13 Days of Halloween: Mason Jar Terrarium

By Anonymous on 11/04/2015

13 days of Halloween

As part of our 13 days of Halloween, we wanted to show you guys how to make a spooky terrarium. It is an easy craft that is a lot of fun to make! You can also get real creative with your designs!

image of spooky terrarium

What you will need: 

spooky terrarium supplies

Let's Get Started! 

step one

Clean it out!

clean out jar

Clean out the jar. Make sure the glass is super clean. Dry the glass. Once it is clean and dry, the jar is ready for the next step.

step two

Make a Foundation

Making a foundation

Now that your jar is clean, start putting twigs and a foundational base of soil and/or moss. You can position the twig so it stays upright in the jar. Using a hot glue gun, you can secure the twig. (Twig optional)

step three

Decorate, Create!

Decorate your terrarium

Start building! Start crafting! Make the spooky terrarium yours! Add some festive items, like plastic spiders or a fake raven, and use a hot glue gun to keep it in place.

step four

Display it!

image of spooky terrarium

The spooky terrariums make a great conversation piece or a great Halloween gift for friends or family. Experiment with some Halloween themes! Try something different! Have fun with it!

image of spooky terrarium


image of spooky terrarium


 image of spooky terrarium

Warning! Escaped Bear!



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What do your terrariums look like? Did you make a themed series of terrariums?

What items did you include to add that special, spooky touch?

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