After they bloom, they will have offspring, known as pups, that will grow attached to the base of the plant.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia Ionantha (small)

                        $ 3.25
                        • Plant measures approx. 1.5" - 2" long
                        • Plants will often be sent green, and will eventually "blush" red.
                        Tillandsia ionantha are remarkable, compact air plants. They remain small (approx. 2.5" when mature) making them an excellent choice individually for a small terrarium, or in groups for larger terrariums. Plants will often arrive green, but will blush red before they bloom with 1-3 purple flowers. After they bloom, they will have offspring, known as pups, that will grow attached to the base of the plant.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia tectorum

                        $ 14.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 2.5" - 3"
                        • Exceptionally hardy

                        Tillandsia tectorum are unique among air plants. They have highly developed trichomes on their foliage, giving them their signature white color and soft, fuzzy texture. This also makes them adept at harvesting moisture and water in their environment. They require less water than most tillandsia, and are a very attractive specimen for an air plant terrarium or plant collection.

                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Air Plant - Tillandsia velutina

                        $ 4.95
                        • Plants measure approx. 3" - 3.5" wide
                        • attractive, soft-leafed plant
                        Tillandsia velutina are low maintenance, attractive air plants. They have soft, green leaves that will often bush a deeper shade before the plant blooms. The small base of this plant make it an excellent choice for terrariums, as it can be inserted into shells or other small spaces and fills the terrarium nicely.
                        More information on tillandsia, including full care info, can be found here.

                        Create Your World

                        Amethyst Crystal Cluster

                        $ 5.95
                        • Crystal clusters measure approx. 1.5-2" long x 1-1.5" wide
                        • Size, shape and crystal structure will vary from piece to piece
                        Amethyst crystal clusters make a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden landscape. They add a touch of magic and sparkle, and can be displayed prominently, or partially buried for a subtle but unmistakable effect.

                        Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz crystal that is found in abundance in Brazil, South Korea, Russia and Zambia (among many other localities...including the U.S.). The size, shape and color of the crystal formations vary. Often the crystals form into large, distinct points, but sometimes they form in clusters of many smaller points. Occasionally traces of other minerals can be seen.

                          Amethyst Crystal Point

                          $ 1.95
                          • Crystals measure approx. 1-1.5" long x .75-1" wide
                          • Size, shape and color will vary from piece to piece
                          Amethyst crystals make a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden landscape. They add a touch of magic and sparkle, and can be displayed prominently, or partially buried for a subtle but unmistakable effect.

                          Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz crystal that is found in abundance in Brazil, South Korea, Russia and Zambia (among many other localities...including the U.S.). The size, shape and color of the crystal formations vary. Often the crystals form into large, distinct points, but sometimes they form in clusters of many smaller points. Occasionally traces of other minerals can be seen.

                          Aragonite Crystal Specimen

                          $ 14.95
                          • Crystal specimens measure approx. 2" - 2.5"
                          • Size, shape and color of crystals and clusters vary from piece to piece
                          Aragonite crystal clusters are spectacular. The individual crystals form in small, rod-like shapes, and grow outward from the center in all directions. The faces of the crystals are flat, appearing like small windows into the stone. These specimens are a striking feature in a terrarium or fairy garden.
                          The size and shape of the individual crystals in each cluster will vary. Overall color will usually be a coppery-red shade, but can appear lighter, even clear / white in some cases.

                          Aura Amethyst Crystal Cluster

                          $ 7.95
                          • Crystal clusters measure approx. 1.5-2" long
                          • Size, shape and crystal structure will vary from piece to piece

                            These "Aura Amethyst" specimens are truly magical, and are a beautiful accent to any terrarium or fairy garden! They can be displayed prominently, or partially buried to add a more subtle point of interest to any miniature landscape. The amethyst crystal clusters are treated with a titanium alloy, which causes a permanent bond that changes the coloration dramatically, creating a wonderful iridescent specimen.

                          Calcite Glow Stone

                          $ 7.95
                          • Calcite spheres measure approx. 1.5" in diameter
                          • Naturally occurring glow-in-the-dark mineral

                          These calcite "glow stones" bring out the kid in anyone! They are a fun and magical accent to any terrarium or fairy garden. Glow in the dark calcite forms naturally, often as stalactites and stalagmites in caves. These specimens have been formed into perfect spheres roughly 1.5" in diameter. They are excellent in large or small terrariums, and make a great gift on their own.

                          Desert Rose

                          $ 0.95
                          • Pieces measure approx. 1" - 1.5" long on average. 1 piece per order
                          • As a natural element, size and shape will vary. Each one is unique
                          • Interesting and attractive Gypsum mineral formation
                          "Desert Rose" is the name given to these lovely formations of the Gypsum mineral. Each piece is criss-crossed with a unique pattern of lines and ridges caused by the gypsum as it forms. These are a lovely terrarium element, particularly when partially buried in sand or soil.
                          You will receive one piece per order. Photo shows multiple pieces to provide examples of what you will receive.

                          Dried Mini Lotus Pods

                          $ 2.95
                          • Three pieces per order
                          • Pods measure approx. 1.5" long on average

                          Our miniature lotus pods are the dried seed pod that grows from the center of the lotus bloom. They dry remarkably well, and add a unique look and texture to a terrarium. These work particularly well in lush, foresty themes especially when grouped together. You will receive three pieces per order.

                          Fancy Dried Pine Cone

                          $ 3.95
                          • Three pieces per order
                          • Pine cones measure approx. 1.5" - 2" long on average

                          These unique dried pine cones are an excellent textural element, particularly for lush, forest themed terrariums (though they work well in other styles too). They measure approx. 1.5" - 2" long, so are compact enough for smaller terrariums, and look great when clustered together in medium - larger sizes.  You will receive three pieces per order.

                          These are also excellent for fairy gardens, wreath making and other craft projects.

                          Individual Purple Barnacle

                          $ 1.95
                          • Barnacles measure approx. 1.5 - 2" long
                          • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)

                          Our individual barnacles can be used in any size terrarium, and look great when grouped together in medium to large size containers. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant and colorful landscape.

                          As with most of our natural elements, these are excellent for fairy gardens as well, or any other crafty project you might dream up.

                          Large Barnacle Cluster

                          $ 9.95
                          • Barnacle clusters measure approx. 4.5 - 5.5" long
                          • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)
                          • Excellent terrarium feature for larger containers

                          Our large barnacle clusters are a favorite element for adding height, texture and color to a medium to large terrarium. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant landscape.

                          Mink Jawbone

                          $ 1.95
                          • Jawbones measure approx. 1.5 " long x .75" wide
                          • Individual jawbones vary slightly, and will include 2-3 intact teeth
                          Mink jawbones are a fun terrarium addition, and work particularly well when partially buried in a desert-themed terrarium. They also make a fun and unique addition to your marimo terrarium.

                          Moroccan Geode Fragments

                          $ 4.95
                          • 12 pieces per order
                          • Sizes range between approx. .5" - 1.5"
                          Moroccan geode fragments are a unique natural element. They are layered with hundreds of quartz crystals, often in intricate clusters.  They sparkle in the sun, and add a subtle, unmistakable touch to a terrarium or fairy garden.

                          Muskrat Skull

                          $ 9.95
                          • Skulls measure approx. 2" long
                          • Top half of the skull, with large front teeth intact
                          • Amazing desert themed terrarium element
                          Our muskrat skulls are a must have for any desert or spooky themed terrarium. They are small enough to fit in nearly any terrarium (each one measures roughly 2" long), yet large enough to make a statement. Each skull has been cleaned and treated with peroxide.

                            Natural Rose Quartz

                            $ 2.65 +
                            • Large size measures approx. 2 - 2.5" long
                            • Small size measures approx. 1 - 1.5" long
                            • Overall size, shape and color will vary. Each piece is unique

                            Rose quartz is a beautiful pink form of the quartz mineral. It can be used minimally in a terrarium to add a subtle touch of color, or used as a prominent feature to create a whimsical landscape or mystical theme.

                            Peacock Ore

                            $ 3.45
                            • Individual pieces measure approx. 0.5" long. 6 pieces per order
                            • Size, shape and coloration will vary slightly from piece to piece
                            • Highly colorful natural element
                            Peacock ore is a striking mineral that displays brilliant hues of blue, green, red, purple and sometimes silver or gold. The colors shift in the light, giving it a natural iridescence that adds an unmistakable touch to your terrarium. These are a favorite element of ours. You will receive 6 pieces per order.

                            Polished Occo Geode

                            $ 3.65
                            • Geodes measure approx. 1.5 - 2" long
                            • Size, shape and crystal structures vary. Each piece is unique.

                            Geodes are one of the earth's little treasures. They form in geothermal regions, where volcanic gasses seep upward through the earth. Over time, the gasses deposit layers of minerals, usually quartz, creating nodules of agate with hollow, crystal lined caverns.

                            These Occo geodes have been cut and polished on the face. they are excellent in terrarium, large or small. Because the outer shell is rough, they can be used to create little "boulders" in your landscape that reveal their secret when viewed from the right angle.

                            Preserved Moss

                            $ 3.95
                            • You will receive one 4" x 6" bag (approx. 6 oz) per order
                            • lightly dyed and preserved. Color will vary
                            • Excellent for air plant terrariums
                            This moss has been dyed and preserved to remain colorful and keep it's natural spongey texture. Preserved moss is best suited for air plant terrariums where moisture is at a minimum, but can be used in succulent terrariums as well provided it is not exposed to water or moisture. It is excellent for creating a lush, verdant feel, or adding a touch of green to a beach themed terrarium.

                            Reindeer Moss (Lichen)

                            $ 2.95
                            • One 3" x 4" bag (approx. 1/2 oz.) per order
                            • Color may vary slightly from the photo
                            • Please select your color
                            Reindeer lichen (also known as reindeer moss and caribou lichen) is a versatile terrarium and fairy garden element. It can easily be tucked into small crevices or areas, or used to create miniature shrubs in a mini-landscape. It is not alive, but is preserved to keep its soft and fluffy texture.

                            Selenite Crystal "Tower"

                            $ 6.95
                            • Selenite "towers" measure approx. 4" tall x 1.5 - 2" wide
                            • Large, striking terrarium feature
                            • Overall size and shape will vary slightly

                            Selenite is a unique and interesting formation of the Gypsum mineral. Often forming as long "rods", these selenite towers are beautiful natural specimens of the earth. They make a fantastic focal point in medium to large size terrariums, and work particularly well in winter or mystical themes.

                            Because of the way they form, selenite specimens have a natural fiber-optic quality. They appear to glow from within, especially when placed in the sun.

                            Small Barnacle Cluster

                            $ 3.95
                            • Barnacle clusters measure approx. 2.5" long
                            • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)
                            • Excellent terrarium feature for medium to large containers

                            Our small barnacle clusters are a favorite element for adding height, texture and color to a medium to large terrarium. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant landscape.

                            Sputnik Sea Urchin Shell

                            $ 2.95
                            • You will receive one large sputnik sea urchin shell per order
                            • Pieces range in size from approx. 1.75"-2.5" wide
                            • Excellent element for beach-themed terrariums
                            These large sputnik sea urchin shells are a beautiful accent to any terrarium or fairy garden. They can be displayed prominently, or partially buried to add a subtle point of interest to any miniature landscape. The natural opening makes a perfect nesting spot for an air plant in your terrarium.

                              Terrarium Driftwood

                              $ 1.95 +
                              • Hand collected Pacific Northwest driftwood. 3 per order
                              • Versatile terrarium element. Useful in many themes
                              • Select small, medium, large or mixed size
                              Our terrarium driftwood is hand collected from a handful of beaches in the Pacific Northwest. It has been hand selected for it's size, shape and character. Driftwood is a favorite element for terrariums, and can be used in many ways to complement a variety of designs. Stand it upright for a monolithic feel, or partially bury it for a weathered landscape. Works well for beach, desert, or lush themes.
                              You will receive 3 pieces per order. Select your size from the option above.
                              Small measures approx. 2.5" - 3.5" long
                              Medium measures approx. 4" - 5.5" long
                              Large measures approx. 6" - 7.5" long
                              Driftwood can be cut easily with a handsaw to accommodate specific design needs.

                              Terrarium Miniature - Hermit's Hut

                              $ 8.95
                              • Hut measures approx. 1 1/2 inches tall x 1 inch wide
                              • Hand-sculpted, so each one is unique
                              Our miniature Hermit's Hut's are hand made right here at Midnight Blossom, and are a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden. They are sculpted from Polymer clay, and are durable and waterproof. Use them alone, or grouped together to create a tiny village in your terrarium.

                              Terrarium Miniature - Lady Bug

                              $ 3.85 +
                              • Lady bugs measure approx. .5" long
                              • Hand-sculpted, so each one is unique

                              Our lady bugs are hand made right here at Midnight Blossom, and really bring any terrarium or fairy garden to life. They are sculpted from Polymer clay, and are durable and waterproof. They are available individually, or as a set of 3 (best value).

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