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Puzzle Craft Pots for Woza Moya Exhibition

We're passionate about creating beautiful items from recyled papers.  Consequently, puzzle pieces, sourced from local charity stores, fall into that 'paper' category.  As a result, it was so satisfying to fashion Freshly Found Puzzle Craft Pots How did we make...

Bright Feather Jackets Take Flight

Creating a trio of Feather Jackets.  That was a creative challenge I could not refuse! I belong to Cityhill Church in Hillcrest, and every year we host a large Women's Conference called Flourish.  The theme for this year's conference on the 7th and 8th September is...

Puzzle Pot – Perfect for Dry Arrangements

This textured grey puzzle pot with turquoise rings formed part of the Intellectual Property Exhibition at Alliance Francais in Durban earlier this year.  It was the first larger piece that I made from Puzzle pieces.  I had made some smaller simpler pieces for The...

Springbok Silhouette Mobile – Hand-cut Map Paper

I've been wanting to work with silhouettes of South African animals and this chandelier-mobile gave me the chance.  It is entitled Sit-Spring-Stand and is one of a trio that I am exhibiting at The Intellectual Property 2017 Exhibition at The Plant in...

A Light Fitting From Suspended Fondue Forks

I am always on the lookout for interesting material that is no longer needed.  I've wanted to do something with fondue forks for a long time. Ever since I started noticing bulging mounds of them for sale at our local SPCA charity store. I experimented with...

Puzzle Piece ‘Pottery’ Light Pendants

I grew up in a home with my mom being passionate about puzzles. I have memories of her dining room table being filled bit-by-bit with the evolving image of a landscape, country-side scene or a map. They've kept her company, even now in the late years of her life. I've...

The Wood Work Collection

The Wood Work Story I am a collector of goodies. I am energised by the vibrant rhythm of similar items grouped together. Lately i have been drawn to wooden items - in particular wood that 'works' for us. (wood work) I have picked up many homeless wooden kitchen...

Flower Fables – Intellectual Property Exhibition

The Intellectual Property Exhibition opens tonight at the KZNSA Art Gallery in Bulwer Road, Durban.  Freshly Found is so excited to be a part of this exhibition.  I've been working on and off for most of the year so far on this floral piece - named Flower Fables as a...

Design Indaba Creative Collab Durban

Tonight is the opening of the Creative Collab Durban.  An exciting exhibition with some amazing local talent. I've been setting up the Freshly Found display. The focus of the stand is the bespoke design installations we do.    To showcase this, we've produced a...

Design Indaba Durban – Creative Collab

Freshly Found is delighted to be part of the exciting upcoming Design Indaba Durban - Creative Collab.  Having previously exhibited at the Design Indaba in Cape Town, it is a privilege to have this event right on our doorstep. The event is brought to our city by The...

Book Art Poster for Literature Conference

Delighted to have our Freshly Found Folded Book Photo used for a Book Art Poster  for the Literature and Media Theory Conference ☺ The rhythmic folds and geometric positions of the books were worth capturing when I was busy on a book folding project.  So pleased they...

Umcebo – Intellectual Property Exhibition

Thanks so much to Vivian Attwood and The Sunday Tribune for the great article on the upcoming Intellectual Property 2015 Exhibition in Durban.  Freshly Found is delighted to be taking part in this event at the KZNSA Art Gallery in July.    The well-known Durban...

Buzzart KZNSA Gallery Happening

Freshly Found is delighted to be a part of the amazing Buzzart Exhibition at KZNSA Art Gallery opening this evening and running until the middle of January! Crochet Leaf Bracelets We've launched some new products and brought back some old favourites. These are some of...

SPCA – Kloof – Launch of The Golden Paw Society

Freshly Found was there! Thanks to The Highway Mail for mentioning Freshly Found's presence at the launch of the SPCA Kloof Golden Paw Society.  The theme of the event was recycling, which is where we fitted in. I am so grateful to charities like the SPCA for the...

Durban Showcase Miss + Meisie – Blue Proteas

 I am so excited to have a range of new blue painted patterned proteas for the Miss + Meisie Showcase. Is it in your diary?  4th - 6th October at the Factory Cafe. Jess and Wendy will be there the whole weekend, and if you pop in between 4 and 7 on Friday the 4th, you...

Wood Scan Scanography Exhibition Durban

Scan Art Durban, curated by Heather Pattenden launches today, hot on the heels of artSPACE Durban's 10th birthday celebration week.  Wood - Carpet Hooks Wood Triangle and Squares An open call was issued to "anyone interested in exploring the digital scanner as an...

Moses Mabhida Stadium Art – Interpret Durban 4

Interpret Durban 4 or ID4 was big news here this last weekend.  Over the past few weeks, artitists have been working on photogaphy, video and T-shirt design submissions.   It was big news for me personally, as I submitted a work for the art exhibition and was chuffed...

artSPACE Durban Thank You!

Big thank yous to some talented locals for coverage of the I Love Pop-Up-Shop at artSPACE in Durban. I am so delighted with the way they have captured our Freshly Found Products♥ (Click on the links to see the work of the other amazing exhibitors.)  Gorgeous pic...

The Design Indaba – Paper Proteas

The paper proteas that we have been making have been such fun to design.  This ancient flower, which has been around since the days of Gondwanaland is also known as the Sugarbush or Suikerbos, because of the sweet syrup that can be harvested from some of them....

Meeting The Makers

Meeting the Makers is a publication on contemporary craft in KwaZulu-Natal. It accompanied an exhibition earlier this year at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. "Lovers of excellence have long been concerned about the mass of unimaginative and sub-standard...