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She has vision boards around the studio to
inspire her students when they walk around.
Often when they come back, they have a
new perspective and can finish building
their terrarium, Fiorentinos said.
Brooklynite Michelle Quinones said she
liked the idea of leaving her creation and
coming back. It ended up helping her finish
“I added a few more rocks,” she said. “I’m
Quinones got the class for her mom as a
Christmas gift and brought her sister so they
could experience something together.
“I loved it. Liza explained everything to
make things easier,” Quinones said.
Salley, who made a terrarium with a succulent
and colorful pebbles, said she found
the process fun and easy, too.
Fiorentinos reminded people the terrarium
isn’t permanent; it’s a living space,
so you can change parts out. If you go on a
vacation and bring a shell home, you can put
it in there, she said during the class.
For those who want to bring more plants
into their lives, she suggests ZZ plants or any
kind of violet because they bloom on an ongoing
basis if the space has good light. In
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