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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    • Gisela Graham Fairy Wooden Calendar
    • Gisela Graham Fairy Wooden Calendar
      • £10.00
    • A fun present for a little girl that's also really practical, this cute little desktop calendar is sweetly pretty as well as being a great way to begin to teach children about dates and the months of the year.  

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    • Large Weathered Willow Heart Gingham Ribbon
    • Large Weathered Willow Heart Gingham Ribbon
      • £10.00
    • A striking and unusual decoration, this over-sized heart in weathered grey willow is the perfect way to add a touch of festive charm to a bare spot on a wall or door. With a festive red gingham ribbon for hanging, it's a step away from the glitter and sparkle of tinsel and baubles towards a more understated, rustic Christmas theme.

      Dimensions:
      Height: 30cm (60 with hanging ribbon) x...more

    • Gisela Graham Floral Wooden Photo Frame
    • Gisela Graham Floral Wooden Photo Frame
      • £10.00
    • Give that special someone a gift she'll get pleasure from every day of her life with this gorgeous floral photo frame.  Pop in a photograph of a special moment the two of you have shared for a unique and personal gift.



      Frame size 13cm x 16.5cm

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    • Grey Willow Heart Memo Board
    • Grey Willow Heart Memo Board
      • £10.00
    • This beautiful heart shaped memo board is a pretty way to display photos or postcards or to keep track of letters, shopping lists, memos or notes to other members of the household.


      Made from grey natural wicker with a backing of chicken wire and tiny wooden pegs and finished with a g...more

    • Gisela Graham Laundry Rules Sign
    • Gisela Graham Laundry Rules Sign
      • £10.00
    • This fun retro sign adds a touch of retro style and a splash of humour to a bathroom, utility room or kitchen. A great gift idea for an overworked mum!

      Dimensions: 38.5 x 12.5cm

    • Gisela Graham Floral Accordion LanternSale
    • Gisela Graham Floral Accordion Lantern
      • RRP: £17.00
      • Now: £10.00
    • A lovely way to accessorise any room of the home, while providing subtle atmospheric lighting for evening gatherings. The beautiful floral design is like a hedgerow full of wild flowers or a summer meadow - what better way to get in the mood for the warmer weather?


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    • When Life Hands You Lemons Tin Square Tray
    • When Life Hands You Lemons Tin Square Tray
      • £10.00
    • "When life hands you lemons make a gin and tonic".


      The perfect way to serve a long, cool gin and tonic on a hot summer's day.......Mmmmmm we can almost taste it!


      Gorgeous bright yellow tin tray with a nice deep base (so you're le...more

    • Gisela Graham Small String Ball Lantern
    • Gisela Graham Small String Ball Lantern
      • RRP: £29.00
      • Now: £10.00
    • Give your back garden the ambience of a tropical paradise this summer with the glow of one of these stunning ball lanterns. This wonderful lantern creates atmospheric lighting for an evening garden party or barbeque, or for a romantic candlelit meal for two 'al fresco'.  With thick unbleached natural...more

    • Gisela Graham Fairy My Room Plaque
    • Gisela Graham Fairy My Room Plaque
      • £10.50
    • A beautiful finishing touch to a little girl's bedroom, this gorgeous wooden plaque has space for a photo and the words 'My Room' in pink.

      Decorated with a lovely carved wooden fairy and finished with pretty butterfly, ladybird and flower illustrations, it makes a lovely gift idea for ...more

    • Gisela Graham Retro Geometric Sunflower Makeup Bag
    • Gisela Graham Retro Geometric Sunflower Makeup Bag
      • £11.00
    • This funky makeup bag is a great way to add a touch of style to your handbag, and will make every nose-powdering or lippy-touching-up moment a real pleasure!  With bright and unusual geometric sunflower design, it's got a great retro vibe that will never go out of fashion.


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    • Triple Hanging Heart Photoframe
    • Triple Hanging Heart Photoframe
      • £11.00
    • A lovely, unusual way to display favourite photos, this gorgeous set of three hanging heart frames in chunky carved wood is feminine with a rustic, back-to-basics feel.  A wonderful idea for a wedding, engagement or anniversary gift, especially if you fill it with special photos of the couple to add an unexpected personal touch. ...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

    • Rich Tea Round Biscuit Tin Tray
    • Rich Tea Round Biscuit Tin Tray
      • £11.00
    • Well if this doesn't make you fancy a biscuit we don't know what will!


      Tea and biscuits is a grand old English tradition and what better way to serve them than on this 'Rich Tea Biscuits' tray that looks so much like a real one your mouth will be watering long before the fi...more

    • Gisela Graham Flourish Floral Canvas Bunting
    • Gisela Graham Flourish Floral Canvas Bunting
      • £12.00
    • A lovely way to give a feminine finishing touch to your home or garden, this gorgeous floral bunting will give a style uplift in an instant. With a beautiful flower design in pinks, greens and white it's fresh and pretty and full of spring cheer, and the pale duck-egg blue background makes it easy to co-ordinate with most colour...more

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

    • Gisela Graham Grey Ceramic Heart T-Light Holder
    • Gisela Graham Grey Ceramic Heart T-Light Holder
      • £12.00
    • In soft grey ceramic with a large cut-out heart to let the candle light shine through, this tea light holder looks great hung form a hook or nail or on a windowsill, shelf or mantelpiece.  It also makes a gorgeous unusual table centrepiece for a romantic meal for two or is a lovely way to create a cosy atmosphere...more

    • Gisela Graham Wicker Basket With Heart Candle Jar
    • Gisela Graham Wicker Basket With Heart Candle Jar
      • £12.00
    • Candles are a lovely way to create atmospheric lighting and make a room feel really cosy, and this wicker candle holder with pretty cut-out heart design is a lovely way of giving a room a feminine finishing touch in a low key, understated way.


      Perfect for homes with a natural, back-to-ba...more

    • Gisela Graham Heart Shaped Wooden Chalkboard  Sale
    • Gisela Graham Heart Shaped Wooden Chalkboard
      • RRP: £15.00
      • Now: £12.00
    • Our simple yet stylish heart shaped chalkboard is great for shopping lists, to-do lists, appointments and phone numbers, or just for keeping up with the comings and goings of other family members!

      Dimensions: Height 28cm Width 30cm

    • Gisela Graham Polka Dot Heart Oven Dish
    • Gisela Graham Polka Dot Heart Oven Dish
      • £12.00
    • Use as a sweet and homely way to serve vegetables or side dishes at the dinner table, or bake a special heart shaped pie for a loved one!


      In a selection of 3 pastel colours with polka dot design, these pretty heart shaped dishes make a lovely unusual gift idea for some one who enjoys...more

    • Gisela Graham Shoreline Wash Bag
    • Gisela Graham Shoreline Wash Bag
      • £12.00
    • Whether you live by the sea or just love the sea, our shoreline range really encapsulates the feel of the British seaside.  The beach hut is a national institution and a real emblem of British seaside holidays, so the cute beach hut illustration combined with all the blue, green, sand and stone tones of a typical British s...more

    • Gisela Graham Wooden Polka Dot Heart Chalkboard
    • Gisela Graham Wooden Polka Dot Heart Chalkboard
      • £12.00
    • Our pretty polka-dotted heart shaped chalkboard is great for shopping lists, to-do lists, appointments and phone numbers, or just for keeping up with the comings and goings of other family members.


      In chunky wood with an unvarnished finish and hand-painted polka dots, finished with 2...more

    • Gisela Graham Vintage Baby Fabric Elephant Toy
    • Gisela Graham Vintage Baby Fabric Elephant Toy
      • £12.00
    • A gorgeous gift for a newborn baby or a young child, these gorgeous fabric elephants are cute, cuddly and a little bit different.  In a patchwork style mix of beautiful vintage effect fabrics, they're a lovely way to accessorise the nursery as well as being perfect to snuggle with!


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    • Gisela Graham Duck Egg Glazed Resin Ornate Picture Frame
    • Gisela Graham Duck Egg Glazed Resin Ornate Picture Frame
      • £12.00
    • Ornate yet understated and timelessly beautiful, this resin picture frame is a gorgeous way to display a precious picture and looks great in a classically styled room.

      With a special photograph inside it's a lovely way of giving a really personal keepsake gift.


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    • Gisela Graham Ship Calendar
    • Gisela Graham Ship Calendar
      • £12.00
    • A fun present for a little boy that's also really practical, this cute little desktop calendar is a lovely bedroom accessory as well as a great way to begin to teach children about dates and the months of the year.  

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    • 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.

    • 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 Wildlife Garden Peg Bag
    • Gisela Graham Wildlife Garden Peg Bag
      • £13.50
    • The gorgeous floral design of this oilcloth peg bag will give even the prettiest blooms in your garden a little healthy competition!

      A great practical solution for keeping your line neat and tidy and stopping your pegs from straying off down the garden, it's also a really pretty accessory th...more

    • Retro OMO Washing Powder Tin
    • Retro OMO Washing Powder Tin
      • £13.75
    • Oozing retro charm and really handy too, this washing powder storage tin is a great way to keep your washing powder dry and avoid spills or leaks.

      With a design based on genuine original packaging it has a lovely nostalgic feel that's guaranteed to send grandma and grandpa on a trip down memor...more

    • Quaker Oats Cereal Tin
    • Quaker Oats Cereal Tin
      • £13.75
    • If you like your porridge delivered in the old school way (none of these 'microwave sachets' for us!), then this retro Quaker Oats tin is for you!  


      This vintage inspired storage tin is perfect for accessorising a traditionally styled kitchen, or for any fan of retro mem...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

    • Small Rustic Hen Egg Basket
    • Small Rustic Hen Egg Basket
      • £14.00
    • A lovely way to accessorise a kitchen that's functional as well as decorative, this gorgeous chicken shaped egg basket even comes with its own (pretend) speckled egg to start your collection!  Made from coiled wire with rusted effect, it's a gorgeous finishing touch for that 'country kitchen' look.


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    • Regency Cake Tins
    • Regency Cake Tins
      • £15.00
    • British teatimes are all the range since the Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympics have inspired us to get back in touch with our national roots. Our beautiful range of teatime products has more than a hint of Regency style, and will lend an air of so...more

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