Distinctive... Communicate a sense of style and environmental responsibility with these extraordinary papers. Each sheet is hand crafted in an age-old tradition from tree-free fibers and is rich in texture and appearance. Plantable... Embedded with a colorful variety of non-invasive wildflower seeds, just plant the paper in the garden, water daily and watch it grow!
Edit Edited by -duskins, Zack, Ben Rubenstein, Krystle C. and 64 others Want to create your own functional (and artistic) paper from old newspapers, unwanted files and letters? Here's how to do it.
Most invitations, even lovingly and intricately constructed ones, are often thrown away after the wedding. After all the love and care you've put into crafting yours, wouldn't you like them to come to a better end? If you want to give your wedding some DIY flair, make your own invitations from scratch.
If you've run out of clever greeting card ideas, try a card you can plant into the ground. Craft blog Make and Takes demonstrates how to make "seed paper" and turn it into a plantable greeting card. If you've ever made paper before, this process is not so different—you just need some paper scraps (preferably in pretty colors), a blender and some water. However, after blending the paper and water together, add some flower seeds to the mix before shaping it flat. Once it's dry, you can cut it into any shape you like and paste it on any paper or cardstock and make a greeting card.
Seed paper gift tags and other paper items make a great gift! Use this simple paper making process to make plantable paper. The finished handmade seed paper can be cut and decorated with rubber stamps as required and when it is finished with, the recipient simply plants the paper and the seeds will grow. The seed paper is produced using paper pulp that is mixed with seeds before being pressed into shape. The paper pulp is made from pieces of recyclable paper. This includes newspaper and junk mail (although this will give a gray finish), computer and printer paper, card from egg boxes or the inside of toilet rolls, tissue paper and many other types of paper with the exception of glossy paper as this is difficult to pulp.
Can you find the fake ones? Okay, I won’t insult your intelligence, but just in case … Here they are:) These paper roses are so fun…fun to display, fun to give, and FUN to plant!
Confession Time. I've always avoided creating paper..I was intimidated by it. It seemed like there were so many materials that I didn't already have on hand, and it would be too costly to acquire them. I was under the illusion that it would take hours to complete, and I just couldn't seem to find that extra time.
<<Return to Home Page Making handmade plantable paper is a beautiful way to share the beauty and bounty of your flower and vegetable garden with fellow gardeners, while recycling paper into garden compost. You can modify the following directions to create inexpensive ornaments, invitations and note cards-or whatever your creative imagination can dream up! This recipe assumes your paper will end up planted, and avoids the use of chemicals, inks and dyes that can be harmful to growing plants and the environment. Different papers will produce different effects so have fun experimenting with colors, textures and weight. Good Paper Choices:
SCOTT-MARTIN KOSOFSKY designs, produces, edits, composes, writes, and makes types for books in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he is a partner in The Philidor Company. His specialties are complex typographic books, advanced typography for liturgical and biblical Hebrew, and interesting image-based books, with occasional forays into music, art, and graphic design. In 1990, Scott began work on the Harvard Hillel Sabbath Songbook , the first in what would become a long list of books on Jewish subjects, some of them classics of their genres, including A Survivors’ Haggadah , Esther’s Children: A Portrait of Iranian Jews , and Abba Kovner’s Scrolls of Testimony .
paper what is the recycled fiber content of your papers? a: all of our paper is made from 100% post industrial waste. at least 30% is post consumer waste and the remaining is pre-consumer waste. so all in all it is 100% recycled fibers. even better is the fact that we get our paper fiber from a local company. we do not truck it in from hundreds of miles away, it comes from a town in our backyard! what’s the difference between “recycled” and “post-consumer recycled?” a: pre-consumer fiber is material collected before it reaches the end user and is mainly from paper manufacturers, printers, and converters. post-consumer waste: material that is collected from end-users and recycled. post-consumer fiber is the preferred form of recycled materials because it reduces pressure on our remaining forests, saves water and energy, and diverts solid waste from our landfills. why don’t you use 100% post-consumer fibers?
How to Make Seed Paper » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: seed, paper, seed-paper, paper-makingWho knew making seed paper was so easy? Launi at Gracious Rain takes us through the entire process, which includes making a screen frame. Here are the list of ingredients, all of which you just might have on hand! (Don't you just love those kinds of crafts?) For the screen: 6 to 12 wide craft sticks craft glue 1 or 2 pieces of mesh screen, about 6 x 6 inches square electrical tape
PRINTABLE! Seeds are embedded inside the paper so you just plant the whole THING! Natural color, just as it looks in the picture, luxurious feeling paper, some sheets heavier than typing paper but not as heavy as card stock. 20# weight Matching envelopes are available (see below). A9 is an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet folded in half and is offered WITH SEEDS.
Seed Paper That Grows Seed Paper Social Media Newsroom Enter Seed Paper Seed paper is a special paper embedded with wildflower, herb or vegetable seeds.
What is plantable paper? Plantable paper is special handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds. When the paper is planted in a pot of soil, wildflowers will grow from the paper.