Dog lovers this is just for you! This year, 2018, is the Chinese Year of the Dog. It starts on 16 February 2018 and will end on 4 February 2019, when the Year of the Pig begins. Get your paws on the best home accessories and gifts inspired by mans favourite canine companions.
Wallpaper to Set Tails Wagging
From poodles to pugs, beagles to basset hounds, be sure to find your favourite breed amongst the selection of barking mad designs at www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk. And man’s best friend is fast becoming the must-have trend in interiors too.
Doggy Style – this retro wallpaper with pampered pooches aplenty promises the best-dressed dogs and walls in town! Dogs in Sunglasses wallpaper – £10.99 from www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk
They Call it Puppy Love – Awwwwwww – just look at those puppy dog eyes. This adorable design has framed pics of everyone’s favourite pups. Puppy Love wallpaper – £12.99 per roll from www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk
Smug as a Pug – cartoon ‘pug’tastic’ paper is a must for anyone who’s mad about pugs. A Pug’s Life wallpaper £13.49 from www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk
Creature Comforts for Dog-Lovers
There’s a super-cute ‘Scottie Dog’, a stylish ‘Frenchie’ or a Dachshund design with a signature long body that wraps right round the cover from front to reverse.
Hot water bottle covers (includes bottle) – available to buy from £42 from www.thefinecottoncompany.com
Or why not have a favourite pooch embroidered onto a pure cotton dressing gown? Perfect to pamper someone who’s feeling RUFF!
Available to buy from £65 from www.thefinecottoncompany.com
There’s no love like the love of a dog. The guys at 11 Rugby Road have a cheeky take on cute dog breeds with this illustrated cards. Perfect for Valentines day or to mark any celebration for a puppy lover.
Cards are £3 each and available to buy online http://www.11rugbyroad.com
These egg shaped pugs are inspired by the guys own fur baby, Egg! Perfectly crocheted in the Amigurumi style, these little, cute, chubby dogs are easy to fall in love with.
Crochet pugs are £11 each and available to buy online http://www.11rugbyroad.com
A House is Not a Home Without a Dog
Fenella Smith’s homewares and accessories are instantly recognised by their charming illustrations inspired by nature and memories of a bohemian childhood. For dog lovers there’s Pug, Dachshund and Labrador designs across crockery, bakeware, fabric, stationery and gifts.
Available to buy online https://www.fenellasmith.com
I hope 2018, the year of the dog is a good year for you.
Anything catch your eye? Tell me what you love in a comment!