artisanal lifestyle

  Encouragement to learn basic crafts and so to make the most of the abundance we have in our own hands and environment.   Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Community: The Structure of Belonging Rethink: The Way You Live Pages of thought...

beautiful books

I am passionate about how-to books. The making process fascinates me. These are the beautiful books that form part of my large personal collection. I have also listed some on my wishlist *. Paper flowers are so satisfying to make and surprisingly long lasting –...
How to Have a Heart…

How to Have a Heart…

I have a love-hate relationship with the heart symbol.  Sometimes I feel it is so common, so predictable, so twee.   At other times I am refreshed by its pleasantness – the gentle rounded top with the exciting angle base, put together with comforting symmetry.  ...
Book Bunting

Book Bunting

Freshly Found cut-out and ink-coloured hearts on book paper bunting at the Amazing Alternate Wedding Fair in Durban this weekend.   Visit the Fair between 9 and 3 on Sunday at Upstairs, 202A Florida Road, Durban.  If you would like to make these up yourself –...