Shop Owner Spotlight

Posted in Antiques & Art, Interviews, Shop Spotlight, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

      Ruby Lane shop owner Eron Johnson features some 6000 pieces of furniture, architectural salvage, art, period lighting and exquisite finds in Steuben and Tiffany glass in his Denver, Colorado antiques shop. He is passionate about finding beauty in things unexpected, much like that of Tiffany art glass founder, Louis Comfort Tiffany. In… Read more »

The Art of Collecting: American Modern

Posted in Interviews, Vintage Collectibles

by Guest Blogger

By Elizabeth Betts Hickman     While many interior designers incorporate wonderful antiques into their projects, New York-based designer Thomas O’Brien is a standout in his field due to his brilliant use of 20th Century antiques and vintage accessories in projects that soothe and calm the senses.   Indeed O’Brien, founder and president of the… Read more »

In the Garden With Bunny

Posted in Interviews, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  Bunny Williams shares with us a few secrets for a well-dressed garden and indoors:   For a start, think outside your nearest big-box. Its suites of matchy-matchy patio furniture are no guarantee of great style. “They tend to look heavy and overdone,” suggests Williams. Yet a mishmash of too many disparate pieces can be… Read more »

The Paris Puce

Posted in Antiques & Art, Categories, Interviews, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  A favorite go-to stop for many of the vendors on Ruby Lane is the Paris flea market (Les Puces) Clingancourt also known as Le Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen. Located in the 18th arrondisement, it is a virtual treasure trove of antiques, collectibles and vintage clothing and as always, the thrill lies in the hunt. I caught up… Read more »

Ruby Lane Shop Owner Spotlight – Pearl’s Parlor

Posted in Interviews, Vintage Collectibles

by courtney

Selling online poses challenges that brick and mortar shops don’t have.  Learn how Carol Cicero of Ruby Lane shop, Pearl’s Parlor, uses precise descriptions, clean photos and careful shipping to maintain her successful business!   When did you first fall in love with vintage postcards?  What do you love most about them? It was probably… Read more »