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Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Headers: Art Prints, Posters, T-Shirts, Framed Art, Plaque Art, Notecards, Magnets, On Sale, Tin Signs, Decorative, Mirrors, Matted Prints, Poster Cards, Standups, Wall Tapestries, Gift Certificates
Claim to be "The World's Largest Poster, Print & Frame Store". They have hundreds of thousands of posters and art prints a their very easy to use website. You can choose to have framing or their own unique mounting service which permanently bonds prints to a durable hardboard backing. Very competitive on price, you can get huge art prints 3 foot wide for around £15, when they are often over £20 for smaller ones on other sites.
Headers: BBQs, Garden Furniture, Hammocks, Heat & Light, Games & Picnics, Ornaments, Home Accessories, Home Living
Good range of stylish garden leisure items and home accessories including storage, kitchen accessories, bathroom accessories and bedroom accessories. There is also a small number of home furniture items. Arboreta is a family run business based in Hexham, Northumberland.
• Special Features: Monthly prize draw with a prize of £500 Arboreta vouchers. Price promise.
• Free UK Mainland Delivery(Contact them for deliveries outside of the mainland)
Headers: Furniture, Homewares, Household Appliances, Sound & Vision, Office PC & Phone, Photography, Sports & Leisure, DIY Garden & Pets, Toys & Games, Baby, Personal Care, Jewellery & Watches
The retail giant Argos sells an enormous range of (mostly) household goods and usually at very competitive prices. Also, they very often have sales on, so its always worth while checking out the website if you can't get down to your nearest store - I know we've managed to get some good bargains in the past! The site is fast loading and easy to navigate. Argos was founded in 1973 and now has over 500 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. Argos is headquartered in Stafford.
• Special Features: Free 16 returns days policy for non faulty items. Either return to your nearest store or they will collect free of charge. You can also set up gift lists with Argos for weddings, anniversaries etc.
Headers: Arrowfile Storage Albums and Accessories, Modular Storage
You can use these albums to store photos, but you can also use them to store CDs, DVDs, slides, negatives, stamps, coins and more. The choice of refills is so great, it can get a little confusing just browing the site! Click on the modular storage range for filing solutions. Please note that these products are not available in the High Street. Arrowfile is a trading name of Flash Foto Ltd and is based in Southampton.
• Free Delivery on orders >£49
Art of Metal
Headers: Clocks, Metal Wall Art, Mirrors, Miscellaneous
Unusual designer handcrafted metalwork items from clocks and mirrors to wall hangings. The company is owned and run by Richard Bower, architect turned artist whose art can often be seen at art shows throughout the UK. Art of Metal is based in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire.
• www.beautifuthings .co.uk
Headers: Jewellery, Bags & Belts, Pampering, Home Accessories, Gifts
Beautiful Things offers a small but unusual, sometimes quirky, sometimes stylish, range of items. From a Marilyn Monroe cosmetics bag to a Cuba Corsage Bag to a purple beaded lampshade. These items will probably appeal to the more young at heart. Nice collection of unusual jewellery. Beautiful Things is based in London NW3.
• Gift Wrapping: Free for a message and simple tissue paper. £2.50 for paper wrapping.
Headers: Cleaning/Laundry, Kitchen, Home Essentials, Home Storage, Bathroom/Personal Care, Home Office, Gifts, Cards & Wrapping, Garden/Outdoors
Yes this is THE Betterware website. Huge range of home and garden utensils and gadgets, from gift wrap to insect repellent. Buy online or request a catalogue.
• Special Features: 28 day no quibble money back guarantee
• Free Mainland Delivery on orders >£35
Blinds 2 Go - Designer Window Blinds
Headers: vertical blinds, wooden blinds, venetian blinds, roller blinds, roman blinds, conservatory blinds, velux blinds.
If you are looking for blinds don't forget to have a look at the selection offered by Blinds to Go. Large stock range, fast free delivery and the very best prices.
• Free Delivery
Headers: Clothes Hangers, Moth Repellent, Clearance Lines, Cats/Dogs Pet Hair Remover Sticky Rollers, Clothes Brushes, Clothes Care, Homecare, Carpets and Upholstery, Storage, Shoe and Sneaker Freshener Balls, Allergy
Everything you need to care for and store your clothes, carpets and upholstery. from zipped covers to lint removers. Caraselle Direct is a family run business based in Kentish Town, London.
• Free Mainland Delivery on orders >£75
Cast In Style
Kitchen & Racks, Hat & Coat Hooks, Home & Garden, Door Knockers, Cabinet, Knobs, Door Furniture, Drawer Pulls, Door Stops, Cookware, Brackets, Trivets, Accessories & Spares
A large range of cast iron products and kitchen accessories, made to the highest standards of quality products, manufactured in their own foundry which is based close to Iron-Bridge Gorge, where the cast iron industry was forged 150 years ago. Castings are made from original Georgian and Victorian patterns which they have acquired exclusive rights to.
Headers: Towels, Bedlinen, Accessories
Founded in the 1800s, Christy is the UK's largest towel manufacturer, and is known for its quality. Products include bathroom towels, robes, bed linen and accessories. Available in stores worldwide, you can now buy direct from the Christy website. Christy has branches in the UK, Germany and the USA.
Headers: Custom Made House Signs
Clover Signs produce fine quality house signs that you can order online. The text is hand carved and then painted or gilded with 23 carat gold leaf plus 3D sculptures often form part of the sign. You can choose from their range of standard signs (numbers and/or letters are available) or, if you want something a little different or personal, fill in a form and someone will call to discuss your design brief (any design will be emailed to you in full colour before you give the go ahead). Clover Signs is a London based company.
• Free Delivery
Coopers of Stortford
Headers: Clothing & Accessories, Garden & Outdoors, Household, Personal & Health, Gifts & Leisure, General Utility
Founded in 1994, Coopers is a family run mail order company selling an eclectic mix of small garden and household items - from dog ramps to mini tables, briquette makers to car sunshields. Plus a dose of more conventional items, of course. Buy online or request a catalogue. Coopers is based in Bishop Stortford.
Headers: Herbal Skin Care, Aromatherapy Oils, Tile Tags, Ceramic Honeypots, Elspeth Gardner Ceramic Tiles & Cats, Playing Cards, Children's Crafts, Jewellery
An eclectic mix of items - not a huge range, but some nice pieces of ceramics plus a good range of body and skin care products. Country Selections is owned by Chris and Julia Roberts and is based in Filey, North Yorkshire.
David Mellor Design
Headers: Kitchen Equipment, Cutlery, Glassware, Tableware
Very stylish range of dining and kitchen ware from designer David Mellor, particularly famous for the David Mellor cutlery brand. As well as the online shop, there is a physical shop in London and a futher shop plus a design museum in Hathersage in the Peak District.
Headers: Living, Dining, Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom, Garden
The Designerbox is a beautifully designed website offering designer homeware. The products are stylish, contemporary and unusual, from brands such as Nigella Lawson, Amoeba and Tommy Larsen. The Designerbox is owned by Prezzybox.com Ltd, well known for its online gadget store and which is based in Austrey, Warwickshire.
• Free Delivery
Headers: DIY Tools, Knobs & Knockers, Garden Shop, Sale Shop, Safety Shop
Diytools.co.uk has a huge stock of items from tools to greenhouses and garden sheds to woodworking machinery. With over 20 departments covering everything for the home, workshop and garden there is a wide choice of products suitable for the DIY enthusiast, homemaker, tradesman, gardener and hobbyist. Many of their products offer significant discounts on top brand DIY products. Shop here and get DIY loyalty points which works out at 3p in the pound. DIY Tools is owned by Taylor Bros (Liverpool) Ltd and is based in Caryl Street, Liverpool.
• Free Delivery on orders >£50
Door Furniture Direct
Headers: Door Furniture, PVD Brass
Door Furniture Direct is a specialist Building & Architectural Ironmongers dealing in door furniture - door knockers, knobs, handles & hinges, fittings etc. plus gate furniture. There is a wide variety of styles from contemporary to antique style, from childrens to porcelain. They welcome enquiries from the general public, overseas, and also deal with the Building Trade & Industry. The website is owned and operated by Robert Bernard & Son Ltd of Birkenhead.
Dutch by Design
Headers: Lighting, Accessories, Furniture, Soft Furnishings, Gifts, Tableware, Outdoor, Clocks, Gift Vouchers
Very nice, very stylish, very contemporary. Love this website! Dutch by Design was founded 2003 and is based in Greenwich High Road, SE10.
Headers: Activist Gear, Baby and Children, Bath & Body, Book Shop, Eco-gadgets, Fashion, Food & Drinks, Gifts, Cards & Hampers, Home & Garden, Sport & Leisure, Visionary DVDs, World Music
Ethical store offering hundreds of ecologically sound and fair trade products from many leading brands such as Traidcraft and Cafe Direct. ZeroPointZero is operated by PointOV Ltd, a social enterprise based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Ethical Superstore is a member of BAFTS (British Association of Fair Trade Shops) and the Social Enterprise Coalition.
Exclusive RMC Offers
Headers: RMC Bedding Duvets Mattress Toppers & Towels, RMC Ladies Daywear, RMC Ladies Nightwear, RMC Ladies Housecoats Loungers & Kaftans, RMC Ladies Underwear, RMC Sale Rail, Textiles General, Lifestyle & Home, Mobility, Easylife General Products
Quality branded bedlinen, duvets, mattress toppers, towels and household textiles plus a range of quality branded daywear, nightwear and underwear for women. Brands include Dorma, Janet Reger, Christy, Horrickses, Damella, Slenderella and Brettles. Bargain prices - up to 50% off RRP's. Very good for Memory Foam and Duck Feather-filled Mattress Toppers. Buy online or order a catalogue. Exclusive RMC Offers is based in Knowsley Business Park, Liverpool.
• Special Features: FREE returns policy
Headers: Living Room, Bedroom, Dining Room, Music and TV Units, Office Furniture, Kitchen Furniture, Bathroom Furniture, Childrens Furniture, Conservatory Furniture, Garden Furniture, Pictures & Accessories, Garage Furniture.
Very good range of furniture in all departments. They also have a good range of pictures and accessories. Furniture123 have been trading online since 1999 and offer thousands of products for the home and garden at up to 30% below high street prices. Fabric samples are available on request.
Furniture 123 is based in Shannon Street, Leeds.
• Free Mainland Delivery
Headers: Womens, Mens, Kids, Interiors, Electrical, DIY & Outdoor, Extras
Clothes for all the family plus home accessories and furniture, audio visual and computer equipment, garden and outdoor equipment - in short all the things you would expect to see in the Grattan catalogue! Buy online or request a catalogue. Grattan belongs to the same group of companies as Freemans and Kaleidoscope.
• Special Features: Interest free credit terms available plus there is a free 14 day returns policy on unwanted items.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: - 20% off first order (excluding electrical and sale items)
Headers: Womens, Mens, Babies & Kids, Electrical, Home & Garden, Leisure
The website is operated by the catalogue people, Great Universal. This means that you can either pay immediately by credit or debit card, or you can open an account with them. Account holders get 20 weeks interest free credit and 40 weeks for some items such as computers and mobile phones. There is a large choice of clothing, electrical and home and garden goods - just what you would expect from a catalogue.
• Special Features: Free 14 day returns policy
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: 10% discount is available for first timevisitors and up to 20% off Great Universal catalogue prices when you buy online.
Headers: Hampers, Beauty, Womens, Mens, Children, Toys, Sports, Home, Food & Wine, Gifts
The famous Knightsbridge Department store hits the web. And if you are after luxury items from Bears to Hampers from Bedroom to Kitchen, then this is the shop for you! And not everthing is that expensive really. You can get a Rio Jazz Cafe Mug for under a fiver. Only problem is that the postage cost doubles that cost! Buy online or request a catalogue.
• Special Features: 14 day returns policy.
• International Delivery Available
Headers: Verticals, Venetians, Rollers, Romans, Pleateds, Woodweave, Honeycomb, Conservatory Blinds, Shutters, Awnings & Canopies
Complete made to measure service. Hillarys has a national network of advisors. Make an appoinment (which you do by either telephoning or alternatively you can book an appointment online) and an advisor will visit you in your home where you can browse the entire Hillarys range while the advisor measures up. How easy is that?! Or, if you prefer ponder, you can just request a catalogue. Formed in 1971, Hillarys is the UK’s leading made-to-measure blinds specialist offerning a complete range of blinds, shutters and awnings. Hillarys also owns and operates www.web-blinds.com, where you can order blinds direct online, www.shuttersbyhillarys.com and www.awningsbyhillarys.com. Hillarys has factories based in Nottingham and in Washington, Tyne and Wear.
Headers: Home & Garden, Electrical Appliances, Technology, Sport & Leisure, Fashion, Gifts & Flowers, Toys, Baby
A collection of the best of the home and gift ranges from the 26 John Lewis UK Department stores. Superb site, easy to use, great design, selling everything from plasma TVs to Cross Classic Pens. Prices are surprisingly competitive considering the range of items. Do not apply their price match guarantee shop pricing as strictly on the web, but claim that they keep as close as they can, and mostly prices are syncronised. Hot on customer service. Buy online or request a free catalogue - there are 5 to choose from.
• Special Features: Free 28 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
Headers: Home Furnishings, Fashion, Design Services
From wall paper and fabrics to sofas and chairs plus a large range of womens clothing. You can design a room online (shockwave needed) using the Design Studio. Curtains and blinds are ready made or you can have made to measure. You can also order a free copy of the latest home furnishings catalogue. Laura Ashley has headquarters in Powys.
Stair Carpet Runners
Headers: Stair Carpet Runners, Carpet runners, Hallway rug runners
Often quite difficult to find locally, there is a large range of runners for stairs and hallways, incuding traditional and contemporary designs. Stair Carpet Runners is operated by the French company Attid-Ditta Ltd. All prices in UK Currency £ GBP with euros equivalency.
• Free Delivery
• International Deliveries Available