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Glass houses: Not so great for stone-throwing purposes, but pretty excellent for growing plants, as these stylish West Elm terrariums demonstrate.

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The terrariums trap condensation, which makes them perfect places for small plants and succulents to thrive, but you could use these in lieu of bell jars to display decorative objects instead. Or, you could do both, like the super-cool company Twig Terrariums does. You grow, girl!

6 Responses

  1. anna@HGTV.com says:

    So peaceful and beautiful.

  2. Kayla@HGTV says:

    This is beyond cool. I actually have an empty spot in the living room that has been needing something, but I couldn't quite put my finger on it. I tried pictures. Random collections. Now I know it needs a terrarium. Whodathunkit?!

  3. Briana@HGTV says:

    Hmm. Let's get someone from Southern California to trade climates with both of us…

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  5. [...] I could build a box for some veggies and flowers. Hmm. Perhaps I’ll just try a store-bought terrarium first. Still can’t believe your eyes? Check out Inhabitat for more cool shots of the [...]

  6. Briana@HGTV says:

    Ha! No, I am in the market for some indoor trees, though. :) I'm just trying to get these gardening delights out there while those of us in the Northeast can still use 'em. (End of summer usually means we get two nice weeks of perfect fall weather, then straight into a brutal winter.)

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Briana MowreyBriana is a writer and senior editor for HGTV.com. Her self-described design style is "mid-century modern magpie." She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with her husband, their spoiled dachshund, Chauncey,...


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