We wish all our readers, both shoppers and vendors, a wonderful Thanksgiving! We are thankful for all of you.
Many, probably most, of your favorite shops will be open Friday or Saturday with beautiful decorations, gifts, and home furnishings. This Month’s Sales List and Facebook will help you check on open days and times. These photos are just a small sample of what you’ll find. Take advantage of this abundance and be thankful for all the choices to shop locally for quality vintage and refreshed treasures. Happy saling!
You’ll find many special, one-of-a-kind doors, statues, signs, chandeliers, and decorator pieces mixed in with dining tables, upholstered furniture and mirrors plus holiday greens galore at Laurie’s Trunk. The ambiance is elegant with a European influence. Prices are very reasonable, especially for the unique treasures. Laurie’s Trunk is open this weekend Thursday – Saturday 11-5 and on Sunday 12-4 PM at 9066 Lyndale Ave. S. in Bloomington. Treat yourself. Happy saling!
Vintage Marketplace at 302 Oak Street in downtown Farmington is all dressed up and ready for the holidays. There are lots of ornaments and holiday decor including the glitzy trees created with vintage white and rhinestone jewelry. You’ll find wearable jewelry too as well as handcrafted decorations, charming art and antiques, rustic accents, and refinished furniture. It’s a festive time to shop for gifts or your home. Shop hours are 10-7 Thursday, 10-6 Friday and Saturday and 11-4 Sunday. Vintage Marketplace will be open again November 27-29 with fresh additions. Happy saling!
Haupt Antiek Market is open tonight for some cozy shopping from 5 to 8 PM at 7570 West 147th Street (just west of Cedar Ave.) in Apple Valley. The store is filled with all manner of holiday decorations, signs, evergreen arrangements, rustic and shiny decor and furnishings for your home and yard. Store hours continue tomorrow, Thursday, from 9 to 8, Friday 9 to 7, Saturday 9 to 5, and Sunday 11 to 4. (Haupt Antiek will also be open on Small Business Saturday, November 28). Happy saling!
Whether your holidays will mean a cozy weekend at the cabin or a glitzy affair in the city, Your Lucky Day can offer items to make cooking, serving, or entertaining easier and more fun. The shop has a wide array of housewares, decor, jewelry, artwork, games, and holiday decorations plus tables, dressers, and trunks for storage. Creativity is evident in the fresh evergreen wreaths, miniature gardens, chalkboard trays, and handcrafted jewelry. Your Lucky Day is open this weekend Thursday – Sunday from 9 to 6 daily at 4159 Grand Ave. S. in Minneapolis. Happy saling!
Vintage Ivy has staged a lovely pop-up sale in St. Louis Park this weekend. There are fresh greens including the mannequin which greets you, holiday signs and outdoor decor plus tree ornaments, birch coasters, candles, shabby white furniture and cookie gift baskets (yummy!) Visit the Vintage Ivy sale at 3001 Utah Ave. S. (across from Texa Tonka) today-Sunday 9-4. Happy saling!
The shops of St. Paul are open this weekend with classic vintage, touches of the holidays, and decor for your favorite decorating style. These shops provide an easy circuit for variety and value. Urban Moon is at 1048 Selby (east of Lex), The Middle Sister at 416 Snelling Ave. S. and Belle Junque at 474 Cleveland. Make note: they are also planning a special event on Saturday, Nov. 28th. Happy saling!
The shops of Chaska and Carver are decorated for the holidays! Many are open tonight until 7 PM and all are open Friday and Saturday and many on Sunday. You’ll find vintage Christmas ornaments, trees and decorations plus lots of furniture, pillows, lighting, wooden signs, old highway signs, mittens (!), urns and containers for evergreens and even some pine boughs to put in your chosen container. It’s a festive time to stroll and discover a new decoration or a perfect gift. Happy saling!
How Quaint is well into the coming holidays with home decor and decorations to bring joy to you and sparkle to your home. You’ll find lots of fall and Thanksgiving items for the traditionalists plus many cute Santas, reindeer, garlands, tree ornaments, plaid vintage clothes and comforts for the winter season. How Quaint is open Thursday 9-7, Friday 9-6, Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 11-4 at 714 First Ave. E. (Hwy. 101) in downtown Shakopee. How Quaint will again be open on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28th, from 9 to 5. Happy saling!