Category Archives: Cool Idea

The Fall Sale at Your Lucky Day

Your Lucky Day opens for the fall sale tomorrow at 9 AM. The shop is full of autumn colors, fun decor, and home furnishings. You’ll find vintage costumes and masks as well as greeting cards with a vintage feel. Throw … Continue reading

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Clever and Classy in St. Paul

The Middle Sister offers a mix of cleverly re-purposed items and classic traditional furniture. Who wouldn’t love a magnetic board with a map of France for inspiration? Covering dresser drawers with the same fabric as the seat of a chair … Continue reading

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Cool Idea: Old Chair + WOW! Fabric

This is such a hot item, I had to share it.  I love this idea – taking an old, traditional chair and reupholstering it with a chic yet “wow” fabric.  This will brighten any room! This gem of an idea … Continue reading

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Cool Idea: Fence Post Towel Holder

Today’s Cool Idea comes from Jennifer of The Crowned Cottage in New Market, Minnesota. She says that one trick they’ve used at their shop (and their customers have taken to, as well) is to turn a fence post into a … Continue reading

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Cool Idea: Country Chandelier

Today’s idea comes from the Pfarkel Sisters, who had their Vintage Treasures Market in Fountain, Minnesota two weekends ago. (I blogged about it here.) The porch was lovely, but one element in particular caught my eye.  Thought it might inspire you … Continue reading

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Cool Idea: Sink Planter

Strolling through Northeast Minneapolis last weekend for Art-a-Whirl, I noticed this nifty use for an old sink in someone’s front yard: As it just so happens, I saw this sink at Mustard Moon/S.A.R.A.’s May sale…. ….perhaps there’s an industrious soul … Continue reading

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