Floral design expert Amy Marella is showing you how to make the perfect hostess gift using a terrarium.


  • Mini Christmas Tree
  • Terrarium
  • Moss
  • Decorative Spool Wire
  • Christmas Greens (examples: Christmas tree cuttings, Ilex Berries, Holly Leaves)
  • Wood Chips
  • Pine cones
  • Wood picks
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Glue dots
  • Ribbon
  • Small Red Ornaments

DIY Hostess Gifts - Home & Family

-Place moistened moss on bottom of terrarium
-Wrap mini Christmas tree base with moistened moss and decorative spoiled wire and place into terrarium
-Hot Glue Wood picks onto bottom of pine cones and let dry. Place stick first into moss.
-Fill remaining space with pine cones and Christmas greens, and wood chips.

-Cut 2 feet of ribbon
-Make three knots across ribbon
-Cut ribbon ends at an angle to create a cute “fishtailed” look
-Use Glue dots to glue knots to corner seams of terrarium
-Wrap together small red ornaments and place them and a holly leaf onto knotted ribbon
-Present gift to hostess and be the envy of the party!

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