Thursday, 13th February 2020
Valentine's Day is nearly here! We have lots of lovely cards to choose from - here are a few of our favourites! x
Wednesday, 5th February 2020
Just arrived - wonderful greyhound / whippet / lurcher cushions. Each one is unique and handmade from vintage velvet!
Friday, 27th December 2019
Happy Christmas everyone! We will reopen our high street shop on Wednesday 22nd January - look forward to seeing you then! Our online shop remains open 24/7.
Monday, 23rd December 2019
Our 'Wolf with Fox' and 'Red Panda' Tote Bags are back in stock - just in time for Christmas! Were open until 6pm today and we'll be open from 11am - 4pm tomorrow - Christmas Eve!
Sunday, 22nd December 2019
Christmas is nearly here! We have lots of festive cards to choose from, here are just a few - our favourite has to be the hamster!
Friday, 6th December 2019
Our shop was opened 8 years ago today! Thank you so much to all of our lovely customers who've supported us - the time has flown by! Looking forward to starting our 9th year tomorrow! xx
Saturday, 23rd November 2019
Just arrived - amazing fish, seahorse, shark and crab cushions! All beautifully handmade, from £12.95 to £29.95
Friday, 22nd November 2019
We have wonderful biscuit shaped purses - our favourite has to be the jammie dodger! All handmade from leather - we also have travel card holders and keyrings in the same range...
Friday, 15th November 2019
Lots of lovely handmade velvet cushions have just arrived - including a wonderful Schnauzer / Fox Terrier!
Thursday, 17th October 2019
Halloween is coming up! Here's a selection of goodies we think would make the perfect Halloween gift: Blackbird Tea Towel, Witch Spinning Mobile, Bat Pewter Pin, Owl Greeting Card, Black Cat Egg Cup, Cat Greeting Card... and our amazing illustrated Bat Tote Bag!
Saturday, 17th August 2019
Amazing illustrated tote bags have just arrived! We have lots of lovely designs - here are a few of our favourites... Made from organic cotton and printed in the UK
Wednesday, 5th June 2019
Our Blackbird and Robin Tea Towels are back in stock! They're now joined by a wonderful Woodpecker and beautiful Bullfinch...
Friday, 31st May 2019
We love our new mini wall vases - all your favourite animals! Perfect for flowers, storing things, or just as they are...
Thursday, 30th May 2019
Our Scottie Dog lamp has just arrived back in store! Each lamp is beautifully hand-painted...
Thursday, 28th March 2019
Our Sausage Dog Cushions beautifully handmade from vintage velvet are back in stock!
Thursday, 28th February 2019
Lovely new birthday cards have just arrived in store - here are a few of our favourites...
Thursday, 21st February 2019
We're down to our last French Bulldog Tea Towel - more will be arriving soon!
Monday, 24th December 2018
Happy Christmas everyone! We're closing for a festive break and will reopen on Wednesday 16th January at 11am - look forward to seeing you then! Our online shop will remain open.
Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Christmas is nearly here! We'll be open tomorrow - Christmas Eve, from 11am - 4pm for last minute gifts, stocking fillers and cards!
Saturday, 15th December 2018
Just arrived - amazing Cat Cushions handmade from vintage fabrics! Each one is unique and looking for a new home...
Wednesday, 11th December 2018
Our best-selling Sausage Dog and Mustard Salt & Pepper Set is back in stock!
Saturday, 1st December 2018
Beautiful new signed prints by Sandra Dieckmann have just arrived in store...
Friday, 23rd November 2018
Lovely scarves have arrived in time for the cold weather and Christmas! New designs include French Bulldogs, Pigs, Leopards, Pandas, Cats and Flamingos...
Saturday, 17th November 2018
Exciting new arrivals include our Fox Face Cushion (£12.95) and Watermelon Coir Doormat (£19.95)...
Wednesday, November 14th 2018
Our best-selling Dachshund / Sausage Dog Tea Towel is back in stock! It's also available in our online shop.
Saturday, November 3rd 2018
Treat yourself to one of our Biscuit Travel Card Holders! Handmade from leather, we also have purses and keyrings in the same range.
Friday, November 2nd 2018
Our magical Unicorn Money Box is back in stock - it's also now available through our online shop!
Wednesday, 31st October 2018
Happy Halloween everyone! We're celebrating it at Souvenir with our glamorous witch spinning mobiles!
Saturday, 27th October 2018
We love our new Schnauzer / Fox Terrier Cushion handmade from vintage wool and velvet - he's looking for a home!
Wednesday, 28th February 2018
We've just had a delivery of our illustrated Cat Tote Bags - your favourite black and white cat is back in stock!
Saturday, 23rd December 2017
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve! We'll be open from 11am - 6pm for last minute gifts, stocking fillers and cards. We love this Snow Globe Fox print by Sandra Dieckmann...
Wednesday, 12th April 2017
This magical Unicorn Cushion has just arrived in store!
Saturday, 8th April 2017
Wonderful signed prints by artist Ben Rothery have just arrived! The Kingfisher is proving very popular...
Wednesday, 29th March 2017
We're in this week's Stylist Magazine! Our Greyhound Cushion handmade from vintage velvet is at number 1 in The Style List.
Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
Fantastic new signed prints by artist Peter Carrington have just arrived from Scotland! Below are a few of our favourites...
Saturday, 11th February 2017
Valentine's Day is nearly here! Visit us for a great choice of cards for your loved one, including our 'You're Magic!' Unicorn...
Thursday, 9th February 2017
Lots of lovely new greeting cards have arrived in store - below is one of our favourites 'Fox in a Meadow' by artist Daniel Mackie.
Sunday, 25th December 2016
Merry Christmas everyone! x
Saturday, 24th December 2016
It's Christmas Eve! We're open until 6pm today for last minute Christmas gifts and stocking fillers. We also have decorations including little fawns and velvet toadstools...
Saturday, 17th December 2016
Our little fairy and mermaid decorations are proving very popular, each comes in a lovely box - a perfect Christmas gift or stocking filler!
Friday, 16th December 2016
Your favourite Greyhound / Whippet / Lurcher Cushions are back in time for Christmas. Handmade from vintage velvet, we love their beautiful collars!
Thursday, 15th December 2016
We have lots of lovely scarves to wrap up warm with this Christmas. New designs have just arrived, still only £12.95 each!
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
A new range of stationery has arrived, all beautifully illustrated in Scotland. We love this woodland wrapping paper - perfect for Christmas presents!
Friday, 11th November 2016
A fantastic new range of jewellery has just arrived! Handmade in the UK, we have necklaces and brooches featuring foxes, bears, swallows, hares and hummingbirds!
Saturday, 8th October 2016
The 2016 Time Out Love London Awards are coming up and we've been shortlisted! If you've enjoyed visiting Souvenir please take a moment to vote for us to win here:
Wednesday, 21st September 2016
New handmade cushions have arrived in store featuring illustrated mermaids and fairies. We love the mermaid with blue hair!
Saturday, 10th September 2016
We really love this new Guinea Pig Cushion which has just arrived, handmade from vintage velvet!
Friday, 29th July 2016
This fantastic wedding card has just arrived - perfect for pug fans, we love the tattooed cake!
Friday, 8th July 2016
Also just arrived - this magical Unicorn Cushion handmade from vintage fabrics!
Wednesday, 29th June 2016
This amazing Bull Terrier Cushion handmade from vintage velvet just arrived - and he's already sold! More will be coming soon...
Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
We've just had a big delivery of our wonderful hand painted lamps. The Pineapple is back in stock and joined by an amazing Hamburger! Another new design is a beautiful Frog Prince lamp - perfect for a fairy-tale themed kids room!
Thursday, 9th June 2016
Lovely new handmade perspex jewellery has arrived just in time for the Summer! There are lots of great pieces to choose from featuring ice cream, watermelon slices, dinosaurs, unicorns....
Wednesday, 8th June 2016
Lots of fantastic new greeting card designs have just arrived in store! Below are a few of our favourites...
Thursday, 5th May 2016
Great news - we've just sold our 500th fox cushion! They've gone to new homes all over Highgate and all over the world, most recently to Russia!
Saturday, 26th March 2016
Easter is here and to celebrate we've been joined by these wonderful cushions - an Easter Bunny and Woodland Squirrel. Handmade from vintage fabrics, each is unique!
Saturday, 20th February 2016
Our hand painted animal ceramic collection is as popular as ever. We have a large range of egg cups, jugs, salt & pepper sets, money boxes and wall vases to choose from!
Saturday, 13th February 2016
It's Valentine's Day tomorrow! We still have lots of lovely cards available, this is one of our favourites...
Wednesday, 10th February 2016
Valentine's Day is nearly here! Come and see us for a great selection of cards by British based designers and lots of romantic gifts. Our Valentine's window is full of ideas!
Saturday, 6th February 2016
We love our glitter greeting card for a new baby, which has just arrived in store. Perfect for a baby boy or girl!
Friday, 5th February 2016
Just arrived - beautiful three tier cake stands handmade from vintage plates. Each is unique and only £24.95.
Thursday, 4th February 2016
A fantastic new selection of greeting cards have just arrived from independent British brand Chase and Wonder. Below are a couple of our favourites!
Thursday, 14th January 2016
Our January Sale is on now! Included are seconds, ex-display items and discontinued lines. There are lots of great bargains with items at up to 75% off!
Thursday, 24th December 2015
It's Christmas Eve! We're open until 4pm today for last minute xmas goodies!!!
Monday, 21st December 2015
Two splendid Siamese Cat cushions have just arrived and are looking for a new home. Handmade from vintage mohair and velvet - they remind us of the pair in Lady and the Tramp!
Wednesday 9th December, 2015
Just arrived - this fantastic polar bear greeting card by artist Sandra Dieckmann. We have lots of great Christmas cards to choose from - one of our favourites is Mistletoe Mouse by artist Lisa Jones...
Tuesday, 8th December 2015
Here at Souvenir we have lots of wonderful toys and gifts for children of all ages. Choose from retro board games, wooden toys, hand painted lamps, knitted baby rattles, and fun stocking fillers...
We also have a great selection of toys and gifts suitable for boys young and old, as we know they can be trickier to find unusual items for...
Monday, 7th December 2015
We love our new little fox stools, hand carved from wood. Perfect for a woodland themed child's room, or as a foot stool for grown-ups!
Friday, 4th December 2015
We have lots of goodies inside our display cabinet at Souvenir. We've just had new deliveries of pewter pins and handmade perspex jewellery. There are lots of wonderful designs to choose from!
Thursday, 3rd December 2015
Here's another new addition to our range of cushions - a fantastic Squirrel handmade from vintage fabrics! We love the woodland pattern and gold whiskers!
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
Below you can spot our new Siamese Cat cushion handmade from vintage velvet and mohair, with turquoise velvet eyes! This one sold straight away, but more are on their way!
Tuesday, 1st December 2015
We're now open every day until Christmas, including Christmas Eve! Look forward to seeing you soon!
Saturday, 28th November 2015
Lots of fantastic handmade jewellery has just arrived in store. We have perspex and wooden necklaces, earrings and pins in exciting new designs. Our favourite is this wooden Squirrel necklace, £14.95.
Wednesday, 25th November 2015
Christmas is nearly here so we've made it snow inside our windows! Visit us to find lots of Christmas gift ideas for all ages and fun stocking fillers!
Thursday, 19th November 2015
Thank you so much if you took the time to vote for us in the Time Out Love London Awards! We're very happy to say that we won!!! Best Shop in Highgate - hooray!!!
Wednesday, 11th November 2015
Wrap up warm this Christmas with one of our lovely new scarves! We now have penguins, hedgehogs, toadstools, scottie dogs, pugs, cats and a new fox design... the robins are also back in stock!
Saturday, 7th November 2015
We love our beautiful new Wind Chimes - choose from a Kingfisher, Fox, Robin or Blue Tits! Each is hand crafted from metal, glass and resin - suitable for both indoors and outdoors...
Saturday, 17th October 2015
This wonderful Pug Cushion handmade from vintage velvet has just arrived in store! We know our visitors are huge fans of pugs, so we asked for this little guy to be designed specially! He can be yours for £59.95.
Friday, 16th October 2015
We've just been sent this poster from Time Out to show we've been shortlisted for the Love London awards! There's not much longer until the final stage of voting closes - if you'd like us to win please spare a minute to vote for us here:
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
Visitors to Souvenir love our collection of hand-painted lamps. Great news - more designs have just arrived! We now have a fantastic Pineapple, slice of Watermelon and Hedgehog! The Cockatoo, Rabbit and Duck are also back in stock!
Wednesday, 7th October 2015
Exciting news! We've made the shortlist for the best shop in Highgate in the Time Out Love London Awards! Thank you so much if you took the time to nominate us, if you have a chance please vote for us to win by following this link:
Saturday, 5th September 2015
The Time Out Love London Awards are coming up! If you've enjoyed your visit to Souvenir, please nominate us by following this link:
Saturday, 25th July 2015
We have a great new range of fruity necklaces, all lovingly handmade from perspex. Choose from an orange, apple, cherry, strawberry or - our favourite - the watermelon! £12.95 each.
Friday, 24th July 2015
Lots of lovely new pewter pins have just arrived! The whale, scottie dog, cat, greyhound, hedgehog, bear and many others are back in stock. They join your favourites - the fox, hare, dachshund and swallow. Still only £8.95 each!
Thursday, 23rd July 2015
Our Pixie Playsets have just arrived back in stock! The perfect woodland themed toy, beautifully made from wood, each toadstool house contains a pair of pixies and furniture which can be carried around using the handles on the roof. All for £24.95...
Wednesday, 22nd July 2015
Great news - our Owl & the Pussycat greeting cards, makeup bags and pocket mirrors are back in stock! Souvenir's visitors have fallen in love with this current illustration of a childhood favourite.
Saturday, 18th July 2015
We love this beautiful half moon necklace which has just arrived in store. It's been handmade from engraved black perspex on a silver plated chain, yours for £9.95...
Friday, 17th July 2015
Our range of greeting cards by British illustrator Daniel Mackie are very popular with visitors to Souvenir. Great news - we now have coaster sets featuring four of his woodland creatures! Take home the fox, badger, hedgehog and hare for £12.95.
Thursday, 28th May 2015
We love these handmade pocket mirrors featuring wonderful illustrations, each comes with its own lace-edged pouch. We've already sold out of the makeup bags in the same range - more are on their way!
Wednesday, 27th May 2015
Great news - our knitted T-Rex Dinosaur baby rattle is back in stock! Suitable from birth and machine washable, the design is wonderful with its roaring mouth and felt teeth!
Saturday, 16th May 2015
The sun is out and Summer is nearly here! The perfect weather for our giant windmills which have just arrived in store. They really are giant at 30 inches high and we have lots of great colours to choose from!
Friday, 15th May 2015
Everyone loves our new set of gift tags featuring a fox, badger and bear on their bikes! There are 12 in a pack for £3.50...
Thursday, 14th May 2015
Just arrived - a pocket-sized pop-up guide to London, beautifully illustrated by the artist Sarah McMenemy. It unfolds to 1.5 metres and features 12 of London's most famous sights - the perfect gift for those wanting a souvenir of the city for only £5.
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
We love this retro game which has just arrived in store - "Catch 'Em", also known as "Mousie Mousie". The illustrations are fantastic, with fun mouse-shaped playing pieces and a wooden dice - all for just £5.95.
Saturday, 9th May 2015
Just arrived - London Playset In A Bag! Made with brightly coloured wooden pieces it's perfect for younger kids as well as grown-ups wanting a memento of London. It includes lots of landmarks - the London Eye even rotates! Yours for £15.95.
Friday, 8th May 2015
More new pieces we've just added to our collection of handmade perspex jewellery! Fantastic Fox Necklace £12.95 and Pug Ear Studs £5.95...
Wednesday, 6th May 2015
At the moment there are lots of treasures inside our display cabinet at Souvenir. We have handmade perspex jewellery, pewter brooches, hand printed purses, vintage cocktail glasses and more!
Saturday, 2nd May 2015
We love this Whale Chalk Board which would look great in any kitchen or child's bedroom. It's only £12.95 and even better it comes with the chalk! Below you can spot it on display in Souvenir, together with our animal wall vases...
Friday, 1st May 2015
Just arrived - a new range of illustrated goodies! We have makeup bags, tote bags and pocket mirrors, all handmade in the UK and adorned with these wonderful illustrations. Our favourite is the Owl and the Pussycat Tote Bag - only £8.95!
Thursday, 30th April 2015
We've just added lovely new pieces to our range of handmade perspex jewellery. One of our favourites is this fantastic bee necklace - only £12.95!
Wednesday, 29th April 2015
Just arrived are these fantastic fox bookends! Each pair is unique as they're hand carved from wood - the perfect addition to a woodland themed child's bedroom!
Saturday, 4th April 2015
Happy Easter everyone! We're open until 6pm today and have lots of fantastic Easter goodies to choose from... just arrived is this wonderful rabbit cushion handmade from vintage velvet!
Wednesday, 25th March 2015
Our fantastic range of greeting cards by artist Daniel Mackie are as popular as ever. We've just had a large delivery including these two new designs - a pair of Goldfinches and a Tiger!
Saturday, 21st March 2015
We've recently added lovely sunflower garlands to our windows which have made our displays even brighter. We're very happy with them - they'll definitely be staying!
Friday, 20th March 2015
Our cushions handmade from vintage fabrics are much loved. Great news - our white velvet Swan cushion is now also available in beautiful white silk. Our brown velvet Dachshund cushion is also available in a new colour - black & tan!
Thursday, 19th March 2015
At Souvenir we always look out for unusual and beautiful greeting cards by British based artists. At the moment our shelves are bursting with a wide selection of cards to suit all occasions, ranging from £1.95 to £3.50...
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
We've just added new pieces to our range of hand painted animal china including these wonderful giraffe and zebra jugs! We've also added a zebra to our selection of wall vases!
Wednesday, 11th March 2015
We're very excited to have a wonderful new range of greeting cards by the English artist Bird. All cards are taken from her paintings and feature cats, dogs, birds and lots of other creatures! Here are a couple of our favourite cats...
Friday, 9th January 2015
We're very happy to appear in the February issue of Elle Decoration which is out now! Our Squirrel and Cat Cushions handmade from vintage fabrics can be spotted in the Style section on page 28.
Wednesday, 7th January 2015
Happy New Year everyone! We're open again from today and back to our usual hours of Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm. Look forward to seeing you soon!
Wednesday, 24th December 2014
It's Christmas Eve! We're open today until 6pm, then will be closed for a Christmas break, reopening on Wednesday 7th January. Have a lovely Christmas everyone!
Tuesday, 23rd December 2014
Christmas is nearly here! We're open today from 12pm - 5pm and tomorrow, Christmas Eve, from 11am - 6pm. Stop by to see our festive windows and find last minute gifts!
Monday, 22nd December 2014
Visitors to Souvenir love our range of signed prints by artist Sandra Dieckmann. Great news - we now have a postcard book featuring a selection of her bear illustrations!
Sunday, 21st December 2014
We have a wonderful new selection of wooden push-along toys! Choose from a Monkey, Pirate, Peter Rabbit, Soldier or Fox for just £9.95. We also have a large selection of fun board games with fantastic retro designs.
Saturday, 20th December 2014
We're very excited to have a new addition to our range of handmade cushions. Just arrived is this beautiful swan made from vintage velvet and lace.
Friday, 19th December 2014
Great news - our Pop Up Pet Pugs are back in stock. The perfect stocking filler - have fun making your own Pug! We also have Pop Up Dachshunds...
Friday, 12th December 2014
Our shelves are bursting with lots of lovely hand painted animal egg cups, jugs and salt & pepper sets. New egg cup designs include a fantastic Zebra, Giraffe and Koala, shown below!
Wednesday, 10th December 2014
New hand painted animal wall vases have arrived in store! A wonderful Polar Bear, Lion and Hare have joined our much loved Fox, Wolf, Brown Bear and Tiger. We also have exciting new egg cup and salt & pepper designs, details coming soon!
Tuesday, 9th December 2014
Just in time for Christmas, our limited edition 'F is for Fox' print is back in stock! The postcard sets featuring the entire animal alphabet have been so popular that we only have 2 packs left - hurry to snap them up!
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014
Great news - we're open every day between now and Christmas, including Christmas Eve! We have wonderful gifts and fun stocking fillers for all ages, with new goodies arriving all the time!
Saturday, 22nd November 2014
Lots of lovely scarves have arrived just in time for the chilly weather. We have a new design featuring cats, as well as all your favourites - foxes, bunnies, dachshunds and robins! They make the perfect Christmas gift at just £12.95...
Friday, 21st November 2014
We've just had a delivery of our handmade perspex jewellery, including these two fantastic new necklaces. The swallows holding a diamond are just £15.95 and the kissing swans are £12.95. We also have new bracelets, ear studs and hair slides...
Thursday, 20th November 2014
Just arrived are these wonderful Mr and Mrs mug sets, only £12.95 for the pair. We often have visitors looking for an unusual wedding or anniversary gift and we think these are perfect!
Wednesday, 12th November 2014
Great news - we've just had a delivery of our hand crocheted baby rattles. The snake, carrot, toadstool and airplane are back in stock and are joined by a wonderful roaring dinosaur! Also just arrived is a fantastic fox cuddly toy...
Saturday, 8th November 2014
Just arrived - wonderful snake draught excluders! Handmade in London, each one is patchworked using organic fabrics. We love that each snake is unique with its own geometric pattern.
Saturday, 11th October 2014
Another hand painted lamp we've just added to our collection is this fantastic Pug! The perfect gift for any Pug fan...
Wednesday, 8th October 2014
We've just had a delivery of our very popular greeting cards by artist Lisa Jones, including new designs. Below are just a couple of new creatures - a balancing elephant and a mouse inside a shoe!
Saturday, 4th October 2014
Great news - we've just had a delivery of our hand painted lamps including all of your favourites - toadstools, rabbits, fawns, scottie dogs and cockatoos. We've also added this amazing seal balancing a ball to the collection!
Thursday, 2nd October 2014
A wonderful new range of illustrated greeting cards have arrived in store today. Below are just a few of our favourites - Murphy the Boston Terrier, Albert the Pug, Rupert the Fox and Darcy the Deer.
Friday, 26th September 2014
More fantastic signed prints by Sandra Dieckmann have just arrived in store - we love this new illustration 'BearCave'
Thursday, 18th September 2014
Today we've added even more tattoo animal designs to our selection of greeting cards. Below are just a few of our favourites - a budgie, greyhound and sausage dog! Tea towels with the new illustrations will be coming soon...
Saturday, 2nd August 2014
Our vintage velvet dog cushions are very popular and we were recently asked by a customer to make a bespoke version of his Manchester Terrier named 'Ham'. Below is the amazing result which everyone was very pleased with, especially Ham!
Wednesday, 30th July 2014
Great news - our hand painted Bear, Fox and Wolf wall vases are back in stock. They're now joined by a fantastic Tiger! You can use them for flowers and plants, to store utensils, or simply as a decorative wall bust.
Saturday, 28th June 2014
Our much-loved animal alphabet prints by Mat Mabe are now available as a set of postcards inside a signed envelope. Posters featuring the entire alphabet are also coming soon...
Friday, 27th June 2014
We have lots of lovely cushions to choose from to brighten up your home - our very popular fox face cushion has now been joined by a badger!
Friday, 20th June 2014
Our greeting cards depicting an animal's environment within its silhouette are proving very popular with visitors to Souvenir. We've recently added even more designs to our collection, below are just a few of our favourites...
Saturday, 7th June 2014
Great news - our Fox To Do List is back in stock and still only £3.95. It's now joined by a Badger To Do List! Both have magnets on the back so you can attach them to the fridge for easy list-making...
Thursday, 29th May 2014
We have lots of wonderful games and craft sets available, reproduced using vintage graphics - fun for all the family. Just arrived is this Fluffy Wool Pictures set, featuring fantastic 1950s illustrations - yours for just £7.95. We love it!
Wednesday, 28th May 2014
Our pewter animal pins have proved very popular! Great news - lots of lovely new designs have just arrived, still only £7.95 each.
Saturday, 3rd May 2014
Just arrived - more squirrel cushions! Lovingly handmade from vintage velvet and patterned fabrics with gold string whiskers, each one is unique.
Thursday, 1st May 2014
New greeting cards by two very talented British-based illustrators have arrived at Souvenir. There are so many to choose from, we've selected just a few below. First is Daniel Mackie who depicts a creature's environment within its silhouette...
Our second range is by Jessica Hogarth, a pattern and textile designer based in Yorkshire. As well as her animal illustrations shown below, we have a selection of her coastal cards featuring beach huts, boats, cottages and bicycles...
Thursday, 17th April 2014
Easter is nearly here! We'll be open as usual tomorrow (Good Friday) and Saturday from 11am - 6pm. We have lots of Easter gift ideas including our Tattoo Rabbit illustration which is available as a signed print, tea towel, pocket mirror and mug!
Friday, 11th April 2014
Just arrived - fantastic handmade velvet toadstools! We have lots of colours and sizes to choose from - the giant one is 27 inches high. Great for a woodland themed children's room or for any toadstool fans, we know there are a lot of you out there!
Friday, 4th April 2014
These beautiful bunny cushions have arrived at Souvenir just in time for Easter! From the same land as the foxes, they're handmade using vintage velvet and patterned silk with gold string whiskers - each one is unique.
Saturday, 29th March 2014
We've been very busy on this sunny day with lots of lovely visitors to Souvenir. Today we've also sold our 350th fox cushion! We have more foxes looking for good homes, all handmade from vintage velvet in different shades of red and gold.
Friday, 21st March 2014
We've just had an exciting delivery of signed prints by the wonderful artist Sandra Dieckmann, including this new illustration 'Ghosts'
Thursday, 20th March 2014
Lots of lovely new goodies have just arrived at Souvenir, including this fantastic ceramic Unicorn Jewellery Dish (£12.95) and Pug Purse (£8.95)
Saturday, 8th March 2014
More lovely hand screen printed makeup bags have just arrived in store! We have Owls, Bears, Cats and Foxes to choose from on a beautiful selection of floral fabrics.
Saturday, 25th January 2014
It's Valentine's Day in a few weeks and we have a large range of unusual cards to choose from, all created by UK based illustrators. We love these cards featuring cats and pugs which you can personalise - just add your names to the tattoos!
Saturday, 11th January 2014
Hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas! We're open again and back to our usual hours of Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 6pm. This year our handmade cushions have been joined by this fantastic squirrel! We also now have our sitting fox cushion available in red...
Tuesday, 24th December 2013
Christmas is nearly here! We'll be open until 5pm today, then closed for a Christmas break, reopening on Wednesday 8th January. Look forward to seeing you then!
Happy Christmas! Love from Souvenir xxx
Tuesday, 17th December 2013
We're very happy to be featured in the current December issue of Living North Resident magazine. There's a whole lovely page about Souvenir and our Christmas gift ideas for all the family! Our suggestions include our limited edition signed Deer Print, handmade Robin Cushion and handmade Robin Necklace shown below.
Thursday, 12th December 2013
Exciting news - more signed prints by the fantastic artist Sandra Dieckmann have just arrived in store! Here are a few of her wonderful illustrations...
Wednesday, 11th December 2013
Our greyhound cushions handmade from velvet are very popular with visitors to Souvenir. We love this new arrival made from crushed silver velvet with a beautiful vintage mother of pearl buckle on the collar.
Tuesday, 10th December 2013
We have lots of goodies arriving every day at Souvenir. Here you can spot our new hand painted Dinosaur and Parrot lamps, which join our very popular Duck, Kitten, Cockatoo, Scottie Dog, Fawn, Rabbit and Toadstools. We think the Parrot is the perfect addition to a child's pirate themed bedroom!
Below you can see our new range of crocheted blankets, all handmade in the UK. You can also spot our Wolf and Fox hand painted wall containers, just arrived!
Tuesday, 3rd December 2013
More of our very popular handmade purses and pouches have just arrived in store. Each is made from leather or suede, with the geometric pattern lovingly hand printed. We have lots of beautiful colours and patterns to choose from.
Monday, 3rd December 2013
We have more fantastic limited edition animal portraits in stock, including this Cheetah, Jack Russell and Tiger. There are 26 animals to choose from - one for each letter of the alphabet, drop into Souvenir to see the full collection!
Wednesday, 27th November 2013
Great news - from now until Christmas we will be open every day! We will also be open until 7pm on Thursday evenings for after work shopping. Look forward to seeing you in store soon!
Saturday, 16th November 2013
New illustrated goodies have arrived today including these fox placemats and badger coasters! They're made with love in England using melamine with cork backing. We also have new notebooks, mirrors and greeting cards in the same range.
Friday, 15th November 2013
We have a large selection of unusual cushions to brighten up your home - below are some of our favourites. Newly arrived is the wonderful snake cushion! You can also spot our fantastic moustache doormat, back in stock.
Thursday, 14th November 2013
Our Tattoo Hamster, Pug, Cat and Chiwawa tea towels have proved very popular with visitors to Souvenir. Great news - we now have all of these tattooed creatures on lovely mugs!
Wednesday, 13th November 2013
At Souvenir we have a great selection of cufflinks which make the perfect Christmas gift! We have bicycles, robots, stereos, moustaches, paper planes, guitars and tape cassettes. They come in a lovely box and are only £12.95 per pair.
Saturday, 9th November 2013
We're very excited by our new range of dog silhouette clocks, just arrived in store. We have a greyhound, dachshund and pug all crafted in England. The best part is that their tails wag! Drop into Souvenir to see them in action!
Friday, 8th November 2013
We're currently featured in the Winter issue of Angels and Urchins magazine. You can find our Large Fox Cushion on the Interiors News page!
Saturday, 2nd November 2013
It's getting colder outside so why not wrap up warm with one of our lovely scarves! Just arrived, there are lots of fantastic prints to choose from including robins, bunnies, squirrels, greyhounds, dachshunds, zebras and of course foxes!
Friday, 1st November 2013
We've just added wonderful new designs to our collection of hand painted animal china. The range of egg cups now includes a leopard, black bear, rhinoceros, and dachshunds! Each can be yours for only £9.95.
Thursday, 24th October 2013
Another new handmade cushion has just arrived - this fantastic sitting fox! He joins our other very popular vintage velvet fox cushions and is the perfect shape to fit an armchair.
Wednesday, 23rd October 2013
We're very excited by this new addition to our range of handmade cushions - a velvet sausage dog! He arrived today and has already found a new home, but more are coming soon!
Wednesday, 9th October 2013
A beautiful selection of crocheted blankets have just arrived at Souvenir. Each is handmade with love in England in a unique combination of colours. Perfect as a baby gift, to brighten up a child's bedroom, or to drape over the back of a sofa!
Friday, 4th October 2013
A wonderful collection of pewter cufflinks have just arrived in store, all made with love in England. As well as cufflinks we have pewter pins and keyrings in lots of other designs including greyhounds, scottie dogs, rabbits and otters!
Thursday, 3rd October 2013
Our signed prints by Jo Chambers are as popular as ever! Great news - we've just had a new delivery of Jo's canine prints including Lacey the Dachshund. We also now have a series of her fantastic Floral Doodles:
Wednesday, 11th September 2013
We're very happy to have been featured in last weekend's Urban Explorer list of the Top Ten things to do in London. We were at Number 2, along with Jackson's Lane Theatre: ' a few doors down the road is this delightful little gift shop - we adore the fox cushions' - click here to view the full list
Wednesday, 21st August 2013
Our liquorice allsorts bracelets have been flying out of Souvenir. Each is made from resin (so just for wearing, not eating) and can be yours for £6.95. We've sold out of the necklaces, but more are on their way!
Friday, 9th August 2013
Summer is here, why not celebrate with our wonderful ice cream van purse - we love the button wheels! Also newly arrived are these delicious ice lolly necklaces - each hand made using perspex and wood - just choose a flavour!
Thursday, 8th August 2013
So many lovely new greeting cards have just arrived that we've built an extra shelf to display them all! We've also added an extra shelf to our dresser for our growing selection of hand painted animal ceramics. New pieces include puffin salt and pepper shakers, seal and hedgehog egg cups, an otter jug and a border collie money box...
Wednesday, 31st July 2013
At Souvenir we have a large selection of signed prints by the fantastic artist Sandra Dieckmann. Here are just a few of her beautiful illustrations...
Friday, 19th July 2013
We've just received a series of wonderful geometric animal prints by British artist Mat Mabe. Each giclee print is a signed limited edition and can be yours for just £29.95. As well as the fantastic Fox, Deer and Zebra shown below we have an Owl, Monkey and Snow Leopard to choose from!
Wednesday, 10th July 2013
New canine greeting cards by artist Jo Chambers have just arrived in store. We now have a pug wearing a bow tie called Grump and Silvertips the greyhound - Silvertips has already proved very popular as a signed print.
Saturday, 6th July 2013
Visitors to Souvenir love our hand painted Toadstool, Rabbit, Squirrel, Duck and Fawn Lamps. Great news - they're now joined by a wonderful Cockatoo, Kitten with a Ball of Wool and Scottie Dog!
Friday, 5th July 2013
We're very pleased to be featured in this month's Living North Resident Magazine. You can spot one of our large fox cushions on the Interiors News page!
Friday, 14th June 2013
We're currently looking for a lovely Part Time Sales Assistant for Souvenir. If you would like to work with us then please email a CV and Covering Letter to:
Thursday, 6th June 2013
Exciting news - you can now find us on Facebook. If you've enjoyed your visit to Souvenir, then please Like our page - Souvenir Gallery London:
Wednesday, 5th June 2013
Congratulations to our lovely customer Cathy who's given a home to Souvenir's 250th vintage velvet fox cushion! Her prize is this hand painted fox face egg cup from our very popular ceramics range.
Wednesday, 29th May 2013
Great news - we've just received more signed prints by the wonderful artist Jo Chambers. Her canine characters have proved very popular with visitors to Souvenir. We love this pug wearing a bow tie, he can be yours for just £16.95.
Thursday, 23rd May 2013
Joining our fantastic Tattoo Pug and Tattoo Cat tea towels, we now have some more tattooed creatures! Introducing the Tattoo Chiwawa, Tattoo Hamster and Tattoo Rabbit! All illustrations are available as greeting cards as well as tea towels.
Saturday, 18th May 2013
Our fantastic fox cushions handmade from vintage velvet are proving as popular as ever. A total of 245 foxes have now found new homes! To celebrate this the lucky person who chooses the 250th fox will win a special foxy prize!
Friday, 17th May 2013
Our hand painted border collie jugs have been flying out of Souvenir! More will be arriving soon, together with border collie egg cups and salt and pepper sets!
Friday, 19th April 2013
From the same land as our fantastic fox cushions we now have these wonderful birds. Our blue tit and robin cushions are made from beautiful vintage velvet and patterned fabric with button eyes. Other bird varieties are on their way!
Thursday, 18th April 2013
Our little cross-stitch badges are all handmade with love and can be yours for only £2.95. Today we've added a new design to the collection, these very cute kitten faces - available in black, mustard, white and grey!
Thursday, 11th April 2013
These amazing perspex horse silhouette brooches have just arrived in store. They join our very popular rabbit, fox, swallow and deer designs. They come in a wonderful range of colours and can be yours for just £5.95.
Wednesday, 10th April 2013
We've just had a new delivery of our fantastic handmade makeup bags. We have lots of beautiful fabrics to choose from, each lovingly hand screen printed with a bear, owl, fox or cat!
Thursday, 4th April 2013
Hope everyone had a lovely Easter! As well as our wonderful rabbit egg cup, we have lots of other animal egg cups, milk jugs and salt & pepper sets. They're all ceramic and beautifully hand painted, we really love the tiger milk jug!
Friday, 29th March 2013
Easter is nearly here and we have lots of lovely gift ideas at Souvenir. In our hand painted ceramics range we have this fantastic rabbit egg cup - perfect for a chocolate egg or a real one!
We also have these wonderful hand painted chick salt and pepper shakers...
As well as gifts we have a large range of illustrated greeting cards to choose from, including 'Oval Rabbits' by Stacie Swift - perfect for Easter!
Wednesday, 27th March 2013
We've just received more beautiful signed prints by the fantastic artist Peggy Wolf. Peggy's pieces were the first to go up on Souvenir's walls when we opened just over a year ago! We have her work in a range of sizes with prices starting at just £9.95.
Friday, 15th March 2013
An exciting piece of news today is a lovely write-up about Souvenir on the wonderful blog 'Girls Talk To Boys'. You can read it here:
Thursday, 14th March 2013
We've just added more wonderful pieces of perspex jewellery to our collection! Here are a few of our new arrivals. How fantastic is the Etch A Sketch necklace! We also love the Space Invader Ear Studs!
Collar and Bow Necklace: £15.95
Invader Ear Studs: £4.95
Etch A Sketch Necklace: £15.95
Crayon Bracelet: £15.95
Thursday, 7th March 2013
Mother's Day is this Sunday and we have a large choice of lovely cards and gifts for mums! We have beautiful cake stands handmade from vintage plates, hand painted milk jugs, hand screen printed make-up bags, hand crocheted cushions and lots of other goodies...
Wednesday, 6th March 2013
Everyone visiting Souvenir has fallen in love with our signed prints by the fantastic artist Sandra Dieckmann. Here are just a few of her wonderful illustrations, we have lots more to choose from in store!
Wednesday, 27th February 2013
Great news - we've just had a delivery of our handmade suede and leather purses and pouches. We have a fantastic selection of colours and patterns to choose from!
Saturday, 23rd February 2013
Everyone visiting Souvenir seems to love pugs and sausage dogs! Joining our very popular Tipsy Badger and Tattoo Cat greeting cards we now also have this fantastic Tattoo Pug and Sausage Dog!
Friday, 22nd February 2013
Look at this lovely large black greyhound cushion handmade from vintage velvet. He's already found a new home, but we still have a few large greyhounds in beautiful grey velvet in stock!
We've also just added this wonderful otter to our collection of handmade velvet cushions. We love his whiskers - each one sewn on individually!
Saturday, 16th February 2013
WIN £100 TO SPEND IN SOUVENIR!
We're very happy to have been chosen to take part in a new Independent Shops Competition. The categories are 'Most Attractive Shop Front', 'Best Customer Service' and 'Best Overall Shop'. If you've enjoyed our window displays and your visit to Souvenir, please vote for us! Doing so will give you the chance to win £100 to spend in store! You can pick up a voting form from us, or you can vote online by following this link:
Thursday, 14th February 2013
Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Here is our greeting card 'Dancing Foxes' by the wonderful illustrator Stacie Swift. Lots of love, Souvenir xxx
Wednesday, 13th February 2013
Our illustrated vintage ceramics have proved very popular and we've just received more fantastic pieces. We have the Stereo Bambi and DJ Owl characters adorning beautiful Art Deco and 1950s jugs, sugar bowls and teacups!
Saturday, 2nd February 2013
We have a wide range of Valentine's Day cards to choose from, all illustrated by very talented British-based artists. All are blank inside, so can also be used throughout the year for anniversaries or just to tell someone you love them!
This is one of our most popular cards and is beautifully hand screen printed:
Friday, 1st February 2013
Valentine's Day is coming in a couple of weeks and we have lots of lovely gifts to choose from, here are a few ideas!
Love Songs Cassette Purse: £5.95
Love Hearts Perspex Bracelet: £12.95
Hand Screen Printed Fox Make-up Bag: £17.95
Vintage Postcard Notebook: £4.95 each
Vintage Illustrated Eiffel Tower Plate: £18.95
And for the guys.....
Ceramic Moustache Salt and Pepper Shakers: £8.95
Wednesday, 30th January 2013
New York Magazine describe them as 'the coolest night lights on the block'. Now these magical hand painted lamps have arrived at Souvenir. Perfect for adding a woodland or fairy tale theme to any room, our favourite has to be the giant toadstool!
Wednesday, 2nd January 2013
Happy New Year! Hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas! Souvenir was incredibly busy with lots of lovely people finding special gifts for friends and family. We're now back to our usual opening hours of 11am - 6pm, Wednesday to Saturday.
Sunday, 25th November 2012
Great news - we're open today and every Sunday up until Christmas from 12pm - 5pm! We've also just had a new delivery of vintage velvet fox cushions, there are lots of lovely colours to choose from!
Saturday, 24th November 2012
We've just added exciting new pieces to our collection of illustrated vintage ceramics. We have this beautiful teacup and saucer featuring a DJ Owl with tape cassette. We also have a Stereo Bambi jug, Stereo Owl teapot and DJ Fox plates!
Saturday, 10th November 2012
We've added lovely new pieces to our range of hand painted ceramics. We now have this fantastic badger money box, as well as badger, hamster and rabbit salt and pepper shakers!
Friday, 2nd November 2012
Great news - we've just had a new delivery of our large vintage velvet fox cushions! We have a wonderful range of colours - different shades of red, orange, rust, gold... We also have a fantastic selection of our smaller sized foxes to choose from!
Thursday, 1st November 2012
We're very excited by a new handcrafted homeware range that has just arrived at Souvenir. Vintage pieces of china have been illustrated with fantastic animal characters, including a Party Mouse, DJ Owl and Elephant wearing a Trilby!
Each piece is unique - our favourite has to be this beautiful Art Deco Midwinter serving dish adorned with a Dapper Owl in a Top Hat!
We also have this gorgeous pair of vintage Poole Pottery cups and saucers illustrated with 'Mr' and 'Mrs' - the perfect wedding present!
Friday, 26th October 2012
Our large fox cushions handmade from vintage velvet are flying out of Souvenir - we've just had a new delivery and already we only have a few left. You're giving them new homes here in London as well as in destinations all over the world including America, Australia and Africa! More will be arriving soon!
Thursday, 25th October 2012
Everyone visiting Souvenir seems to love badgers - our Tipsy Badger tea towel and hand painted badger jug have proved very popular!
We also have signed prints of this fantastic badger illustration by Alice Potter. Hand painted badger money boxes and salt and pepper shakers will be arriving soon!
Wednesday, 24th October 2012
A little while ago the very talented photographer Lian Hong visited Souvenir with her camera and produced these images. We're excited to be featured on her website alongside portraits of legends such as Martin Parr and Natalie Massenet.
Thursday, 18th October 2012
Lots of lovely handmade perspex jewellery has just arrived at Souvenir, including these beautiful necklaces which look like real daisy chains! We also have daisy bracelets and hair slides...
We'd sold out of these little tape cassette necklaces, but great news - they're back in stock in a fantastic range of colours!
Friday, 12th October 2012
Our handmade cross-stitch moustache badges are back in stock! We also have cufflinks, which come in a fantastic moustache printed box - the perfect gift for a gentleman!
Thursday, 11th October 2012
We've just had an exciting new delivery of our cushions handmade from vintage fabrics. We have a few more cats in amazing 1960s patterned prints with velvet faces. We also have these lovely small greyhounds in brown velvet and fawn cord!
Saturday, 8th September 2012
Lots of lovely new greeting cards have just arrived at Souvenir. All feature the wonderful illustrations of British-based artists - you can spot a few of them below!
Saturday, 1st September 2012
A few more fantastic cat cushions have just arrrived at Souvenir - each handmade from gorgeous vintage fabrics!
Joining our very popular pug salt and pepper shakers, we now also have owls, foxes and rabbits, all beautifully hand painted!
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
We've just had an exciting new delivery of our cushions handmade from vintage velvet. As well as foxes in a range of colours, we have these little black and fawn greyhounds. We love the vintage buckles on their removable collars!
Wednesday, 15th August 2012
We're very happy to be featured in this week's Time Out magazine as one of London's best new shops! We've been chosen along with 12 other fantastic new spaces!
You can also now find us reviewed on the Time Out London website:
Friday, 10th August 2012
We've just had a new delivery of our fantastic handmade fox cushions! We have a beautiful range of vintage velvet colours to choose from - golden, rust, dark red, bronze, bright orange...
This cheeky little greyhound cushion also arrived recently, handmade from vintage cord. He's already found a new home, but we had to share a picture of him - isn't he amazing!
Thursday, 9th August 2012
We currently have a great selection of jewellery to choose from at Souvenir. One of our most popular pieces is this illustrated fox necklace on a silver-plated chain which can be yours for only £12.95!
Wednesday, 8th August 2012
We've just received a fantastic selection of prints by the very talented Manchester-based artist Kris Tate. We love her combination of colourful geometric shapes and animal imagery - two of our favourite themes here at Souvenir!
Friday, 3rd August 2012
A wonderful selection of art deco inspired brooches have just arrived at Souvenir. Each is unique - handmade with coloured perspex, fabric and vintage buttons!
Thursday, 26th July 2012
We've just had a new delivery of our very popular handmade makeup bags. Choose from a fantastic fox, bear or owl illustration, all lovingly screen-printed onto beautiful floral fabric.
Today we also sold our 100th handmade fox cushion! Congratulations to our lovely customer Shona who together with her cushion took home this foxy coaster and mirror as her prize.
Wednesday, 25th July 2012
Everyone has fallen in love with our fantastic fox cushions handmade from vintage fabrics. Since Souvenir opened just before Christmas, a total of 98 fox cushions have found new homes! To celebrate this the lucky person who chooses the 100th fox will receive a special foxy gift!
Wednesday, 18th July 2012
We've just discovered that our lovely visitors are sharing pictures of Souvenir on Pinterest. We'll be setting up our own Pinterest page soon, together with Facebook and Twitter... In the meantime it's great to see you're sharing pictures of the space!
Saturday, 14th July 2012
We have a fantastic new selection of hand painted ceramic money boxes - a black and white rabbit, fawn pug and tawny owl. Our very popular black pug money box is also back in stock!
We've also added new hand painted jugs and egg cups to our collection - a border collie, tiny hamster, cheeky jack russell and majestic lion!
Thursday, 12th July 2012
Lots of goodies have recently arrived at Souvenir, here are just a few of our favourites. We have beautiful resin bangles handmade using real hundreds and thousands sweets!
We also have glass tumblers in a wonderful range of colours, ceramic owl salt and pepper shakers, and boxes of gorgeous wooden biscuits!
Saturday, 7th July 2012
We have a great new range of cards, tea towels and tote bags each featuring a beautifully illustrated fox, badger or cat. Our favourite has to be the tipsy badger!
Wednesday, 27th June 2012
We had sold out of our very popular fox and greyhound cushions, but great news - a few more have arrived in store today! We love this large fox made from bright orange velvet!
A few more cat cushions have also arrived in a wonderful selection of vintage patterned fabrics!
Thursday, 7th June 2012
Our canine cards have proved very popular and are now joined by a fantastic selection of signed prints. Some lovely pieces of vintage china have also just arrived, including this beautiful coffee pot and set of espresso cups and saucers.
Wednesday, 6th June 2012
The Olympics are coming and we have a great selection of London-themed toys here at Souvenir. The very popular London In A Bag has just arrived back in stock!
We also have this fantastic painted wooden London bus with moving wheels. We're very pleased it's a number 43 - the route which drops visitors off at Souvenir!
Thursday, 24th May 2012
The Jubilee celebrations are less than 2 weeks away! We've just added some lovely vintage royal memorabilia to our collection at Souvenir. We have this biscuit tin from the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977 and vintage Charles and Di mugs from 1981.
Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
The sun is out! Why not brighten your day even more with our popular rainbow cushion! It looks fantastic when paired with one of our cloud shaped cushions.
Recently a lovely customer gave us this vintage Tri-ang baby walker as she thought it would look at home in Souvenir! It's already been road-tested by our younger visitors and given the thumbs-up!
Friday, 18th May 2012
We've just had a new delivery of everyone's favourite cushions, handmade from vintage fabrics. We have these two fantastic cats, as well as a wonderful selection of foxes and greyhounds!
Thursday, 17th May 2012
Joining our other hand painted animal face egg cups, we now have an owl and a pug in black! The very popular wolf jug is also back in stock and joined by an amazing polar bear!
Another new piece in the range is this fantastic hand painted ceramic pug money box - the perfect gift for pug lovers!
Friday, 11th May 2012
Right now we have a great selection of quirky and unusual gifts for babies. Why give a conventional rattle when you can give one shaped like an ice cream, donut or toadstool?! They're all hand crocheted and a bargain at £6.95.
We also have these amazing hand crocheted converse booties! You can choose from bright pink, red or navy. They fit from 0-6 months and are only £12.95.
Thursday, 10th May 2012
At the moment we have a beautiful selection of hand cross-stitched jewellery and accessories at Souvenir. The range includes rings, hair slides and oversized badges. The little Hello badges have proved particularly popular!
Saturday, 5th May 2012
We currently have a fantastic collection of prints by a selection of very talented British-based illustrators. Each print is signed by the artist and prices start at just £9.95
Friday, 4th May 2012
As an alternative to our much-loved vintage velvet fox cushions, this fantastic fellow has just arrived!
Thursday, 3rd May 2012
Everyone loves our handmade Superhero and Mr. T keyrings. Great news, a couple of new characters have just joined the collection - we now also have Yoda and Mario!
Thursday, 26th April 2012
Our illustrated film posters have proved very popular and a beautiful new design has just arrived - it's the 1953 Audrey Hepburn classic Roman Holiday!
We also have a lovely vintage Olympia typewriter from the 1950s available - it's working and ready to type!
Wednesday, 25th April 2012
A new selection of our cushions handmade from vintage fabrics have just arrived! We have small and large foxes in a range of beautiful velvets. We also have two gorgeous large greyhound cushions, one in velvet and one in cord!
Friday, 20th April 2012
We had sold out of our very popular hand painted pug salt and pepper shakers, but great news - a few more have arrived in store today! At the moment we also have a lovely selection of vintage 1950s glassware - time for cocktails!
Thursday, 19th April 2012
A beautiful collection of purses have arrived at Souvenir today. Handmade from soft leather and suede, each has a wonderful hand printed pattern. The colour combinations are fantastic and there are two great shapes to choose from - the smaller coin purse or the larger pouch.
Wednesday, 18th April 2012
NEW OPENING HOURS - For the next couple of months we will be open from Wednesday to Saturday instead of Tuesday to Saturday. This will give us an extra day each week to go and source even more lovely items for Souvenir!
Saturday, 14th April 2012
Time for tea! Some beautifully illustrated mugs have just arrived at Souvenir - the fox and fawn designs are also available as coasters!
Thursday, 12th April 2012
Our pin-up greetings cards, handmade using original vintage playing cards from the 1950s, have proved very popular - we only had a few left. Great news - more have just arrived, each featuring a different beautiful illustration!
Wednesday, 11th April 2012
The Diamond Jubilee celebrations are coming up this Summer and we have some great vintage royal memorabilia! Our favourite is this jug from the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977... we also love the Charles and Di sweets tin from 1981!
Tuesday, 10th April 2012
At the moment we have a wonderful selection of vintage toys at Souvenir, including this beautiful dolls house. It's an original Tri-ang house from the 1960s, in fantastic condition - it even has it's own garage!
Friday, 6th April 2012
Another perfect Easter gift - our rabbit silhouette brooches, available in these four fantastic colours:
Also check out these guys - chicks wearing glasses!! We love them - they can be spotted jumping around in our Easter window!
Thursday, 5th April 2012
Easter is nearly here! We think our rabbit lamps make the perfect Easter gift - everyone loves them. Our little toadstool lamps are also very popular!
Saturday, 31st March 2012
Wow - what a busy day at Souvenir! A wonderful greyhound cushion arrived yesterday, handmade from vintage grey velvet, with a polka dot removable collar. He's already found a new home, but we had time to take a picture of him - isn't he amazing!
Friday, 30th March 2012
Check out these two fantastic cat cushions which have just arrived at Souvenir. Both are handmade from vintage fabrics, with amazing turquoise eyes!
Thursday, 29th March 2012
We have two new hand painted animal face egg cup designs - a wolf and a pug! Also joining our badger and fox jugs are a wolf and a tiger. Below you can also spot our hand painted pug salt and pepper shakers which have proved very popular!
Wednesday, 28th March 2012
We currently have a fantastic selection of illustrated film posters at Souvenir. You can choose from Amelie, Lost in Translation, The Third Man, Jaws, Rear Window, Vertigo and E.T. A lot of visitors have commented on how much the illustrations remind them of vintage London Underground posters and we agree!
Tuesday, 27th March 2012
We had sold out of our limited edition handmade fox makeup bags, but a few more have just arrived! Each fox illustration is lovingly hand screen-printed onto beautiful floral fabric.
We also have some wonderful handmade notebooks, upcycled from original vintage postcards. Each is unique with its own message on the back and picture inside. It's fascinating to read the different messages sent from holidaymakers 50 years ago!
Saturday, 24th March 2012
The sun is out - hooray! Feels like Summer is on its way! Why not celebrate with some of our ice cream shaped blowing bubbles?!
Friday, 23rd March 2012
A few more greyhound head cushions have just arrived! We love this one made from vintage grey velvet... very tempted to keep him!
Thursday, 22nd March 2012
We have a great range of ceramic egg cups available at the moment, including hand painted animal faces - our favourite is the polar bear. They make a perfect gift for Easter - especially if given with a chocolate egg inside!
Wednesday, 21st March 2012
A lovely selection of retro games have recently arrived in store. They include Pixie Ludo, Tiddlywinks and a Grand Prix Racing board game, all in beautifully illustrated boxes!
Tuesday, 20th March 2012
We've sold out of greyhound cushions within a week! We still have some lovely small foxes - our favourites are these two made from vintage velvet - they look like they're about to cause some mischief!
Saturday, 17th March 2012
A beautiful series of prints have recently arrived at Souvenir. Taken from the hand screen-printed children's books 'Faire Du Camping' and 'Gelati In Venice', each is signed by the illustrator. They can be seen below, together with a few pieces from our collection of china.
Friday, 16th March 2012
As a special Mother's Day treat we currently have 10% off all cake stands! Handmade using vintage plates, they make a perfect gift for Mother's Day this Sunday. Our offer ends 18th March.
A range of beautifully illustrated canine cards have just arrived in store! Our favourite has to be 'Pug in Pucci'
Thursday, 15th March 2012
From the same land as the foxes, some very handsome greyhound cushions have arrived in store this week. The two greyhound heads below have already found new homes, but we still have two other greyhound cushions available handmade from vintage cord, each with their own patterned collar!
Wednesday, 14th March 2012
Everyone has fallen in love with our unique fox cushions handmade from vintage fabrics. A few large foxes in red velvet have made their way to the store this week - here's one of them!
Souvenir's styling and photography by Cassie Ostwald