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Of The Earth is an environmentally focused handmade paper and hand dyed silk manufacturer. Our logo is an allegory of our idealized world; the people and plants in harmony with the earth in a circular flow of renewal and regeneration through responsibility.

handmade paper invitations and silk ribbon manufacturer

Handmade Wedding Invitation

Vellum vs Handmade Cards

Many of our invitations are printed on our handmade paper. It is made from a cotton base and contains wildflower seeds and flower petals. The paper can be printed on the smooth side, which creates a clean, elegant look.

You could also attach a vellum overlay. Using a vellum overlay adds a bit of depth to your invitation, and allows you to choose an attractive attachment method such as our hand dyed silk ribbon, a leather fern spear, or another option. You can assemble them yourselves for a lower cost option.

 

Vellum Overlay
Direct Printing
Vellum Overlay Invation
Order 4.5"x6"
Order 5"x7"
Direct Printing Invitation
Order 4.5"x6"
Order 5"x7"
   

 
     
 
 

Our handmade papers are formed one at a time with a mould and deckle. They are made with 100% post industrial waste and are 100% tree free, acid free paper. Embedded in this stock is our unique North American Wildflower seed blend. The seeds will need four hours a day of direct sunlight with constant watering until established. The plants can grow to as tall as three feet. The seeds include Spurred Snapdragon, Tussock Bellflower, Creeping Thyme, Lilac Godetia, Foxglove, Catchfly, Monkeyflower, English Daisy, Red Corn Poppy and Showy Evening Primrose. This blend is specifically designed to allow us to print directly onto the handmade seed paper and for safe propagation across North America.

This card has the text printed on the textured side of our stock, on the reverse is a smooth surface that feels luxurious under your fingertips.


Buttercrunch after 2 weeks Click for larger image

Germination may begin as quickly as one week or may take up to six weeks depending on your regional growing zone and planting depth.  We recommend just 1/4 inch of soil coverage.

seed paper in bloom
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