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Meet the Paper: Recycled

Welcome to Monday’s ‘Meet the Paper’ showcase! This week we’re taking a look at our most eco-friendly paper stock – Recycled!

Not only does this paper stock do good for the environment, it’s a great all-rounder – ideal for everything from Leaflets and Flyers right through to Greeting Cards and Invitations.


Recycled Paper

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As it’s made from recycled paper, this stock features an off-white hue, with earthy flecked depths, ideal for adding a subtle extra dimension. It’s uncoated surface gives finished print a flatter, modern feel because it is more absorbent than coated papers.

Fancy using it in your designs? Take a look at some of our favourite customer artwork, all printed on Recycled paper stock!


Honey and Velvet Studio


Image credit: Honey and Velvet Studio


How gorgeous are these prints by Honey and Velvet Studio? Printed on Recycled paper their soft and floral design is only enhanced by their sustainable status! Hand-drawn, Jessica’s designs usually start as pen and ink drawings, then she recreates them digitally and prints them onto high-quality Recycled paper. We just love them all!


Jacqueline Colley

Recycled paper pin back designs

Image credit: Jacqueline Colley


Jacqueline is an award winning Illustrator and Pattern Designer – who, by her own admission, loves matching her socks to her outfit. She’s inspired by themes of travel, nature and play, she’s worked for big brand names like: Ohh Deer, Oasis, Geo-Fleur, Heals and the V&A where she occasionally teaches short courses. Phew! Plus, everything she prints at uses this week’s showstopper – Recycled paper!

Iron on patch inserts on recycled paper

Image credit: Jacqueline Colley


Better Half Full

Niobe’s the chief designer/folder/packager/promoter/postlady at Better Half Full and she creates greetings cards and mugs with one key vision: to help spread happiness, making whoever receives her products smile from ear to ear! ​

Before she creates a card, she says always tries to imagine who she’d send it to and why. Each message is thought through, and each design is carefully planned. If she don’t love it, it doesn’t make the cut!


Recycled Greeting Cards

Image credit: Better Half Full


Plus, as she prints her designs on recycled paper at, not only will her messages and illustrations give you the feels, the medium will too!


Buy Recycled paper Greeting Cards at

Image Credit: Better Half Full


Aimee Mac Illustration

Aimee’s a maker of nature inspired illustrated treasures. Her intricate illustrations are inspired by plants, animals and insects and their detail comes entirely from thousands of tiny dots! Aimee produces print, contemporary homewares and textiles, surface patterns, stationery, stickers and apparel, plus she sews and works with leather.

She used our hero paper, Recycled to print some of her designs too – and we think they look absolutely beautiful!


Recycled Paper Prints

Image credit: Aimee Mac Illustration



Enjoyed meeting our recycled paper? Stay tuned for more in our Meet the Paper series, each and every Monday!


Next week, we’re meeting our summertime heroes – the G.F Smith pastel paper collection! If you’ve used Recycled paper in your print, we’d love to see! Keep tagging us on your posts with #ProudlyPrinted for the chance to be featured on our blog.


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About the author

When she’s not perusing the factory or planning our next product launch, you’ll find Emma doing some form of exercise. Whether it’s her favourite gym class or a walk around Northumberland with friends, she loves keeping fit!

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