Elephantshoe Haul

So a couple of days ago I showed you what I received in my January 2014 ‘I Love You Box’ from Ellieshoe.  Today, I’m doing a quick haul blog post for you, I hope you enjoy!

Elephantshoe was founded by Sam & James Schwikkard in 2010.  I personally first met Sam & James when Sam designed our wedding invitations back in 2012.  Elephantshoe started out doing design, printing and styling for weddings, parties and baby showers and is now doing company branding (plus they have a fabulous online shop as well).

The Ellieshoe online shop went live in 2013 and is filled with loads of goodies including stamps, Save The Dates, gift tags, washi tapes, straws, aprons designed by Sam, laser cut bits & bobs and….Pantone products.  I love Pantone products, don’t ask me why….but their products just scream sophistication.  I guess it has something to do with the minimalistic design of the products and simple typography. I used to ogle over all the Pantone products sold on eBay but never ordered something because shipping was just too pricey (especially if you’re buying a mug or two).

I was so happy to see Elephantshoe stocking some of the Pantone products and when they had a 25% sale a couple of weeks ago, I decided to get a couple of things.  Here’s what I bought:

Two coffee mugs – one in shade ‘Warm Gray’ and one in shade ‘Crocus’.  I bought the gray mug for Neal and the bright purple mug for myself (the purple one is actually such a beautiful colour, the photo really doesn’t do it justice).  You can find the mugs here and they retail for R 150,00 per mug (the sale has unfortunately already ended).

And I also bought a set of 6 coasters – I am obsessed with coasters, we have them everywhere in the house.  You can find the coaster set here and it retails for R 200,00.

I am hoping Elephantshoe will be stocking a couple of the Pantone Radiant Orchid products soon (Radiant Orchid is the Pantone colour of the year for 2014), especially this beauty (it’s a travel mug):

Go take a look at the Ellieshoe online shop – guaranteed you’ll find something you love!



  1. Lily 2 February 2014 / 06:51

    I love the mugs, and the color of them! So pretty!
    Oh that travel mugh! Ahh, so cute!
    I love this years color choice, I actually want to paint my beauty room that color…or at least one wall in there…gorgeous color!

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:46

      I know, I adore travel mugs although I never really travel anywhere haha! I do use them in Winter while I work, though, because they keep my coffee warmer for longer. :)

      You should do that, Lily! It will look amazing – I love accent walls! xxx

  2. Clara Dinkelmann 2 February 2014 / 08:56

    Oooh those mugs are gorge. I really like the purple one, such a girly color. Will def check out their online shop, thanks L! Clara x

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:47

      It is definitely a girly colour, it’s like a warm neon-ish purple…so pretty!

      Thanks for commenting, Clara! :) x

  3. Zee Mohlapi 2 February 2014 / 09:17

    I wonder if they will deliver to Eastern Cape, I will get in contact with them to ask them. There are sum very cute things in that shop.

    I realy luv that Love lives here apron.


    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:48

      I’m sure they deliver to the Eastern Cape, but maybe send them a mail and ask them. :) Their aprons are so lovely, definitely need to get my hands on the MRS one! 😉

  4. Zahira M 2 February 2014 / 10:02

    Love this – I have a couple of pantone products and you are right, they are such sophisticated products.

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:50

      I definitely want to add to my little collection, I really hope Ellieshoe will get some more products in soon! :)

  5. Sibahle 2 February 2014 / 11:57

    I love those mugs. I just showed my sister and she wants to buy them :-)

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:50

      Love it, Sibahle! :) Thank you for commenting… 😀

  6. Charlene ♡ (@Gee_Whiskers) 2 February 2014 / 16:20

    I also love Elephantshoe – when it comes time to doing my wedding save the dates and invites I will definitely consider them doing mine :)

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:51

      You are going to have AMAZING Save The Dates and invites!! xxx

  7. Ronel Marais 2 February 2014 / 19:37

    I love your selfie on Instagram, your hair looks beautiful. I am mug-obsessed and own 4 of these: Macaw Green, Raspberry Rose, Emerald and African Violet. Love Pantone products.

    I want to see more haul blog posts, pleeeez!

    Ronel x

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:53

      Thank you, Ronel. :)

      Ooooh wow, Macaw Green, African Violet and Raspberry Rose all look beautiful!! So lucky!

      I’ve been meaning to do more haul blog posts, and you’ve just nudged me to really start doing more of them. Thank you for visiting my blog and commenting, Ronel. 😀

  8. Chicara 2 February 2014 / 19:47

    Great purchases. They always have the prettiest stuff on their site. :)

    • Luzanne 2 February 2014 / 19:54

      I agree – I love that little shop! 😉

  9. Abby 3 February 2014 / 18:46

    What a great site. Really hope they stock that travel mug as it is super pretty.

  10. Tjoppie 4 February 2014 / 11:11

    Lovely selfie and your hair looks great! Purple and grey are some of my favourite colours!

    • Luzanne 4 February 2014 / 18:11

      The mugs are gorgeous! Thanks, Mom! :)

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