New Blooms

newbloomsThis is the time of year for New Blooms in the Verde Valley! What’s blooming?

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Snapdragons

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Lamp, $45.00 (booth#X0-09)

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Periwinkle

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Handbag $8 (booth#SH21 )

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Flowers frame/pic $6.00 (booth#KR76 )

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Flower vase $16.95 (booth#DR62 )

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Roses

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Roses are blooming in booth#BJ10

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All kinds of daisy-like flowers!

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PHOTOS CREDIT DESIGNING FAIRY

Little vases with flowers $2.50 (booth#JB19 )

Stop in today to RUBY ROAD RESALE MALL to see what else is blooming!

Love, recycled

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It’s our monthly feature where we spotlight on a clever recycled or repurposed idea to inspire your own creative ideas.  There’s been a great deal of unusual LOVE signs out there and here’s one that is super clever.

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Image: Julia from Vintage with Laces

Made from an old plank of wood, the author even kept in a few nails for that rustic look.

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Over on ETSY, Willcapps (Will Capps) has a way with the horseshoe.

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Check out the innovation in this sign made by Becky of Beyond the Picket Fence. Not sure what to do with that odd clothespin or door lock?

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Extra door pieces? Make a sign. Found on the Just Imagine website. (Elisabeth Rosen art)

Give you good ideas for your stray supplies lying around?

RR Detective Chooses Popular Ten

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 It’s the Ruby Road Shopper Detective’s year anniversary at Ruby Road Resale Mall! Has it been that long already? It zoomed right by. There’s been some very fun posts to write and themes to pick out in writing the newsletters. Here’s the top 10 newsletter themes and posts chosen by our readers and subscribers from the last year. (Thanks to all who completed the survey from our newsletter). Click on the names to review the posts.

1. Most recently Beauty in Wood (looking at craftmanship in wood)

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2. Black and White (we look at the popular color combo from the Oscars)

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3. Paint (repurposed furniture fun)

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4. Living room (we design the perfect dream living room from Ruby Road finds)

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5. Butterfly garden (we looked at what butterflies mean to us symbolically)

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6. Invited to the Forest (we delight in miny fairy chairs)

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7. Cowboy (In honor of National Cowboy Day)

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8. Pumpkin patch (Ruby Road Resale’s virtual pumpkin patch)

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9. Roses (we are looking at the last roses of the season)

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10. Mugwumps (we learned what a mugwump recycled wallet is)

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What was your favorite newsletter theme? Comment below and let us know or leave a comment on our FACEBOOK PAGE!

 

Fill up your bunny basket

Grab a basket…

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How about this bunny? (booth#DR62 $16.95)

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He’s a cutie. (booth#DR62 $7.95)

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Baby bunny! (booth#JD14 $24.95)

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A whole bunny family! (booth#LQ45 $5, Set $10)

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A whole bunny family! (booth#JB19 $1.50 each)

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And one more (booth#DR62, $12)

Go collect some bunnies!

Readers, what’s your favorite Easter candy? Take the poll.

Beauty in Wood

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PRICE KEY:

1. Owl, booth#SL55, $28

2. Noah’s ark, booth#DM17, $8.00

3. Doll, booth#DM17, $10.00

4. Farm plaque, booth#JK31, $5.00

5. Swans, booth#DR62, $75.00 Collector’s Piece

6. Rooster, booth#KR76, $4.00

7. Butcher’s block, booth#PW43ex, $125.00

8. Angel, booth#CH99,  $7.00

9. Hat milliner’s block, booth#JK31, $15.00

Beautiful! Stop in to see more. We are open 7 days a week opening at 10 a.m.

What’s New from Ruby Road

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Here’s a little update on what’s happening over at Ruby Road Resale Mall! We are improving, changing and expanding every day. We are so grateful to our wonderful customers!

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What’s this? We are paving the parking lot for your convenience! Here they are starting out.

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All finished! Be sure to check out our other improvements including more furniture coming in every day!

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Stop in! We’re open 7 days a week starting at 10 a.m.

Hoot, Hoot: Collector’s Corner

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This poor guy, we mentioned in the newsletter, is so sad and needs a good home. He’s only $3.00 and located in booth #SR29.

We have lots of great items if you like collecting OWLS.

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Very cute wall hanging

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Bling

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More bling

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A trio

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And lastly, these cuties.

Stop by RUBY ROAD RESALE MALL today to shop!

Painting Furniture 2

I always wondered, how do they make such great-looking painted furniture? A couple of pieces just came into Mall.

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$45.00

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$58.00

beigedesk $75.00

 Here’s a great post that will get you started from the Bob Vila site, of all places! Did you know you didn’t always need primer?

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 screenshot image from the Bob Vila site; credit: Lark Nest Design

Check out that post right here to learn how.