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gorgeous gifts to make yourself that will save you a fortune, be fun to create and a joy to receive!

This year most of us will be doing Christmas on a budget, so the team at shabby chic, vintage and retro home accessories, have come up with some gorgeous gifts to make yourself that will save you a fortune, be fun to create and a joy to receive!

The Angels have enthusiastically embraced the concept of upcycling - turning old or unwanted everyday objects into something more beautiful. Every week from September until Christmas, they are posting step-by-step details of a new Christmas Make on the Rustic Angels Blog, providing inspiration to anyone wanting to make pretty, unique and thoughtful gifts for their family and friends.

So far the Christmas Makes they have posted include:

Decorative Coasters- Transforming old tiles and fabric into a pretty and practical home accessory.
1950's Style Retro Headbands - Simple steps to creating a cute accessory for your retro look!
Gentle Oatmeal Body Scrub - Bathroom luxury straight from the larder!
Vintage Cake Stand - Jumble sale crockery becomes the hottest home style trend.
Sundae dish candles - smell wonderful, and look good enough to eat!
There will be 15 Christmas Makes in total, posted weekly at plus a beautiful range of ready made Christmas gifts and decorations for those of you who aren't so crafty!

For beautiful vintage, retro and French country home accessories and ideas for your home, visit

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Notes to Editors:

"Christmas Makes" Images available to download from:

All makes are created by Tracey Allen, interior designer and soft furnishing expert specialising in shabby chic, vintage and retro styles. She is available for interview, comment and ideas for any home interiors features.

Rustic Angels is a giftware, home decor and soft furnishings business with a strong shabby chic, retro and vintage style to their products and designs.

Full list of Rustic Angels Christmas Makes for 2011 are:
Rustic Angels 15 Xmas Makes 2011:
Recycled Coasters
1950's Retro Headbands
Oatmeal Body Scrub
Vintage Cake Stand
Sundae Dish and Teacup Candles
Scarf Xmas Stockings
Trouser Tote Bag
Customized Towels
Pretty Pegs
Painted bottle vases
Gift Jar of Brownies
Cute Doorstop

For further info, hi-res images and product loans/samples contact:
Lauren Milsom
PR for Rustic
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