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At Elsje Designs, we create limited edition whimsical decor and paper items. From table décor to wall art to mobiles and stationery, each item is created to add spunk to your living space.

Elsje is a graphic designer with a successful background in event and wedding stationery. Still specializing in bespoke graphic design, she has recently shifted her focus to also include décor for the retail market.

Entertain in style and decorate with personality – browse through our online shop or visit one of our stockists for the latest in quirky decor.

1. Tablescape

Entertain in style with terrific table decor for any festive occasion whether a family lunch or a posh dinner – conversation starter napkins, pop up placemats, intricately paper cut candle wrappers, coast to coaster coaster set and more.

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2. Home Decor

Decor smalls for creative living spaces like the gorgeous geometric metal mobiles, unique mirror wall art and creative clocks.

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3. Christmas

Add a South African touch to your festive season with our unique nativity set, tree trinkets and finely cut paper art Christmas card.

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4. Stationery

Paper art and other swoon worthy stationery – wonder into another world with our story card, hand illustrated Karoo-scape cellotape, feather gift tags or ruler that looks like a scissor.

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Orb Table Sculpture

Orb Table Sculpture

This beauty is versatile. A table sculpture, a treasure, a gift… holiday decor… year round accessory… hanging orb… plant hanger… table top decoration, you name it, it’s gorgeous. Minimum order to qualify for wholesale price. Suggested retail prices on www.elsje.co.za

Himmeli: The Geometry of the Heavens

Himmeli: The Geometry of the Heavens

What is an himmeli, you ask? Although the root of the word “himmeli” is Germanic – in Swedish and German himmel means “sky” or “heaven” – and different versions of this geometric mobile can be found in other Nordic countries, the himmeliis considered the quintessential traditional Finnish Christmas decoration. Back in the olden days, himmelis […]

Retail here we come!

Retail here we come!

So excited I can pinch myself! Not only have we moved to Stellenbosch, but our focus has also moved from posh events and weddings to limited edition lifestyle décor with a proudly South African touch. Our first big event and launch of our Series I, will take place at SARCDA Trade Exhibition (Gift and Decor […]