My Sunday afternoon was spent learning about and making my own Kokedama. The workshop was taught by the entertaining and informative Mahalia and Sirus from 'We Smell The Rain', a local design studio specialising in crafted greenery. The Hoxton Hotel on the Herengracht hosted the workshop in their lovely apartment setting. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and a great activity to do with friends or maybe get someone as a birthday gift.
So what is Kokedama?
Kokedama is a Japanese tradition and literally means 'moss ball'. It is a variant of the Japanese Bonsai and have become somewhat 'trendy' as indoor plants and are a favourite with interior designers and in eco friendly offices and working spaces. They are also great for those of us living in city apartments and have no garden or outdoor area at home.Read More