“I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way
you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality.
What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea.
How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you
make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.”
~ Helena Bonham Carter
The Deckle Edge started in the bustling suburb of Rondebosch. It had
some paper and a bit of paint but it was actually a craft shop, gift shop,
collectors shop as well as a coffee shop. It sold everything from rubber
stamps and teddy bears to milk tart and rooibos tea with a few oils and
acrylics on the shelves in the corner.
We have come a long way since then, expanding to include specialist
products for printmakers, illustrators, watercolourists, sculptors and
many more, realising that art and creativity play such a large role for so
We have realised that not only are we for the artists, but we exist for the
students getting through architecture school, the brides planning their
dream wedding, the mothers wanting to try a fun new activity with their
kids and every single person who desires to add a touch of creativity to
their lives. We believe that every person is creative and we strive to
provide them with tools to discover what form that creativity will take
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Our online prices will very soon increase in line with the VAT increase. In-store our pricing has already increased. Thank you for your understanding. Dismiss