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How to Create a Beautiful Moss Wall Art Piece (Quick-Guide)

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In this article, we’ll show you how to create a beautiful and sustainable moss wall art piece, quickly! So, let’s get started!

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In this article, we’ll show you how to create a beautiful and sustainable moss wall art piece, quickly! We’ll cover everything from choosing materials to caring for your wall art piece. So, let’s get started!

Choosing Your Materials

Gather the following materials:

Moss

  1. Use a moss mat or sheet, which can easily be found online or at a craft store.
  2. Or you can try using a variety of different mosses, such as Irish or Spanish moss.
  3. You can also use other natural materials, such as lichens, ferns, or even preserved leaves.

Frame

  1. Create a backing material for the wall art piece using foam board, a piece of wood, or canvas.
  2. Make a frame or border out of as wood, metal, or plastic.

Adhesive

  1. Use adhesives like hot glue, craft glue, or spray adhesive to attach the moss to the frame.
  2. The adhesive can also be used to stick the backing and frame together.
lady making moss wall art frames moss wood frame

To purchase pre-made moss frames, art or panels, check out the link below:

https://www.foresthomesstore.com/collections/plant-wall-art

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Making the Moss Wall Art Piece

Here is the fun part. For our full guide see our article on how to build a living moss wall

woman making moss wall wooden frame workshop

Building the Frame:

  1. Using the glue gun, stick the frame together
  2. Stick the newly glued frame to the backing material

Attaching the Moss

  1. Place one end of the moss onto the glue and press it firmly until it sticks to the frame base.
  2. Continue this process until you have completely filled the frame
  3. To add texture, use the scissors to cut small pieces of moss and glue them onto one another.

Adding Accents

  1. Add small pieces of wood, stones, shells, or anything else that you think would look nice.
  2. Make sure that whatever you choose is secured with glue so that it does not come off the frame.

For more inspiration on moss walls, check out our Inspiration Gallery and the “Moss-Wall” tag!


Caring for Your Moss Wall Art Piece

Caring for your moss will make it last longer:

  1. Mist your moss wall art piece with a spray bottle filled with water at least once a week.
  2. Provide plenty of indirect sunlight
  3. Check for pests like aphids or spider mites frequently and spray them with dish soap and water.
  4. Fertilize your moss wall art piece every few months
  5. Prune any dead pieces of moss, or any that are growing too large or out of place.
  6. Replace your moss wall art piece every few years, as moss does not last forever.
woman looking at moss wall art multiple moss wall frames

For more details on how to care for and maintain your moss wall, read our article!


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