Petite Perspective Terrarium

Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow created by

Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow

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From miniature world virtuosos Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow comes this clever moss-filled microcosm populated by a Lilliputian painter at work on his latest masterpiece. The whimsical "Petite Perspective" terrarium comes fully assembled in a glass apothecary jar and brings the serenity of a picturesque landscape to your home or office. In addition to this verdant sculpture's lush mosses, rich soil, and multi-colored stone foundation, a babbling brook serves to inspire the miniature Monet inside as well as those who peek inside his tranquil world. Handmade in Brooklyn, New York. Jar made in China.

Take a studio tour to see where Michelle and Katy bring their miniature nature scenes to life!

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Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow

created by

Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow

location

New York

created by

Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow

location

New York

“Once the day is done, there is always beer in the fridge, chips and dip laying about, and stories to share.”

Good things come in small packages for Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow, who founded Brooklyn-based Twig Terrariums together. “We are obsessed with making these miniature gardens, and do not understand any other way since we started,” says Michelle. “We revel in them.” The childhood friends, who lost touch with each other for a decade before reconnecting with craft nights, find the same joy in working together in their studio (complete with a 14-foot paper mache tree!). It’s a sense of lightness they like to share with their staff. They may work hard growing a small business, “but once the day is done,” says Michelle, “there is always beer in the fridge, chips and dip laying about, and stories to share.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
glass, dirt, rock, moss
Measurements
9" H x 5" dia.
Notes
Care instructions: Moss terrariums need to be kept out of direct sun. Mist every 2-4 weeks.
Please note moss and stones may vary.
Item ID
22151

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 5 days, arriving 6 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 3 days, arriving 4 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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PETITE PERSPECTIVE TERRARIUM
 
2.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

What a great gift idea

By 

from Brooklyn NY

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Beatifully Crafted
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about PETITE PERSPECTIVE TERRARIUM:

    I am by no means a green thumb but this terrarium is the easiest thing in the world to maintain. The figure is beautiful and adds such a nice touch to what would normally be a glass jar holding some grass. These ladies have a great talent for turning these terrariums into something so much more with the scenes they create.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Eh.

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    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use
      • Moss Is Unhealthy
      • No instructions
      • Pests & Disease
      • Small In Size
      • Unattractive

      Best Uses

        Comments about PETITE PERSPECTIVE TERRARIUM:

        I know that the dimensions are listed on the website, but I didn't put two and two together - I was really surprised at how small this was.

        When the terrarium arrives, it is packed extremely well (kudos there) but there is packing material on the inside of the terrarium too, which flattens the moss. You have to fluff up the moss when you unpack it. Furthermore, the moss I received looks nothing like the moss in the photo on the website.

        When I unpacked it there were no instructions for how to set the terrarium up - I had no idea where to put the random rock that came with it and where to set up the figurine. The 'stream' is just a bunch of blue glass that was (and still is) scattered about the terrarium. It would have been helpful to receive some tips about where to place these items.

        This is such a great concept, but it just doesn't ship well. The cost is far too high, in my opinion, and I'm definitely disappointed in this item. I'm aware that I can return this item and likely will.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The terrarium arrived in great condition, though the box was full of packing peanuts which I spent the rest of the afternoon picking up after the cats jumped in the box and got covered with them.

        The terrarium shipped and arrived much sooner than I expected.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Self
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        • Other

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        2.0

        Not as described.

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        from Akron, OH

        About Me Getting Started

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            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about PETITE PERSPECTIVE TERRARIUM:

            Glass jar arrived chipped. Stand for painting was broken. No brook as advertised in description. Person is sitting on a piece of stone, not petrified wood as advertised.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Mother
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Mother’s Day

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