Best of British! Make a patriotic style statement with Union Jack Home Accessories

Proud to be British?  So are Rustic Angels, the shabby chic, retro and vintage home décor specialists, whose alternative take on Union Jack home accessories and gifts make a vivid style statement perfect for this exciting year.

Union Jack home accessories and gifts from Rustic Angels

Take a look at our  new video of Union Jack Home Accessories here.  

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Restoring our lovely Vintage Caravan

Rustic Angels has a new project!  It’s a dear little 1970′s Viking Fibreline caravan with lots of lovely original features, but is crying out for some love and attention.  We are going to be using all our interior designing talents to create a shabby chic haven for our vintage weekenders!

Follow our progress and our video diary. 

A Lovely Vintage Find

As usual I was to be found trapsing round charity shops on a recent weekend away and I found this lovely little vintage sewing basket to add to my ever growing vintage collection.

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Victoria Beckham chooses Shabby Chic Nursery!

We are thrilled to learn that according to Cover Media Victoria Beckham has spared no expense kitting out a “shabby chic” nursery for her first baby girl.

The British star is preparing for the birth of her longed-for daughter, and is making sure her Los Angeles home is ready for the anticipated new arrival.

Victoria, who already has three sons; 12-year-old Brooklyn, Romeo, eight, and Cruz, six with her soccer star husband David, is creating a “girlie” nursery, and is using her ...Read more

More Teatime Treats from our Vintage Tea Set Range

We have some lovely new additions to our gorgeous vintage tea set range to bring some nostaligic charm to your teatime. Not only content with the lovely Regency Style cups and saucers in pale green, pale pink and roses….

and the lovely mis-matched cakestand….

We now have a gorgeous old fashioned roses print ...Read more

Give an old chair a new home…

Having just decorated my bedroom I decided that I needed a nice chair to fill a rather lonely corner  so I went to my friendly upholsterers….

and there hanging from the rafters in their workshop and feeling very sorry for itself was this wonderful old wingback chair…..

Structurally it was sound but ...Read more

Waterproof Cushions – great for the garden!

These waterproof cushions are beautiful, they’re British made, they’re waterproof – and you won’t find cushions like them anywhere else!

Now you don’t have to remember to bring your garden cushions in from the rain – unique manufacturing processes have made them waterproof, mould and mildew proof. The unique zip covering keeps the water out and our specially treated oilcloth won’t suffer in the rain so the waterproof ...Read more

The trends that count now – Vintage Vacation

As we emerge from the depths of the recession, we find comfort in the familiar, embracing a nostalgic mood that celebrates all things British!  Craft plays an important role in this story, with hand-crafted textiles like knit and embroidery, sitting alongside simple wooden objects and products that have a real injection of personality and fun. 

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Watch out for a continued interest in cooking and baking as traditional pastimes in 2011, so expect ...Read more

National Baking Week 2010

scotty-dog-arpon-rxap01scNational Baking Week is…

A great reason to grab your apron and head for the kitchen. Who doesn’t love baking, baking with kids or birthday baking? And few can resist a freshly baked loaf!

National Baking Week is all about encouraging people to bake and share.  The UK is all set to go baking crazy over the next few weeks to celebrate the third year of National Baking Week!   This year is set to ...Read more

A day out at Ardingly Antiques Fair!

I escaped the office on Tuesday for an exciting day out at Ardinglys International Antiques and Collectors Fair.  Set in the South of England Showground, near Haywards Heath,  the fair boasts up to 1,700 stalls, 5 buildings, 90 shopping arcades, 6 marquees and 100s of outside pitches.

rustic-cartOn arrival we were a bit put off by the rather inclement weather (extremely heavy downpours) but after getting a good soaking we decided we would make the most of ...Read more