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18 Beautiful Air Plant Terrarium Ideas

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Air Plant Terrarium Ideas – A Complete Guide

Today, we will figure out how to create our air plant terrarium in different ways. Also, we will look for different methods through which we can make our air plant, and we will pick only those ideas that will be easy for us to replicate at our end.

Now, there are many possibilities that you can use to make this happen. You can either gather the required kinds of stuff one by one, or you can also order the supplies online so that all the required stuff reaches you all at once.

Air plants are easy to plant, and taking care of such plants is also very easy. These plants take moisture and nourishment from the air, and therefore there is no need for you to take care of these little things.

All you need to take care of is the watering of the plant as these plants require too much water. However, once you take these plants home, then it will be easier for you to water them frequently all day. So, now we will look at some possible and easy ideas that we can create for our home.

DIY Air Plant Terrarium Ideas

As we just discussed, these plants do not need much care and protection as everything they get is from the air, and so you do not need to provide them many nutrients and fertilizers as they will get everything on their own. 

All you need is to take care of them, whether the plant receives the required amount of sunlight and water. So, now we will discuss some of the Air Plant Terrarium ideas that we can make in our home. Though there are many ideas, we will use only those that are easy for us.

Air Plant Terrarium with Rocks

Air Plant Terrarium with Rocks

The very first DIY that we can make is a glass bowl that will contain the air plant terrarium, and we can keep it in our home without any trouble. You can use gold spray paint to embellish the bowl or take any spray paint to make it a little more glorious. You can also place some small rocks as an alternative to gravel that will look more stylish.

Air Plant Terrarium with Minerals and a Special Container

Air Plant Terrarium with Minerals and a Special Container

If you have a glass sphere with few holes in it, then it will be a perfect DIY idea to turn it into an air plant terrarium once you decorate it with the right materials. You can take advantage of this beautiful design of the sphere and keep some pebbles and bushes in the bowl to look like an original container that we usually purchase from the market.

Air Plant Terrarium with Yarrow

Air Plant Terrarium with Yarrow

Well, it is quite fun to arrange the required items to make a good bowl that will be your container to contain an air plant terrarium. So, if you have a bowl with one side open, you can use it as an air plant terrarium. You can put soil and some charcoal pebbles. It looks amazing, and you can plant any plant that you like in the container. Also, if the sphere has more holes, it will be amazing to put yarrow and adjust the height accordingly. Do not miss the chance to turn the plain and simple container into an exciting air plant terrarium. 

Air Plant Terrarium Kits

Air Plant Terrarium Kits

Next in our queue is none other than the air plant terrarium kits. Though collecting everything on your own to make an air plant terrarium is fun. Still, if you do not have many things to collect or know where to gather them, you can go for an all-in-one solution, order an air plant terrarium kit, and contain everything you will need.

It comes with four air plants and has a unique shape crafted from recycled glass.

Footed Air Plant Terrarium with Shell

Footed Air Plant Terrarium with Shell

Soft sand and soil will complete the look you are looking for in the footed air plant terrarium. You can keep moss and smooth pebbles that will make the container like the ones we see on the market. However, you can also put some air plants or fruit-shaped plants to give a perfect look that we want to see. You can also complete it by adding a small Aloe-Vera plant.

Fruit Shaped Air Plant Terrarium

Fruit Shaped Air Plant Terrarium

Next on our list is the very famous Fruit-shaped air plant terrarium. These are available in many shapes like apple, orange, etc. You can pick any one shape that you like and complete it with sand, a red sea fan, a marble cone shell, and small rocks or pebbles, whatever you like. You can order it online, and you will get all these in one order. Apart from this, if you want, you can also add some of your choices to the container. Though you can make it all by yourself also, if you do not have many materials to gather, you can directly order.

Air Plant Terrarium with Sand and Rocks

Air Plant Terrarium with Sand and Rocks

Air Plant Terrarium with Sand and Rocks is one of the most popular and the easiest terrarium we can make on our own. If you have a container, no matter what the shape of the container is, all you need is to make few holes in it to put the required materials into it. If you already have a container with holes, it will be better to pick that one, but even if you do not have one, you can make it. Now, put some sand, moss, air plant, and some small pebbles.

Gemstone Holder

Gemstone Holder

This is one of the best ideas you can do, but it is quite costly. However, it is beautiful and will add more beauty to the tabletop once you make it and get ready to show off. Also, you can put any air plant and hang it in your home.

Organic Shape Air Plant

Organic Shape Air Plant

The organic shapes air plant terrarium is quite trendy, and this is easy to be made. All you need is porcelain containers with holes and a good appearance. Once you have all of these, you will be ready to make your own organic shape air plant terrarium. The most important thing when you are choosing your container is the hole that is there in it. As plants need ventilation and air and the air plants get nourished from the air itself, there must be more than two-three holes.

Wood Piece Air Plant Terrarium

Wood Piece Air Plant Terrarium

Many people do not find such a perfect container, and if this is the case with you also, you do not need to worry as we are here with a great idea that does not include a glass container. You can make an air plant terrarium using a piece of wood.  They give a rustic touch, and it is uncommon and rare. Natural crystal rocks and pieces of wood are the best things that can be used to make an air plant terrarium, and now it is up to you what all things you need to add.

Unique Air Plant and Container

Unique Air Plant and Container

One of the unique designs that we have ever come across is the lamp air plant terrarium. Yes, you have heard it right. Many designers come up with unique ideas to make an air plant terrarium, and this lamp design container is one of them. It is always eye-catching and too easy to be created. So, for this, all you need is jars, mugs, or any such big item that you can make a container of. You can use glass balls, minimalist designs, or whatever suits you with the air plant inside and hang it in your house.

Wine Cork Containers

Wine Cork Containers

Another unique idea that crossed my mind is to make a container using a wine cork. Yes, it is possible, and it is easy to make. You can plant an air plant on the top of the wine cork and hang a thin rope around the cork so that you can hang it on the wall. You can use sand, pebbles, and moss to make it look more erotic and tropical. Though various things can be added up, you can pick anyone to make it look more attractive.

Glass Container Air Plant Terrarium

Glass Container Air Plant Terrarium

If you do not have a perfect-shaped jar, you can also make a container out of it. If you have a large mug with one side open or simply a beaker, it can also be used to make an air plant terrarium. You can put sand, soil, pebbles, a red sea fan, moss, and an air plant of your choice, and trust me, and it will look awesome. The little and small pebbles add much beauty to the air plant, and therefore it is common.

Glass Cylinder and Sea Urchin Shells

Glass Cylinder and Sea Urchin Shells

Another great idea of making an air plant terrarium at your home is to make use of a cylindrical-shaped glass container that is usually available in anyone’s home, and even if it is not available, then you can purchase a glass cylindrical beaker that will do the work. Now, once you get the cylindrical vessel, you can out some sea urchin shell, sand, moss, and any air plant you might like. You can also put those colorful small pebbles.

Spectacular Air Plant Containers

Spectacular Air Plant Containers

Next on our list is the famous spectacular air plant container that is very easy to make, and you will see this in almost every home; this is how it is so popular and common. Well, you can also be one of them to carry a hanging air plant container, and for this, all you need is a small round shaped glass container, and you can decorate it with the required kinds of stuff, colorful pebbles, thin light wires, air plant and with some sand. Once it is made, then it will look pretty.

Crystal Rock Container

Crystal Rock Container

This one is one of the most popular ideas, and it will be easily created at your home, and for this, you do not need any additional things. All you need is crystal glass balls, and you can put some air plants in all of them, tie all these rocks together, and then hang them on the wall.

Hanging Glass Ball Container

This one is easy to make and looks extremely beautiful in one’s home. All you need is a simple and plain glass container and drill a hole in between the ball so that plants can take air through the hole. Now, put sand, small pebbles, and any air plant that you like, and that is it.

Sandy Jensen
Sandy Jensen is the founder of OrganizeWithSandy and Works with Champalimaud Design where she curates and creates fresh ideas for designing and styling your life.

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