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Expresso Features KAMERS Irene 2012

SABC 3's Expresso team visited KAMERS Irene 2012 and sat down with the organisers to find out how KAMERS became such a wonderful success in Pretoria.

 

They describe it as:

"'n Moet vir dié wat hou van n mooi ding! Watertand kos, bekoorlike dekor items, handgemaakte keramiekware, skryfbehoeftes en soveel meer..."

 

Watch the video here.

 

KAMERS Lourensford 2012 Video

Experience a glimpse of KAMERS Lourensford 2012 in this video. We celebrated a decade of women, their stories, dreams and growth through creativity, by providing a visual and creative feast of exceptional handmade and crafted products at the picturesque Lourensford Estate in Somerset West.

 

Watch it here.

 

Stunning Photos from KAMERS Lourensford

KAMERS Lourensford was an amazing sensory experience, enjoyed by 15750 smiling faces. It is really difficult to describe the picturesque Lourensford setting and truly impossible to describe the stunning detail that went into each supplier's products and display, so we will just let the photos each speak their 1000 words. Enjoy!

 

  • Browse our fabulous photo albums on Facebook
  • Vote for your favourite photos from the KAMERS & The Pretty Blog Photo Competition on Pinterest
  • Along with many lovely photos Claudia De Nobrega, our official photographer via The Pretty Blog, shares why the KAMERS experience was so special to her here

 

Find Out What You Can Expect at KAMERS Lourensford

A year's work and dreams are coming together for the tenth KAMERS, taking place at Lourensford Estate, Somerset West, from Sunday 21 October to Saturday 27 October. 200 creatives will be sharing their passion for local handcrafted products.

 

There will be a blossoming new garden section, 12 handpicked, innovative new young entrepreneurs, inspiring daily talks by key creatives and much, much more.

 

Read more on The Pretty Blog here.

 

Also read SARIE's story here.

 

Wet Your Appetite for KAMERS 2012

Take a trip to the picturesque Lourensford Estate in this beautiful video and relive KAMERS 2011, where we brought the best of South Africa's craft and design to the Cape. 14500 people streamed from all over the country to enjoy this annual creative feast of handmade products. KAMERS 2012 Lourensford is going to be an even more indescribable experience!

 

KAMERS Young Entrepreneurs 2012

The future is bright for South African creativity! Earlier this year we announced an exciting opportunity for young entrepreneurs with new businesses to be sponsored to take part in KAMERS 2012. We are so excited to introduce you to some of these amazingly talented girls who were handpicked to put their products on show at KAMERS Lourensford, 21-27 October.

 

Watch the video to meet some of these innovative young creatives here.

 

The KAMERS Lourensford Young Entrepreneurs are:

 

 

Fresh Spring Products in the KAMERS Online Store

The KAMERS Online Store boasts a fresh selection of handpicked products inspired by spring. From delicate pottery in whites and pastels, to pendants inspired by vintage records and the fauna and flora of the Cape, the shop has something for everyone. Dipped wooden spoons cover the latest trend, while funky mouse pads and various bags provide for the practical necessities.

 

See for yourself here. We deliver nationwide, so KAMERS really does come to your doorstep.

 

Meet Lize-Marie, the face behind the beautiful shop, on The Pretty Blog here.

 

More of KAMERS Now on Pinterest

We are thrilled to launch our brand new Pinterest profile with an exciting addition to our KAMERS & The Pretty Blog Photo Competition 2012. You can now vote for your favourite entries by repinning them at pinterest.com/kamersvol!

 

The photos with the most repins will be featured alongside the winning photos as Audience Favourites on The Pretty Blog.

 

Follow our boards and start repinning now here.

 

Getting Ready for KAMERS Bloemfontein Photos

Ilze and Hanlie Volman from V & Me. have been hard at work to help us create a gorgeous KAMERS experience in Bloemfontein. View stunning photos of their hard work and read about some of the 90 fabulous suppliers you will be able to meet at KAMERS Bloemfontein on The Pretty Blog here.

 

KAMERS & The Pretty Blog Photo Competition 2012

Are you an avid photographer? Whether you take pictures as a hobby or a profession, this is for you.

 

We have teamed up with ever-stylish The Pretty Blog for an exciting nationwide photo competition during KAMERS 2012. It's all about creativity, passion and beautiful subject matter.

 

Great publicity and wonderful prizes are up for grabs.

 

Details and entry form here.

 

View the KAMERS Bloemfontein entries here.

 

KAMERS 2012: Celebrating 10 Years of Wonderful Women

Over the last 10 years the KAMERS team has been inspired by the tenacity of women and their ability to rise above hardships and challenges. This year we want to honour all the women who have inspired us. The grandmothers, mothers, sisters and friends. Poets, creatives and artists. KAMERS 2012 celebrates 10 years of women, their stories, their dreams and growth through creativity.

 

Fittingly, we are proudly supporting Reach for Recovery, a wonderful South African breast cancer support group. We decided not to hand out plastic bags at our entrance this year, but to donate the money we would have spent on this to Reach for Recovery. By buying a ticket for KAMERS you are enabling us to donate more to Reach for Recovery - thank you!

 

Read more on the pretty blog.

 

Behind the Scenes at the Product Viewings

Lots and lots of love and hard work went into to selecting only the best suppliers for KAMERS 2012 in Bloemfontein (5-8 Sept.), Somerset West (21-27 Oct.) and Irene, Pretoria (25 Nov. - 1 Dec.) and we are very excited about the results.

 

Watch the video and read all about our supplier selection process on the pretty blog.