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Champange Candles Champange bottle hand cut and filled with wax to make pot candle Hand crafted planters advert for silicone

UPCYCLE FACE MASK PROJECT

In response the global pandemic, upcycle has developed a range of face masks in support the public and private sectors urgent need to facial protection, we have done this by designing and making various face masks made from the fabrics that has previously been donated.

Through this project we have been able in a limited way to continue to support some of the community people that we work with that have the sewing skills needed. So each and every mask that is ordered by any one will go to helping someone keep going.

fabric face masks





R35.00 for a fitted double layer mask
R15.00 for surgical style (rectangular mask)
for picture and more info read this article

Face mask can be ordered by contacting Winnie for yourself, your family, workers, colleagues or donation

Crafty Corner - the fun side of inspired crafts!

We are a creative team, ready to take on any challenge, from custom made corporate gifting to large commissions, craft related teambuilding events, kids craft parties, classes and so much more!

What we offer:

Teambuilding events

canvas painted tree

Crafty Corner offers a range of creative teambuilding experiences: art on canvas, creative mosaics, beading, fabric or glass painting and many more to chose from just contact us and we can discuss your requirements.

Commissions, handmade for you

seamstress services

Crafty Corner specialises in the creation crafted products, once offs, mass production or unique requests.

Silicone moulds

custom made silicone and fiber mould of rhino <

Crafty Corner specializes in creating custom made silicone or fiberglass moulds for your unique items and idea

Designs, patterns and templates

owl design

Crafty Corner has high resolution jpgs and vector designs for using as patterns and templates for your crafts.


Most recent craft teambuilding

mosaic teambuilding canvas paintingbeading teambuilding event

Delonghi @Indaba Hotel
Fourways Medical trauma unit @ Indaba hotel
Standard bank City - Loans Department @ Standardbank

Yammin and associates @ Yammin in Edenvale
Life Health care
Munich reinsurance

Crafty Corner specialises in fun relaxing, interactive and creative teambuilding sessions for both big and small groups. Please click on the links below for more detailed information on each activity.


Our latest free step by step crafts for you to try:

Fabric draw sting bag

Upcycle scraps of fabric into functional bags to replace unwanted plastic bag for shopping, veggies, bread and shopping. these bags have many functional uses and great way to use up scrap frabic.

Fabric painted scrap cloths

Even a small cloth can be turned into a work of art with a touch of fabric paint and time to play with ptterns

Faux wooden door

faux wooden door paint technique

Detailed project showing you how to take a plain wooden door and using paint technique making it look like an old style panelled wooden door

Virtical garden drum

upcycle sa, virtical garden drum

Making your own virtical garden from recycled drum, December 2015

Mosaic pot stand

Tree of life mosaic

Making a pot stand with inverted design

Mannequin decoupage lamp

Recycled old mannequin doll into a stunning decoupaged lamp.

Upcycled Egg Box Flowers

Upcycle your old egg boxes and egg trays and create a beautiful arrangement of flowers that will never droop!

Mosaic Upcycled Basin Birdbath

Add a dash of colour and light to your garden with this beautiful, upcycled mosaic hairdresser's basin birdbath!

Paper Mache Heart

Papier mache is terrific for all ages, young kids love getting their hands involved, perfect for sensory development! And a great lesson on recycling egg boxes!

Milk Bottle Gift Box

Turn an old plastic milk bottle into a beautifully functional upcycled gift box for a special gift!

Milk Bottle Easter Basket

Recycle an old milk bottle and create this beautiful Easter basket, a great handmade gift for all ages!

Green Mosaic Cross

Making a mosaic cross is a great way to celebrate Christmas or Easter. Follow our step by step to see how it is done!

Mosaic Daisy Mirror

Our simple step by step will have you making your own beautiful mosaic daisy mirror in no time, from cutting the petals to grouting!

Coke Bottle Terrarium

What a great way to start a water wise vegetable or herb garden and a fantastic science experiment for children. Upcycle an old plastic Coke bottle into a self-watering terrarium!

Wooden Birdhouse

A few old planks from an old cupboard make fantastic materials to create this beautiful upcycled birdhouse!

Bottle-top Fridge Magnets

What a colourful way to create beautifully upcycled fridge magnets! In this craft we used recycled bottle tops to make fridge magnet bugs.

Upcycled Milk Bottle Clock

This upcycled clock was made using recycled plastic milk bottles - resulting in less junk going in the bin and a beautiful handmade gift that really does make a difference!

News & Events

Fabric face masks for sale in Gauteng

This new year and decade 2020 has disrupted our way of living in a way that we just didn’t see coming. Social distancing for one is now a global necessity in an active stop to having the COVID19 virus spread indiscriminately fast. The facial mask or masking of the face has become a daylight accessory of necessity surgical style fabric face mask
overnight. An extremely high turnover of the demand for facial medical masks has shown face to criminal disruption in medical facial masks being stolen from hospitals. One of the recent articles I read on facial mask theft is of a theft on Tues 17 th March, a report on a theft of 50 thousand protective face masks intended for medical clinics in Cologne, Germany. The report continues across various cities across Germany reporting theft of medical clothing, sanitisers, gloves, disinfectants, respirators from children’s intensive care unit looking after many young cancer patients.

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Upcycle snuffle mats are now available at the Upcycle landfill avoidance shop situated at 158 Long Road, Greymont in Jhb.

In case you don’t know, a “snuffle mat” is a material feeding mat for dogs. (Apparently cats love them too!). Basically, a snuffle mat stimulates a dogs natural foraging instinct by mimicking the hunt for food in grass & fields, stimulating their noses & brains to earn their meals. You hide treats around the mat, and then your dog uses his nose to find them, getting a tasty treat as a reward. A dog’s sense of smell is 50 times stronger than humans. Your dog sees the world through his or her nose!

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Feb 2020 article

Custom Sewing

We can make anything for you

We have been training and helping an awesome community of ladies to make bags, cushions, aprons and various other really awesome gifts from scrap fabrics. We are ready to help you with your custom orders and sewing requierments. Sewing custome orders

image with sewn lanyard on it