Shop Owner Spotlight with Helen Gilbert

Posted in Interviews, Shop Spotlight, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”35321″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”https://www.rubylane.com/shop/catisfaction” target=”true” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″ classes=” motopress-space”] [mp_space] [/mp_span_inner] [/mp_row_inner] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″] [mp_text] RL: We find most shop owners didn’t venture out in the beginning to do what they are doing – it just sort of ‘happened’. Do you remember… Read more »

5 Ideas for Home Entertaining

Posted in Lifestyle, Top 5 & 10

by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”34139″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text]   Summertime is perfect for entertaining your family and friends in your home. The comforts and convenience of the home give a host many possibilities to make an event meaningful. The intimacy of a home and something about… Read more »

The Love of Collecting | Where to Start

Posted in Antiques & Art

by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”31430″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”center”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_heading] The Love of Collecting | Where to Start [/mp_heading] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″ classes=” motopress-space”] [mp_space] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text] Are you secretly interested in antiques, but don’t know where to start? Here’s a great… Read more »

Celebrate National Cherish an Antique Day

Posted in Antiques & Art

by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”32339″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#www.rubylane.com” target=”true” caption=”false” align=”center”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″ classes=” motopress-space”] [mp_space] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”32342″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″ classes=” motopress-space”] [mp_space] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”6″] [mp_image id=”32258″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”https://www.rubylane.com/item/1313953-300174/Antique-Game-Board-Inlaid-Wooden-Parcheesi” target=”false” caption=”true” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [mp_span… Read more »

Welcome to Cody’s Corner

Posted in Cody's Corner, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

    Hi! I am Cody – a ‘dog with a blog’. Who am I? I am the Ruby Lane Ambassador.   My Mom’s name is Meg. She’s the pretty lady below carrying the Ruby Lane tote bag. She works in an antique store in NYC and is an antique and vintage blogger (with my help, of… Read more »

Displaying Your Collections

Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  Named one of Traditional Home’s top 20 Young Designers in America, interior designer Tobi Fairley has decorated homes from Charleston to Los Angeles. We are pleased the have the Little Rock native share her views on the art of collecting:   1.  Display your collection. It’s such a shame to see a collection hidden… Read more »

Designing Downton Abbey

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

by Cathy

        Highclere Castle a.k.a. Downton Abbey is one of the most recognizable film sets on television.  The stately Victorian manor located in Yorkshire (an hour west of London) is the home of the Earl and Countess of Carnavon and the perfect backdrop for the drama of the fictional aristocratic Crawley family and… Read more »

Ruby Lane History Lesson – Christmas China

Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by courtney

Christmas China By Elizabeth B. Hickman If you plan to gather family and friends around your table for the holidays this year, take a tip from savvy tastemakers and create a festive mood by setting your table with Christmas china. Beloved by collectors of all ages and celebrated by those who love to entertain, there… Read more »

The Art of Doll Collecting Video

Posted in Categories, Dolls

by courtney

This PBS episode of Vintage Colorado explores the art of doll collecting at Turn of the Century Antiques, which specializes in dolls dating back to the late 1700s.     Click on the image above to watch the video! And add to your own collection by searching Ruby Lane Dolls HERE 

Ruby Lane – Collecting American Art

Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by courtney

Collecting American Art by, Courtney Sconza   So you’re ready to bring some new art into your home – possibly even start a collection. Lucky for you, the time is right to start collecting American art. But how do you begin? And what if you can’t afford Warhol or don’t care for his work? “The… Read more »