DIY Fall Cemeterrarium Eternal Gardens: Creating a Cemetery Terrarium Class
This fun class is the perfect way to dip your toes into the terrarium world! Whether you are a newbie or a pro you will love this class! All the materials you will need will be provided :) Class fee is $45. The $10 fee is to reserve your spot and the balance of $35 will be due at the time of the class. The Class is OCT 14th 3:30-5PM
Class Title: "Eternal Gardens: Creating a Cemetery Terrarium"
Class Description: Welcome to "Eternal Gardens: Creating a Cemetery Terrarium," a unique and captivating class that combines horticulture with a touch of Gothic aesthetics. In this class, you will learn how to design and craft your very own miniature cemetery terrarium, a hauntingly beautiful and sustainable piece of botanical art that pays homage to life, death, and nature's cycle.
Course Overview: In this hands-on class, you will delve into the fascinating world of terrariums while embracing the solemn beauty of cemetery landscapes. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of creating a visually stunning, self-contained ecosystem that captures the essence of a peaceful graveyard, complete with lush flora, miniature tombstones, and ethereal ambiance.
Terrarium Basics: Understand the fundamentals of terrariums, including container selection, soil composition, and plant choices. Discover the importance of closed vs. open terrariums and their maintenance.
Cemetery Inspiration: Explore the history and symbolism of cemeteries as you draw inspiration for your terrarium's design. Learn about famous cemetery gardens from around the world.
Plant Selection: Choose suitable plants that thrive in the low-light, high-humidity conditions of a terrarium. Select foliage that complements the mood of your cemetery theme.
Miniature Tombstones: Craft miniature tombstones or grave markers using various materials, such as clay, wood, or resin. Personalize them with intricate details or special inscriptions.
Landscaping Techniques: Master the art of terrarium landscaping, arranging plants, mosses, stones, and other elements to recreate a serene graveyard atmosphere.
Caring for Your Cemetery Terrarium: Learn how to maintain your terrarium, including watering, pruning, and dealing with common issues like mold or pests.
Personalization: Add your own creative touch to make your cemetery terrarium uniquely yours, whether through custom decorations, figurines, or subtle lighting effects.
By the end of this class, you'll have not only gained valuable skills in terrarium crafting but also created a meaningful and visually striking piece of art that captures the serene beauty of a cemetery. Whether you display it in your home or offer it as a heartfelt gift, your cemetery terrarium will serve as a reminder of life's transience and the enduring beauty of nature.
Join us for "Eternal Gardens: Creating a Cemetery Terrarium" and embark on a creative journey that celebrates life, death, and the eternal cycle of nature. Create a work of art that is both thought-provoking and aesthetically captivating.