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Faux Moss Technique

Learn how to make your own fake moss with this crafting technique.

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Faux Moss Technique
Faux Moss Technique
This image courtesy of tkarts.blogspot.com

In the Designer's Words: "Starting out with a Mason Jar, Design Master's Sno Blast, spray paint and craft paint to make an easy faux moss surface. You can use this technique on a vase, planters, or just about anything! This technique is great for applying moss to almost any surface! "
Bringing the outdoor indoors is a gorgeous way to add some green to your living space. Some of us, however, do not have a green thumb. If you have a horrible time keeping indoor plants happy and healthy, fake it! With crafting techniques like this Faux Moss Technique, you can create greenery for your home that you do not have to worry about keeping alive. Check out this full tutorial on how to make moss and learn exactly how to combine unexpected materials to make one magical craft.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Easy

Project TypeLearn a Technique

Materials List

  • Design Master's Sno Blast
  • Design Master Jade Tint
  • Gold Shimmer Tint
  • Ceramcoat Turquoise
  • Ceramcoat Dark Brown
  • Ceramcoat Lime Green
  • Cosmetic sponge
  • Mason jar

Instructions

  1. Starting out with a mason jar, Design Master's Sno Blast, Design Master Jade Tint, and Gold Shimmer Tint. Ceramcoat Turquoise, Ceramcoat Dark Brown and Ceramcoat Lime Green.

  2. First thing is to spray the Jade tint inside the mason jar. Let dry The spray around the bottom edge of the mason jar and up one side with the Sno Blast. Let dry.

  3. Mix the turquoise, lime green and dark brown together.

  4. Take a make up sponge and snip little bits out with scissors or you can use a sea sponge.

  5. Sponge the color on the mason jar where the Sno Blast is. Spray a little Gold Shimmer Tint.

  6. The Sno Blast will give the texture of moss growth.

  7. Tie raffia around the top and add some beads and you are good to go. If you want to place fresh flowers inside, place a small votive candle holder inside or a shot glass to fill with water. You could also coat the inside with Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge.

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