Our Sweet conversation

Handcrafted upcyled wrapper handbags and accessories that instantly brighten up your day. Whether it’s chocolate, delicious biscuits, cool-drink or fruit packets, we use them all to create masterpieces.

“Capturing sweet moments in unique pieces of art, while doing our small bit for our planet and community.”

MyAfricanMum’s story starts with my OCD of waste together with our family relocating from the small seaside village of Kidd’s Beach to Port Elizabeth. When we left we didn’t want our housekeeper unemployed and so MyAfricanMum was born in October 2016.
Naomi Ledoux, Founder

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Our Happy Clients brag about us

Evadne Ann Glass, Australia

"My bag has arrived and she is beautiful!”

“Her colours and design are one of a kind, can definitely see how she is crafted with such special attention and love; deep from the heart. A distinct and versatile piece to wear on one’s shoulder daily, all my work colleagues are far too envious. Thank you so much MyAfricanMum, I am one happy customer.”

“I was so excited to find your bags. it ticks all the boxes for the perfect gift. It's cute, cheeky, fun, environmentally friendly and part of a conscientious job creation effort.”
Marlene Boyce
"Eye-catching with an environmental statement makes my bag functional art and a conversational starter – I love it!”
Elizabeth Bray
“I love my Lindt wrapper eye candy bag! It's so beautifully made. I love that it's recycled to. Where ever I go I get stopped and asked about it. Such amazing service to.”
Louise Ilsley
“Ek het gister my handsak gekry. Dit nog mooier as wat ek verwag het. Dankie ook vir dra sak. Sterkte vir julle besondere idee en harde werk.”
Sandra

Gorgeous & fabulously
foxy

Be it a night out on the town, that special anniversary dinner, drinks with friends or simply your day-to-day activities – your Eye Candy will make you feel gorgeous, fabulous and foxy!

perfect gift

When you want to give that perfect gift that tells someone they are unique, they are special and they are treasured – a timeless Eye Candy handbag or A5 Journal cover will inspire sweet memories.

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Our Eye Candy Collections

The ‘Unwrapping Sweet Conversation’ collection, made from general wrappers, is where we started and is also known as our base collection. Our ‘Jolli Happy’ collection, in our premium range, is full of flavour and fun!  We recently launched a new premium collection called ‘The Sweet Shimmer’ which we are sure will stir up your taste buds.

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