Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Jewel Colours of Autumn

It's official...! There's a nip in the air which can only mean one thing: Autumn is finally upon us. Luckily Margo's jewel coloured scarves are just the thing needed to make that transition a little bit smoother. The graphic silk perfectly compliments our suede bags, both will inject a blast of colour into the grey days ahead.

Scarves start at: £84.95
Bags start at: £49.95

Available in an equally sumptuous range of colours are our soft leather bags which have the added bonus of contrast linings.Practical but also possessing the wow factor, they're the perfect partner for the winter woollies we have in stock, scarves, gloves and hats

Bags: £89.95

Our favourite Wallace and Sewell scarves are back in stock. They are a classic design with a twist, vibrant colours are interwoven to make beautiful pieces. Whatever look you're going for this season, you'll certainly be able to find one to complement it.

Prices Start: £43.95

Allow these warm and jolly wool felt slippers to keep your feet cozy indoors this autumn and winter. The contrast roses ad a fun, feminine touch to the pastel and jewel colours available in the range.

Price: £24.95

A winter essential,... Kerry has combined the subtle colours of the countryside to create her stunning merino wool blankets, ideal for snuggling up as the evenings draw in.

Price: £175.00

Elmina's nordic knits combine intricate pattern,bold stripes and pops of bright colour. Wild woollies for winter days.

Prices start £39.95

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Money Talks

Hannah's cat and lion money boxes make saving for that special treat just a little bit more of a pleasure. Their strong graphic style makes them a groovy present for both adults and children alike.

Prices start: £27.95

These Lush cushions come decorated in a myriad of quirky illustrations. Both singly or as a group, they add a touch of sophisticated humour to your home.

Prices start: £33.95

Our handmade bird brooches combine recycling, texture and colour to create gorgeous birds. Alight them on any outfit and they'll bring pizzazz and comment wherever you choose to take them.

Price: £10.95

Karen's souvenir brooches work for men and women. Whether you're team is Brighton or Hove, there's one that you can wear with pride.

Price: £12.95

Monday, 20 July 2015

British Summertime

Blankets: £79.95, Papercuts: £29.95, Vase: £34.95

The British summer may be as unpredictable as ever but that doesn't mean we don't have gifts suited for whatever the weather may bring. For example one of our sumptuous woolen blankets that comes in a range of lovely colours means you can sit out in you garden well into the evening, even if there is a bit of a chill!

Caroline's papercuts show scenes of the British countryside with a great eye for the intricate details of daily rural life. At an affordable price, they make for a lovely gift and look fantastic when framed.

Our seahorse vases are the perfect vessel for a bunch of freshly scented summer flowers and are a reminder of the seaside.

Ceramics start at: £20.95, Lamp Bases: £59.95, Cushions: £31.95

Jane's hand painted ceramics have a soft colour pallet and delicate detail reminiscent of  romantic nature paintings. A flock of the bird-shaped candlesticks will look fabulous if they come to nest on your table or mantelpiece, whilst a spray of wild flowersin the vase will help to bring summer indoors. The milk jug is perfect for when you want to treat yourself to a spot of tea outside if the weather stays glorious for long enough!

Lesley's hand-painted menageries of lamp bases are in an array of vibrant colours and depict a range
of lovable and eccentric characters, all of whom have their own special charm.

Sam's cushion designs combine applique and painting to create portraits of boys and girls that are all unique. So have a browse, you never know, you may spot one that looks just like you or one of your nearest and dearest!

Cushions start at: £39.95, Jugs start at: £23.95, Salt and pepper pots: £18.95

The simple and bold designs of these cushions and and lampshades are hand-printed onto linen and are inspired by the patterns of traditional Welsh blankets. There's a whole range of colours to choose from so you're bound to find one that will compliment your interior decor.

With their timeless and classic design, these jugs designed by Ken make for very covetable items because of their striking simplicity and bold range of colours.

Hannah's toadstool themed salt and pepper pots a perfect gift for those looking to add a bit of fun and quirkiness to their kitchen.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Birds of May

It's May so that can only mean Brighton is once again a bustling cultural hubbub of music, theatre, dance and art as the Brighton Festival and Fringe Festival take over the city for a month. With the theme of this years festival being Migration, there's been ton of avian-centric exhibitions and shows this year. Here at Appendage we particularly enjoyed the Dawn Chorus exhibition at the Fabrica Gallery and since we've already been huge fans of bird designs, there's plenty of items in our shop to compliment your festival experience.

Chris's prints combine the iconic images of starling murmuration, that can usually be spotted over Brighton's pier, with vintage maps and his own illustrations of Brighton life. If you are a fan of his striking work, his books in boxes are a new addition to his range.

 Prints: £60.00 Cards: £2.95

Mark's prints depict much loved garden birds in a charming graphic style. Whether you choose to put several together in a flock or just have one on its own, these prints will enhance your world.

Prints start at: £44.00 Cards: £2.95

There's no bird more strongly associated with Brighton than seagulls, so its fitting that they're strongly represented at Appendage with these wooden souvenirs by Poppy. The perfect reminder for your visit. Also available are these cheap and cheerful embroidered bird badges. A lot of fun and suitable for all ages!

Prices: £5.95

Kate's badges and tattoos are part of her garden and coastal bird range which also includes prints and cards. If all the birds at this years festival have got you twitching for the life of a twitcher, then these are perfect for you.

Prices: £5.95

If you still haven't quite got your fix, look through previous posts on this blog to discover even more bird themed products that can be found here at Appendage!

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Mother Knows Best

There are plenty of cards in stock that are just right for showing some love and appreciation to the best mum in the world (yours obviously)!

A cup of tea in bed is always a welcome treat, so why not make it perfect with one of these bone china mugs. In the rest of the range you'll also find vases for flowers and lots of other items decorated with the charming animal prints which are loved by all.

Prices start at £14.95

This jewellery is made of sliced pencil crayon it comes in a range of brooches, pendants and stud earrings. The colours are fab and go with everything. Because of their quirky design they'll almost certainly be a talking point whenever you decide to wear them.
The ceramic pendants are simple shapes and vibrant colours that are easy to wear. The various styles the necklaces come in will give your look that pop of colour so desperately needed as we finally move into spring.

Prices start at £10.95

Anna's ceramic Brooches are a perfect Mother's Day gift. Made from vintage pieces of crockery, they put a new and exciting spin on something which is cosy and familiar. You'll even find many people recognise the patterns!

Prices start at £10.95

Susan's embroidered cushions make up part of the range we have in store, which also includes aprons and teatowels. Her designs depict iconic scenes of Brighton translated onto linen with a charming freestyle and an extraordinary eye for detail.

Ellie's prints and cards draw on the fantastical imagery that characterise her book and editorial illustrations. Check out her most recent work in David Almond's new novel 'A Life in Stories'.

Meanwhile Hannah's crockery have become a bit of a classic for us here at Appendage. The birds, owls and peacocks are, as always, an aviary of delights.

Prices start at £12.95 

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Valentine's Day...Love Tokens

This Valentine's Day we have plenty of love tokens to choose from as a gift for your significant other. From Anna's mosaic hearts, jewellery in every hue. scarves to keep your lover warm and ceramics to make everyday tasks expressions of love, you're sure to find something to suit that special someone!

Lesley's Lamp bases are an ideal Valentine's gift for your other half. Mr and Mrs fox will sit happily on either side of the bed. You might even be able to spot a likeness to that special someone amongst the girls on display! The lions and burglar cats are fun and playful, the different outfits on each side of the base means there's lots of choice to find the perfect match.

Prices: Small £59.95 Large £79.95

Angela's range of mosaic jewellery includes earrings, brooches and pendants in different sizes. The iridescent colours and and beautiful attention to detail will make any outfit come alive. A perfect way to declare your love.

Prices Start at £25-95

The 'Love Lock' Cushion is the latest in out Lush range and comes in three different colourways, either pink, blue or green. A great addition to your sofa that's also sure to keep your partner comfy, these are perfect for showing just how much you care.

Price £33.95

Rachel's Fabric Bird Brooches are available in a great range of fabrics and colours that are decorated with contrasting hearts.These love tokens should be worn by your loved one close to their heart so they'll feel your always nearby.

Price £8.95

Hannah's Owl creamer jugs are cute and easily adaptable to whatever you might have planned for Valentine's day. Whether that means filling it with champagne or nestling down on the sofa with a hot chocolate, they're practical way to add a bit of fun to your romantic evening.

Price £15.95