I don’t know where I’ve been, but somehow I missed the tree free paper movement. Not until the other day at a local Tuesday Morning did I pick up some cards of the handmade-looking variety with flower petals in them. Reading the back, it said the cards were “tree free,” “made from cotton socks, manufacturing waste and renewable plants.” Wahoo!
So, as I work on some thank you notes, taking the easy route and just embellishing some already-made note cards, I’ll feel a little better about the materials I’m using.
It’s even better, though, to make your own paper, I know. It’s a lot of fun, but just a bit time consuming and a little messy. PioneerThinking has a great good tutorial for making your own paper. Give it a go. (All those paper shreds can come in handy, and I’m thinking a cheap litter box would make a good basin. A great summer craft for the kids!)
May you have a blessed day on this National Day of Prayer. Peace and love be yours.