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 »

Remake This Room on Ruby Lane – Spooky Halloween

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by courtney

Dark lighting, old photos and a few cobwebs can make any room spooktacular!   “Inspiration” via www.halloweenforum.com “Remake”   candelabra oil portrait candlestick phone silver picture frame tintype urn sconces fireplace mantel and surround skull decoration needlepoint chair  

Remake This Room on Ruby Lane – Picnic Perfect

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by courtney

Little vintage details go a long way – this summer, pack the perfect picnic!   “Inspiration” “Remake” Clockwise from top left: basket lantern berry baskets folding bench quiche dish straw hat mugs tablecloth   Search for all your vintage picnic needs HERE  

DIY with Ruby Lane – Chair Bench

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by courtney

Have some old mismatched chairs in the garage?  Let them see the sun again by creating a DIY garden bench! Here’s an easy how-to from CountryLiving.com: Step 1: Unscrew the seats from the chair backs and armatures and set aside. Save the screws. Step 2: Line up the chairs side by side, with a few inches… Read more »