Recycled, Handmade Paper

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  • White junk mail envelopes
  • Pink cardstock scraps
  • Vellum
  • Ribbon
  • A7 envelopes


  1. Choose your wedding colors.
  2. Collect junk mail envelopes and scrap paper in your wedding colors.
  3. Choose greens, flower petals or sparkles to add to your paper.
  4. Make the paper yourself, or invite your mom, future mother-in-law or bridesmaids to help you.
  5. Even if you’ve never made paper before, the process and these designs are simple enough for beginners. Learn how to make paper at: or from Arnold Grummer’s book, ‘Trash To Treasure Papermaking.’
  6. Find instructions for individual pieces in this collection under Wedding Projects at

Arnold Grummer’s Items Used In This Project