Much to our frustration, now is the time of year when potholes and giant cracks decorate roads and sidewalks. While some might find that filling these cracks with plantings is a good green solution, we also like Juliana Santacruz Herrera's take on the pothole problem — fill them with bright and colorful strands of yarn!Artist Juliana Santacruz Herrera has filled a number of Paris's potholes and cracks with colorful yarn. While it certainly isn't a permanent solution, we think it's a bright and cheery way to improve on otherwise dreary conditions. See more on Juliana Santacruz Herrera's Flickr stream.
- Crack Gardens: Food Growing from Cracks in the Pavement
- Look! Pothole Gardens
- Asphalt Repair by Sakrete Now Easier, Greener
- Decorative Branches and Indoor Yarn Bombing
- Yarn Bombers' Knit Graffiti
(Images: Juliana Santacruz Herrera)