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.

Paper Design Stories

Egg Box Earrings – Exploring the Possibilities of Paper

The continual quest to see what paper can do for us is a delight to me.  These dangle Egg Box Earrings have been so much fun to create.  The designs are very simple triangular or teardrop shapes, and the plain colours are bold and striking.  They are lightweight,...

DIY Drawer Dividers from Recycled Printer Paper

These drawer dividers are a great project to neaten up space in your cupboard or dresser drawers.  They are made from recyled printer paper.  (If you like the pattern that print creates, you can use the printed side on the outside).  The white side gives a lovely...

Himmeli Geometric Decor from Recycled Papers

Most of the decor for this special event last year was created from recycled materials.  The Himmeli geomteric decor pieces were crafted from rolled recyled posters and office paper.  Furthermore, tin cans were covered in geometric print gift wrap and vertical...

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...

Paper Origami Shirts – DIY – Full Instructions

A quick tutorial to fold Origami Shirts  - just in time for Father's Day.  This pattern is based on the well-known Origami Money Shirt.  Do you remember?  We made a whole set of them a while ago from Monopoly Money.  However, this version is made from plain printer...

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...

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...

Print Proteas – Deconstructed Book Art

Years ago, we started out making our proteas as a form of deconstructed book art.  What a delight to make a new batch again  Our design has been refined and created out of many different papers over the years.  This batch is on its way to a special YPO...

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