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28th December 2018

New Year's Eve is fast approaching.  We have plenty of lovely glasses in stock from Dartington, Mikasa and Durobor.

Most of our Christmas stock is now on sale at 50% off, so pop in and grab yourself a bargain before it is all gone.


December 2018

We still have many lovely Christmas decorations and gifts available, but they are selling fast, so pop in for a look!

October 2018

Christmas is coming!  Our store is gradually filling with all things Christmas ..... We have lovely tree decorations from Sass & Belle, East of India and many others; a range of decorative items, such as reindeers and Santas; gorgeous and tasty food items; and gift sets from Wrendale, Sara Miller and many of our other suppliers.  Pop in and take a look!

August 2018

Win! Win! Win!  Calling all tea lovers.  To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week, head over to our Facebook or Instagram page for a chance to win a V&A Alice In Wonderland High Tea Gift Set. 

Competition closes at 5pm on 20 August and the lucky winner will be randomly selected and messaged on Tuesday 21st August - good luck xx


August 2018

Summer has most definitely arrived in Felixstowe!  We have a delightful and eclectic range of seaside-themed items here in store - aprons, mugs, tea towels, soaps, candles and magnets from Gone Crabbing; beach-hut themed items from Emma Ball and Nauticalia; a Felixstowe of mugs, tea-towels and ceramic hanging hearts.  Why not pop in to have a look!


June 2018

To help celebrate World Gin Day on 9th June, head over to our Facebook page for a chance to Win! Win! Win!  Simply like and share our post on Facebook and you could be the lucky winner.  Good luck!

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March 2018

The Great Awards

We have just been advised that we are finalists in the Independent Gift Retailer of the Year - East Anglia category at this year's Great Awards, the only awards which celebrate gift retailing in the United Kingdom.  An awards dinner will be held in London in mid-May.


February 2018

Housewares Innovation Awards 2017

We have once again been nominated in the prestigious Housewares Innovation Awards.  The category in which we are a finalist is Best Window Display.  The awards dinner will take place at the National Motorcycle Museum later this month.

January 2017

Housewares Innovation Awards 2017

We have been nominated in two award categories at this year's Housewares Innovation Awards - Best Independent Cookshop and Best Rising Star.  An awards dinner will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham in early February and, if we are lucky enough to win, the award will be presented by The Hairy Bikers.



October 2016

The Excellence in Housewares Awards 2016

Ruby & Scarlet won the national 'Most Promising Newcomer' award in the Progressive Housewares 'Excellence in Housewares Awards'. This event has been recognising and rewarding UK retailers for over 16 years. These dedicated awards have risen immeasurably in status and are universally acknowledged as the “Oscars” for the housewares industry.

All winners remained a closely guarded secret, and were announced at the fabulous Excellence in Housewares Awards Night on October 5 in London, which this year had a Bollywood theme.


September 2016

Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards

Ruby & Scarlet was a finalist for the 'New Business of the Year' accolade in the Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards.  The Awards dinner took place at Milsoms Hotel Thursday 15 September and the ceremony recognises and celebrates the hard work and successes of the groups, individuals and businesses within the Suffolk Coastal community.