Celebrate spring with this terrarium-style display featuring pretty winged critters. It makes a fun alternative to a traditional seasonal floral arrangement.
Photography: Rob Tannenbaum
The Martha Stewart Show, March 2012
Cut floral wire to 9-inch pieces. Remove butterflies from existing wire.
Bend 1/2 inch of floral wire at one end to a 90-degree angle. Insert bent tip of floral wire into butterfly body. Add a dot of hot glue to secure and let dry. Repeat to make desired number of butterflies.
Group three wired butterflies together. Arrange at staggered heights; twist wires together to create a small bundle. Repeat to make desired number of bundles.
Place Styrofoam ball into planter; cover ball with moss. Insert butterfly bundles into moss-covered Styrofoam, and bend to arrange. Cover with cloche.