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New Collections

I am so exciting to start introducing our new colors and prints that will carry through for the next year or so. As the current stocks run out they will be replaced with the new series. I’ll be sure to announce and post pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as the new designs come available. Here is a sneak preview of our Protea Printed Dish Cover Set. Follow along: Instagram   Facebook   Twitter Price Increases I really strive to keep our prices affordable so I have looked carefully at each product and made adjustments where needed, avoiding the traditional 10% increase across the board. My belief is that consuming responsibly shouldn’t be an elitist movement and with a bit of innovative...

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The Making of an Eco-Friendly Kitchen Cloth

It was a good kitchen cloth I was after. I thought about it many times a day. In fact, every time I reached for a cloth to wipe something up. I wanted an alternative to the non-biodegradable micro-fiber cloth made from petroleum based products and shipped in from China.  Something natural that worked well - how hard could it be? Then in 2009, on a visit home to Canada I was reminded that the cloths we used growing up had been hand-knit either by my grandmother, or my mom or picked up at the flee market.  This is the story of The Posh South African Kitchen Lappie. Hand-Knit Production Creates Home-Based Employment My grandmother knit a prototype that I brought back...

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