Retailer: A Beautiful Life

WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU? #37, 4th Ave cnr 14th Street Parkhurst Johannesburg (011) 327-2677 TELL US HOW THE SHOP STARTED: We would spend days searching for items that we loved to fill our home and we ended up sourcing products from all around South Africa and even beyond our shores.  Our store was born

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Tea Towels

A tea towel is a strange name for a household item. Most of us would refer to a tea towel as a drying-up cloth. If you live in America, however, you would call a tea towel a dish cloth. If you live in Europe/Great Britain, it’s known as a tea towel. The name “tea towel”

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Retailer: Ruby Orchard

Ruby Orchard is a beautiful store that sells a collection of items and we are so grateful to be able to partner with Hannah and her team in Kwazulu Natal. If you are doing a road trip through the Midlands or you live in that part of town – Ruby Orchard is a must visit.

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Writing in a journal

Taken from http://www.creative-writing-now.com/what-is-a-journal.html A journal is a written record of your thoughts, experiences, and observations. You can write in your journal daily, or only when you feel the urge. You can write with a fountain pen in a leather-bound book if that inspires you, or you can write with your lucky pencil on the backs

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Fabric Oven Gloves

Cooking, Baking, and Roasting are one of a few ways of creating scrumptious and tasty meals. However with all the heat involved – be careful to not burn yourself. We have recently launched our new Fabric Oven Gloves. They are 100% cotton and padded to protect your hands from the scalding heat. The perfect addition

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Retailer: Little Gipsy

We are so blessed to be able to partner with such amazing stores all over the country. We are forever grateful and thankful for all their support. This year we will be showcasing many of the stores that sell our products all over the world. We would like to kick off this series with the

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Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows

A fun and easy way to spread the love this Valentines Day. These chocolate dipped marshmallows are super tasty and easy to make – the kids will have a wonderful time making these. This is what you need… Skewers A Love Supreme round stickers A bag of marshmallows A bar of milk Chocolate Hundreds and

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Folding Heart Shaped Napkins

Folding heart shaped napkins is the way to create a romantic table for your loved one this Valentines Day. Decorate your romantic table with a heart shaped napkin at each place setting. Here is how you achieve the look… Open your napkin and put the print face down. Fold the top right hand corner into

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Pencil Cases

We are very excited to introduce one of our newest products. The PENCIL CASE!!! In lieu of Internation Handwriting Day yesterday this little gem will keep all your writing tools in one place. This little fabric beauty is made from our very own 100% cotton and is lined with white cotton. The sturdy brass zip

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Stationery Tins

School has started and we are all getting into the swing of 2017! Homework loads will start increasing and soon the year will be running away with us again. To stay organised we have a little DIY for you to help organise your stationery on your desk at home or at work. This costs next

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Our best back to school items

School is about to start. There is a flurry of buying stationery, wrapping books and ironing school shirts. Back to school does not have to be a bad thing. We love the idea of a new start, crisp paper, sparkling new things and a mind ready to learn. Here are our favourite items for back

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Back To School Books

It is the start of 2017 and that means in a few short days your kids will be back to school and back to the grind with homework and sports and activities. Part of back to school includes covering books (mountains of books). We covered a whole set of books in our bright and colourful

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Flavoured Water

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I am sure we have all pigged out on beautiful food and thrown the diet out the window over the last few weeks during the festive season. However 2017 is here and I am sure the New Years Resolutions are in full swing. Here is a little recipe to help you clear

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Cushion Covers

Cushion Covers are the perfect way to add a pop of colour and splash some spunk without having to buy a large piece of furniture. Cushion Covers are easy to move around and if you change your mind you can use another design in its place. We sell two options – a 50cm x 50cm or a

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4 Ways to Wrap a Present

A Christmas tree filled with ‘products’ under the tree just seems silly opposed to glorious wrapped boxes with bows and ribbons. Have you ever wondered why we wrap presents? We all know that a “naked” present seems weird and off putting but the reason why we wrap presents dates back to the time when paper

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Christmas Party

After a wonderful year filled with new products, new staff, lots of new customers and new adventures we all sat down and celebrated Christmas together for an afternoon lunch. Lots of laughter and giggles in the sun together. Thank you to everyone for all the support and love over the last year. We wish you

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Making Christmas Chains with Disposable Placemats

In case you have not noticed we are a huge fan of our disposable placemats sets. They are so versatile – they can be used to wrap presents, decorate cupboards, make origami decorations, decoupage and more. We would like to show you how to make Christmas Paper Chains for your house or festive table. They

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Gingerbread Houses

Christmas is synonymous with Gingerbread – the ginger flavoured biscuit that is wonderful to dunk into your tea or to nibble on throughout the day. According to certain researchers, the first gingerbread houses were the result of the well-known Grimm’s fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” in which the two children abandoned in the forest found

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Week 3 of 20 Days of Christmas

Can you believe only 13 days until Christmas!!! We have some new specials for you. 1. Buy 1 Tote Bag and get a pencil case FREE (code = totelove) 2. Buy 2 x A4 Books and get a clipboard FREE (code = booklove) 3. Buy 1 Cushion Cover and get the inner FREE (code =

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How to make Christmas Crackers

Christmas crackers are an essential to any festive table. The loud crack and the desperate search that follows for the little gifts that went flying once the cracker had been pulled open. Crackers can be found in most shops with a variety of gifts as well as a variety of price tags. Why not make

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