Design*Sponge ? Blog Archive ? diy project: ?kokedama? string garden
The days are getting longer, and the sun is shining more; I can’t think of a better time to get my hands into soil and play around with some fun plant experiments for spring! I’ve seen kokedama — Japanese moss balls — looking great hanging in homes, but I never realized how easy they are to create. Netherlands-based designer and all-around super-creative Aura Scaringi made this simple tutorial for crafting your own hanging kokedama garden using a combination of peat soil and akedama, or bonsai soil. Like all of Aura’s work, the results are lovely — I can’t wait to try it out for myself. Thanks for sharing, Aura! — Kate CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! Materials a tiny plant; moss can’t stand direct sunlight, so choose a shadow-loving plant. Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.