Browsing through handcrafted creativity at Kamers

Kamers is ‘South Africa’s pop-up treasure trove of handcrafted creativity’.  The Autumn market is currently being held this long weekend at St John’s College in Johannesburg.  What a beautiful old school for starters !!!!   It was founded in 1898.

I went not once, but twice, to this amazing market!!   Hubby and I went with Elaine yesterday where I took my camera but was sorry I only had the 50mm lens as I couldn’t get decent photos of the magnificent buildings.   Yesterday I went with Jeanette and her friend Madelein with only my mobile phone!   I knew Jeanette would have her camera, so I left the photography to the expert 😉  please read her blog post and view her fabulous photographs  :-  http://www.therealjenty.com/2015/04/a-morning-browsing-through-kamersvol-at-st-johns/

My photos from Saturday  ..

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Giant crochet rugs – about 1 metre round (or slightly more)!!  Really cool!!

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Beautiful bench made from oak wine barrels … hubby bought this one !!   I spotted them at the last Kamers and fell in love with them

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I bought a gorgeous ceramic vase and jug from Storm in a teacup.  Speaking to the stall owner of these stunning items, I was told the skilled throwers are from Zimbabwe ..

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Note to Elaine – we missed this on Sat. Design Team cushions are fabulous (inside classroom)

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Love these giant clothes pegs ..

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The chapel door …

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My photograph of the interior didn’t come out well so I took an Instagram pic today which came out better …

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Opposite the chapel door is the dining hall …

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A Hardy look-alike :)!!!!

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… and another !!!   Hardy sits just like this 🙂

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I love Masquerade’s fine linen ..

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Stunning Barbie dresses ..

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Local champers by the glass – Kanu Geselle MCC from Stellenbosch ..

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Yesterday, Jeanette and I had a glass of Saltare MCC, a boutique winery in Stellenbosch ..

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Back to Saturday :    Hubby had a glass of craft beer ..

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Chapel at St John’s College ..

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What lovely mornings I had with both my gorgeous daughters, and hubby xxx

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3 Responses to Browsing through handcrafted creativity at Kamers

  1. jenty says:

    It was such a lovely morning! Thanks for coming with me Mom!

  2. My life has been such a madhouse lately that I’m not getting around to reading blogs. Its not going to change over the next two weeks either but after that I need to slow down and relax again. So just to say I didn’t stop reading your blog, just haven’t had much time lately.

  3. 🙂 just like me 🙂 but I do see you are a busy bee!!! Always out and about !! super job you have

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