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Welcome to The Useful Shop Home Decor & Gifts


Come on in and browse our selection of specially selected items for you, your home, friends and family. Bringing you a touch of affordable luxury, wellbeing and style.

When You Shop With Us ....

Hey, New Friend!

When you choose to shop with us, you become part of our story and a bit like a new shopping friend. We don't like letting our friends down so if there's a problem, you get a real life person to help you out.

It's a Family Affair

We're a small family business, we're not zipping off into space, we're just trying to feed the family, heat the house, fuel the car and maybe have a little treat and a bit of fun - probably just like you!

We're Not Going Anywhere

We've had an online store for over 20 years, so we kinda know what we're doing by now. Everything we sell is dispatched direct by us in the UK. No dropshipping or dodgy deliveries from who-knows-where.

THERE'S A TREE DECORATION FOR EVERYONE IN OUR CHRISTMAS SHOP!

  • Blossoming Christmas Cactus Sparkling Tree Bauble
    Blossoming Christmas Cactus Sparkling Tree Bauble
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  • Christmas Cheer Large Craft Beer Bottle Glass Tree Bauble Ornament
    Christmas Cheer Large Craft Beer Bottle Glass Tree Bauble Ornament
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  • Classic Fairytale Gingerbread House Luxury Glistening Christmas Tree Bauble
    Classic Fairytale Gingerbread House Luxury Glistening Christmas Tree Bauble
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  • Coffee Lovers Christmas Cappuccino Cup Tree Bauble Decoration with Heart Froth
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  • Colourful Sparkling Gin Bottles Mini Christmas Tree Ornament Set by Sass & Belle
    Colourful Sparkling Gin Bottles Mini Christmas Tree Ornament Set by Sass & Belle
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  • Coming Home for Xmas London Bus Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
    Coming Home for Xmas London Bus Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
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  • Coming Home for Xmas Motorcycle With Tree Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
    Coming Home for Xmas Motorcycle With Tree Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
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  • Coming Home for Xmas Red Camper Van Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
    Coming Home for Xmas Red Camper Van Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
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  • Coming Home for Xmas Vintage Red Car Christmas Tree Bauble Ornament by Sass & Belle
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  • Cute Metallic Fox Christmas Tree Ornament Bauble by Sass & Belle
    Cute Metallic Fox Christmas Tree Ornament Bauble by Sass & Belle
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  • Cute Wooden Christmas Character Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
    Cute Wooden Christmas Character Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
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  • Cute Wooden Christmas Hedgehog Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
    Cute Wooden Christmas Hedgehog Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
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  • Cute Wooden Christmas Mouse Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
    Copy of Cute Wooden Christmas Mouse Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
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  • Cute Wooden Nordic Reindeer Hanging Tree Decorations Set of 12
    Cute Wooden Nordic Reindeer Hanging Tree Decorations Set of 12
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  • Cute Wooden Snowman and Reindeer Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
    Cute Wooden Snowman and Reindeer Hanging Tree Decorations Bauble Set of 8
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  • Felt Reindeer Battery Operated LED Christmas Light Garland
    Fabric Reindeer Red & White Battery Operated LED Christmas Light Garland-The Useful Shop
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Colonial Candles of Cape Cod Seasonal Trio Photo

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Coronavirus Update


NORMAL SERVICE HAS ALMOST RESUMED!

Having served us well during the pandemic lockdowns and restrictions, our couriers and Royal Mail continue to do a great job of getting our orders to customers. We are very grateful to all the service providers and their staff who have made this possible.

There are still very few signed-for services but all parcels are still tracked and confirmed when delivered. Most carriers are now much more slick about how they do this.

There are occasionally still a few delays in the delivery networks due to staff shortages but overall, services are on time and as expected.

We continue to deliver to you, your friends and family.

We are still working under government guidelines, in santised conditions and with a core staff who are all symptom free and regularly temperature checked, as well as hand-washing or sanitising for each and every order. No members of the public are permitted into our storage or dispatch areas or our offices.

We're here if you fancy a gtreat to cheer yourself up and, if you have to, make your quarantine or isolation a little more bearable.

If ordering for delivery OUTSIDE THE UK, please be sure to read our latest DELIVERY INFORMATION



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FEATURE - COLONIAL M BAKER 1909

  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Black Tea Flora Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Black Tea Flora Apothecary Candle
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Cinnamon Bark Christmas Holiday Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Cinnamon Bark Christmas Holiday Candle
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Citron Honey Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Citron Honey Apothecary Candle
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Cotton Blossom Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Cotton Blossom Apothecary Candle
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Eucalyptus & Lichen Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Eucalyptus & Lichen Apothecary Candle
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Rosehips & Hydrangea Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 8oz Rosehips & Hydrangea Apothecary Candle
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