Located in Xintiandi clothes market, Character Bar is a shop where you can make your trinkets, like cups, T-shirts, pillows, crystal adornments, and mobile phone decorations. All of them are then adorned with your favorite pictures.
The shop owner told me service is prompt. It usually takes her one day to finish a custom item. And the price is reasonable as well. A small crystal adornments with your pictures embedded within would cost RMB 60. While a large one cost RMB 240. Most other souvenir items can be had for RMB 30 to RMB 60.
It isn't all about photos. The owner can help you realize any original ideas you share with her on any item available. You could even shape you own figure.
You can bargain with the owner, but she can't speak much English. So be sure to bring pen and paper.
What Customer Appreciate:
Stylish clothes with ethnic embroidery
Especially soft and warm Tibetan carpets
Fujian Tea pioneer on Beijing's famous tea street
Medicinal Pu'er Tea