Belle Junque has changed their hours – slightly – but has maintained their calm, cool, clean, charming atmosphere. Merchandise is somewhat French, somewhat farmhouse, but all is delightful. Stop by every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 to 6 at 474 Cleveland Avenue South (at Randolph) in St. Paul.
E’s Emporium is celebrating five years in business this weekend with discounts on furniture and vintage goods. There’s a variety of chairs and tables to choose from plus sets of dishes and glassware, lamps, light fixtures, and decorative pillows. You’ll find many styles of prints, posters, original paintings, and maps to hang on the wall. Besides the collection of finely crafted hats, Ella has a new talent designing and producing unique lampshades like the blue and white print shade in the photo. Of course, there’s jewelry, ties, macrame plant hangers and more. E’s is open 11 to 6 Saturday and Sunday at 3911 Minnehaha Avenue South (part of the Minnehaha Mile of vintage shops). Happy saling in South Minneapolis!
The shops of Carver and Chaska have hints of spring (even summer), Easter, and so many quaint vintage and hand crafted pieces for your home or cabin. Stores are open 10 to 4 daily. Drive out to make the rounds this weekend! Happy saling!
Haupt Antiek Market is ready for spring to bloom this weekend in Apple Valley. Tables, chests, pails, signs, maps, art, china and lots of fun pastel pots, vases, and decorations await. Doors open tomorrow at 9 AM for your shopping pleasure. Hours are 9 to 8 Thursday, 9 to 7 on Friday, 9 to 5 on Saturday , and 11 to 4 on Sunday at 7570 West 147th Street (just west of Cedar Avenue South). Happy saling!
Spring bling and early Easter decorations are popping up to keep us looking forward to the coming season. Pussy willows, succulents, garden statuary, and a variety of colored eggs were evident strolling through both Flamingos and Urban Cottage. There were bright posters and big furniture plus lots of small trinkets at Flamingos. Urban Cottage looked especially light and bright with the sun shining in the front and back windows and the new lighter walls. Urban has a nice mix of shiny and weathered, urban and country. Silver accessories and sparkling glassware join wall hangings of roosters and cows. Judging from the many shoppers, this weekend’s sales are favorites. Hours are 10 to 6 through Sunday at Flamingos Divine Finds at 3404 Cedar Avenue South. Urban Cottage is open Saturday from 10 to 6 and Sunday from 10 to 5 at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South. Happy saling!
The epic Rummage Sale has been re-scheduled from this weekend to the first weekend in March: March 4 & 5 from 9 to 5 at 4159 Grand Avenue South in Minneapolis. Don’t despair; it will be worth the wait!
The shops of Carver and Chaska are welcoming the lovely spring weather this weekend with plants, flowers and fresh decorations to brighten your home and your spirits. Newly refurbished tables, chests, headboards, and cupboards are ready along with inspiring and humorous signs. Shops in historic downtown Carver and Linda’s Cellar at 110 East Second Street in Chaska are open Friday and Saturday 10 to 4 and some on Sunday from 11 to 3. Happy saling!
Urban Cottage lived up to expectations on re-opening day with fresh paint, restored furniture, and lots of fun gifts and accessories. New vendors bring a changed look in the lower level which includes decorative pieces for your home and an expanded selection of stylish vintage clothes. Hints of spring with green plants and cut flowers mix with shiny silver and elegant mirrors. Just as you’d expect – elegant yet playful. Shop hours are 10 to 6 Friday through Sunday at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. Happy saling!
The re-opening of Urban Cottage for the February sale has been delayed to Thursday morning, February 9th at 10:00 AM. Please note the change of day/date.
Come Thursday morning to see the refreshed shop and come back later for cupcakes from A Cupcake Social and champagne! The celebration from 5 to 7 PM will also include drawings for Urban Cottage gift certificates, a fresh floral arrangement from Acanthus Floral Art, and your choice of one new Minnesota item. Guest vendor Smittens by Amy will have luscious mittens to keep you warm through the last of winter. And we can always count on beautiful furniture, accessories, jewelry, and more from the amazing vendors at Urban Cottage. Weekend hours are Thursday from 10 to 7, Friday and Saturday from 10 to 6, and Sunday from 10 until 5. Urban Cottage is located at 4157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. Happy saling!
The shops of Buffalo continue the tradition of quality, variety, and excitement started long ago when Second Hand Rose was the first occasional store in the state. All the shops are open this weekend with lots of clever decorating pieces, attractive vintage and re-purposed furniture, handcrafted jewelry, beautiful green plants, and accessories for you and your home. A few items of special interest include large hearts crafted from wire at Second Hand Rose (SHR), a nice selection of vintage doors at The Cottage Door (of course!), barn wood boards at This & That, sweet wooden hearts at the Porch and lush green plants and pots upstairs at The Atelier. Just to mention a few. You’ll find This & That and SHR on Soo Lane just south of Hwy. 55. They are open until 6 today and from 10 to 5 on Sunday. The Porch & Atelier and the Cottage Door are neighbors on Central Avenue with the big parking lot at the lower level entrances to the north. Their hours are until 5 today and from 11 to 4 on Sunday. Happy saling!