Moss Graffiti: Growing On A Wall Near You

Last summer we took a stroll down Yarn Bombing lane, and now I'm back to show you the eco-friendly graffiti movement using moss that has been growing strong for the past few years.

I love the idea of this art form on the streets, but what I like even better is all of the potential it has to spice up plain and boring backyard walls and walkways.

All you need is moss, sugar, buttermilk, water, a container, a paint brush, a blender, a great idea and you're off. Pick your favorite word, quote or create a fabulous stencil or drawing and get painting.

You can get step-by-step instructions here. It does seem to work best in wetter climates but it's easy enough of a project to try anywhere and see what results you can muster up.

Well, I hope this gets your brains buzzing with incredible moss inspired decor ideas. May the moss be with you, enjoy!

(Images: 1. Regina Urban Ecology 2. Yatzer 3. Art Electronic Media 4. Keluarga Audisie 5. Yatzer 6. Edina Tokodi for Inhabitat 7. Anna Garforth 8. Edina Todoki via Daily Obsessional)

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Alysha is a photographer and designer living in Seattle who loves dark chocolate, tea, and all things furry. In her spare time you'll find her with paint in her hair renovating her 1919 Craftsman and sharing the process on her blog Old House New Tricks.