Saturday, March 26, 2011

Sunflowers and Ladybugs...

As you may recall, my favourite friend is expecting her first baby any minute. She is the most 'green' person I know - she is nuts for recycling, re-using, always using earth friendly options... so when I was organizing her baby shower, I knew I had to do it in a very eco-friendly fashion. I found some 100% recycled papers online to create the invitations. The main colour was "Grocery Bag" - and that's exactly what it looks like. But the weight of the paper isn't what I like working with, so I wasn't really looking to hold on to the leftovers. But I knew she would love cards made from it!

She loves sunflowers and ladybugs, so with that in mind, I made her blank notecards to keep on hand.

They're simple, but I made 22 of them, so I needed something I could put together easily! I am really happy with how they look, and she loves them, and that's all that matters!
Paper: Grocery Bag and White 100% Post Consumer Recycled Papers
Stamps: Papertrey Ink Mat Stack 1 Collection, Little Lady; Waltzingmouse Stamps Big Blooms - Poinsettias
Ink: Stampin' Up crushed Curry, Real Red; ColourBox brown chalk
Other: Papertrey Ink Mat Stack 1 Die

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Cute card Meredith! I'm sure your friend will really appreciate having those notelets to hand - especially when her little bundle of joy arrives!
Hugs, Ruth S


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