La Tienda Gift Shop carries gift items that are perfect for any occasion or for that hard-to-buy-for person in your life.  The list below is only a sampling of the items we have for sale at La Tienda.  We invite you to stop by and see our full selection!

Art Prints

The Brownsville Historical Association has hosted many artists from Brownsville, the RGV and Texas.  We are proud to carry the works of artists such as Teodoro Estrada, Beth Fedigan, Don Breeden, and Joe Lopez.  Some prints are pre-framed, while many others are pre-matted.

Bags & Travel Items

Save the environment and buy a reusable bag today!  Small oilcloth bags are perfect for light shopping, with our heavy duty cloth bags are roomy for a big trip to the mall.  We also carry Pan-Am Brands bags in a variety of sizes - perfect to match the new Pan Am show on ABC!

Cards and Stationary

We carry lines found no where else in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including Hola! Bilingual Greeting Cards, the humorous Attic Salt Cards, and the ever sophisticated Papaya Art line.  We also carry reproductions of Victorian cards and stationary from Old Print Factory.

Decorative Items

If you're looking for a great addition to your home decor, La Tienda can help you out.  We carry items that will add a special touch to your decor without breaking the bank.  We carry, among other things, plates and ink drawings dedicated to the unique architecture of Brownsville, vintage Mexican Movie Posters, tin loteria cards, and vintage 1950s Corona Girl serving trays.


If you're looking for a last minute accessory for your outfit, we can help you out with Pink House Imports Jewerly.  This simple line includes two kinds of necklaces and bracelets.  If you're looking for something more divine, we also carry rosaries made by Armatoracatena.  In our Victorian and Mexican sections you can find both large and small jewelry boxes to house your new finds!


Let the sounds of South Texas get you up and moving!  We carry music from Putumayo World Music, local duet Rumbo al' Anacua, Brownsville based group, Ensamble La Mision, and the Smithsonian produced Taquachito Nights, featuring the work of artist Joe Lopez.

Kitchen and Garden

Add some spice to your kitchen with gift items from La Tienda!  We carry the Rio Grande Valley produced Serendipity of the Valley salsas, rubs, and jellies.  Prefer to grow you own food?  No worries, our Save your Seeds kits are perfect for saving your favorite seeds and recipes.  Other kitchen items you may be interested in include our Victorian apron set, refrigerator magnets that feature Day of the Dead and vintage Mexican art, and even the Housewives Tarot kit.  Check the cards to see if you should cook dinner. . . or not.

Personal Care Items

Look your best with our personal care lines!  Valley based Del Valle Skin Care is a line of organic soaps and balms that leave your skin feeling smooth and your bathroom smelling like a spa retreat.  Follow up with Cowgirl Dirt, a mineral make up made in Idaho, that comes in a variety of colors.  Not sure which color is for you?  Not to worry, La Tienda carries sample colors for you to test!

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