For my final assignment when completing my Interior Decorating qualification, we had to design and make a piece of furniture from a specific design era. I chose the medieval era. One of the very first versions of a light was a wooden cross with 4 candles on each end. My interpretation of this design was […]
Inspired by the Pixar character this lamp was made from a discarded library book-end. My daughters attend Emmarentia Primary School in Johannesburg. In 2014 the school renovated their library and discarded these book-ends. I designed this lamp inspired by the Pixar lamp of the Pixar Film Studios. I used the lamp-base of an unused light […]
A well-known Pharmaceutical retailer cleaned their shop and the frame of this table was discarded used left-over brandering pieces to make a top which I painted different pastel colours with a red border.
It’s amazing what you find on the rubbish dump. I went to the local dump to discard of some garden waste and I found this frame. I completed it by constructing drawers to fit.
I am obsessed with city skylines! Can you tell? I found these birch wood off-cuts in a waste skip and designed this wall art.
A well-known Pharmaceutical retailer cleaned their shop and the frame of this table was discarded. I also found supa-wood off-cuts from a local carpenter. With some inspiration from my husband, we came up with the idea to make a bed-side table with light already fixed.
This was one of my first furniture pieces. I found the supa-wood pieces at a carpentry supplier. They were gathering dust in their storeroom. I had a picture in my mind of a puzzle. So I played with the pieces until they fit like a jigsaw puzzle.