Posted in Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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        Perhaps it’s all the hysteria surrounding the author E. L. James trilogy turned film Fifty Shades of Grey, but grey appears to be the color of the moment. In many fashion circles, grey is the new neutral as it can literally go with just about anything. Once a color relegated to wearing in the… Read more »

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Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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    Think English Style and many things come to mind. Big cabbage rose chintz prints, Victorian firescreens, wooden corkscrew candlesticks and needlepoint pillows to silver picture frames, Staffordshire dogs and well-worn upholstery are just a few of the many hallmarks. And just about anything from the set of Downton Abbey. The look (also known as… Read more »

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Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  “A monogram, by literal definition, is a combination of letters, usually two or three, which are intertwined or overlapped to represent an individual, municipality, company, or kingdom.” Monograms  have been around for centuries…. the 8th century to be exact when Charlemagne marked his royal initials on the shields of his troops. They have symbolized… Read more »

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Posted in Lifestyle

by Cathy

cookies

This just might be the perfect cookie for Valentine’s Day. Author and blogger Sally McKenney Quinn of the popular Sally’s Baking Addictions featured this Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip soft-baked cookie on the People.com magazine website and it’s sheer perfection. Lots of butter, cocoa and white chocolate chips…what is not to like? Quinn shares that the secret… Read more »

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Posted in Lifestyle

by Cathy

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Pinterest has quickly become the Internet’s most popular pastime. Both inspirational and motivational, nothing is more fun than spending an afternoon “pinning” items of interest to your favorite boards. We have a passion for all things Pinterest at Ruby Lane and invite you to check out our Ruby Lane Vintage boards. Ranging from 50’s and 60’s… Read more »

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