Symphony in the Press!
Gifts & Decorative Accessories June'09
On Trend / Return to Earth
These are gifts that keep on giving. Send a card, wrap a gift, host a party. the recycle the paper by planting it and grow a beautiful garden of sentiment.
Kitchen GadgetGals May'09 Green Tools for the Great Outdoors
Flowers are in your future when you use placemats and placecards by Symphony Handmade seed papers. It is paper made from biodegradable and recycled fibers, seeds and plant materialthat, one planted, will grow flowers. Each guest takes her placemat home as a rememberance and can grow shasta daisies.
Museum Store Association Showcase of New Products Jan '09 Going Green: The Write Decision (Victoria Carroll Keck - excerpts) Arian Roefs of OOTS! was interviewed for this article.
Vendors such as OOTS! have formed partnerships with museum stores to provide their eco-conscious products, which are made in the US,use minimal or renewable packaging and low impact inks. and some are shipped with reused carton and packaging materials. "Arian Roefs, managing director of OOTS! notes that preservation, conservation, taking care of natural heritage are just a few concepts most museum stores are seeking to promote." Going green has garnered favorable results for many. Roefs has received positive feedback from her customers and has had a steady increase in sales."We have had so much enthusiastic response to our Products," she says. "General awareness is rising
Gift Beat, On Our Radar...vender's
thumbs-up June '08
Kudos to OOTS!, whose commitment to the environment is seen in it's line of Symphony Handmade Seed Papers. Mades in the USA from 100% natural, biodegradable and recycled fibers, seeds and plant materials, the paper products can be planted and will grow into flowers, vegetables, trees or herbs. The dove shown here is part of the company's paper ornament line, which took first place in the Think Gree: Party category as a perfect party favor at last month's Stationary Show.
Everyday With Rachael Ray
January '08 Every Day Gift Guide; Rach's Picks
For the Eco Conscious
rachaelraymag.com Dec '08
Everyday with Rachael Ray
These hand-made Seed Paper Ornaments are a perfect gift for folks who like to recycle: A little note is attached explaining how to plant them and grow beautiful flowers and herbs.
OPRAH.com Nov '08
O List: Oprah.com Exclusives
GOOD TO GROW After you ditch the Christmas tree, plant another—with a peaceful dove ornament of paper embedded with winter pine seeds. Also great as an environmentally aware stocking stuffer or party favor.
Greeting Today (UK) Oct '08
US-based company, OOTS distributes these lovely, eco-friendly seed paper cards. Pictured here is a new baby design that includes Foret Me Not seeds. Each card comes packaged individually, with a 100% recycled envelope and planting instructions
American BabyMagazine Sept '08
It's only Natural
"Products like these are better for the environment, and great for you and baby. Seedpaper cards can be planted.