Christmas has officially gone to the dogs with this beautiful range of dog toys, beds, baskets, bowls and stylish pullovers from Mungo & Maud! Now your pets are sure to love you even more when they see what you got them for Christmas.
Evdoxia Stafylaraki made these recycled cable baskets and sent them into Recyclart. The amount of forethought that would have had to go into making these baskets is amazing to me.
I know of South African baskets made with discarded telephone wire, but this is the first time I have seen cable used to make a such a loosely woven basket.
As we move into the last week of February, thoughts turn to Easter centerpieces for Easter Sunday dinner. Martha Stewart is great for easy crafts to keep your home looking wonderful, and these little Easter baskets certainly fit the bill.
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I used to live in South Africa. One of the objects I used to admire a lot was the little cottage industry making wire baskets by local people.
Tucked away in Florida Road, Durban, is the African Art Centre. They are a non- profit organization that use art to uplift disadvantaged communities, to provide an income for women, men and young people that are unwilling to look to government to solve their problems.