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i am sherlocked

IMG_1.jpgPlants and terrariums are my latest obsession in life. I’ve always had a brown thumb, so what I’ve learned about keeping plants was completely through trial and error. Nowadays, I tend to prefer succulents over anything else. They require the crappy, rocky soil that is found in my backyard, little or no fertilization, medium light, and a watering once to twice a month. All of those conditions are what my tiny and dark home provide. Terrariums are a whimsical and one-of-a-kind way to take your plant collection up a notch. I just adore them!

Can we talk about the series Sherlock for a minute? Fans and Cumberbitches alike will have understood the meaning behind the title of this post. If any of you haven’t yet seen the hit BBC show then I can only say one thing, go and watch an episode right now! I promise that you will not be disappointed. It has complexity, class, humour, action, excitement, murder, a sense of modernity combined with the old, and much more. And the theme song? It’s nothing short of brilliant.

Now let’s discuss this DIY that I have set before you. Highly inspired by this terrarium, I thought what better way to display my two latest passions than to combine them in a glass setting? So I went on eBay, ordered my supplies, and waited about a week for them to come from all over the world. It was incredibly easy, incredibly inexpensive, and incredibly fun. I have to say that this has been my most favourite DIY yet.

IMG_2.jpgThis is what you will need:

A glass container

Moss

Rocks

London phone booth

Magnifying glass

Sherlock book thimble

Smiley face pin

IMG_3.jpgInstructions:

Line the bottom of the terrarium with rocks. Lay down a bed of moss. From there, add the remaining objects and decorate according to personal taste and style. Don’t forget to put on your chosen show for inspiration.

IMG_4.jpg IMG_5.jpgIMG_6.jpg IMG_7.jpgWhat film or series would you like to turn into a terrarium?

Emory

 

7 Comments

  1. mariahagee42

     /  05/01/2014

    Oh wow. I was just scrolling back through your old posts and this one caught my eye. I’m in love with this DIY and Sherlocked all over again!

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  2. So cute and creative! Love this terrarium idea :)

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  3. Your name is so unique, emory :)
    Literally can’t stop fangirling about your diy for this! i so love sherlock!

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  4. This is so innovative and cute

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  5. Reblogged this on Dancing with Fireflies and commented:
    I have to admit, I love this project. But I did sit and watch the videos at the bottom for a LONG time. * happy girl sighs *

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  6. Liam Schvese Logan

     /  03/20/2014

    Very creative thinking 😃

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  7. GREAT SHOW. LOVE SHERLOCK AND THE BBC. GREAT TERRARIUM AS WELL.

    – N

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