Category Archives: Cool Find

A New Occasional Shop in Carver

Carver General has opened in Historic Downtown Carver at 109 Third Street East, an 1870’s building which has been home to a boot and shoemaking business, a hardware and farm implement store, and most recently Carver Flowers. The new shop … Continue reading

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Last Day to Shop at Most Stores!

It’s the last hurrah for most occasional shops today. A visit to Urban Cottage provides lots of gifting ideas plus many beautiful pieces of furniture and interesting decor items – in both holiday and everyday styles. Gifts include all the … Continue reading

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Creativity Sparkles at Garden Party Gallery

Garden Party Gallery is alight for the holidays with so many decorations you can use now into the New Year. There’s a nod to fall with some pumpkins and autumn colors. Plus transitional items (like mattress spring wreaths) which can … Continue reading

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E’s Emporium Shines in Fall

Fall’s golden colors are reflected in much of the furniture and d├ęcor you find at E’s Emporium. Orange, gold, yellow, and plaid can brighten a cloudy day or warm a cool (or, dare we mention, winter?) day. If these are … Continue reading

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Prairie Haven and More Hutchinson Vendors

Prairie Haven Designs is a combination of beautifully crafted pillows, light fixtures and upholstery mixed with vintage furniture, dishes, and fun accessories all artistically displayed in a purpose-built barn-like building which is usually open just four times a year. This … Continue reading

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Bonjour Provence Brings France to Richfield

Bonjour Provence brings charming souvenirs back to Minnesota from flea markets across the south of France and then adds in repainted vintage furniture to offer a sweet little sale. Shoppers often find a reminder of a past trip in the … Continue reading

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Delightful Surprises in the North Metro

It’s no surprise to find furniture beautifully repainted in neutral colors at The French Flea in Anoka. It’s their signature look. But the carpet and dropped ceiling are gone, the cash desk has moved and the store feels fresher and … Continue reading

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E’s on a Stick

E’s Emporium has their own, hand-printed fans just like the ones you might find at the Fair! How cool is that? There is also fish art, dishes, hats, and furnishings from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The store is … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend

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 … Continue reading

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