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SISAL BASKETS

Our fair-trade sisal baskets are all handmade in Kenya. These sisal African baskets are a bit of sunshine craft, individually handmade by our weavers they will brighten up your rooms. Ideal for organisation around the house such as laundry, toys storage, shoes, throws, cushions, plant pot cover, pantry storage, magazines, paper waste etc... These sisal baskets are very decorative and come in different type of storage and tote bags.

These handwoven sisal baskets are made with love by our women weavers. With this regular income they can ensure good health, kids’ education and better living for their families. Working directly with the weavers ensures fair trade and sustainability as there is fewer people involved in the supply chain.

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USING SISAL BASKETS

Using sustainable sisal baskets for storage and plants is not only a practical choice but also an environmentally friendly one. Incorporating sustainable sisal baskets into your home is a practical and stylish way to promote eco-friendly living. Sisal, a natural fibre derived from the agave plant, is known for its durability and versatility. Here are some ways you can incorporate sustainable sisal baskets into your storage and plant care routines:

  1. Storage Baskets:

    • Organise small items: Use smaller sisal baskets to organise and store small items like keys, remote controls, or office supplies.

    • Wardrobe storage: Place sisal baskets on shelves in your wardrobe to store accessories, shoes, or folded clothing items.

  2. Laundry hamper:

    • Sustainable Alternative: Use a larger sisal basket as a stylish and sustainable laundry hamper. It provides ventilation for dirty clothes and adds a natural touch to your laundry area.

  3. Decorative storage:

    • Open shelving: If you have open shelving, use sisal baskets to store items like books, magazines, or decorative items. They add texture and warmth to the space.

  4. Planters:

    • Indoor plants: sustainable sisal baskets make excellent decorative planters for indoor plants. The breathable nature of sisal helps maintain proper soil moisture levels.

    • Hanging planters: Consider hanging sisal baskets as planters for trailing or cascading plants. This can create an eye-catching display in your home.

  5. Toy Storage:

    • Children's room: ethical sisal baskets are a great eco-friendly option for storing toys in children's rooms. They are sturdy and can withstand regular use.

  6. Multipurpose Baskets:

    • Blanket storage: Use a larger sustainable sisal basket to store blankets or throws in your living room. This adds a touch of natural décor while keeping cosy items easily accessible.

    • Firewood holder: If you have a fireplace, use a sisal basket to store logs. It not only serves a practical purpose but also adds a rustic element to your space.

  7. Gift basket

    • Eco-Friendly Gifts: Consider using sisal baskets as gift baskets. Fill them with sustainable and ethically sourced products for a thoughtful and eco-friendly gift option.

When using sisal baskets for plants, it's important to ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging. You can place a plastic liner or a saucer inside the basket to catch excess water. Additionally, be mindful of the sunlight and water requirements of your plants to ensure they thrive in their new containers. 

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