Make a Desert Terrarium

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn to create a stylish desert-inspired DIY terrarium using cacti and succulents.



1.5 hours Class size 6 to 60     label £52
How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Shipping in the UK is free, and you'll get your box delivered in time for your class. This craft kit only ships to UK mainland.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the interactive class.

Channel your creativity and try something new from the comfort of your own home and build your own terrarium with desert-inspired designs in this online class with a bunch of like-minded folks!

We send you all the materials and tools you need in a handy craft kit, sent out in advance of the workshop, so you will have everything ready.

During this virtual terrarium workshop, we will be making an open terrarium. These self-sustaining ecosystems mimic the landscape of beautiful arid desert plains and are ideal for a display of cacti and succulents.

Terrarium making is perfect for urban dwellers or if you are new to living with plants as our open terrariums need minimal maintenance and are a breeze to care for. Yet they still provide a beautiful centrepiece for your interior and bring great joy as you watch your miniature world grow, never mind how much fun they are to make!

As you learn how to make a terrarium, you will learn fun facts about the interesting history of terrariums, suitable soil compositions, and top tips for arranging your plants in your vessel.

What to expect:

  • A welcome to our online hangout on Zoom.
  • A moment to get set up, go through your materials, pour a glass of wine, grab some snacks.
  • An insight into the history and background of terrariums.
  • Learn some facts and tips about growing cacti and succulents.
  • Find out about soil and drainage combinations.
  • Guided step by step process to build your terrarium.
  • Let your creativity go wild as you put your own individual flair into the decorative elements.
  • Plant care and maintenance tips to keep your new miniature desert happy and thriving!

Join your experienced teacher and other plant-lovers and create your own urban oasis!


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • A glass vessel.
  • Tools.
  • Stones.
  • Soil.
  • Some decorative elements such as moss and driftwood.
  • Three plants (which will be a mix of cacti and succulents).
What you'll need
  • Scissors.
  • You may want to cover your table with newspaper or similar as we will be working with soil.
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is great for virtual team building activities at home. Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

Your teacher
Floral Merchant London
Floral Merchant London

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Floral Merchant London is the creation of set designer Hayley McDonald: finding her way to botanical design through a background of interior and prop styling for film and advertising. Floral Merchant London combines her love of the natural world and her interior styling experience.

At Floral Merchant London we are passionate about helping you tap into your creativity and find your inner green fingers and create truly stylish designs for your home.

Floral Merchant London specialises in Online Botanical Workshops, DIY Kits and virtual team building activities. We provide a fun and creative way to gather your friends, family or colleagues together and escape into the wonderful world of creating with nature via our DIY Kits and Botanical Workshops.

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