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Why Moss Art? The Beauty Behind the Moss

      Moss art as an art form may not be traditional, but then again neither are we. For many of us, the appreciation of nature is innate – not something learned or taught, but rather organic and instinctive. Joy may be found when strolling through the park or when visiting a bountiful garden. It takes […]

Forest Healing, the Japanese Art of Shinrin Yoku

Forest Healing: When times become stressful or exhausting, perhaps a walk through the forest is the solution. This is the idea behind Shinrin Yoku (森林浴), a Japanese term which loosely translates to forest healing. This forest healing is used to achieve relaxation and boost healthiness. Many of those who practice forest therapy do so to […]

Moss Girls: The Japanese Phenomenon of Moss Viewing

Moss Girls of Japan: A cloudy sky hovers above, while the light patter of rain descends upon the rain coat of a young woman. She holds a book between one of her arms as she’s crouched, with a camera closely focused in front of her. She hesitates for only a moment, then clicks and the […]

A happy moss wall art customer

“Everyone who sees my WabiMoss moss wall art in my entryway asks, ‘Do you have to water it?’ A smile comes to my face when I always reply, ‘No! That’s the best part!’ The burned wood frame echoes the drift wood inside, the textures make you want to touch it, and the colors are so vivid and varied […]

How our ancestors used moss

A few fun facts on the uses of moss by indigenous peoples, as well as survival uses of moss. One use that will probably remain forever among field personnel is that of toilet “paper” (Open-Air). Sphagnum is particularly suitable, both for its absorptive properties and its antibiotic properties. Since it has antibiotic properties, and is […]

Shin to bul ee

“Shin to bul ee” – Body and soil are one. Korean proverb Research shows that when we look at natural elements like sunsets, streams, trees, or flowers, we have a gentle and soft focus which allows for a more reflective state; it is in this state that we can rest and recover. In Korea, firemen […]

Hallway moss art | green wall

Here is a recent moss wall art piece we made. It is a nice addition to the hallway in the entry. Having a green wall art piece with no care is a great way to enjoy nature without watering.