Simondium, DIY, idees, magazine, do it yourself

I enjoyed the Ideas Trunk Show so much last month, I just have to share some of the contagious creativity with you (have I mentioned how much I love markets?). Handmade is all the rage right now, and the vendors did not disappoint. I bought a cute pair of wooden earrings, and the most adorable fox outfit for Joshua – he wore it to two of his big parties in one week! My sister also got me chalk board pens that I have a few DIY ideas for…

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Spending my Saturdays at the Slow Market

Slow Market, Stellenbosch, market, Saturday, what to do in Stellenbosch

Visiting a local market is my new favourite thing to do. Tobi can attest to my spirits lifting when I drink in the atmosphere of strangers connecting over fresh food and handmade goods in a public space. There are a few Stellenbosch markets that you can choose from, but I have fallen in love with the Slow Market.

Located at Oude Libertas on the slopes of Pappegaaiberg, this market is all about local food, wine and design. I love the cozy layout under the old oak trees, with a view of the surrounding mountains. But it’s the atmosphere that keeps me coming back for more. What sets the Slow Market apart is the intimate space and familiarity of the locals which adds to the down-to-earth community vibe. If you like the Bluebird Garage Market in Muizenberg, you would love this market too.

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