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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.

SPOOKY HALLOWEEN SHOP IS OPEN! NEW PRODUCTS ARRIVING DAILY.

  • Autumn Collection of Velvet Pumpkins for Decorative Displays and Halloween
    Autumn Collection of Velvet Pumpkins for Decorative Displays and Halloween
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  • Ceramic Pumpkin With Battery Tealight
    Ceramic Pumpkin With Battery Tealight-The Useful Shop
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  • Pair of Metal Pumpkin Character Figure Lanterns for Halloween 30cm
    Pair of Metal Pumpkin Character Figure Lanterns for Halloween 30cm
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  • Halloween Orange Metal Spider Leg Bowl
    Halloween Orange Metal Spider Leg Bowl
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  • Large Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern
    Large Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern-The Useful Shop
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  • Set of 3 Orange Velvet Pumpkins for Halloween and Autumn Harvest Decor
    Set of 3 Orange Velvet Pumpkins for Halloween and Autumn Harvest Decor
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  • Medium Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern
    Medium Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern-The Useful Shop
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  • Large Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern With Spider
    Large Metal Pumpkin Halloween Lantern With Spider-The Useful Shop
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  • Dark Orange Large Velvet Pumpkin Decoration
    Dark Orange Large Velvet Pumpkin Decoration
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  • M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod Large 8oz Pumpkin Shortbread Harvest Special Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod Large 8oz Pumpkin Shortbread Harvest Special Candle
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  • Horror Battery Operated Candelabra
    Horror Battery Operated Candelabra with 3 Candles and Skull Design-The Useful Shop
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  • Halloween XL Spider & Web Wall Decoration
    Heaven Sends Halloween XL Spider & Web Wall Decoration-The Useful Shop
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Presenting Colonial Candle of Cape Cod

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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 14oz Tobacco & Cardamom Apothecary Candle
    M Baker Colonial Candles of Cape Cod 14oz Tobacco & Cardamom Apothecary Candle
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  • 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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