Category Archives: Cool Find

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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Spotlight on Garden Party Gallery

The gals at Garden Party Gallery in Hopkins are really clever and crafty with lamps. And there are many to choose from. They also refinish furniture, make mittens from recycled goods, and fashion new jewelry from old spoons to name … Continue reading

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Cool Find: Three-Person Chair

At first glance, this circular 3-person “chair” looks wholly impractical.  But having run out of other seating options at the bar (and wearing very high heels), two friends and I took a seat. Surprise!  This design is genius!  Because the … Continue reading

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