• Kimami Mafafo

    Kimathi Mafafo

    I’ve just come across the work of Kimathi Mafafo, the artist behind a series of beautiful embroideries, which were made in collaboration with the expertise of Ghanaian tailor, Mustapha Saadu. You’ll be able to see these works on the Ebony Curated stand at the Cape Town Art Fair, but if you’re not able to see …

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  • Tulip fields

    Colour Yum: From above

    The image above of tulip fields in Lisse, Netherlands comes from the book Overview: New Perspective of Earth by Benjamin Grant, which I discovered in an extraordinary post on Yellowtrace about arial photographs of the earth. I’ve picked out some particularly fascinatingly colourful ones to share here, but highly recommend visiting the original post on Yellowtrace  …

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  • Rose

    Colour Yum: Flowers

    I met friends at Chart Farm last weekend, and when my photo of a rose turned out looking so oddly colourized, 50’s style (no filters, just the light), I took some of my other flower pics and dipped them in a saturated colour rinse-out, just for fun. Sometimes mixing things up is a good way …

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  • Cecilie Telle

    Trends: Well-rounded

    “A seed pod, cocoon or pregnant belly” is how Selvedge Magazine describes the felted bags of knitter, felt maker and designer Cecilie Telle, and those words sum up exactly a trend I’ve been noticing lately, of soft capsule shapes, arches and pods.  Could it be the sound of ‘The Future is Female’ cry echoing through the …

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  • warping loom

    Making Friday: Warpin’ mah looms

    Yes, the title of this blog post would indeed suggest that I may use the personal pronoun as well as the plural with regard to weaving equipment because, after showing off on Instagram the fun I was having on a kiddie loom during my January break (pictured above), I was offered a fixed heddle table loom …

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  • Skinny laMinx Living Space Bowls Fabric Featured

    DIY with Livingspace Magazine

    We love it that Livingspace magazine chose our Bowls fabric in graphite to feature in their fun wallhanging DIY. We love the idea of adding pattern to a wall without having to commit to wallpaper. Here’s the Livingspace step-by-step guide for making a DIY fabric wallhanging:

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  • Week Lovilee blog

    Lovilee’s room makeover

    So thrilled to see some of my items from the MRP Home x Heather Moore COLAB used in this gorgeous room makeover from Lovilee blog.  Missed the MRP Home COLAB? Read all about it here.

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  • marie anne oudejans jaipur

    Jaipur daydreams

    I’ve been daydreaming about what my life might be like if I lived in Jaipur

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  • Shell & Cocoa

    Thinking Pink

    Looking for a sweetly feminine selection of Skinny laMinx goods? We’ve put some ideas together in our Gift Guide this week, and more here too: Breeze Coasters     I’langa Chair in Flower Fields     Table Runner in Ovals   Soft Buckets in Orla and Flower Fields   Tray in Tall Protea  Change Purse in Orla Teatowel in Borrowed Spoons   Table Mountain …

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