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a collection of photos that i can find of visual styling, decorating and event set up that I have done in the past

Helena Sheridan
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t y p o g r a p h y | s i g n a g e

drew (from memory) this map of Kalmoesfontein for a festival wedding in December 2019. in this photo obviously a WIP Festival Wedding, How To Draw Hands, The Past, December, Memories, Map, Memoirs, Souvenirs, Location Map

hand drawn map of Kalmoesfontein

drew (from memory) this map of Kalmoesfontein for a festival wedding in December 2019. in this photo obviously a WIP

hand written upcycled directional signage for Convivium 2017 on AA Badenhorst Family Wines cardboard boxes Directional Signage, Cardboard Boxes, Hand Written, Wines, Upcycle, Writing, Decor, Decoration, Upcycling

direction convivium

hand written upcycled directional signage for Convivium 2017 on AA Badenhorst Family Wines cardboard boxes

personalised, hand crafted xmas crackers, 2014 Crackers, Xmas, Drop Earrings, Create, Pretzels, Christmas, Navidad, Drop Earring, Noel

create don't consume

personalised, hand crafted xmas crackers, 2014

styling

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Seeds, Wedding Decorations, Wreaths, Floral, Flowers, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Door Wreaths, Room Decor

wedding decor/flowers

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Floral Wedding, Seeds, Table Decorations, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Interior Design, Dinner Table Decorations, Home Decoration

wedding florals

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: cactii, dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Seeds, Wedding Decorations, Floral, Flowers, Wedding Decor, Flower

wedding decor

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: cactii, dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

fun bright wedding decor for festival themed celebration Dec 2019 Celebration, Wedding Decorations, Table Settings, Bright, Flowers, Fun, Wedding Decor, Place Settings, Royal Icing Flowers

wedding decor and flowers

fun bright wedding decor for festival themed celebration Dec 2019

styling and set up of drink station for wedding pre-drinks Fun Drinks, Table Decorations, Wedding, Home Decor, Style, Valentines Day Weddings, Swag, Decoration Home, Room Decor

fun drinks station

styling and set up of drink station for wedding pre-drinks

spent months on and around this build site, gathering pieces of furniture, scouting for shop fittings and display units to fit the look. i also threw numerous events in that build site, putting up decor and lighting with hazard tape and wet cement in the background. Harvest Basket, Shop Fittings, Scouting, Cement, Repurposed, The Unit, Display, Lighting, Lights

curating; pre-plastic grape harvest baskets repurposed as bakery baskets

spent months on and around this build site, gathering pieces of furniture, scouting for shop fittings and display units to fit the look. i also threw numerous events in that build site, putting up decor and lighting with hazard tape and wet cement in the background.

styling and wardrobe, shot in my apartment 2011 The Past, Bunny, Style, Swag, Cute Bunny, Rabbit, Outfits, Rabbits, Baby Bunnies

multiply like bunnies

styling and wardrobe, shot in my apartment 2011

styling and wardrobe, fashion photo shoot with photographer Marli Esterhuisen. Fashion Photo, Photo Shoot, The Past, Style, Photoshoot, Swag, Outfits

doll house

styling and wardrobe, fashion photo shoot with photographer Marli Esterhuisen.

king proteas and pin cushions with fynbos suspended over kitchen tea table with bright pink rope (once again, venue is still a build site) 2018 Pin Cushions, Bright Pink, The Past, King, Tea, Kitchen, Table, Decor, Cooking

suspended proteas

king proteas and pin cushions with fynbos suspended over kitchen tea table with bright pink rope (once again, venue is still a build site) 2018

Die Bos venue all made up for a December 2018 wedding. White ribbon and olive branches - simple goes a long way. Winefarm wedding Olive Branches, Wedding White, White Ribbon, The Past, December, Simple, Plants, Outdoor, Outdoors

wedding maypole

Die Bos venue all made up for a December 2018 wedding. White ribbon and olive branches - simple goes a long way. Winefarm wedding

greenery on walls Farm Wedding, Wedding Reception, Big Picture, Greenery, Invitations, Fork, Stationary, Prints, Celebration

its the details that make the bigger picture

me lining up every fork n knife before a wedding reception. caught by the photographer, blending into the setting quite nicely.

2014ish. drove around cape town with some foreign photographer and local models to shoot them looking all saturday afternoon, 3rd date on a motorcycle. sheer volume shirt from my personal collection. Cape Town, The Past, Bell Sleeve Top, Ruffle Blouse, Motorcycle, Photoshoot, Models, Shirt, Collection

fashion, styling, photoshoot

2014ish. drove around cape town with some foreign photographer and local models to shoot them looking all saturday afternoon, 3rd date on a motorcycle. sheer volume shirt from my personal collection.

selection of all things dry and fluffy - for this wedding on 2 Jan 2020 I spent months stopping next to the road to pick fluffy weeds and reeds with nice haircuts. Came together very nicely - you really should go with dry flowers, and hardy flora when you plan a January wedding in the Swartland, anything fresh looks sad almost instantly. January Wedding, Dry Flowers, Flower Decorations, Haircuts, All Things, Flora, Sad, Fresh, Nice

dried flower decoration

selection of all things dry and fluffy - for this wedding on 2 Jan 2020 I spent months stopping next to the road to pick fluffy weeds and reeds with nice haircuts. Came together very nicely - you really should go with dry flowers, and hardy flora when you plan a January wedding in the Swartland, anything fresh looks sad almost instantly.

advertising shoot, set styling and props with pets. 2013ish The Past, Advertising, Pets, Decor, Style, Swag, Decoration, Decorating, Outfits

Doggie date

advertising shoot, set styling and props with pets. 2013ish

styling and wardrobe, I still wonder what happened to that skirt. Lace Skirt, Skirts, Collection, Style, Fashion, Swag, Moda, Fashion Styles, Skirt

stuffed and stiff

styling and wardrobe, I still wonder what happened to that skirt.

styling and wardrobe (my mom's dress from the 70s) 2014ish Mom Dress, White Women, My Mom, The Past, Bohemian, Collection, Dresses, Style, Fashion

wild white woman

styling and wardrobe (my mom's dress from the 70s) 2014ish

my desk 2012 this was shortly before I packed up this apartment in cape town and moved in with my gran in my small home town in order to save up before I headed to Europe for three months of summer. I am definitely more less is more these days. More And Less, Cape Town, Gallery Wall, Europe, Desk, Space, Creative, Summer, Home Decor

creative work space

my desk 2012 this was shortly before I packed up this apartment in cape town and moved in with my gran in my small home town in order to save up before I headed to Europe for three months of summer. I am definitely more less is more these days.

hanging flower installation, wedding reception- January 2020, proof that flowers do not last out here in summer. kept the arrangements in the air-coned office until the very last minute and they still looked sad by the time the photographer snapped them. floral styling and wedding decor from concept to completion. Flower Installation, Floral Style, Wedding Reception, Wedding Decorations, January, Sad, Concept, Wreaths, Flowers

hanging there

hanging flower installation, wedding reception- January 2020, proof that flowers do not last out here in summer. kept the arrangements in the air-coned office until the very last minute and they still looked sad by the time the photographer snapped them. floral styling and wedding decor from concept to completion.

Events

giant bunch of grapes and lighting for annual harvest party Harvest Party, The Past, Lighting, Lights, Lightning

bos party

giant bunch of grapes and lighting for annual harvest party

set up for small wedding ceremony Jan 2020 Wedding Ceremony, The Past

intimate wedding

set up for small wedding ceremony Jan 2020

for the 2018 Cape Wine celebration of the Swartland I cut various elements out of a wine labels from the region to use them as meal tokens at the event. Each ticket could be exchanged for a famous local food item. Wine Labels, Food Items, Ticket, Cape, Celebration, Meals, Mantle, Wine Tags, Cabo

wine labels become meal tokens

for the 2018 Cape Wine celebration of the Swartland I cut various elements out of a wine labels from the region to use them as meal tokens at the event. Each ticket could be exchanged for a famous local food item.

my job was so redundant that day. when I was booked to manage the back stage for this show in December 2019, they expected a crowd more than 10 times what we had on the day. I spent my day sitting in the sun till I got too hot and then in the shade till it got chilly. It's that cold sea breeze. I did keep the ice bucket full of drinks and found the main act a lighter so he could light his incense... Incense, Lighter, Breeze, Crowd, Maine, Stage, The Past, December, Bucket

backstage manager

my job was so redundant that day. when I was booked to manage the back stage for this show in December 2019, they expected a crowd more than 10 times what we had on the day. I spent my day sitting in the sun till I got too hot and then in the shade till it got chilly. It's that cold sea breeze. I did keep the ice bucket full of drinks and found the main act a lighter so he could light his incense...

December 2018 - wedding on Kalmoesfontein. wedding coordinator, decor stylist and venue manager. Wedding Coordinator, Stepping Stones, Wedding Ceremony, The Past, Stylists, December, Outdoor Decor, Home Decor, Stair Risers

outdoor wedding ceremony

December 2018 - wedding on Kalmoesfontein. wedding coordinator, decor stylist and venue manager.

Kick Bang Omnific at the Swartland Heritage Festical 2018. no  party on the west coast is complete without Bokkoms (local dried fish delicacy) so we made them from cardboard and if it wasnt for the real deal's pungent odour we would have fooled a few guests. West Coast, Fish, Party, Pisces, Parties

fish as dry as cardboard

Kick Bang Omnific at the Swartland Heritage Festical 2018. no party on the west coast is complete without Bokkoms (local dried fish delicacy) so we made them from cardboard and if it wasnt for the real deal's pungent odour we would have fooled a few guests.

collaborated with Nathan Honey and the Sutherland Kuns Opvoedings Program on this impressive artwork for Afrikaburn 2019. all the wood was collected from an abandoned film set, cleaned and cut to size - no new wood was burned in the destruction of this artwork. I project managed, tracked the budget, painted and slowly got comfortable with big power tools. Abandoned Film, Power Tools, Destruction, Budgeting, The Past, Honey, Big, Building, Wood

SKOP x Afrikaburn 2019

collaborated with Nathan Honey and the Sutherland Kuns Opvoedings Program on this impressive artwork for Afrikaburn 2019. all the wood was collected from an abandoned film set, cleaned and cut to size - no new wood was burned in the destruction of this artwork. I project managed, tracked the budget, painted and slowly got comfortable with big power tools.

tasting wine at its source. A Saturday morning spent racing around the Swartland to set up shade, snacks and a tasting before the guests arrive at the spot. experience manager, 2019 Saturday Morning, Wine Tasting, Vineyard, The Past, Racing, Shades, Travel, Running, Viajes

vineyard wine tasting

tasting wine at its source. A Saturday morning spent racing around the Swartland to set up shade, snacks and a tasting before the guests arrive at the spot. experience manager, 2019

giant bunch of grapes made from wine boxes from local wineries for the 2018 Swartland Heritage Festival. all the decorations were constructed from upcycled cardboard wine cases. Wine Boxes, Wine Case, Wineries, Upcycle, The Past, Cases, Decorations, Canning, Wine Cellars

cubist bunch of cardboards

giant bunch of grapes made from wine boxes from local wineries for the 2018 Swartland Heritage Festival. all the decorations were constructed from upcycled cardboard wine cases.

entirely holding itself up Hold On, Dolores Park, The Past, Travel, Viajes, Naruto Sad, Destinations, Traveling, Trips

SKOP x Afrikaburn 2019 interior

entirely holding itself up

after the success of this move I made these big triangles in three more colours of fabric, then covid came and all our (summer outdoor daytime) parties got cancelled. Triangles, Ceiling Fan, The Past, Parties, Success, Shades, Colours, Big, Fabric

maypole semi shade creation

after the success of this move I made these big triangles in three more colours of fabric, then covid came and all our (summer outdoor daytime) parties got cancelled.

in the interest of zero waste and conscious decorating we spent hours on our knees putting together this patchwork of wine labels to form a backdrop for this photo op at the Cape Wine Swartland Party 2018 Wine Labels, Zero Waste, Backdrops, Cape, The Past, Photo Wall, Decorating, Party, Scrappy Quilts

a square label in a round light

in the interest of zero waste and conscious decorating we spent hours on our knees putting together this patchwork of wine labels to form a backdrop for this photo op at the Cape Wine Swartland Party 2018

Entrance arch built with repurposed wine and cork boxes. each painted, pasted and tagged with the theme. attending to the last minute details. event decor 2018 Event Decor, Cork, Repurposed, Entrance, Arch, The Past, Boxes, Wine, Building

boxed in

Entrance arch built with repurposed wine and cork boxes. each painted, pasted and tagged with the theme. attending to the last minute details. event decor 2018

tropical umbrella at makeshift rum bar in the forest. from concept to completion (well, there were two and one didn't survive the ride up the farm roads on the back of the bakkie. I cried a little) tropical canopy design Canopy Design, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Roads, Rum, Survival, Tropical, Concept, Plants

BosRumBar

tropical umbrella at makeshift rum bar in the forest. from concept to completion (well, there were two and one didn't survive the ride up the farm roads on the back of the bakkie. I cried a little) tropical canopy design

tiny fynbos bouquets for the mothers at a bridal shower. flower design and event decor 2018 Event Decor, Flower Designs, Bouquets, Mothers, Bridal Shower, Wedding Day, Herbs, Flowers, Plants

boutonnieres

tiny fynbos bouquets for the mothers at a bridal shower. flower design and event decor 2018

they built it up just to burn it back down Opera House, Burns, The Past, Fire, Building, Travel, Viajes, Buildings, Destinations

SKOP x on fire

they built it up just to burn it back down

aftermath Hangover Bar, Bloody Mary Bar, Signage, The Past, Neon Signs, Billboard, Signs

aftermath

In September we collaborated with a bunch of friends to make Big Tom and Uncle Maria's Hangover bar happen at Aftermath. Aftermath is a small offspring burn event, held on a farm outside Riebeek West every year. Big Tom's was a Bloody Mary bar with a dome and DJs operating all weekend. Everything at the event (as with most "burns") is done on a volunteer and gifting basis. For our part of the jol we made some lights and signage, did a few stints as barpeople and DJ... and installed our…

#shf2018 photo booth props made from upcycled wine boxes in theme with the west coast wine weekend. Reuse, Upcycle, Used Cardboard Boxes, Wine Boxes, Prop Making, The Design Files, Photo Booth Props, Event Decor, West Coast

#shf2018

The Swartland Heritage Festival, brought together by the Swartland Independent Producers, is the evolution of the Swartland Revolution - events hosted annually since 2010 by a bunch of innovative winemakers. The 2018 edition was held in the pretty coastal town of Paternoster and we were contracted to do the event decor. With only a brief to use cardboard boxes (reuse reduce recycle material often used in the cellar and wine world) and the design files to a few elements of the event poster we…

#shf2018 upcycled west coast wine theme with wine and cork boxes Used Cardboard Boxes, The Design Files, Recycled Materials, Event Decor, West Coast, Cork, Upcycle, Wine, Upcycling

#shf2018

The Swartland Heritage Festival, brought together by the Swartland Independent Producers, is the evolution of the Swartland Revolution - events hosted annually since 2010 by a bunch of innovative winemakers. The 2018 edition was held in the pretty coastal town of Paternoster and we were contracted to do the event decor. With only a brief to use cardboard boxes (reuse reduce recycle material often used in the cellar and wine world) and the design files to a few elements of the event poster we…

Farm fun Outdoor Movie Nights, Farm Fun, Recent Events, The Past

Farm fun

As mentioned, we often get to make magic on Kalmoesfontein, the home of AA Badenhorst Family Wine. Here are some more pics from recent events. Valentine's Day outdoor movie night: Bradstock Birthday party: Oesaf 2019:

Farm fun Outdoor Movie Nights, Farm Fun, Recent Events, Signage, Birthday Parties, The Past, Valentines, Table Decorations, Anniversary Parties

Farm fun

As mentioned, we often get to make magic on Kalmoesfontein, the home of AA Badenhorst Family Wine. Here are some more pics from recent events. Valentine's Day outdoor movie night: Bradstock Birthday party: Oesaf 2019:

AWE, howsit? Activities, Workshops, Experiences Watch This Space, Beautiful Desserts, Wine Drinks, Workshop, Concept, Activities, Atelier, Work Shop Garage

AWE, howsit? Activities, Workshops, Experiences

A "draft" promotional edition of some of the Swartland Activities, Workshops and Experiences we are planning to host and curate very soon.

Rocking the daisies 2019 Shadow Pictures, All Pictures, Chenin Blanc, Blown Away, Michelin Star, Wine Tasting, Daisies, Sunrise, The Past

day tripping

Wine tasting in the vineyard of origin with Blackwater, City on a Hill, David&Nadia, Rall and van Loggerenberg Wines and enjoying dinner by Michelin starred Francesco Di Taranto at Swartland Street Market.

shopfitting

this photo of the wall restoration and floor levelling operation was taken the afternoon before we hosted a Saturday morning farmers market / wine tasting and live music performance. I remember there was still a mini excavator in the middle of the space 30mins before showtime... Mini Excavator, Saturday Morning, Wine Tasting, Live Music, Farmers Market, Restoration, Middle, Floor, Space

lunch setting

this photo of the wall restoration and floor levelling operation was taken the afternoon before we hosted a Saturday morning farmers market / wine tasting and live music performance. I remember there was still a mini excavator in the middle of the space 30mins before showtime...

when the oversized Edison bulb craze goes to far. satisfying seeing the final result - after months of back and forth trying to manage this project and all the players involved and curating a common ground. shopfitting, restaurant, deli, wine bar, veg garden decor and design. Common Ground, Veg Garden, Deli, Dolores Park, The Past, Restaurant, Wine, Lights, Bar

lights, lights, more lights

when the oversized Edison bulb craze goes to far. satisfying seeing the final result - after months of back and forth trying to manage this project and all the players involved and curating a common ground. shopfitting, restaurant, deli, wine bar, veg garden decor and design.

detail shot of pieces coming together at the wine bar. exposed clay walls, oregan pine bar top, steel doors and corrugated iron ceiling. shop fitting, decor curator and project management - 2018 Shop Fittings, Steel Doors, Project Management, Pine, Walls, Clay, Iron, Ceiling, Detail

bar details

detail shot of pieces coming together at the wine bar. exposed clay walls, oregan pine bar top, steel doors and corrugated iron ceiling. shop fitting, decor curator and project management - 2018

walls were knocked down to create one big venue with sections from the five former linked houses being turned into playrooms, bathrooms, conference room, wine shop and deli, bar, restaurant, kitchen and storage. the process revealed numerous different eras of clay bricks and building methods. we kept most of it exposed and planned the rest of the interior design to work with it. Restaurant Kitchen, Playrooms, Deli, Bricks, Bathrooms, Conference Room, Walls, Clay, Houses

link house venue

walls were knocked down to create one big venue with sections from the five former linked houses being turned into playrooms, bathrooms, conference room, wine shop and deli, bar, restaurant, kitchen and storage. the process revealed numerous different eras of clay bricks and building methods. we kept most of it exposed and planned the rest of the interior design to work with it.

working bar. hard to think there was nothing there a few months earlier. wine bar, deli, restaurant interior design project Restaurant Interior Design, Deli, Wine, Bar, Furniture, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Furnishings

wine bar

working bar. hard to think there was nothing there a few months earlier. wine bar, deli, restaurant interior design project

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wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Seeds, Wedding Decorations, Wreaths, Floral, Flowers, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Door Wreaths, Room Decor

wedding decor/flowers

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Floral Wedding, Seeds, Table Decorations, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Interior Design, Dinner Table Decorations, Home Decoration

wedding florals

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: cactii, dried seeds, reeds and floral things. Seeds, Wedding Decorations, Floral, Flowers, Wedding Decor, Flower

wedding decor

wedding: Rosie x Clint date: 2 Jan 2020 venue: kalmoesfontein brief: cactii, dried seeds, reeds and floral things.

giant bunch of grapes and lighting for annual harvest party Harvest Party, The Past, Lighting, Lights, Lightning

bos party

giant bunch of grapes and lighting for annual harvest party

set up for small wedding ceremony Jan 2020 Wedding Ceremony, The Past

intimate wedding

set up for small wedding ceremony Jan 2020

fun bright wedding decor for festival themed celebration Dec 2019 Celebration, Wedding Decorations, Table Settings, Bright, Flowers, Fun, Wedding Decor, Place Settings, Royal Icing Flowers

wedding decor and flowers

fun bright wedding decor for festival themed celebration Dec 2019

styling and set up of drink station for wedding pre-drinks Fun Drinks, Table Decorations, Wedding, Home Decor, Style, Valentines Day Weddings, Swag, Decoration Home, Room Decor

fun drinks station

styling and set up of drink station for wedding pre-drinks