June 16, 2016


This Side of Creation is the companion blog for ODE. It covers a variety of topics including the history, the diversity, the culture, the music, the food, the art and the craft of Africa and Diaspora.



Our Favorite Ways to Use Wax Prints

Do you love the bright colors and graphic patterns of wax print fabrics? We do too! Here are some of our favorite ways to use them.



Wax Print Works of Art

Wax prints add a global touch to your home décor. Frame different wax print fabrics to create a colorful vignette or mix them with other photos and art work on a gallery wall.

 Wax Print Neck Scarf and Summer Accessories

Colorful Summer Accessory

The weather doesn’t know what it’s doing these days…it’s hot one day then cold the next. We carry our wax print scarves everywhere and wrap our necks when it gets a little chilly.


 Wax Print Table Runner _ Kiafrika Mag Blog

Summer Party Decor

BBQ season is here! The scarves are the perfect size for a table runner. Throw one on the table while you’re entertaining this summer.

 On the Beach...Ditch Plains, Montauk from The Sartorialist

Beach Cover Up

Heading to the beach this summer? Take your wax prints along and use them as sarongs or wrappers. Wax prints are a fun way to cover up as you hang out in the sun and sand.


 Head Wrap Adornment

Easy Adornment

Our favorite way to use the scarves is for head wraps. It is a great accessory and so versatile. There are so many ways to wrap. Play around and choose your favorite style. Check out these tutorials here.


Have you found fun and interesting ways to use your wax print wrap? Let us know in the comments below.

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