Monday, 31 March 2008

Another rainy day!

Yes it rained the entire weekend - well it meant lots of time inside so I made some cards...

Friday, 28 March 2008

Simply paper

Richard Sweeney creates sculptures from paper - isn't this fantastic?

Thursday, 27 March 2008

My first little chair

The chair theme continues.
I have finally completed my first chair and I am rather proud of how he turned out. Let me know what you think...

Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Chair, stool, and bench

These playful wooden benches created by Yvonne Fehling and Jennie Peiz are just amazing!

Fit for a king (or queen)

These fab chairs by Jasper Van Grote are reconditioned and then coated in a soft skin rubber so they can be used indoor or out. Go visit them @

Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Stylish and sustainable?

These amazing necklaces are made from sustainable seeds obtained from a palm tree called Hyphaene Phytelephas found in the Amazonian rain forest.

The use of vegetable ivory boosts local economies and prevents elephants from being killed for their tusks. Can jewellery designer Lenny Trines and partner Juan Munoz banish demand for real ivory - visit them at LeJu .

Monday, 24 March 2008

More eggs please!

Have you had one too many of the chocolate variety. These eggs handcrafted in ceramic by Jim Schatz will last well past easter.

Saturday, 22 March 2008

Need to say thank you?

Looks like letter writing is back in fashion - check out these cool floral cards by Amy Butler.

Thursday, 20 March 2008

Oil on canvas?

Fancy an oil painting of a classic poster - Diane does just that with some amazing her to commission one at

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

Only a few days to go....

Need some inspiration for easter goodies. Have a look at these - can you resist?

Monday, 17 March 2008

Naturally beautiful

These ostrich eggshell bangles are hand crafted in the arid Karoo region of South Africa by artist Gideon Engelbrect. Pieces of shattered shell are painstakingly selected to create unique designs. Visit them @

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Something old something new....

It's still raining!... need some cheering up?

Take a look at these cool bags made from OLD wool blankets with a NEW birch handle (each one is unique).

Check out the designers Nathan Wierink and Tineke Beunders @

Wednesday, 12 March 2008

The Design Indaba

Some exciting new finds at the Design Indaba 2008 (Cape Town)!