Eco Weddings

autumn design wedding invitation with a vellum jacket, jute twine and a copper wax seal

Handmade wedding invites – 5 materials I use to create sustainable handmade wedding invites

I create beautiful, sustainable handmade wedding invites and stationery. I do this using a whole range of recycled and eco friendly materials. Now often, when I mention eco friendly and sustainable wedding stationery, it conjures up an image of brown paper and string, a very rustic look. Well here’s the thing, while brown paper and …

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Eco weddings – 7 eco friendly wedding favour ideas

Wedding favours are a token of thanks from the happy couple to thank their guests for sharing their special day. Traditionally wedding favours were five sugared almonds wrapped in layers of organza and tied with ribbon. The sugared almonds represented health, wealth, happiness, children and long life. These days just about anything goes, from sweets …

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eco friendly wedding order of service lilac

Plantable seed paper – 6 ways to incorporate seed paper in your wedding stationery

Plantable seed paper is a fabulous, eco friendly material embedded with thousands of seeds that, when planted, will grow into gorgeous, bee-friendly flowers or herbs. It prints beautifully and makes a perfect alternative to recycled card for making eco friendly, sustainable wedding invites and stationery. But how exactly can you incorporate plantable seed paper into …

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Eco weddings – My top 7 eco friendly wedding ideas

Looking for eco friendly wedding ideas? You’re in the right place. Let’s face it, weddings aren’t generally the most sustainable of occasions. Single use decorations, outfits worn for just one day and the inevitable food waste all contribute to making a wedding celebration not very eco friendly. Now, I won’t for one minute suggest that …

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plastic free vellum wedding invitation

Eco-friendly wedding invites – Plastic free wedding invites and stationery

It’s Plastic Free July. If you’re not sure what all that is about I’ll pop a link a the bottom of this blog. In a nutshell it’s an initiative launched by the Plastic Free Foundation in 2011 to challenge people to give up single use plastic for July. And hopefully, form some longer term habits …

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rustic recycled kraft card pocketfold invite with greenery design inserts

Eco friendly wedding invites – 5 recycled paper wedding invite ideas

A recycled paper wedding invite is becoming an ever more popular choice. Awareness of climate change issues and a growing consciousness of the environment around us is driving many couples to make their wedding day more sustainable and eco friendly. Choosing recycled paper wedding invites is just one of the ways to help achieve this. …

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A green and white pocketfold invitation made from recycled card

Eco friendly wedding invites – 5 ways your invites & stationery can be more sustainable

Eco friendly wedding invites and stationery are a great way to make your wedding that little bit more sustainable. Now I know that things made from paper and card and not in the purest sense ‘eco friendly’, but my ethos is all about making little changes that go in the right direction rather than getting …

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