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How To Make A Zen Garden On A Budget

Peace Yourself With These Amazing Mini Zen Garden!

You don’t need to buy an expensive zen garden, make a zen garden with your household items. Learn how to make a zen garden on a budget or DIY a zen garden on a budget. 

1. Shoe Box Zen Garden On a Budget

How To Make A Zen Garden On A Budget

Have you ever thought you would make Zen Garden with Showbox? Make your own mini zen garden for relaxing and decorating. Let’s start!

Supplies

  • Rocks
  • Air plants
  • Sand
  • A shoebox
  • Rake

How to make

  • Collect your all materials.
  • Take a shoebox gently clean it.
  • Pour the sand into the box.
  • Add colorful rocks and air plants. You can also take more than one plant that is on you, and if you don’t have colored rocks, use what you have.
  • Draw lines with the help of a rake. If you don’t have, use plant stem and make lines.
  • Now, your mini zen garden is ready to use.
  • If you want to change your shoebox color then, use craft paper and stick it with glue.

2. Wood Tray Zen Garden On a Budget

How To Make A Zen Garden On A Budget

Wood tray with pink sand makes zen garden extra peaceful. A suggestion from me, gift this Zen Garden to your mother on Mother’s Day. Let see how to make it!

Supplies

  • Pink Sand
  • Rocks
  • White pebbles
  • Rake
  • Air plants (optional)
  • Wood tray

How to make

  • Collect your all supplies.
  • If you don’t have a wood tray, use a box or any container.
  • Clean your tray and pour white pebbles into one corner of a tray.
  • Add pink sand on the remaining sides, and put rocks on the sand.
  • Draw lines with a rake, If you don’t have, use a plant stem or your little finger.
  • After all, if you think you should add a plant, so you can. Use any air plant which is present in your home.
  • Now, your mini Zen garden is ready to be gifted to your mother.

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3. Succulent Mini Zen Garden On a Budget

How To Make A Zen Garden On A Budget

Are you a succulent lover? Try out this succulent mini zen garden on a budget. Let’s see how to make it!

Supplies

  • Small succulent
  • A decorative bowl
  • Small paper cup
  • Rocks
  • Black & white sand
  • Rake

How to make

  • Start this project by transferring your small succulent plant into a paper cup.
  • Take a decorative bowl and fill it with the black sand.
  • Place the succulent plant cup on the sand.
  • Take white sand and fill it around your plant, like a half-moon shape.
  • Add some rocks for a natural look around the succulent.
  • Draw a design or line with a rake.
  • Now, your succulent mini zen garden is ready.

4. Colorful Rocks Mini Zen Garden

How To Make A Zen Garden On A Budget

Maybe in this project, you don’t need to buy anything. You can use any rock but you have to color them with your favorite color. Let’s see how to make it.

Supplies

  • Plastic tray
  • White sand
  • Stones (of different size)
  • Rake

How to make

  • Take a plastic tray and fill it with the sand.
  • With the help of a rake draw the lines.
  • Add colorful stones at a distance. It is good if you have colored stones at home, if not, collect different size stones from your garden and paint them with different colors. Allow them to dry then use them.
  • Now, your small colorful zen garden is ready.

5. Colorful Sand Zen Garden

How To Make A Zen Garden

Make a colorful zen garden easily and cheaply, all you have to do is follow the instructions below.

Supplies

  • Colorful sand (2 or 3 types, it’s up to you)
  • Small succulents (2 or 3 types)
  • Bowls (2 or 3, it’s up to you)
  • Rake
  • Rocks (optional)
  • Small paper cups

How to make

  •  Transfer your small succulents plant into small paper cups.
  • Fill all the bowls with different colors of sand.
  • Bury the succulent plant cup in the sand and cover it back with sand, you can bury it anywhere it’s up to you.
  • Draw the design with a rake, or you can follow this image design.
  • If you want to give it a natural look, then use rocks, adjust it according to you.
  • Now, your colorful succulents zen garden is ready.

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