Because we know all daddies are different, we’ve cherry picked some of our favourite gifts to suit every personality this Father’s Day. You’re welcome.
Name me one thing on earth better than a moustache doormat? If dad has ever sported a soup strainer this is the novelty gift you’ve been waiting for.
Despite the digital revolution, most golden oldies still prefer the crackle and pop of FM radio. If that sounds like your dad, check out our three super cool retro radios.
You can find all of these Father’s Day gifts and many other inspiration ideas in our dedicated department here.
We’re a little obsessed with gorgeous interior design, which is why we’ve decided to bring you twenty brilliant home decor blogs to catch your eye and get your creative juices flowing.
A Diary of Lovely is exactly what it says on the tin. This is Helena’s online scrapbook of all the things she loves, including fashion, food and, of course, fantastic home decor.
Have a look at her gorgeous collections of inspiring images - from hotels to florists - then take a tour of her flat to see how she uses all these ideas to create a wonderful home. OK, so we can’t all have a mini-office on a balcony, but we can dream!
Interior designer and stylist, and co-editor of leading lifestyle magazine Heart Home, Arianna is a true pro with a keen eye for style, so if you want home decor tips from the best, look no further than Arianna Interiors.
Discover how she creates beautiful spaces for her clients and her own home, and learn about everything from quirky colour combinations to luxurious textured fabric. Want to paint with pastels, or decorate with wood? Arianna will show you how the experts do it.
At Bright Bazaar, colour is the name of the game. If it’s bright and bold, Mr Bazaar loves it and will show you how to bring it into your home without overpowering a room. Pretty, poetic and perpetually inspiring, this blog will make you forget beige for good.
You too can host a yellow-themed brunch, or transform a piece of drab furniture with just a lick of paint. So what are you waiting for? Head over to Bright Bazaar now!
After only five weeks of blogging, Katie won a Best Interior Design Blog award for Confessions of a Design Geek, so you can be sure you’re in safe hands with this self-confessed designaholic!
Here you can take a peek at trade shows and the work spaces of other creative people, or follow a step by step guide to make your own home accessories. Fancy a concrete rug? Want to fill a lightbulb with buttons? Find these unusual pieces and more right here.
There’s more to interior design than making a room look lovely - there are also plenty of clever tricks to make a space seem bigger, lighter or warmer, and Dear Designer is jam-packed with invaluable advice.
Turn a living room into a cosy retreat with careful colour and lighting, or go all shabby chic and bring the outside in with some springtime flowers. For sumptuous photographs and intelligent commentary, be sure to visit the excellent Dear Designer.
The fabric of Kate‘s life is made up of beautiful fashion, delicious food and gorgeous art and design.
Let this talented blogger guide you through the latest in style for your home and your wardrobe, from projecting the catwalk onto your walls, to using a splash of Moroccan chic to chase away the winter blues. Be inspired by Fabric of My Life to turn your own home into a tapestry of great design.
Alice is the home shopping spy, using all her intrepid detective skills to bring you the latest home design trends, great products and interior design secrets.
There’s something here for everyone, whether you’re decorating from scratch (check out the book wallpaper for a study or home office), or you just need a little something to spruce up a room (a screen-printed rabbit cushion perhaps?). And remember, this blog is for your eyes only!
Life, London and a passion for interior design, Insideology is a haven for the lover of all things beautiful.
For the technically minded amongst you, you can check out Annabel’s meticulous drawings of her flat. And if you just want a healthy dose of pretty, you can lust over her beautiful wedding decorations (glass jars filled with flowers and candelabras? Perfection!). Annabel writes about whatever catches her eye, and we can guarantee this blog will catch yours too.
Kate has always loved to make things, but since her childhood she’s moved beyond papier maché to more daring ventures, such as restoring an 18th century home!
You’ll be hugely impressed by the care she has lavished upon the building, and with her handy tutorials you can learn a few creative lessons yourself. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to dye an egg, or wondered what to do with that old pine dresser, then Kate’s Creative Space is the place to be.
Are you a DIY junkie? Do you like nothing better than giving old furniture a new lease of life? Then check out Gaby’s gorgeous blog, which is filled with great tips and ideas for doing just that.
She’ll show you how to reupholster furniture, make your own stencils and turn an old picture frame into a handy tray. There are so many brilliant ideas here, you may find it hard to look away. Top it off with a picture tour of her home and you have the makings of a truly great interior design blog!
From the people behind Homes and Gardens magazine comes Living Beautifully, a blog all about creating lovely spaces and cosy homes, down to the smallest detail.
Read about the virtues of digitally printed wallpaper and see how to fit a gorgeous kitchen into even the most awkwardly shaped room. Whatever design dilemma you’re grappling with, the professionals at Living Beautifully can help you out with a daily dose of divine decor.
Jeska just wants to make everybody’s surroundings “a happier, more beautiful place” and, at the lovely Lobster and Swan, she certainly succeeds.
This lady has always had an aesthetic eye, and this online scrapbook is where she shares her design discoveries with the world.She’s also recently moved house, so expect plenty of wonderful updates. To begin with, take a look at her ideas for a perfect little kitchen shelf - one peep and you’ll probably want one yourself!
We’re simply crazy about Mad About the House! Kate’s house has been featured in Livingetc magazine and it’s easy to see why: take a tour and watch the transformation from the day she moved in to its amazing completion (seriously, there’s a red chaise longue!).
Kate pinpoints upcoming interior trends, and the stunning Objects of Design feature brings you items you’ll die to have in your home. If you’re mad about home decor, then this is the ideal blog for you.
Could your home be more gorgeous? Moregeous? If the answer is yes, then get started with this excellent blog. Sian is the interior design brains behind the operation and she’s not afraid to get stuck in with the practical side of decorating either.
As well as the addictive before and after shots of her projects, you can get some great tips about making statement pieces yourself, from painting floorboards white to reupholstering a wingback chair. Perfect!
This stylish blog is about design at its purest. Each carefully selected image is simple, beautiful and bound to bring out the best of your creative ideas.
You can see how to bring a splash of colour to any room without overwhelming the space - use old tiles for a subtle hint of blue, or try a striking quince border against a plain background. If understated design is right up your street, then you must see Pure Style.
Sania Pell is a stylist and designer, but when she’s at home she blogs about ... style and design! That’s right, this designer’s work is never done and she’s always on the hunt for great ideas.
Discover what inspires her, recreate the looks with her DIY craft guides, and take a peek at her professional decor shoots. The children’s shoot is our favourite - who wouldn’t want to spend a day surrounded by giant balloons and space hoppers?
Kimberly - aka Redlilocks - “eats, sleeps and breathes” interiors, and she isn’t afraid of tight budgets either because they’re a great excuse to be creative. She’s put everything she’s learned to great use in her own home.
Why not take a tour, and see exactly how this excellent designer has turned it from an ordinary house into a haven of beauty? If you’re a fan of sunburst mirrors and vibrant wall art, you’ll just love what she’s done to her dining room. You may even swoon!
Join Stacey as she rounds up the latest in great design and ideas for your interiors. There’s no excuse to be a sheep when it comes to decorating - you can bring your own twist to your home, with the quirky and unusual ideas you’ll find on this jam-packed blog.
Where else can you find recycled furniture, animal cushions (with a difference), and tips about the psychology of the colour green? This is a truly eclectic blog, and you definitely won’t regret paying it a visit!
Travel, cooking, crafting and decorating - these are all things Katie does, and her blog is at the heart of all her creations. Whether you’re after a delicious new recipe or a restaurant recommendation in San Francisco, you’ll find it at this dreamy lifestyle blog.
And as for interior design? There’s no shortage of chances to take a peek at Katie’s design handiwork in her own home. We particularly love her vintage bedside table and all the owls in her study!
Your home is lovely, but it could be even lovelier with a little help from intrepid blogger Kate. When she first moved into her home, the renovation challenge facing her seemed hugely daunting, but she rolled up her sleeves and got stuck in.
Now she has a home to die for and has turned her attention to collecting amazing images and teaching you the tricks of the trade. Who knew an old-fashioned printer tray makes great storage for jewellery? Now you do!
If you know of any other blogs we should add to our list, please do contact the blogging team at dotcomgiftshopblog[@]gmail.com.
If you want to create the perfect boudoir we’ve got all the bedroom accessories you need. Read on for some serious inspiration.
Add some romance to your decor and you’ll soon soften the feel of your bedroom.
Soft fabrics, delicate hues and pretty accessories will all give a romantic feel.
Our Love Building Blocks are a stylish and subtle way to inject some amour into your boudoir.
We believe you can never have too many cushions.
If your bedroom lacks comfort and luxury, a mass of squishy cushion loveliness will do just the trick.
Choose cushions that match feature walls and contrast with your bedlinen. Our Red Spotty Love Cushion is perfect for getting you in the mood.
A failsafe way to achieving bedroom bliss is to start with a blank canvas of calming neutrals and then accessorise, accessorise, accessorise.
Make the most of local charity shops and car boots to pick up some pretty bits and bobs that will add character and charm to your room.
And if you’re into vintage chic, check out DotComGiftShop’s lovely bedroom accessories, like this gorgeous Antique Glass Dressing Table Pot.
Night lights aren’t just for little ones and you don’t need to be scared of the dark to love them.
Unless you’re a bedtime bookworm, swap the spotlight for a night light and you’ll instantly feel more relaxed.
They can also be seriously cute features for any room. We challenge you to resist our Baby Bunny Night Light!
Pretty hanging decorations can add a lovely finishing touch to your bedroom.
Pin them to walls, hang them from door handles and suspend them from the corners of mirrors or frames.
Add some serious sparkle to your boudoir with our Vintage Jingle Bells Heart Decoration.
For more gorgeous boudoir booty, take a peek at DotComGiftShop’s full range of bedroom accessories.
Creating the perfect hallway is easy when you follow these simple steps.
Your doormat is more than just something to wipe your feet on. It’s the first and last piece of decor you see everyday.
There are so many patterns and styles of doormat available. Have some fun and choose one that makes you smile.
Our Nonslip Keep Calm Doormat is the perfect welcome to any home.
Clutter is the main obstacle to a beautiful hallway. Having somewhere to store your coats and shoes is essential.
If your hallway isn’t the widest in the world, keeping the floor uncluttered will make the space feel bigger.
Our Cream and Red Pantry Shelf is a pretty storage solution for a heavenly hallway.
Make last minute key hunts a thing of the past with a key cabinet or key hook.
And key storage doesn't have to be ugly. A pretty key cupboard can be a real feature.
Our Botanical Key Cabinet is definitely worth flaunting, with its pretty butterfly and hydrangea print.
Don’t neglect your hallway walls. Treat your hall as a room rather than just a passageway and you’ll fall back in-love with your vestibule.
Some colourful prints or photos can make all the difference to how you feel about your hall.
And for collectors of pretty things, this Sweetheart Display Cabinet makes a lovely feature.
Getting organised is key to keeping your hall clutter-free and gorgeous.
Mail, flyers and leaflets look messy when left on the floor or balanced precariously on top of a radiator.
Invest in a letter tidy - like our Sorting Office pictured above - and keep your hallway happy.
We’ve got tonnes of great ideas for hallway decor, visit our range now.
If you’ve fallen out of love with your living room decor, don’t worry - we’ve got lounging luxury to suit every style.
Economical and versatile - a new collection of cushions and throws will liven up tired furniture.
Variations of the same tone will add subtle interest, whilst contrasting bright, zesty colours will make more of a statement.
Cute patchwork and animal designs - like this Birdhouse Cushion - are a must-have this season.
Add a dash of serious cool to your living room with some sexy retro accessories.
A vintage lamp, an egg chair and some hip lounge music will set the tone for sophisticated soirées.
And our Vintage Portable Transistor Radio would look perfect poised on your G-Plan sideboard.
You don’t need to be a Russian oligarch to be a collector of lovely images.
Framed prints are very affordable and there’s something for everyone - from retrophile to modernist.
Enjoy pinning your personality to your walls - dog lovers will adore this vintage Dog Licence Print.
Adding some shabby chic to your pad is easy, inexpensive and delicious fun.
Whether you go for pretty gingham, rustic charm or cute kitsch, DotComGiftShop has tonnes of ideas for your living room.
Our Vintage Union Jack bunting, for example, would look smashing on your wall.
Set the tone for evenings in with some romantic detailing for your living room.
Candles are a must to achieve flickering, flattering light.
These Embossed Glass T-Light Holders are the perfect accessory for a truly dreamy tête à tête.
For more lounging loveliness, check out DotComGiftShop’s range of living room decoration.
A kitchen makeover doesn’t have to cost the earth. Give your kitchen a facelift with some clever accessorising and a little imagination.
Charming accessories will bring country chic to your kitchen without costing you thousands of pounds.
For rustic charm, think Kilner jars, floral crockery, natural wood and gingham.
Create the feel of a Welsh dresser by hanging pretty crockery - like these Botanical Measuring Cups - from hooks.
Get you and yours organised with a kitchen blackboard or two. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
Use yours to note down chores and shopping or to leave messages for your family.
For the romantics among you, this Natural Slate Heart Chalkboard is the perfect place to write sweet nothings.
Retro kitchen accessories
Retro kitchen accessories bring both a practical and pretty touch to your kitchen.
Kitsch pinnies, enamel tableware, retro wall clocks and collections of vintage tins, jars and pots will all add retro charm.
Our Ivory Kitchen Scales are a truly gorgeous must-have for any self-respecting worktop.
Clutter makes a kitchen harder to clean, as well as making it look smaller and feel crowded.
Reorganising your cupboard space might be a daunting task but will turn kitchen hell into kitchen heaven without spending a penny.
And for all those little bits and bobs that linger on tables and worktops, invest in a pretty Sweetheart Display Cabinet.
Kitchen wall art
A great way to spruce up your kitchen is to cover your walls with interesting art.
Retro prints, vintage advertising billboards and foodie still lifes will all bring colour and energy to your kitchen.
Our Classic Puddings Print is a must for anyone with a sweet tooth and a love of good, old fashioned grub.
Add your own stamp to kitchen cupboards or revamp a tired look with a lick of paint and some new handles.
If your cupboard doors are beyond saving you can replace them whilst leaving the cupboard shells in place.
And replacing boring handles and knobs with something pretty - like our Green Crackle Glaze Drawer Knob - will make a huge difference.
For more cute and kitsch ideas for your kitchen, check out DotComGiftShop’s gorgeous range of accessories and tableware.
Whether you need to brighten up a dark corner or light up a living room, DotComGiftShop has tonnes of lovely lighting ideas to suit every budget.
The chandelier is the queen of light fittings, but your home doesn’t have to be stately to deserve this kind of lighting luxury.
These days it's easy to achieve chandelier chic without breaking the bank
For a modern twist on a classic design, check out our Silver Roccoco Chandelier.
Use lighting as a decorative feature to make a statement and brighten up a dreary space.
Feature lighting can take any shape and size - from a string of fairy lights to huge, backlit panels.
Choose lights that express your style and suit your home. This Vintage Jingle Bells Heart Light will add romance and sparkle to your living room or boudoir.
For soft, flattering lighting, there’s nothing better than candlelight. Turn off the electric and turn on the romance with a candle or ten.
Candles are so versatile - there are thousands of shapes, colours, scents and sizes to choose from.
But if you’re after something that’s chic and sexy, you can’t go wrong with this pretty Victorian Glass Hanging T-Light.
For big ones and little ones who don’t like the dark, a night light can provide comfort and reassurance.
Night lights should give a soothing glow and be a shape that’s friendly rather than frightening.
Our Rabbit Night Light, for instance, does the trick nicely and is super cute.
When it comes to bedroom lighting, you’ll need different lights to do different jobs.
For keen bedtime readers, a spotlight or well positioned table lamp is an essential.
But for a really soft glow to give your boudoir some atmosphere, something like this string of Paisley Park Paper Lantern Lights, is all you need.
Brighten up al fresco eating with some gorgeous garden lighting.
Solar lights are a great way to add atmosphere without having to go through the hassle of getting an electrician in.
And these fire retardant Heart Paper Candle Lanterns look truly gorgeous dotted around a lawn or lighting up a pathway.
For more great lighting ideas and inspiration, take a look at DotComGiftShop’s divine decorative lighting range.