Your Lucky Day is ready for summer parties and the 4th of July with glassware, dishes, and cookbooks plus toys for the kids and one-of-a-kind planters for the patio. And so much more! Open today and Sunday 9-6 at 4159 Grand Avenue South in Minneapolis. Happy saling! And more
Flea markets and village sales during recent trips to France and Tunisia have provided lots of pottery, signs, linens, and more to add interest and charm to your home. The painted furniture and garden pieces certainly capture the spirit of Provence and the savor vivre of France. Bonjour Provence is open Wed-Fri 10-6 and Sat 9-3 at 6501 Girard Ave. South in Richfield (just one block east of 35W and north of 66th St). Happy saling!
The occasional shops in South Minneapolis open today for a great weekend of shopping. You can start the morning at Flamingos Divine Finds at 10:00 before heading down to Urban Cottage at noon, then stop at the Cottage House at 1:00. Or pick your favorite and begin there.
All the photos above will show that Urban Cottage at 5157 Bloomington Ave. S. has its usual complement of showy mirrors, frames, and curved-leg furniture this month, but there’s also a nod to Dad with ties, tools, and more masculine finds. The outdoor space is packed with garden decor and patio furniture to bring your yard to life. The sparkle comes with 4th of July entertaining ideas as well as glamourous jewelry and accessories for the ladies. If you enjoy a petite, delicious donut or two, plan your visit on Saturday between 10 and 2 when Mike’s Minis will be offering donuts and coffee out front. Urban Cottage is open today 12-7, Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-6, and Sun 10-5. Check This Month’s Sales for more details. Happy saling!
Another occasional shop has opened in St. Paul. Near St. Kate’s in Highland Park, it’s an easy location to find even though the old signs are still hanging on the building which is also home to Ristorante Luci. The shop is light and airy with lovely French country tables with wood finishes or lightly painted. The accessories include vintage pieces and a few new linens and fixtures all with a French motif. Paint is for sale for the do-it-yourself crowd or take something home ready to be used tout de suite! Belle Junque is located at 474 Cleveland Ave. S. and will be open this weekend Thursday 10-8, Fri-Sat 10-5, and Sunday 12-4. Why not make a day of it and visit The Middle Sister and Urban Moon too while you’re at it? Happy St. Paul saling!
It’s a perfect day for an outdoor vintage fair! The Middle Sister from St. Paul and Twisted Root in Hamel have joined many antique and specialty vendors including Chloe’s Attic which organized the event. There are also two food trucks to sweeten the shopping. The fair is located in downtown Hamel, one block south of Hwy. 55 at Hamel Road, with a huge city parking lot. Happy saling!
Garden Party Gallery’s name is particularly apt this month with flowers blooming in the well-tended beds and assorted containers. Ignore the street construction; focus on the vintage charm at 1213 Main Street in downtown Hopkins. The little yellow house has been completely re-decorated for summer with painted furniture in light, soft shades of blue, green and cream. If red barn wood is your thing, you’ll find some trunks and fence posts. There are plenty of cleverly repurposed storage and decor items including magnet boards, signs, and frames. And so much more. Garden Party Gallery is open Thursday-Saturday from 10 to 6 daily. Happy saling!
Summer inspiration is calling from Your Lucky Day. This month’s theme is “Happy” which is applied to travel, gardening, fishing, tea parties or just about any fun activity. There are nods to teachers, graduates and dads for starters plus ideas to amuse or entertain all ages. Of course, there’s furniture for indoors and out and lovely plants. The door opens at 9 o’clock Thursday morning and the sale continues from 9 until 6 every day through Sunday at 4159 Grand Avenue South. Happy saling!
The Middle Sister at 416 Selby is filled with occasional furniture and home decor for every taste. They are open until 5 today and 12-5 Sunday. You’ll spot Urban Moon at 1048 Selby by the picket fence and the red, white and blue ribbons outside. Inside you’ll find tables, chests, dishes and more. The fresh flowers are a special feature – free with the purchase of a vase! Open until 5:00 today and from 10-5 Sunday. Bike, walk, drive or bus on over. Happy saling!
For those who are staying close to home this weekend but want to take a little excursion, there are options! Vintage Marketplace in Farmington is open Fri-Sun with many vintage pieces like the old fashioned washing tub and lots of furniture. How clever to use denim pockets for a unique bunting for a child’s room or porch! Other handcrafted items are signs for the cabin or garden, pillows and decorations with a country vibe made from old quilts, and repurposed jewelry with Minnesota themes.
Not far away in Rosemount, A Cat and The Fiddle A Fair is offering discounts today and Saturday before they close the current location at 3005 Lower 147th St. W. and prepare to move two blocks north. The stylish painted chair is just one sale item marked way down.
Stores in Carver open today and Saturday include The Good Junk Garage with a great collection of metal junk, The Carver Junk Co. filled with big furniture and small signs, and Studio H with pillows, hand sewn bags, and assorted refinished furniture. Why not bring a picnic and enjoy Gazebo Park? Linda’s Cellar in Chaska will be open Saturday 10-4 too. Happy saling!
Vintage Marketplace at 302 Oak Street in Farmington will be open until 8 PM today. The store is decorated for the holiday weekend with lots of red, white and blue including items for home, cabin, and garden. Hours continue through Sunday.
Linda’s Cellar in Chaska is open today until 7 PM for Ladies Night Out, closed on Friday, but open again Saturday from 10-4. Check This Month’s Sales for more information. Happy saling!