If you’re looking for DIY decorations that are fuss-free and easy to make, we’ve got you covered. These trendy DIY Succulent Terrarium Centerpieces are desert-chic and perfect for an outdoor or backyard wedding. Using faux succulents and dried/faux foliage allows you to create these centerpieces much in advance; stow them safely and bring them out the day of the party!
Metallic succulents add a unique touch – contrast these against natural-colored succulents and greenery for a really unique combination!
These terrarium centerpieces pair perfectly with our Blush Succulent invites, rounding out the theme perfectly. We love the mix of rosy pinks, gold and leafy greens!
Place these beauties in the center of each table at your event – you can also add battery-operated tea lights to the terrariums as well, for a soft glow. How pretty?!
Follow along below for the full tutorial!
Gather materials. You’ll need metallic spray paint, a variety of faux succulents, dried eucalyptus and/or faux foliage, a glass terrarium and hot glue. If you prefer an all-natural palette, skip the spray paint. You can find the terrariums at a local craft store – the terrariums we used had soldered loops at top. You can also hang these from tree limbs outdoors to create gorgeous hanging lanterns, if desired!
Use the spray paint, if desired, to fully cover a few (or all!) of your succulents. Let them dry fully! It helps to place the succulents at the bottom of a large cardboard box – save a shipping box and use as a spray paint station!
Cut a few small clippings of your leafy foliage. Use small dots of hot glue to cover the bottom of the glass terrarium. Don’t go overboard here- a few will do the trick!
Cut a few small clippings of your eucalyptus. You can also sub in more foliage or a different dried flower.
Start layering the eucalyptus, succulents and leaves in your terrarium, using small dots of hot glue as needed. Try to keep the glue spots hidden, so that the terrarium looks nice at all angles.
Continue adding elements until your desired look is achieved!
How gorgeous will these look at your wedding?! Whether used as centerpieces or hanging lanterns, have fun creating these pretty pieces!
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