40 fresh spring decoration ideas – decorate and tinker with moss
Moss is very cool for decorating and handicrafts because it looks so fresh and naturally beautiful! And since we usually achieve a fresh, green look in spring, it is perfect for this seasonal decoration. If you are looking for impressive Spring decoration ideas for the house and garden, check out these inspirations that use green moss for beautiful arrangements.
Beautiful Spring decoration ideas with moss
Decorating with moss is easy because it has a natural charm. Even some fluffy moss balls can create a nice ambience. If you cannot find a finished ball, you can alternatively wrap one made of styrofoam with the greenery and decorate it with butterflies. There is no need to look for the plant in the forest; you can buy it from a nursery. There are different natural varieties as well as artificial ones in different variants and designs, such as soft, green mats, ribbons, stones and others.
Spring decoration ideas – use decorative moss cleverly
You can also put a bed of moss in bowls, jam jars or candle holders so that it can serve as a base for various decorative items. Arrange small chicks, birds or rabbit figures and place the container on the mantelpiece, window sill or table. Moss in a vintage bird cage or terrarium it’s another cool idea.
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Decorate with natural materials for Easter
Moss is an essential element of any decoration with a natural flair. It can be natural or artificial for purely decorative purposes. A real one from the garden or forest can also be grown at home, of course. Since it is always worth trying, it is at least worth trying. It is best to choose plants that grow on stones or tree trunks and carefully remove the moss with your own fingers.
Decorate with moss balls: Spring decoration for the table, the window sill and the mantelpiece
With moss balls you can put together a beautiful and imaginative decoration for the Easter table, the windowsill and the mantelpiece. Together with Easter eggs, fresh spring flowers and grass, the moss balls form a charming ensemble. It looks especially cute when you shape the moss ball like an egg. The “Easter eggs” made of moss can be effectively staged in a bowl using natural materials.
Decorate moss balls in spring: make Kokedama yourself
If you want to decorate with moss balls in spring, then you can make a kokedama yourself. Kokedama comes from Japanese and means “moss ball”. These are practically flowers that are planted in moss balls and that hang in Japanese houses or are arranged in glasses. Kokedamas are very easy to care for and bring a fresh touch to the interior. In principle, you can plant almost any plant in a moss ball, but the Japanese always choose flowers that have a low water requirement. Tulips, for example, are particularly suitable.
Make Kokedama yourself: instructions
Of course you can find ready-planted moss balls in most florist shops, but you can also make a Kokedama yourself. We’ll explain how to do it. You need a moss ball, floral wire or string, potting soil, secateurs, the flower, a little water and a bowl. First, take a handful of potting soil, add a little water and shape it into a ball. With your index finger, make a hole in the middle and insert the flower into it. Cover the ball with the moss and tie the finished moss ball with the twine.
Make Kokedama yourself: flowers in a decorative bowl made of natural stone
You can hang the Kokedamas, but you don’t have to. It looks particularly beautiful when you arrange the freshly planted flowers in a bowl made of natural stone. Decorate the ensemble with ferns and seasonal grasses. It is the perfect long-lasting puristic decoration that will conjure up a spring feeling in your own four walls. It looks super nice when you plant orchids in moss balls, but they need a special substrate.
Decorate with moss balls: a natural touch for the Easter decoration
Inspired by the cheerful spring colors, we often tend to create colorful Easter decorations. So that it doesn’t look kitschy, you should set subtle accents in natural colors. Moss balls are a decoration that grounds the colorful ensemble. You can stage the moss balls anywhere you want. They are true all-rounders and look good both as soloists and in groups with Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and the like. And if you want, you can stick fresh flowers in the moss balls.
Making an Easter bunny out of moss: Instructions for spring-like table decorations
Not only simple balls can be formed from moss. You can cover even complicated animal figures with moss. We explain how you can make an Easter bunny out of moss and how you can then display the decorative figure on the Easter table. The handicraft instructions are very simple and suitable for both complete beginners and hobby gardeners. You need the following materials and accessories:
- Styrofoam Easter bunny
- fresh flat moss (one layer)
- Patent clips for fastening the moss
- Secateurs and floral wire
This is how it works: First divide the moss into pieces and place it piece by piece on the Easter bunny. Secure the natural material with the patent clips. Continue until you have covered the whole animal figure with it. In addition, you can attach the moss with floral wire. Simply insert the end of the floral wire into the rabbit’s head and use it to wrap the animal figure. The Easter bunny made of moss is ready, now all you have to do is tie a decorative ribbon around your neck.
Making an Easter bunny out of moss: this is how you can effectively display the decoration
Show off the Easter Bunny along with a bouquet of seasonal flowers. Blown Easter eggs, which are color-coordinated with the flowers, also go perfectly with it. This creates a colorful yet subtle ensemble in pastel colors.
Easter bunny made of moss is a real eye-catcher on the Easter table
Easter bunny made of moss: make a garland
You can make a colorful garland of Easter bunny silhouettes with significantly less effort. We explain how to do it. You need white cardboard, fresh moss, seasonal flowers, weed blocker fleece and string. To make the garland you need patent clips, scissors and a hole. First, draw an Easter bunny silhouette on the cardboard. Optionally, you can find a template on the Internet, print it out and transfer it to the cardboard. Then cut out the template from the cardboard and the fleece and glue the two together. Make two holes in the rabbit ears. Then place the moss on the fleece and also attach the moss with the patent clips. At the end you can attach the fresh flowers. Pass the twine through the holes and hang the garland.
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Decorate a moss wreath: spring feeling for the house entrance
Even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can make an effective Easter and spring decoration for the house entrance yourself. Most florist shops sell ready-made moss wreaths. With a little imagination, you can decorate the moss wreath and prettify the entrance area. We will show you some ideas that can be implemented without much effort and even on a tight budget. Let yourself be inspired by the suggestions and conjure up a spring-like, colorful door decoration.
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Moss in the glass: decoration ideas for the house and garden
Moss can not only be planted and imaginatively decorated. You can also use it to create effective seasonal decorations. Whether moss in a jar, or under a bell jar, or maybe in a mason jar: the possibilities are simply endless! And best of all: moss lasts a long time and stays fresh and green for a long time. It can also be combined with both fresh and dried flowers and ornamental grasses. Blown Easter eggs and butterflies made of fabric or paper can also be combined perfectly with moss in the glass.
Moss in a glass: make your own decoration under a bell jar
A spring-like decoration under a glass bell can be tinkered quickly and easily. You need the following materials:
- Bell jar or a jam jar
- Green floral foam
- Reindeer moss or several types of moss for flower arrangements
- Butterflies made of fabric or paper
- Other decorative figures of your choice
- Floral wire
This is how the decoration is made: Shape the floral foam into a hemisphere or cut the floral foam to size so that it fits in the lid of the jam jar or on the glass bell plate. Then stick several tree branches in it. Cut out several small butterflies from colored cardboard and place them on the branches. Optionally, you can buy decorative butterflies from the floristry shop and stick them into the floral foam using floral wire. Then cover the floral foam with the moss.
Moss in a glass: decoration with seasonal flowers
Moss in a glass decoration idea
Spring decoration with moss in a glass or in a lantern
A moss decoration can not only be conjured up in large glasses, in glass vases or under glass bells. With a little skill you can make charming flower arrangements yourself in lanterns. Combine seasonal green plants, different types of moss and fresh spring flowers and put them in floral foam. Since most of the lanterns are tall, you have more than enough free space for voluminous flower arrangements and you don’t have to trim the stems of the flowers.
Moss in a glass: decoration with lanterns in a lantern
The moss in the glass decoration looks particularly effective if you drape a chain of lights inside. This is how the moss balls and the fresh flowers come into their own. It looks great if you have a lantern with a glass rim, because the metallic color perfectly reflects the light from the chain of lights, creating beautiful lighting effects.
Moss in a glass decoration: make a magic forest lantern in a jam jar
At the end we will show you an idea for moss in a glass decoration that is suitable for use in the garden. For the DIY project, you’ll need a jam jar, a fairy silhouette that you can cut out of black cardboard, twine, soil, moss, and seasonal grasses. Put some earth at the bottom of the mason jar and glue the cardboard fairy to the bottom with the hot glue. Decorate with moss and stick a small LED lamp on the lid. Decorate the lids with moss and other ornamental grasses. Hang the lantern on a tree or display it on the patio.
Nice eco table decoration for Easter
It is advisable to first treat the natural plant with insect spray and then to place it on the substrate in a flower pot or on a flat container. Regular wetting is part of daily care so that the moss stays fresh green longer. You can also use a spray bottle for this, as well as fertilizers. Keep away from direct sunlight.
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