Retro Homeware

Come and take a look at our popular range of retro homeware...

If you're looking for the most original ideas for practical use, or purely for decoration, come and take a look at our amazing retro homeware. See more.

Give your home the individual touch, thanks to these wonderful home accessories. We have everything for your kitchen, lounge, dining room, bedrooms and bathroom. You'll also find some great pieces for the garden too! Choose from a range of fun, elegant and quirky items that will give a bold new dimension to your surroundings.

From designs that date back to the 30's and 40's, to retro homeware that's reminiscent of more recent decades, there's something for everyone. From decorative pieces to stationery and novelty items, these great gift ideas are incredibly popular with our customers. Give your home a real touch of individuality with these intriguing products.

The old fashioned tin signs at The Contemporary Home lend a whimsical touch. Hang these in the kitchen, conservatory or utility room for authentic antique decoration. Depicting great images and words for the wise, these irresistible additions offer a cheery alternative to standard wall hangings or pictures.

You'll also find amazing clocks in kitsch styles that make brilliant presents for young and... not so young alike! From inspired wall clocks to fun alarm clocks, there's a whole host of excellent present ideas, which are full of surprises. Perhaps you're looking for something a little unusual for the aspiring chef? Our brilliant retro kitchenware features designs that take us back to simpler times of the classic country kitchen. So shop in store or online today for a fantastic collection of retro homeware!

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    • Ah! Bisto Gravy Boat
    • Ah! Bisto Gravy Boat
      • £16.50
    • Heart warmingly nostalgic, this vintage-inspired gravy boat based on genuine Bisto packaging is a wonderful retro accessory that looks great in a traditionally styled kitchen.


      The sunday roast is a national institution that has been a staple of family life from as far back as any of us c...more

    • Blazing Flowers TeapotSale
    • Blazing Flowers Teapot
      • RRP: £17.00
      • Now: £5.00
    • Afternoon tea doesn't have to be twee with our fabulous Blazing Flowers teapot! In bright and beautiful sunflower yellow with orange and green detail, it's the perfect way to bring an Olde English tradition into the 21st century.

      Dimensions:
      Height: 21 cm
      Length (spout to handle): 17 cm
      Diameter: 12 cm

      Capacity: 1/2 litre.

    • Blue Striped Eclectic PlacematSale
    • Blue Striped Eclectic Placemat
      • RRP: £8.00
      • Now: £2.00
    • A brilliantly udated version of an old favourite, this stunning striped fabric placemat will protect your table from spills and stains while adding a great big splash of funky colour.


      Machine washable at 30 degrees

      Cotton cover, polyester fillin...more

    • Bollywood Table RunnerSale
    • Bollywood Table Runner
      • RRP: £25.00
      • Now: £15.00
    • Give your table real wow factor with this stunning Bollywood Table Runner.  In bright satin with sequin flowers and gold and red tassels, it adds a touch of pure luxury to a dinner or buffet table.


      Dimensions: ...more

    • Boxed Vintage Marmite MugSale
    • Boxed Vintage Marmite Mug
      • RRP: £10.00
      • Now: £8.00
    • Marmite: whether you love it or hate it, you can't deny that it's a national institution!  

      This fabulous boxed mug is both a great gift for a Marmite lover and a fabulous piece of retro memorabilia.

    • Bright Cappucino Coffee Cup Set on Stand
    • Bright Cappucino Coffee Cup Set on Stand
      • £23.00
    • Bright and cheerful - which, incidentally, is just how your morning coffee leaves you feeling! This set of six cappuccino cups in a selection of funky bright colours is a must-have for any steadfast coffee-addict. And with its very own storage stand, there's no need to keep it hidden away in a cupboard - adding a splash of colour to your kitchen worktop and ensuring you don't have to go to the e...more

    • Bright Mini Working Alarm Clocks
    • Bright Mini Working Alarm Clocks
      • £7.00
    • Small but perfectly formed these mini alarm clocks are the ultimate stocking filler. A fully functional alarm clock with all the features of an average one - just in miniature! Choose from a range of six funky colours and they'll make a great gift for anyone who needs a helping hand to get out of bed in the morning, from kids to...more

    • Cadburys Cocoa & Milk Powder Breakfast Cup & Saucer
    • Cadburys Cocoa & Milk Powder Breakfast Cup & Saucer
      • £15.00
    • Vintage inspired and great for a traditionally styled kitchen or any fan of retro memorabilia, this Cadbury's Cocoa Powder cup and saucer set has a lovely nostalgic feel that's sure to send your grandma or grandpa on a trip down memory lane!


      Based on genu...more

    • Ceramic Butterfly Breakfast Cup Or BowlSale
    • Ceramic Butterfly Breakfast Cup Or Bowl
      • £6.00
    • It's all in the detail, and this gorgeously styled chunky yet ornate cup is finished to perfection with a beautiful peony and butterfly design on the inner rim.


      Prettily feminine with a lovely vintage feel, it will add a touch of sophistication to any breakfast table, and holds a...more

    • Cream Enamel Cat Treats Storage Tin
    • Cream Enamel Cat Treats Storage Tin
      • £13.00
    • Keep your favourite feline friend's biscuits or dry food fresh in this super stylish storage tin. In cream enamelled metal with an airtight lid for lasting freshness.

      Dimensions: H 21cm D 10cm W 20cm.

    • Cream Enamel Metal Jug
    • Cream Enamel Metal Jug
      • £12.00
    • Our great range of enamel jugs make fantastic vases, kitchen accessories or decorative items.

    • Cream Enamel Small Metal Bird Feed Storage Tin
    • Cream Enamel Small Metal Bird Feed Storage Tin
      • £18.00
    • Create a wildlife programme in your own back garden by scattering a few handfulls of bird seed or nuts onto a bird table and waiting for those birds to come flocking in! This stylish oval storage tin with airtight lid will keep your bird food fresh and dry and out of the reach of unwelcome scavengers such as mice and squirrels, even if you leave it outdoors. Bill Oddie eat your heart out!

      ...more

    • Eclectic Cutlery Set - Nautical Blue
    • Eclectic Cutlery Set - Nautical Blue
      • £30.00
    • Our eclectic cutlery set is one of our all time best sellers, and this new sea green edition is a stunning variation on a well-loved theme!

      Each piece is different with styles ranging from ornate to modern, and in a whole spectrum of sea colours from royal blue to the palest aqua.


      ...more

    • Eclectic Cutlery Set - Spotty
    • Eclectic Cutlery Set - Spotty
      • £30.00
    • Can't decide on which colour to choose for your kitchen accessories? Good news - you don't have to! Each piece of this fabulous cutlery set sports a different spot combination design (no two pieces are the same in each set), turning your cutlery draw into a veritable rainbow of colour!

      Comprising four each of knives, forks, dessert spoons and tea spoons.

      Dishwasher safe

    • Flameless LED Church Candle
    • Flameless LED Church Candle
      • £8.00
    • Everlasting flameless church candle real wax with LED light, everlasting, safe and clean. Perfect for all kinds of celebrations. Realistic flickering effect LED wax candle. Requires 3 x AAA batteries (not included). Always insure the batteries are inserted in the correct polarity.

      Heigh...more

    • Floral Ditsy & Gingham Edged Eclectic PlacematSale
    • Floral Ditsy & Gingham Edged Eclectic Placemat
      • RRP: £8.00
      • Now: £4.00
    • We wanted to create some lovely padded, fabric placemats to match our fabulous ecelctic cushions, so here they are! Completely washable, these are great for the kitchen, dining room or garden! And you won't find them anywhere else.

      Eclectic Placemats Exclusive to TCH. (four styles: ditsy floral, lime polka dot, blue stripe, red gingham), ?7.99 each (match the eclectic cushions).

      ...more

    • Gisela Graham Aged Union Jack Printed Door Stop
    • Gisela Graham Aged Union Jack Printed Door Stop
      • RRP: £12.00
      • Now: £6.00
    • Not only is the Union Jack the symbol of our great and glorious nation, over the past few years it's become a style icon it its own right, too!  This Union Jack doorstop's slightly muted, aged appearance gives it an effect that's funky but not in-your-face.  A prettily patriotic finishing touch for any room....more

    • Gisela Graham Apple Magnetic Memo Board
    • Gisela Graham Apple Magnetic Memo Board
      • £9.00
    • This funky apple memo board is a great accessory for a kitchen, and also looks lovely in a child's bedroom where it can be used to display fun photos, school certificates, or the latest piece of artwork.


      With felt stalk and leaf detail and cute button magne...more

    • Gisela Graham Appliqued Draught Excluder - Heart or Flower Applique
    • Gisela Graham Appliqued Draught Excluder - Heart or Flower Applique
      • £13.00
    • A gorgeous way to accessorise your home without causing unnecessary clutter, this pretty draught excluder with appliqued hearts design will make a room feel really cosy in chillier weather.  Perfect for creating a 'country cottage' style effect.


      Dimensions: L 86cm x W 11cm ...more

    • Gisela Graham Baked With Love Cotton ApronSale
    • Gisela Graham Baked With Love Cotton Apron
      • RRP: £24.00
      • Now: £14.00
    • Celebrating the kitchen as the woman's domain!  


      Though we're all for equality here at The Contemporary Home, we also love cooking and baking, and secretly think that a man's place in the kitchen is to take the bins out!...more

    • Gisela Graham Boat Doorstop
    • Gisela Graham Boat Doorstop
      • £11.00
    • These little boat doorstops are great for a nautically inspired or coastal home.

      With a red, blue and white colour scheme that's typical of sailing memorabilia and accessories, and a patchwork of overlaid fabrics finished with little buttons...more

    • Gisela Graham Bright Bunny Egg Cosy
    • Gisela Graham Bright Bunny Egg Cosy
      • £4.50
    • Egg cosies are a breakfast essential and make great gift ideas at Easter time. This little Easter Bunny version is really cute and with its bright spring colours and pretty blue ribbon is a great way to bring some spring cheer to your breakfast table on Easter morning!

      Why not give as a gift w...more

    • Gisela Graham Button Drawer Pull
    • Gisela Graham Button Drawer Pull
      • £4.00
    • Sometimes something so simple can be just so perfect!  These little button knobs can be used to jazz up drawers, cupboard doors.... anything that has a knob on, really!  Available in 6 different colours, so you can either co-ordinate with a colour schem...more

    • Gisela Graham Carved Wood Owl Drawer Pull
    • Gisela Graham Carved Wood Owl Drawer Pull
      • £4.00
    • This beautifully carved wooden owl drawer pull is a gorgeous little accessory that will show you've paid real attention to detail.


      Carved wood

      5cm x 3cm

    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Baked With Love Cake Stand
    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Baked With Love Cake Stand
      • £22.00
    • If there was ever a good reason to eat more cakes, this completely gorgeous cake stand is it! In cream with charming 1950s style 'Baked With Love' design, it’s great for birthdays, christenings, weddings, tea parties, coffee mornings…..any occasion, in short, which fea...more

    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Owl Tea Light Holder
    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Owl Tea Light Holder
      • £8.00
    • Light up those long winter nights with this beautiful owl tea light holder.  With holes between his 'feathers' for candlelight to twinkle through and hand painted gold finishing touches, he's cute, comforting and subtley seasonal.  A gorgeous gift idea that can be enjoyed all...more

    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Spotty Hen Egg Cup
    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Spotty Hen Egg Cup
      • £4.50
    • This pretty ceramic egg cup is the perfect way to serve your morning egg.  With a lovely chicken design in pretty pastel colours, it's a gorgeous country kitchen style gift that will brighten up your dresser or windowsill when not in use.  Give with one of our beautiful egg cosies or even with a little c...more

    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Tulip Egg Cup
    • Gisela Graham Ceramic Tulip Egg Cup
      • £5.00
    • A gorgeous Easter Day gift that can be used again and again - fill with a small chocolate egg on Easter morning, then use to serve freshly boiled eggs for a special Easter Day breakfast!

      Dimensions: 9cm x 5cm.

    • Gisela Graham Ceramic With Love Large Jug
    • Gisela Graham Ceramic With Love Large Jug
      • £20.00
    • This gorgeous ceramic jug is great for storing utensils in the kitchen, or as an unusual alternative to a vase in any room of the home. ?With pink and blue detail and the wording 'Baked With Love', 'Homemade For You' it?oozes vintage charm - perfect for a country kitchen or a traditionally styled dining room.

      Dimensions: Height 18.5 cm. ?Diameter of base 12.5 cm.

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