DIY Mason Jar Butterfly Terrarium

Our Work | April 2, 2013

Last week I blogged about a handmade gift exchange that I attended and showcased all the items that my friends brought. Today I’m sharing the gift that I brought! I love making seasonal home decor items.  It’s so fun to bring out special handmade items with the changing of each season and holiday. 
I made a simple butterfly terrarium in a mason jar. This craft is less than $5 to make, only requires 4 materials and can be made in 5 easy steps! 

Step 1 // Cut your 3″ foam ball in half. 
Step 2 // Cut a small piece of your sheet moss to the size of your foam ball. 
Step 3 // Hot glue the moss all around the ball to conform to the ball and then hot glue the ball half to the mason jar lid. 
Step 4 // Stick in your butterflies to the moss ball. My butterflies came attached to wire. I just pushed the wire right into the foam ball. 

Step 5 // Stick your foam ball with butterflies into the jar and tighten the lid! It’s that easy!! 
I added these free printable tags to my terrariums to handout at the gift exchange. 
To see past 6th Street DIY projects check out this Pinterest board