Holiday Cards – Eco-friendly options

Ordering holiday cards online is getting better every year so that now it is has evolved to be the easiest fastest and most painless process! There are many great companies to choose from.

Many people sing the praises of Minted.com They have a unique approach where they hold monthly design challenges amongst graphic designers from all over the world and their community selects the best designs. This guarantees you’ll always be presented with the best hip and happening designs as well as the old tried and true. You can choose between several paper choices with a premium 100% recycled thick paper being among the choices. Options include using your own photo(s) to create your card or choosing from one of the over 240 non-photo cards. Postcards are also available at Minted.com

 


 


Night Owl Paper Goods is another online company worth checking out. Their designs are cute with a distinctive vintage look. They also have many designs available to work around your photo(s) as well as many “no photo” options. The unique feature is their materials …your cards can be printed on wood (eco-friendly sustainably-harvested birch) or paper (eco-friendly, FSC certified paper made with zero-emission wind-generated power). Either choice is sure to be a holiday hit. Many of their designs are created to be reused as holiday tree ornaments which makes them even more precious to the card recipients.

 

Recyced Holiday Ornaments 2011

recycled holiday ornaments
From recycled bullet casings to recycled xmas tree trunks we’ve got your holiday tree trimming covered. Whether you need to bring a little holiday cheer to your cubicle or you are decorating the douglas fir in front of the roaring fire. …Click to view the best and the beautiful holiday decorations from recycled materials>> …and here’s more recycled christmas ornaments>>

Recycled Christmas Ornaments

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Recycled burnt out light bulb painted and upcycled for your tree. Merry Christmas is painted on the back.
$18.00 at Evesjulia12’s Etsy Shop

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Made from 100% recycled materials….. rusted roofing tin. Can be hung outside or in. (Love the hooks!)
$15.00 at MerrittHyde’s Etsy Shop

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Eco friendly retro christmas ornaments created out of ecospun felt (from recycled soda bottles)
$6.00 each at RikRak’s Etsy Shop

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Recycled wine corks are repackaged with cream and gold ribbon, a few beads and a gold color bell on the bottom. Use for stocking stuffers or decoration on a present or hang a bunch on the tree.
$20.00 for a set of ten at Moonshine Bluebirds’s Etsy Shop

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Handcut paper ornaments recycled from previously loved comic books.
$26.99 for a set of six at Bookity’s Etsy Shop