Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Christmas on a Budget ? 15 Crafty Christmas Makes from

This year most of us will be doing Christmas on a budget, so the team at Rustic Angels 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.

And coming next…

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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  1. fab ideas...i may have to start getting crafty! x

  2. These are fantastic. Thanks for linking to their site. Coasters are great.

  3. Can't wait to see the other projects :)

  4. These are lovely I am going to take a look at their page now

  5. oo these look to check them out!