*******SPOILER ALERT RACHEL’S FRIENDS AND FAMILY LOOK AWAY NOW *******

gift guide, staff picks, christmas, rachel's gift guideIt’s December and festive cheer is in the air. Christmas is one of our favourite times of year, Christmas Lights, Mulled Wine and some festive treats are some of our favourite things about this special time of year. We also love making our Christmas Lists and deciding what great gifts to spoil our loved ones with.

The lovely ladies behind our Red Doors will be sharing their favourite gift ideas over the next few weeks. We have so much to choose from in our extensively stocked little gallery.

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First up is Rachel who’s been working with us for just over after graduating from ECA, a working artist herself, she’s exhibited her works across Scotland this year with more exhibitions in the pipeline for 2017. We’re sure you’ll agree, she’s got an eye for a great gift!

Let us share with you, a little more information on some of the wonderful gifts she’s chosen. Treat your loved ones to something extra special, and get them a beautiful piece of Limited Edition Art Work. The new collaborative work that’s just arrived from Georgia Bosson and Cecily Vessey, is just the ticket for someone special on her list.edinburgh, hogmany, city views, screen print, georgia bosson, cecily vesseySushi Lovers will love to see these cheeky little socks popping out their stockings. These cool graphic socks come in Salmon, Tuna, California and Omelette. What’s your sushi roll of choice?

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What’s Scotlands national drink? Many would say Whisky but a true Scot will shout about their love of the unique ‘ginger’ liquid known as Irn Bru. Treat the super fan with this laser etched and hand painted brooch by Twiggd.

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Rachel loves to support local designer makers, next on her Christmas List is the beautiful Oxidised Silver Dome Earrings from Fiona Luing. Fiona works from her beautiful studio in Leith and these gorgeous earrings are available in a variety of sizes. Ranging from £12 – £18 a pair.

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This beautiful Beedie Sketch Book from Susan Castillo x Ohh Deer is the perfect gift for that hard to buy for Artist. She can never have too many sketch books, and this is sure to do the trick. 🙂beedie notebook, floral, A4ish, Dark , Susan Castillo, Ohh Deer

Shiver me timbers!! Rachel’s got her favourite little pirate this fun cut out Pirate Dress up Kit. We’re sure they’ll have hours of fun on Christmas Day with this. 🙂

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This is just a snippet of Rachel’s top Gift picks for Christmas. Check out her section in our online shop for some great ideas.

Now where did we leave those mince pies?……………………