Exhibition Pieces

 

Dried Agapanthus – Bare Bloom Beauty!

Agapanthus are definitely one of my favourite flowers.   Their beautiful blue is captivating, and they are structurally so pleasing!    Dried Agapanthus Flowers Last year we had our best crop ever.  I picked numerous blooms for our home.  I was fascinated by...

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...

Rag Balls – Compelling Decor for Your Home

Rag balls - Are you looking for a quick, hopeful decor project for your home?  Something therapeutic to make, but simple and not too time consuming.   Make these rag balls  from fabric offcuts or recycled clothing.  Each one will have its own story to tell.  How to...

Fresh Green and White – Stencil Print Leaf Logo

Stencil Leaf Print Masks An exciting project with just the correct balance of challenge and pleasure, for the newbie printer that I am.  A stencil leaf print logo for protective wear was a satisfying commision. The client supplied me with an image of the logo.  I...

Paper Roll Pot – Marbled Black, Grey and Cream

I am keen to push my paper crafting passion in some new directions. This paper roll pot was a fun project to start the year with. It looks good on our newly chalk-painted vintage desk, and it has some rather classy company! The desk top spot also features a delightful...

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...

Heart-shaped Hot Air Balloons – Corporate Client Commission

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Exhibition Durban – Thank You!

artSPACE Exhibition 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...