10 Ways To Decorate With Moss

With its intriguing texture, bold green color and natural look, moss is an exciting way to bring the outside in. Curious about how you can decorate with moss? The opportunities are endless.

1. Cake Stand Base
Gather moss around the base of a wedding cake or tiered dessert stand for a unique presentation.

Moss surrounds a wedding cake. (via Ruffled)
1. Moss surrounds a wedding cake. (via Ruffled)

2. Verdant Centerpiece
Succulents, ornamental cabbage, and other green botanicals bursting out of a moss basket is the perfect way to add some interest to your table.

2. Green Energy: All-green centerpiece.
2. Green energy: all-green centerpiece.

3. Green Place Settings
Moss-covered “stones” turned into place card holders are a fresh and unexpected way to greet guests.

3. Moss place card holder.
3. Moss place card holder. (via Martha Stewart Weddings)

4. Moss Terracotta Pots
Terracotta pots have rustic appeal, but the addition of moss makes your orchid or plant enchanting.

4. Mossed terracotta pots.
4. Mossed terracotta pots.

5. Modern Yard
Want a bold backyard? Skip the grass and opt for stylish bluestone pavers and gravel interspersed with earthy patches of Irish moss, creeping thyme, and chamomile.

5. Bluestone pavers, rocks, and low groundcovers.
5. Bluestone pavers, rocks, and low groundcovers. (via Sunset)

6. Fairytale Wedding Ceremony Aisle
Mix tall glass vases with floating candles with moss and moss balls along the aisle for a magical pathway that looks like it’s straight out of a storybook.

6. Candlelight, moss, and succulents.
6. Candlelight, moss, and succulents. (via Style Me Pretty)

7. Regal Urns 
Large moss balls in antique, time-weathered urns are a quick and easy way to spruce up event decor.

7. Easy accents: moss in urns.
7. Easy accents: moss in urns.

8. Modern Minimalism
White and green is a clean and crisp pairing that has no time for distracting frills. Make a stylish statement by sticking to the bare essentials – arrange moss and plants in pure white vases of varying heights.

8. Minimalist white & green. (via Martha Stewart Weddings)
8. Minimalist white & green. (via Martha Stewart Weddings)

9. Earthy Escort Cards
Arrange hang tag escort cards in tin trays filled with moss.

Escort cards in beds of moss.
9. Escort cards in beds of moss. (via Style Me Pretty)

10. Plant Pot Makeover
Large garden shrubs are striking – but the pots they come in usually aren’t. Dress them up in a snap by wrapping sheet moss around them.

Moss dresses up plain garden pots.
10. Moss dresses up plain garden pots. (via Martha Stewart Living)

THE SOURCES
1. Ruffled. Photo: Alively Photography. 2. Florists’ Review. 3. Martha Stewart Weddings. Photo: Raymond Hom. 4. Photo: Peter Tak. 5. Sunset. Photo: Thomas J. Story. 6. Style Me Pretty. Photo: Sarah Vaughan Photography. 7. Photo: Peter Tak. 8. Martha Stewart Weddings. Photo: Johnny Miller. 9. Style Me Pretty. Photo: The Nichols. 10. Martha Stewart Living. Photo: Aaron Dyer.

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