Happy Holidays, Ho Ho Grow, Joy to the World, Peace, Love & Growth
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These eco-conscious Christmas cards are perfect to send to friends and family with their gifts, or as a gift to anyone else to use this festive season. Their true beauty don’t lie in their stunning designs. These cards can also be planted afterwards to grow into stunning flowers or herbs. Now that is a gift that keeps giving!
Wouldn’t it be nice to add to the festivities by buying Christmas cards that not only reduce waste, but also help the environment. Buy these cards and you will also directly support Growing Paper. They are a small business that provides employment to over fifty people from their local community. They are a proudly South African company that produces 100% hand-made, recycled, plantable and biodegradable paper products. These products grow into beautiful living herbs, vegetables or flowers when planted.
The idea for their recycled seeded paper products came about in 2009. Roxanne, the founder, was at a family wedding and started to think about all the stationery going to waste. With the help of Nileta, they bought some second-hand paper-making equipment. Soon they were creating beautiful greeting cards and gift tags using post-consumer wastepaper. They embedded them with seeds that grow into flowers, herbs or vegetables once they have been planted.
A postcard style flat card (made from recycled paper)
Blank on one side to write a personalised message
Plantable after use (card paper is filled with either mixed flower or herb seeds)
R28 per card – choose from 4 unique designs
The ‘Ho Ho Grow’ flat Christmas card contains herb seeds
The ‘Happy Holidays’ flat Christmas card contains flower seeds
The ‘Joy to the World’ flat Christmas card contains herb seeds
The ‘Peace, Love & Growth’ flat Christmas card contains herb seeds
If these cards make you as happy as they make us at Shop Zero™, why don’t you make the festivities even more memorable with our fun-to-assemble DIY Earth Matters Christmas Cracker Kit. Add our beautiful seeded paper gift bags, seeded mini tags and paper printed Christmas decorations pack and make this a Christmas the planet will never forget.