Buying a housewarming gift? These are the 7 best online Irish gift shops
A friend or family member has just moved and now you need to come up with the perfect housewarming gift. Never an easy feat!
Whether it’s something cool and creative to make a statement, a feel-good gift basket of special treats, or a practical gift for the new home—we’ve curated 7 of the most unique online Irish gift shops for thoughtful and exquisite housewarming gifts.
An online gift shop specialising in personalised gifts, The Gift Shop is a 100% Irish-owned-and-operated family business founded by husband-and-wife-team Eoin and Gina.
Their dedication to providing unique and high-quality gifts with excellent customer service is proven by their hundreds of 5-star online reviews and loyal customer base in Ireland and worldwide.
The Gift Shop offers a wonderful collection of new home gifts featuring Eoin’s (and other Irish suppliers) original personalised artwork such as the Dad’s Man Cave Giant Plaque Sign, handmade soy candle with personalised text, “Bless This House” extra long Ogham, and much more.
They also provide a live chat service for queries and assistance with the website to ensure that you get direct access to their customer support team.
Founded in 2011 by brothers Mark and John to provide Irish-based designers and artists with a platform to display and sell their work, Jam Art Factory is an art gallery and design shop showcasing smart, contemporary Irish art by independent artists and designers to a growing band of avid fans worldwide.
They stock a variety of high-quality prints, frames, and other home décor items, with friendly staff members always on hand to help customers find the perfect gift for any occasion.
Examples of their highly original housewarming gifts include a Home Sweet Home in Old Woodtype print on a vintage book page, colourful art prints inspired by Irish landmarks and notable figures.
Besides their two locations at 64 Patrick Street, Dublin 8, and 14a Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin, you can also shop 24/7 on their websites, www.jamartfactory.com for the complete collection of Irish art and design, and www.jamartprints.com solely for prints.
Inspired by personal difficulties in finding suitable gifts online for their Mum during their time abroad, Andrea, Neil, and Lynne founded BasketsGalore in 2002 after returning from their travels.
A family-run business based in Ireland, BasketsGalore offers a unique Irish gift basket service brilliantly packaged with inspiring and thoughtful contents in the form of artisanal food and drink products and branded toys and gifts.
Every order is treated as a gift that’s being delivered to one of their own family members—that’s how much they care about the quality of their service.
They’re so confident in the quality of their products that they even provide a satisfaction guarantee for every purchase. If the recipient isn’t happy with the gift, BasketsGalore will refund the purchaser upon return of the order. After almost 20 years in business, this has yet to happen.
Their range of New Home Gift Baskets are specially designed to celebrate a friend or loved one’s new home, themed around moving in and for new homeowners. Available in different budgets for different personality types, you’re sure to find a gift basket that suits your requirements.
Home & Gifts Ireland is the online store for the brick-and-mortar shop, Hidden Treasures in Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. Established 8 years ago by the Donohoe family in the border town of Ballyconnell, Hidden Treasures is dedicated to supporting the community and offering quality goods and services.
Driven by a genuine desire to keep customers happy, the team at Hidden Treasures and Home & Gifts Ireland are always available to help ensure a pleasant and positive shopping experience for their patrons.
Their exquisite range of housewarming gifts includes their best-selling Old Rose Pattern Nicholas Mosse plates and bowls as well as their charming collection of personalised gift boxes ideally suited for singletons.
Established in Cork in 1993, Meadows & Byrne is a leading lifestyle company with 13 stores nationwide, offering the best in quality furnishings, homewares, interiors, and gifts that are truly unique and beautiful.
From every chair to every cup and frame, their team of passionate, talented individuals scour the four corners of the world to discover and curate each item on every shelf. Whether it's thoughtful housewarming gifts, exquisite dinner sets, tableware, bed linen, cushions and throws, counter stools, or high-quality bath towels, there’s something for everyone.
You’ll find the perfect housewarming gift for anyone—from newlyweds to the retired couple—in their impressive collection of housewarming gift ideas that includes stunning digital illustration prints of Ireland’s iconic landmarks, handcrafted and hand-illustrated cheese boards, handmade concrete sphere decor, and much more.
As a side note, Meadows & Byrne’s innovative edge is evident from their Augmented Reality feature on their website that allows customers to virtually render select furniture anywhere in their own home so they can see how it looks before buying it.
Established in 2008 by two jewellers, Clare Grennan and Laura Caffrey, Irish Design Shop is a small retail business offering the best of design-led Irish craft including ceramics, woodwork, textiles, jewellery, and furniture.
Trading both online and from a brick-and-mortar shop in Dublin town, Irish Design Shop prides itself on promoting the work of some of Ireland’s most exciting designer-makers specialising in handmade and Irish heritage crafts.
Their tasteful collection of gifts comprise abstract hand-painted porcelain bowls, handwoven honey pot willow baskets, handblown glass tapered jugs and more, besides heartwarming gift boxes of lovingly crafted personal care, wellness, and housewarming gifts.
A premium Irish online gift marketplace, Cuando strives to make beautiful, thoughtful, and unique gifts easy to find and buy, while supporting the talented Irish designers and makers who create them.
A retail partner of The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Cuando offers carefully handpicked products that are mostly personalised and bespoke by designers, craftspeople, innovators, manufacturers, and small creative businesses, otherwise known as “Cuando Creators”, all over Ireland.
If you’re short on time, Cuando also offers a Personal Shopper Service to help customers find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift by curating selections that meet the criteria.
Ranging from thoughtful to personal, their eclectic mix of original and creative housewarming gifts include personalised illustrated family prints, Dutch-style delicate tile art, colourful art prints of hand-drawn and illustrated houses, and more.