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I’m Alison Comfort, the maker behind House of Moss. My aesthetic is very much shaped by the beautiful Pacific Northwest surroundings here in the Portland (Oregon) area: Our damp climate creates a gorgeous forest environment, full of moss, trees, and mushrooms. I was exposed to Waldorf education during the year I spent as a nanny, and the Waldorf sensibilities of natural materials and simplicity have stayed with me in my work. Add to that my lifelong love of tiny things, and you get House of Moss: a miniature world of woodland-themed felted wool.

I'm very interested in creating a beautiful handmade life. Starting my own business as part of the handmade movement embodies my values as a member of a world awakening to ideas of a new way of living. I think that people are beginning to be more interested in transforming our economic culture, rather than seceding from it. For me, it's a…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 22
  • Joined August 19, 2010

Favorite materials

wool, wood, acorn caps

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About

I’m Alison Comfort, the maker behind House of Moss. My aesthetic is very much shaped by the beautiful Pacific Northwest surroundings here in the Portland (Oregon) area: Our damp climate creates a gorgeous forest environment, full of moss, trees, and mushrooms. I was exposed to Waldorf education during the year I spent as a nanny, and the Waldorf sensibilities of natural materials and simplicity have stayed with me in my work. Add to that my lifelong love of tiny things, and you get House of Moss: a miniature world of woodland-themed felted wool.

I'm very interested in creating a beautiful handmade life. Starting my own business as part of the handmade movement embodies my values as a member of a world awakening to ideas of a new way of living. I think that people are beginning to be more interested in transforming our economic culture, rather than seceding from it. For me, it's a step towards independence from working for "The Man" and it allows me to create a life based on local, sustainable, human-scale activities.

Website: HouseOfMoss.com
Email: HouseOfMossShop [!at] gmail.com
Blog: HouseOfMossShop.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HouseOfMossShop

"Let the beauty that you love be what you do. There are many ways to kneel and kiss the earth." -Rumi

Thank you for visiting!
-Alison

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I'm also on Etsy under these names...
OtherworldCrochet
tokenandpine
thecyanpepper
...which are all part of my House of Moss brand.

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