I love these wildflower cards by Sophie of Loop Loop Crafts! I’ve always felt bad about throwing birthday cards and greetings cards in recycling and I have drawers full of old cards that I can’t bear to throw away, so I think the idea of enjoying a card and then being able to grow wildflowers from it, is absolutely brilliant! These beautiful cards are designed by Sophie in Brighton and made from 100% recycled materials which are embedded with 12 varieties of British perennial wildflowers and grass seed. These are perfect to give to a couple who are getting married as they are a gift and card in one and they can plant the card after the wedding to be reminded of you. This design features a beautiful blue Beatle car with flowers trailing behind it and the words “Just Married” on it. It’s a gift that will keep on giving to both the recipients and to the bees and butterflies too.
Each image is drawn with black ink and painted with watercolours and then altered using photoshop to make bright illustrations. The cards are printed with edible inks so the inks don’t harm the soil once it’s planted. Full instructions are on the back of the card.
Size (folded): A6 – 105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 inches)
Comes with a brown recycled paper envelope.