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Fall Colors - Spring Flowers

Fall Colors - Spring Flowers
Where did the summer go? With Labor Day long behind us, I am thinking of you in the Northern Hemisphere as the days begin to draw in and the Autumn...

Hand Painted Linens from Julian's

Hand Painted Linens from Julian's
A splash of color down the middle of your dining table is a great way to change the feel and look of your room.  These hand painted table runners w...

Taper Holders - NEW! - from Decorative Details

Taper Holders - NEW! - from Decorative Details
In 1990, Decorative Details was started in a makeshift garage in the Eastern Cape, and today they work out of their own factory. The company manufa...

Ceramics at Julians

Ceramics at Julians

National Women's Day in South Africa - 9 August

National Women's Day in South Africa - 9 August
Each year on the 9th of August, South Africans of all backgrounds join together in celebrating National Women’s Day. To understand this holiday, yo...

Special touches for a special Wedding, a friend's or your own!

Special touches for a special Wedding, a friend's or your own!
Everyone wants their wedding to be special and a day to remember.  So we would like to help you out with a few ‘memorable’ suggestions….The ‘white ...

Fair Trade – a way of life

There is always a ‘feel good’ factor when buying Fair Trade products, but do we really know how companies committed to Fair Trade practices operate? Fair Trade is more a way of life than just a way of trading: It proves that greater justice in world trade is possible It highlights the need for change […]

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Candle burning ‘tips’ to help you have a Happy Candle Lit Easter

Candle burning ‘tips’ to help you have a Happy Candle Lit Easter

Over the Easter weekend, chances are you will be lighting candles – be that in church or on your dinner table.   So to that point, we thought it would be helpful to remind our ‘candle fans’ of some very useful candle burning tips.  Some may be common sense and others helpful to ensure your candle […]

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Thumbprint Artifacts on TV!

In the big world of news, we were thrilled with the coverage we recently received on ABC Channel 7 WXYZ Detroit! Becky and I were interviewed by JoAnne Purtan for her weekly special feature ‘Mom’s a Genius’.  The section is called, Mom’s a Genius: Lifelong friends support South African artisans to help them fight poverty […]

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A visit to the Kapula Gallery

A visit to the Kapula Gallery

  I had a great day out at the Kapula Gallery last week! The Gallery is in a large warehouse just down the road from the Kapula Candle & Ceramics Factory in Bredasdorp, South Africa.  As you walk in, you are greeted with a ROIT of color!  The place is full of beautiful handmade and […]

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Other side of the world…..

Two days ago I was in Bredasdorp, South Africa at the Kapula Candle & Ceramics Factory.  Bredasdorp is a small farming community about 2 hours outside Cape Town.  I was there doing some filming for a short video about Kapula and the people who work there.  In speaking with various artisans for the video, our […]

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Happy 2016!

Happy 2016!

At the start of the New Year we wanted to thank all of you that have supported us on this journey – customers, friends, family, and all of our followers! Thumbprint Artifacts grew at an astounding rate last year, doubling our previous year sales. The journey began three years ago when Kris came up with […]

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