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12 Most Creative Moss Wedding Ideas

January 31, 2014  10 Comments

Holy smokes, this post is packed-to-the-max with moss wedding inspiration. If you’re planning a woodland wedding, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up ten of the most creative moss wedding ideas PLUS we’re showing you an insanely easy DIY moss terrarium idea you can do this weekend. AND, since we can’t help ourselves, we’re also offering another fantastic wedding giveaway for one of the items below! What could it be? Read on to find out + get the full scoop on moss ideas for your wedding!

12 creative moss wedding ideas

Moss Wedding Decor

1. Moss Monograms for Ceremony Doors

One of my favorite moss wedding ideas is to use large wood monogram letters (covered in moss) to adorn the doors to your ceremony. You can adhere the letters to a ribbon with hot glue for hanging; display from a 3M command hook for easy adhesion (and removal).

moss monogram letters ceremony doors

hawthorne hill

2. Moss as Table Number Holders

We’ve talked in the past about how table numbers must be bold in order to be seen. That’s why we love these moss table number holders: they’re boldly covered in moss, which means guests will certainly take note; and, they’re totally functional, too. No propping table numbers here! Just place them in the wood holders for instant rustic decor to your table.

large moss table number holdermoss table number holders

gallery360

3. Moss LOVE Letters

With Valentine’s Day on the way, I couldn’t help but keep these mossy love letters to myself. Adorn your cake table or bar with these letters for a sweet, subtle woodland touch.

moss love letters

moonflower nature art

4. Moss Flower Girl Basket

Tie your woodland wedding theme into your ceremony with a moss covered flower girl basket, like this one shown below:

moss flower girl basket

gallery360

5. Moss Ring Pillow Nest

Don’t forget the ring bearer! This nest is filled with moss for the ultimate in springtime ceremony decor.

moss ring pillow nest

hazel faire

6. Moss Love Banner

This banner is useful for stringing along an empty wall, the bar, or as a makeshift chair banner.

love moss wedding banner

moonflower nature art

7. Moss Filled Letters / Ampersand

These letters are slightly different than the wood-covered ones we spotted earlier in this post. These are a little more weathered and have a hollow center, which means you can add moss now… and plant succulents or flowers in them later. How’s that for dual decor?

moss wedding decor filled letters

Let’s get a closer look at that ampersand…

moss ampersand

tulips n toadstools

8. Moss Balls as Table Numbers

Moss balls are great decor pieces, mostly seen added to clear glass bowls or these. We like them as table numbers, too, as shown below.

moss balls table numbers

north majesty trail

9. Moss Wedding Invitations

This is the ultimate garden wedding invite! It features a lovely invitation on the front and moss backing.

moss wedding invitations

poshest papers

10. Air Plant Moss Hanging Decor

If you have tree branches or hooks for hanging in your outdoor space, by all means utilize them with hanging decor. Our newest favorite idea? These clear glass hanging spheres filled with moss.

moss air plant hanging decor

hinterland trading

11. Moss Table Number

As an alternate table number idea, this concept utilizes wood as the backing with ‘stenciled’ moss numbers on top.

moss table number

mxo woodworking

12. Moss Terrarium Centerpiece

So, I spotted this recently and thought it was a super cute idea:

grow old with you terrarium

I mean, seriously, look how cute these little miniatures are!

grow old with me terrarium

via uncommon goods

DIY Moss Terrarium Centerpiece

And then I thought, holy smokes, this is a totally fun DIY project you can do yourself AND customize it for your wedding. Imagine these sweet DIY terrariums placed as centerpieces at each table, totally decked out with your favorite hobbies or scenes for guests to view. Here’s all you need to do it:

diy terrarium centerpiece

grab your supplies!

o apothecary jar
o moss and/or grass
o river rocks
o miniature figurines
o trees

Other Ideas: Add cute miniatures to coordinate with your theme, like these books, make a picnic scene with these (and a case of soda)… you get the idea! You can make an entire scene. Look up dollhouse miniatures or view them at a local craft store for inspiration.

here’s the low-down:

1. Place river rocks in apothecary jar.
2. Add moss / grass and leave a small section carved out.
3. Add your miniatures and trees.
4. Add lid.
5. Display + enjoy!

SO easy! I can’t wait to tackle one of my own. (Makes a cute Valentine’s Day gift, too!)

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Moss Wedding Numbers – Giveaway!

Now that you’ve seen some amazing moss wedding ideas (and saw inspiration for your own DIY project), it’s time to enter for a chance to win a little something for yourself! We’ve teamed up with Gallery360 to offer one lucky reader a set of ten moss covered table number holders. Enter between 1/31-2/6/14 (11:59pm EST). One winner will be randomly selected. Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win. No purchase necessary. No cash value. Prize value: $50. Winner has 6 months to ‘order’ prize. Winner must respond to winning email within 72 hours. Free shipping to U.S. only. Good luck!

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moss table numbers

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Comments

  • Jessica

    I love the moss place card holders!

  • Leah Warner

    I love the rustic plank place card holders! Would fit perfectly with my venue!!

  • Erica Geeting

    The rustic place card holders are pretty!

  • Erica Geeting

    I like the rustic wood place card holders.

  • Carina

    The table numbers are beautiful!

  • Melissa

    I really like the pearlized starfish place card holders!

  • Erica Geeting

    I like the rustic wood place card holders.

  • Erica Geeting

    I like the rustic wood place card holders as well.

  • Linda

    I love the framed rustic chalkboards!

  • Casey Barreto

    Really enjoying the natural starfish table number holder!



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