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Buy Local with Skinny Laminx

Skinny Laminx recently launched an online shop specifically for locals. Here you can find all your favourite ‘Skinny’ products ranging from cushion covers to tea towels and even gorgeous little smock dresses for children. http://shop.skinnylaminx.com

Heather Moore, the design genius behind the Skinny Laminx label lives in Cape Town, South Africa. As well as creating beautiful products, Heather also does illustration work and is the editor of ELLE Decoration blog.

To view Heather’s portfolio on Cape Town Creatives click here.

Open Studio: Skinny laMinx, Medina Morphet and Odette Marais

Join Skinny laMinx, Medina Morphet and Odette Marais this Saturday 13 November from 9:30 – 3:00 for their annual open studio.

It’s a great opportunity to meet these talented creatives and see what they do.

Paintings by Medina Morphet and Odette Marais will be available plus lots of goodies from Skinny laMinx.

The studio is at 33a Buitengracht Street. Click here for the Google Map

Creative Bloggers from Cape Town

Cape Town is bursting at the seams with creativity! The recent Design Indaba Expo was testimony to just how much talent there is in this city. Blogging has become a popular pastime amongst creatives who use them to share their inspiration and new ideas with others. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite creative bloggers based in Cape Town. Enjoy!

http://skinnylaminx.com Heather Moore works as an illustrator and designer in Cape Town, South Africa. Her wonderful, ‘come back for more’ blog focuses on what she makes and the things that catch her eye.

www.greglumley.com/wp Greg Lumley is a wedding photographer with a great sense of humour. We enjoy reading the articles on his blog and viewing his excellent photographs.

http://thewrendesign.com Wendren Milford owns the fashion label Wren. Her blog is full of beautiful images of her beautiful bags/accessories and is a personal journey to becoming an ‘indiepreneur’.

www.kimgray.co.za Kim Gray is a fashion, decor and lifestyle stylist who shares her work experiences and interesting finds on her blog.

http://lovemadevisible.co.za Rebecca and Bruce of Love Made Visible are passionate about people and photography. Love Made Visible blog is a stunning photo-journal of their recent work.

http://jezzeblog.blogspot.com Jesse Breytenbach is an illustrator and designer from Cape Town. Her blog is packed with creative tips and ideas and is a great read.

http://alexlatimer.wordpress.com One can’t help but visit Alex and Patrick Latimer’s blogs regularly! Their illustrations are delightful and humorous and you’ll leave wanting more!


www.spling.co.za We’re big fans of Spling here! Spling or Stephen Aspeling is a writer based in Cape Town. He is passionate about the film industry and his reviews are insightful with a touch of humour. His blog is updated daily with special offers and other entertaining features.

http://fa.mielie.com Mielie Peeps tells the story of the successful Cape Town based design company, Mielie. Mielie is all about employment creation and beautiful, innovative design. Visit Mielie Peeps to find out about new products, the people behind the products and what inspires them!