Off to the Beach

Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

    A day at the beach should be a required summer activity whenever possible. Before you tune out for a day of sun and relaxation, here are a few fun must-have vintage items to take along with your sunscreen and iPod.                     We would love… Read more »

Celebrate Memorial Day in Style

Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

      As we honor those who died serving our country  this weekend, no doubt friends and family will gather for a day of reflection and celebration. If entertaining is on your mind, here are a few tips to add a vintage twist to your BBQ, pool party or picnic.   Invented in 1858… Read more »

The World of Shabby Chic

Posted in Antiques & Art, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  Take the beauty of imperfect objects, distressed time-worn furnishings, whimsical treasures, mismatched china and a light and airy color palette, and you have all the elements of the style known as Shabby Chic. Founded by designer and retailer Rachel Ashwell, the concept evolved as a solution to the challenges of designing a home for family living…. Read more »

A Vintage Wedding

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Guest Blogger

By Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize.com       Are you planning a vintage-themed wedding, but have been priced out of all of the design ideas that the wedding industry throws at you? It can be so frustrating to feel like you are being taken for a ride simply because you are planning a wedding versus… Read more »

Derby Day

Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  It’s off to the races as May marks a month filled with horse racing beginning with the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 2nd. If you are a lover of all things equestrian, take a look at some of the treasures from the shops of Ruby Lane. And may the best horse win!    … Read more »

Honor Thy Mother

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  In case you need a reminder, Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day. If you are stumped on what to get your mother/stepmother/mother-in-law, why not look to a few beloved TV moms for inspiration?   Is your Mom a Betty Draper type? The Mad Men mom of three is sophisticated, attractive and cool as a cucumber. A silk… Read more »

The Ruby Red Tag Sale is Here!

Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

    It’s our favorite time of the year – the 72 hour Ruby Red 50% off sale! Starting Wednesday, April 22nd at 8 am Pacific Time, shop early for the best finds in antiques, jewelry and vintage collectibles! Here are a few of the items available so mark your calendars, happy shopping and good luck!  … Read more »

Mad Men Design

Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

Deciding which came first  – the popularity of mid-century style or mad men design is like debating the chicken versus the egg. At any rate, the sets of the series Mad Men has featured some of the best in 60s interiors. Here are a few items we think would be right at home at Don… Read more »

The Charm of Charleston

Posted in Antiques & Art, Lifestyle

by Cathy

  Readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine have voted Charleston the Number One city in the United States and it is certainly easy to see why. South Carolina’s oldest city is filled with a rich heritage that includes an array of architectural styles and some of the best antiques and culinary delights in the country…. Read more »