From waterfalls to lava lands
Boiling earth to snowy peaks,
From sunshine to rainy days
Lush greens to black and greys,
From melting ice to frozen lips
Ice caves to lava caves,
From national parks to barren lands
Puffins to diving whales,
From floating glaciers to frozen lakes
Misty mornings to foggy days,
From deep craters to high mounts
Clear waters to hot springs,
From horses to white dolphins
Curvy roads to steep cliffs,
From basalt columns to icy glaciers
Black beach to diamond beaches,
From furry sheep to native birds
Running streams to silent shores,
From pungent air to fresh breeze
Sunshine to northern lights,
When all of these come on one land
That dream land is called ICELAND.
I self made this terrarium to relive Iceland each day and not just keep it in my memories.
This is how I made it …
Materials used :
Flat glass bowl
Blue stones for the water
Coco peat for the soil
Coal for the rocks
Mud for the mountain base
Black pebbles from the black beach
Chalk powder for snow
Coal powder for black mountains
Dried leaves and flowers for the landscape
Hot glue for the waterfall
Fresh greens for the trees
Iceland model house
How to make it:
Clean the glass bowl with warm water and towel dry. First layer with coal and spread some coco peat. Next make three cone shape mounts and place it on one side.
Next place the blue stones near and in between the mountains for water effect. Then lay the Iceland house model.
Place the black pebbles for the landscape and put the dried leaves and flowers to represent the landscape.
Next put powdered coal on mounts for black effect and place the greens beside and behind the house for trees.
Later hot glue on blue stones and in between two mountains for water effect.
Lastly sprinkle chalk powder for the snowy effect , just remember not to overdo it.
Ta da … your terrarium is done 🙂
Hope you enjoy my poetry and terrarium, happiness and sunshine,
Since you have enjoyed this , I am sure you will love these too