Q&A With Lia & Claudia Met Liefde


I recently visited the yearly Mosaiek arts and crafts expo and noticed the lovilees from ‘Met Liefde’ With Enjoy’s work there. Lia & Claudia are the creatives behind this brand, they layout each item themselves. Simply because every single product is hand-made, every single 1 is guaranteed to also be exclusive.


Tell us much more about ‘Met Liefde’ and how it was born?
Claudia: We met by way of mutual buddies at a braai, following chatting we realised that we even reside in the same complicated! It was wedding ceremony fever that began it all, I had my wedding ceremony décor sorted but required help with my stationary. Lia was the greatest man or woman (and now buddy) for the job as she is a very talented graphic designer. At her wedding ceremony I returned the favour by aiding with the décor and the dress, the rest is history…

Lia: Claudia & I just ‘clicked’ on a innovative level from the 1st day we met. We get equally fired up about colour, texture, any type of design and unique things that are the 2 lovilee and proudly South African. After sharing numerous a glass of wine whilst performing the preparing of our weddings we made the decision that we’d like to do a project with each other ‘one day’. The dream swiftly grew into anything we needed to pursue and we started ‘Met Liefde’ earlier this 12 months.


What was the inspiration behind the brand and merchandise?
Claudia: Weddings and every thing wedding ceremony! The fabrics, patterns, flowers, bunting and total lovilee décor. Every thing that gets ‘Made with love’.

Lia: In the corporate planet it is occasionally hard to dwell out your creativity to the total. We both needed to do something hand-on without guidelines or boundaries that would make us proud. It is so great to hear how ‘Met Liefde’ has also inspired other folks and will get them enthusiastic about hand-created products.


What objects do you stock at ‘Met Liefde’?
Lovilee gifts, manufactured with as significantly adore as with what it is provided. Napkins with cross-stitch specifics, colourful table runners, hand-painted place-mats, serviette rings, magnets, bamboo kitchen utensils with heart particulars.



What is at present the most favourite item in keep?
The Kudu area-mats, ‘local stays lekker’ and our other colourful place-mats. It is heart warming to see individuals moving much more towards making use of colour and experimenting with wealthy colour combinations.


Are there any fascinating factors in the pipe-line?
We are organizing to include a décor hire component to the enterprise for weddings as effectively as an on-line keep. We are also doing work on styles to print our personal fabric to make cushions, bags and perhaps some leather items.

In which can lovilees get hold of you or obtain your items?
At this stage you are capable to view all of our products on-line on our Facebook page. You can place an purchase by contacting us right: Lia in Cape Town metliefde.lia@gmail.com or 083 417 5164. Claudia in Johannesburg metliefde.claudia@gmail.com or 082 817 7589.

Some of our items are offered from Hluba in Randridge Mall, Johannesburg and The Coffee Cup, 22 Grey Street, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape.

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