Support Local Makers and Win Big

February 25, 2021 3 min read

South Africa is teeming with talented makers, creative artists and aspiring entrepreneurs. The pandemic has put a lot of pressure and stress on several makers and now, more than ever, it’s important to support local makers and give their business a boost to survive and thrive. 

To celebrate the many talented makers in South Africa, we’re running an incredible giveaway, put together by a collaboration of local partner businesses. This competition ends on Sunday, 28 February 2021 - so make sure you read the instructions below to enter to win!

giveaway from local makers

Stand a chance to win

This gorgeous hamper has been put together with love and passion, handmade and produced by local, South African makers and is valued at R6,000. The instructions to enter the competition are simple.

1. Follow all of the participating brands on Instagram (click on their handle to visit their Instagram page):

     @mzansi_beautiful

     @philippa_french

     @thefacelab_sa

     @flourishplantstudio

     @braidsofgrass

     @anandasanctuary

2. Comment on this post on Instagram and tag 3 friends (1 comment = 1 entry)

3. For extra entries, tag 3 more friends in another comment

It’s as easy as that!

There are a few T&Cs, which are as follows: 

💛  One winner will be randomly drawn.

💛  The winner will be announced on Monday, 1st March 2021.

💛  The prizes will be delivered to the lucky winner, except for the microblading which can be redeemed in Cape Town during 2021 (or gifted to another), and the energy healing offered in person, or remotely. Winners must live in South Africa.

💛  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.

💛  Only tag people you know.

Our collaborators and prizes

Without further ado, here are our collaborators and the amazing products that they are adding to our giveaway hamper.

Mzansi Beautiful

love and hug gift box

Mzansi Beautiful is an online store that celebrates artisanal homeware, decor, health, wellness and all things beautiful by selling artisanal products from local makers that are sustainably produced in small quantities, making each item unique and special.

Mzansi Beautiful’s Hugs and Love Gift Box is a gorgeous, curated gift box full of nurturing, tranquil and sacred items for your home space, including our very special Love Aura Essence, Hello Tuck pouch, soy candle, handmade soap, incense and crystals among other items and surprises.

Follow Mzansi Beautiful on social media here.

Braids of Grass

braids of grass macrame wall hanger

Braids of Grass is a Cape-Town based macrame maker who creates exquisite macrame products, including rugs, hammocks, plant holders and home decor.

Braids of Grass’s 100% natural cotton and driftwood macrame wall hanging is up for grabs in our giveaway!

Follow Braids of Grass on social media here.

Flourish Plant Studio

braids of grass

Flourish Plant Studio is a plant studio and concept store that creates sustainable and uplifting plant installations for indoor spaces. Their services and offerings range from plant-inspired design and styling and residential and commercial indoor plant installations to plant maintenance services, among others. 

The winner of our giveaway will receive a macrame plant hanger, contemporary dip-glazed terracotta pot and iridescent leafed Philodendron Micans trailing plant as well as a Living with Plants - a guide to indoor gardening book from Flourish Plant Studio.

Follow Flourish Plant Studio on social media here.

Philippa French

philippa french jewellery

Philippa French is a talented maker who has a heart for empowering and uplifting crafters in South Africa through the sale of bespoke bead pieces.

One of these beaded pieces by Philippa French is included in our giveaway - Frida Kahlo rose-hued earrings, botanical bracelet and necklace. How stunning!

Follow Philippa French on social media here.

The Face Lab

the face lab

The Face Lab SA is made up of a team of a microblading specialist helping people get the look they’ve always wanted with microblading and permanent cosmetics.

The Face Lab has contributed a microblading session to our awesome giveaway hamper.

Follow The Face Lab on social media here.

Ananda Sanctuary

ananda sanctuary

Ananda Sanctuary is a new yoga studio and healing centre based in Woodstock, Cape Town. The sanctuary offers sacred connection, wellness therapies and alignment through yoga, meditation, healing, retreats and more. 

Included in this giveaway hamper is a 60-minute intuitive energy healing at Ananda Sanctuary, offered either remotely or in-person.

Follow AnandaSanctuary on social media here.

Support Local Makers

Entering this amazing giveaway is just one of the many ways to support local makers. The past year has been a challenging one for many people, but it has also woken many of us up to the power of community and shone the light on local talent.

If you have any questions about the giveaway, please contact the founder of Mzansi Beautiful, Lindy, at lindy@mzansibeautiful.com.

Stay safe and stay positive!

Candice Land
Candice Land



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