Geometric Screen-print from Bright Colours

Geometric Screen-print from Bright Colours

These are the new kids on the block - Geometric Screen-print covered Ottomans.  I created them with bright Aquatex fabric paints, printed onto linen.  (Actusally - some vintage linen curtain fabric I had on hand)   Along with the dark and light gray polka dots, I love...

Cape Honeysuckle Leaf Print on Hexagonal Paper Vase

Cape Honeysuckle Leaf Print on Hexagonal Paper Vase

The Story of The Hexagonal Paper Vase My continuous exploration to see what I can do with paper and what paper can do for me  resulted in this latest project.  It started spontaneously.  I bought a box of Rotatrim paper, and once the reams were packed into the office...

Puzzle Craft Pots for Woza Moya Exhibition

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...

Springbok Trophy – Folded Book Craft

Springbok Trophy – Folded Book Craft

An exciting recent 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 Found...

Decorative Geometric Shape Pieces for Event

Decorative Geometric Shape Pieces for Event

We created a set of  Geometric Shape pieces for an event company.  They needed table decor for a special occasion. Consequently we are delighted to add these polyhedron objects to our portfolio.  These decorative mini structures are bright, vibrant and life-giving.I...

Apple Coloured Batch of Indigenous Flowers

Apple Coloured Batch of Indigenous Flowers

Gentle bright and warm apple colours for these indigenous flowers.  This was the theme for this batch of proteas.  Cheerful and yet comforting.  Made from new and some recycled papers in the new Freshly Found Protea design.  This was a commission from a good friend....

Puzzle Pot – Perfect for Dry Arrangements

Puzzle Pot – Perfect for Dry Arrangements

This textured grey puzzle pot with turquoise rings formed part of the Intellectual Property Exhibition at Alliance Francais .  The function was held in Durban earlier this year.  It was the first larger item  that I made from Puzzle pieces.  Last year I created some...

Springbok Chandelier from Hand-cut Map Paper

Springbok Chandelier from Hand-cut Map Paper

I've wanted to work with silhouettes of South African animals.  As a result, This Springbok chandelier mobile gave me the chance.  A real delight to artistically represent a national South African animal.  It is entitled Sit-Spring-Stand It is one of a trio on...

Create a Village of Playing Card Houses

Create a Village of Playing Card Houses

You need 21 playing cards to make a cute card house.  Its a great way to use up a pack with a missing or damaged card, You will be able to make 2 houses from 1 pack of cards. The whole process requires no cutting and no glue.  All you need is the cards, and a scoring...

Tapestry Cushions (Pillows) – Found and Featured

Tapestry Cushions (Pillows) – Found and Featured

I am always on the lookout for treasures.  When I find someone's beautiful handiwork, that has been forgotten or has never had a chance to shine, I am so delighted to give it a moment! Tapestry Cushion Covers These gorgeous tapestries had never been framed when I came...

Book Fold Candle Holder – DIY Bibliogami Project

Book Fold Candle Holder – DIY Bibliogami Project

Bibliogami is the art of making useful or beautiful objects from books.  In this project Candle Holders are made from roll-folded books.  The Book Fold Candle tea light holders have the imposing appearance of decorative pillar candles.  A few can be created from 1...

Twist Dyed Tablecloths with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – DIY

Twist Dyed Tablecloths with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – DIY

What a wonderful opportunity for free creative expression.  A friend asked me to help her create a number of Twist Dyed tablecloths for a function.  Neither of us had tried it before.  We put in some research, and were delighted with the result.  It was a great...