Exhibition Pieces

 

Freshly Found received a commision to create a fleet (?) of heart-shaped paper hot-air balloons for a jewellery store client.  Because Valentine's day is imminent, we got to work tight away and completed the order in time for the build-up to the special day.  I...

Christmas Puzzle Wreaths from Recycled Papers

This set of Christmas Puzzle Wreaths were a delight to create from recycled materials.  Can you tell just what I used?  The puzzle pieces used for the round wreathes are obvious.  The book paper, used for the bow decor, was washed in paint - to mask the print and add...

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...

Folded Book Buck – Springbok Trophy

Recently we completed a commission to create a Folded Book Buck Trophy!   You may have seen that years ago I had made a quick prototype.  Consequently I found the prospect of fine-tuning the design quite exciting.  We created a fair size herd.!  As a result a Freshly...

Handcraft An Authentic String Mop

We decided we needed a larger, stronger mop at home. We were not able to find one that was substantial enough to clean our home filled with tiles. A strong wooden handle was also a better option than the thin plastic and metal option that store-bought mops...

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...

Decorative Geometric Shapes

We were recently commissioned to create a set of these geometric shape pieces as table decor for an event company.  We enjoyed making them, and now, as a result are delighted to add these polyhedron objects to our portfolio. Before I packed them into a box, I quickly...

Paper Strelitzia Project with Artist Lesley Magwood Fraser

It's been a delight to work collaboratively with my friend and local Durban Artist - Lesley Magwood Fraser.  Lesley delivered a pile of paintings and drawings to me, and I have cut them up into Paper Strelitzia Blooms, adding some recycled book paper...

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...

Pieces for various exhibitions.  I loves to work on my own and collaboratively with found and recycled materials.

Exhibition Stories

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...