Posted in Antiques & Art

by Cathy

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  Selecting an end a.k.a. side or accent table for your den or living room can be daunting with so many factors to consider — style, size, balance, and more importantly, what decorative items will go on the piece? Here are a few tips for selecting and decorating that most essential item in your home. Style Whether necessity,… Read more »

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Posted in Dolls

by Guest Blogger

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      Denny Plesea embodies the ‘spirit’ of Ruby Lane. What is that spirit? It’s surrounding yourself with what you love. Denny is a man of many talents. You may have seen his whimsical illustrations (featuring Cody, the furry Ruby Lane mascot) gracing the pages of the Ruby Lane Facebook page and in his… Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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      The focus of Valentine’s Day often falls on the recipient which, let’s face it, is usually female. Why not reciprocate with a unique vintage gift for that special man in your life? Here are a few suggestions from me to you…..                      … Read more »

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Posted in Fashion, Jewelry

by Cathy

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    Red is the color of passion, energy, action, power, desire, love….and Valentine’s Day. Why not add one of the most attention-getting colors in the spectrum to your wardrobe? If you are shy, sporting a red and white scarf will do. Or you can really be bold with a bright red vintage dress. Here… Read more »

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Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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    Whether it’s found in a vintage postcard or a silver bookmark or crystal paperweight, nothing says “I love you” like the shape of a heart. Here are a few vintage items that are sure to make your Valentine’s heart skip a beat. And remember, Valentine’s Day is Sunday, February 14th!      … Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry

by Cathy

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      Nothing says “Be My Vintage Valentine” better than a few treasures from the shops of Ruby Lane! To commemorate Valentine’s Day on Sunday, February 14th, we are running a special Jewelry Sale Monday, February 1st through Friday, February 5th! Shop early for the best deals….your Valentine deserves it! Be My Vintage Valentine… Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry

by Cathy

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It’s a well-known fact that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days of the years to get engaged. So if your significant other is stumped on what ring to choose, let your horoscope be their guide in choosing the perfect ring. Astrological stars and your personality traits – the perfect match! Here are… Read more »

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Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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    Feeling the winter blues? Escape the doldrums and head to Florida for the Original Miami Beach Antique Show.  Held at the Miami Beach Convention Center Thursday, January 28th through Monday, February 1, 2016, the world’s largest indoor antique show features over 1000 dealers from 28 countries. Everything from Renaissance to Art Deco, American… Read more »

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Posted in Recipes, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (February 14th will be here before you know it!). It’s never too early to plan for this special day and here are a few martini/mocktinis made with everyone’s favorite ingredient, chocolate. And don’t wait for Valentine’s Day to enjoy — chocolate is perfect for every day of… Read more »

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Posted in Dolls

by Guest Blogger

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    Last week we posted Part One of Black doll historian and expert Debbie Garrett’s illuminating advice and knowledge on the art of collecting Black dolls, particularly her finds on Ruby Lane. As one of the nation’s leading authorities, she is the author of three books on the subject. Here is the second part of her… Read more »

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