Monday, April 16, 2012

Moss Graffiti

I found this recipe for Moss Graffiti on Instructables

In a blender combine: 
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
A few handfuls of moss
1 teaspoon of sugar

Blend until smooth enough to paint (mixture will be thick).

Paint on a porous wall (such as brick or concrete) and mist with water daily until it grows.
Paint freehand or use a stencil and tape if you want it precise.

I am so excited to try this out!

Pictures:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


  1. This is fantastic. I love it!!! I have no clue where to try it, but someday I will.

  2. about how long will it take to grow ?

    1. I'm guessing a 4-6 weeks. But growth will depend on many factors: your location, sun exposure, temperature, humidity etc. Most moss (besides tropical moss like Spanish moss) will grow better in cool shaded areas. Water daily and do some research a particular moss that grow well in your area. Good luck :)

  3. Hi Brittany !
    I wrote a blog post on the moss graffiti too. Doesn't it look FABULOUS ?! I can't wait to give it a try....although...I did write about some other ways to play with moss and get back at neighbours. haha. I couldn't help myself. I thought you may enjoy it too. Here is a link, if you wanted to read it ...

    I loved your post. Happy blogging.
    Big hugs from Canada
    Lynne xx

  4. How long does the "paint" last in the jar?

  5. this is really cool! i have post it on my blog, i hope you like it.

    greets, Dewi


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