Paper Projects

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We are able to design and create a variety of different paper projects. They can be made from plain or coloured paper, book or map print.  Chat to us if you would like to place an order for your home or event.

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Paper Design Stories

Geometric Paper Desk Set

Stationery Storage - Desk set.  This is a variation on the paper terrariums from last week.  Follow the instructions, but cut out only 2 of the windows. This allows easy access, while partially obscuring the contents. I used paper from an old atlas.  It's really good...

Paper Terrarium DIY

It's been very pleasing to see beautiful angular terrariums in so many places lately.  The vibrant geometric shape softened by the fresh green leaves of the resident plants makes a great decor item. A paper terrarium is an innovative variation of the original -...

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...

Paper Shibori Plaid

I've been keen to get into some Japanese Shibori work.  So as a very first step in that direction, I decided to make some blue paper plaid ☺ Traditional plaid is a pattern on cloth of stripes with different widths that cross each other to form squares (Merriam...

Paper Earrings

Freshly Found Heart Shaped Earrings made from recycled book spines And recycled packaging materials... Happy Valentine's...

Cotton Print Trees

Christmas Time with bonded paper and fabric squares folded into mini trees. The delicate bright green floral sari prints are all the decorating these simple trees need. They may be folded from a square of normal paper or light cardboard, but here they are made from a...

Modular Paper Tree for Christmas

This year some alternate Christmas decor is up and hanging in our living space. Recycled paper square were folded and suspended to form a modular hanging tree. I love the vibrant geometric textured feel. It is made from individual folded squares of recycled paper, and...

Thoughts on Hummingbirds

 I don't think I've seen a hummingbird in real life.  Here in Southern Africa, we have similar sunbirds, but no true hummingbirds.  We've seen a couple of hummingbird images on the net in the last few days with the unfolding of the Woolworths / Euodia Roets plagiarism...

Mild Mustard

Just finished a Dusty-Yellow coloured paper project!  Hand painting the paper with this warm colour has endeared me a little to this hot dog hue....