WHAT’S HOT… in Menagerie Makes, Walthamstow?

Menagerie Makes is a quirky independent shop selling animal-themed gifts, accessories and homewares. Located in the north London suburb of Walthamstow, the shop has a loyal locals customer base. Owner Sarah Maclean reveals some of the top sellers.

Above: Full of gorgeous animal themed gifts, cards and homewares, Menagerie Makes, Walthamstow, London.
Above: Full of gorgeous animal themed gifts, cards and homewares, Menagerie Makes, Walthamstow, London.
Above: Catherine Pain’s Otter design has the ahh factor!
Above: Catherine Pain’s Otter design has the ahh factor!

Cute: General from Jo Clark Design

“The adorable guinea pigs cards appeal to all ages.”

 

Cute: General from Catherine Pain

“Her cute otter design is one of our best sellers.”

 

Humour: General from Fawn & Thistle

“The clever visual humour never fails to catch the eye.”

 

Above: An ‘I Like Birds’ design from The Art File.
Above: An ‘I Like Birds’ design from The Art File.

Contemporary: I Like Birds from The Art File

“These cards are a customer favourite, with their simple and clear abstract designs.”

 

Art: Across The Board from Wraptious

“Great designs from a variety of well-chosen new artists – always pleasing.”

 

Art: Badge Cards from The Black Rabbit

“Very popular badge designs, especially the mouse and cheese card.”

 

Above: The Black Rabbit’s lovely Badge Cards are a favourite.
Above: The Black Rabbit’s lovely Badge Cards are a favourite.
Above: Works of art in themselves, the DM Collection’s card designs.
Above: Works of art in themselves, the DM Collection’s card designs.

Art: Across The Board from The DM Collection

“The great attention to detail transforms these cards into mini works of art. They’re very popular with customers, who often buy more than one at a time.”

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Children’s: Finger Puppet Cards from Little Fingy

“Hand-knitted finger puppets that are great fun and ideal for kids but also extremely popular with adults!”

 

Ancillary: Ceramic trinket trays from Cubic Products

“The colourful trinket trays fly off the shelves all year round.”

 

Ancillary: Leather purses from Lichfield Leather

“Ideal small gifts, these sell very well for us.”

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