Paper Proteas

for decor,

launches,

table centres,

gifts

Our first paper proteas were launched at The Design Indaba a few year ago.  Since then they have graced homes, fashion launches, table decor and been delivered as gifts. They are versatile, and can be made from a variety of papers with a variety of finishes.  Chat to us about creating some of these indigenous beauties for you.

Chat to us about paper proteas for decor, wedding or buttonholes

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Paper Protea Stories

White Washed Proteas

A new batch of proteas with a slightly different finish Whitewashed book paper and paper twist stems. Ready just in time for the Freshly Found Exhibition of recycled products at the Kloof SPCA's Golden Paw Society Launch...

Anisa Mpungwe Launch

Beautiful Pics by Lauren of Glossary of the Freshly Found Paper Proteas and Origami hearts at The Mr Price Anisa Mpungwe Launch

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....

Miss + Meisie Showcase – 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...

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 by...

Tickled…

I have grown quite passionate about paper - in particular book paper.  I have learnt that each page has a grain, some pages are firm and flexible, while others are fragile and brittle and I am fascinated by the way books age from white to deep cream. We have started...

Packaging Proteas.

A bunch of these were delivered to Nampak Sacks this week, to thank them for passing on some of their packaging waste, so that we can make beautiful proteas.     A whole bunch of these will be at The Design Indaba Expo next week too. ...

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. Using...

Coming this Week…

... A series of blog posts on the New Freshly Found Recycled Paper Flower Range On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday I'll be introducing you to some of these blooms prototyped...