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.

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(Images: Juliana Santacruz Herrera)