Project #158: DIY Jam Jar Gnome Terrarium

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Jam-jar gnome terrarium by Yuliya  from Yufrukt

Nature crafts are one of my favourites as touching bugs, smelling moss and collecting sticks is essential for ones childhood. Jam jar terrarium craft is lots of fun for both making and collecting materials for, so get ready for a lovely walk to a nearby park/forest/beach.

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

What you’ll need:
* moss / grass / flowers / leaves
* pinecones / needles / bits of bark / acorns
* shells / sand / pebbles
* short thick stick (for making a gnome)
* jam jar
* scissors
* a bit of rope / ribbon
* poster paint (gouache)
* thin paintbrush
* box cutter

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

Step1:
take your jar and fill it up with nature’s treasures arranging it nicely in layers. (for example put a layer of sand then a layer of moss then a pinecone, etc)

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

Step 2:
Carve the end of the thick stick with a box cutter in a cone shape (pointy end will be gnome’s hat) and make sure you carve off enough bark to be able to paint the gnome’s face and beard.

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

Step 3:
paint the pointy bit to be the gnome’s hat

Step 4:
paint the eyes, nose and beard

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium
Step 5:
put your gnome inside the jar – it’s his own little hideout

Step 6:
decorate mouth of the jar with a rope or a ribbon

Bloesem Kids | DIY jam jar gnome terrarium

It’s done!!! Hope you enjoyed it.

 

Craft contributed by: Yuliya


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