Posts by The Ruby Orchard

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   We have a really exciting ten weeks ahead! I have chosen ten of my absolute favorite Ruby Orchard products and over the next ten weeks will be sharing these products with you alongside a weekly giveaway, offer, discount or freebie!  Yay! Our series will be shared on our Instagram and Facebook pages… just follow the…

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Ruby Orchard & Cookhouse shoot

When the Cookhouse approached us to do a collab photo-shoot we of course said yes! The Cookhouse is a family run business making it easy for anyone to enjoy Home-Style ready-prepared meals.  Their Chicken Masala is an absolute favourite of ours, conveniently packaged I pop one into my freezer at home and grab it on…

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Feature on Reid Collective – Meet Lindsay

Meet Lindsay from Reid Collective, our newest supplier!  We are now stocking her gorgeous range of handprinted teatowels, napkins, table runners and soft pots in the delicious print, created as part of a collab between Abide Creative and Reid Collective.   We asked Lindsay a little more about Reid Collective, the products and the creative…

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Business tips – Building great relationships with stockists

Another business tip post for all those creatives, small business owners, producers, makers and wholesalers… Building great relationships with stockists and store owners can actually increase your sales!  Respect, trust, fairness and honestly are essential in developing and holding long term relations with stockists, but you can do lots of little things to help build…

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Hello ZEMP – Goodbye Jinger Jack

We have been the proud stockists of Jinger Jack products for three years, our customers have just loved the quality genuine leather products and the ever changing designs they supply us with.   We are super excited to share with you the rebrand of Jinger Jack.  The company has the same brilliant designers, the same brilliant…

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Easter Table Inspiration

At this time of the year the British shops and gardens are filling with Daffodils, Tulips and fresh spring blossoms, the Easter table decor is easy!   In SA these are harder to come by as the seasons change, so this year I’m opting for a pastel Easter table.  Blues and pinks with pretty fresh flowers,…

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Feature on Creative – Meet Rayne

Meet Rayne Hampson, a farmers wife, mum of 3 and a super talented ceramic artist.   We have been stocking Rayne’s ceramics for two years and always have waiting lists for her extra large platters with cut out details!   Rayne’s ceramics range from chunky serve ware, to pretty jugs,  soap dishes and bowls.   Her newest addition…

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Meet Lara Waldburger

I would like to introduce you to Lara Waldburger, mum of three, teacher and an extremely talented and emerging local artist.  Lara exhibited her work at The Ruby Orchard towards the end of 2017 and we sold so many of her stunning original watercolours and framed prints.   We are thrilled to be collaborating with Lara…

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Business Tips – Start Wholesaling

So many creative business owners are brilliant at creating products… but when it comes to wholesaling them and getting them into store it is often difficult to know what to do.  If you are creating a product to sell remember… Retail means selling small quantities of goods to members of the public for their own use.…

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