Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical Miniature Worlds

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Timber Press, Apr 3, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 196 pages
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A terrarium is nothing less than a miniature world -- one that you can create yourself. It might be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and bright tropical flowers. Or a desert, with strange succulents planted among colorful stones. Or a Victorian fer

 

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My love for terrariums goes back to the 1970s when those large, spaceship-style plastic orbs were so popular. Terrarium Craft by Amy Bryant Aiello and Kate Bryant is a wonderful book that has inspired ... Read full review

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This is the next generation of terrarium composition and display. The Bryants introduce exotic and mundane elements and materials which are very appealing. Borrow this one again. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Amy Bryant Aiello spent her early childhood wandering around the forests and wetlands of Minnesota's Woodlake Nature Center, where her dad worked as a naturalist. Inspired by lessons gleaned in plants, animals, and the natural world, as well as the artists of her mother's family, Amy went on to study photography and installation art at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.Amy and her husband are the owners of Artemisia, a popular Portland, Oregon, boutique specializing in terrariums, indoor gardens, and fine art. Amy's terrariums are one-of-a-kind botanical worlds that are created with a palette of living plants, natural materials, and personal objects.

Kate Bryant blends her love of writing and gardening in her work, having contributed to gardening books including the two-volume Flora encyclopedia and newspapers such as The Oregonian. She has also contributed to lifestyle magazines such as Portland Monthly, in which her column and gardening blog, Plantwise, appear.Kate has worked in plant nurseries and volunteered for community garden projects, urban tree plantings, and local Master Gardener programs. She has also collected plants and gardened on several continents. Kate runs a garden design, maintenance, and consulting business focusing on sustainable landscapes, edibles, and container gardens in Portland, Oregon.



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