Weddings are supposed to be one of the happiest days of a person's life, but if you've been affected by an illness among family or friends, the day can be even more emotional. Whether you know someone who is fighting for their lives or have a loved one who has passed away from a tragic illness, the heaviness of the situation can't be avoided during monumental life moments such as a wedding. However, a unique way to turn the circumstance into a positive and hopeful one is to honor the person while spreading awarness for the cause. Raise awareness for a cause close to your heart & by giving wildflowers A unique alternative to traditional wedding favors, these plantable products are a perfect way to let your guests know you've made a donation to a cause such as breast cancer awareness. Instead of leaving with only happy memories of a beautiful wedding, they'll take home an awareness ribbon that they can plant to grow flowers in honor of the fighter in your life. In addition to taking a positive and proactive outlook on an unfortunate situation, these seed paper wedding favors also benefit the environment instead of leaving waste behind. Created with recycled materials, seed paper is embedded with a blend of seven different wildflower seeds that sprout when planted in a pot or garden. With a little soil, water, sun and love, these Plantable Awareness Ribbons will blossom into beautiful wildflowers. While these Plantable Awareness Ribbons are available in 26 seed paper colours to represent a variety of charities, the hot pink colour is perfect for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Shop Plantable Awareness Ribbon Favors! Did you know that the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer is 99 per cent? That means that when caught early, a vast amount of women actually beat breast cancer! Did you also know that the power to detect breast cancer is in YOUR hands? Take a look at this helpful infographic to learn more about performing self exams. Are you looking for stylish wedding ideas? Check out our entire Inspiration Boards page as we're always getting inspired by gorgeous color combinations like this one! Take a look at our Wedding Printables and Wedding Planning pages - it'll be your one stop shop for all things wedding related! Or if it's simply stationery you're after, we have tons to choose from including reply cards, menus, favors, seal and send wedding invitations and more! All printed on quality eco-friendly seed paper that grows flowers when planted. Like what you see on our blog? Join our mailing list to receive emails with freebies, projects, coupons, green living tips and decor ideas and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.