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Home Decor for Pet Lovers: The 2017 Gift Guide

Little, handpainted Corgi planter with succulent in it.

There are always a few people on your holiday shopping list who are hard to shop for. You don’t know what size they wear, you’re not sure whether they like red or white wine, they seem to have everything they need…it can be stressful. But if any of the people on your list are pet lovers and love decorating, we have the answer. We’ve selected some beautiful home décor for pet lovers that will “Wow!” them with your taste and appeal to the pet lover in them.

Home Decor for Pet LoversPet Artwork

Pet themed artwork is always a hit with pet lovers. You can get oil paintings, silk-screen artwork, acrylics and just about every other kind of art for hanging on the wall. Etsy is a great source for pet-centric artwork. Kate Green’s animal themed artwork is contemporary with bold colors and looks like it could easily hang in a gallery show. We love her print “Dog on the Couch,” which is from her original acrylic painting. She also offers pillows, shower curtains and more in gorgeous colors featuring  a variety of animals. If you want something original, Karen Green will paint a custom portrait of your pet.


Home Decor for Pet LoversDog or Cat Throw Pillows

You’ll find these in just about every department store these days, but check out how well they are made before purchasing. Some will last for years, while others aren’t crafted well enough to withstand kids, dogs and being used as everything from a place to rest your head to a missile to throw at others. If you’re buying for someone with a pedigreed pooch, check out the Pedigree Poem Pillow at Uncommon Goods (#uncommongoods), with artwork by Patricia Carlin and poems by Martin Geller. Each poem captures the essence and personality of the breed portrayed.

Are You Asleep Yet? Cat looking over the edge of the pillow on black background

For something a bit more playful, the “Are You Asleep Yet?” pillow by Laura Graves will bring a chuckle from cat lovers who routinely see the same cat face just before falling to sleep. The monochromatic black and white color scheme makes it ideal for any room in the house. Visit Society 6 for more of Grave’s artwork, which also graces phone covers, wall prints and tote bags. You can easily find home decor for pet lovers at most home decor stores or online with so many sites now catering to both pet owners and home owners.

Singing Dog Welcome Mat "Ring the doorbell and let me sing you the song of my people."Its About Time You Got Home Cat Door Mat with angry, Maine Coon Cat face.Welcome Mats

You can find fun, inexpensive  welcome mats that show you’re devoted to your pets at almost any home goods store and online. At Signals, they offer at least a dozen pet themed door mats. For a dose of honesty and humor, consider the welcome mat that lets visitors know they’ll soon be serenaded by your soulful pooch. Cat lovers will prefer the “It’s About Time” door mat, complete with a full color image of a less than amused cat.



Decorative DishesWhite trinket dish with cat whiskers and pink ears and nose.

Home decor for pet lovers doesn’t have to be something large. Everyone can use a few more small, decorative dishes or trays to act as catch-alls on their dresser, vanity or end tables. At Etsy you can find an endless array of pet themed dishes and trays that will elevate even your loose change and ring holder to a small piece of art. Try a few search phrases like “dog ring tray,” “cat ring holder,” or “trinket tray” to find original, carefully crafted originals for a steal.



Little, handpainted Corgi planter with succulent in it.Kitty planter. Resting cats planter in antique bronze with plant in it. Home Decor for Pet LoversFor anyone with a green thumb, there are whimsical planters featuring an impressive array of breeds. The cheerful little Corgi planter on Amazon is sure to elicit smiles. We also found a metal planter featuring two friendly cat on The  Animal Rescue Site. It’s the perfect vessel for growing some fresh catnip for your favorite feline, and some of the profits go toward helping shelter pets.

Have you found a great deal on home decor for pet lovers? Share your favorite dog or cat themed decor items – a house is more like a home with a pet in it!


  1. John

    November 30, 2017 9:35 pm

    I love the “Dog on the Couch” art print! Looks a lot like my dog. 🙂

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