Category Archives: Top Picks

Fall Delights Around the Area

Haupt Antiek Market had lots to inspire shoppers outside while they waited their turn to go inside this morning. Pumpkins and rustic goods were popular. There was so much more to discover inside with vendors going all-out for this month’s … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Fall Inspiration

Cooler weather brings visions of crisp days and cozy time spent indoors. The time is ripe for new accessories and occasional furniture like the pale blue chests, wicker baskets, soft throws, and charming lampshades you’ll find at Urban Cottage. Yes, … Continue reading

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Summer Sale at Urban Cottage

It is still summertime at Urban Cottage. The backyard has garden pots and decor. The shop itself is filled with home goods to enhance entertaining, decorate your space, provide extra seating, and add a touch of refinement or fun to … Continue reading

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Garden Party Gallery Offers Color and 20% Off

Garden Party Gallery is a bright sunny garden filled with flowers and clever re-uses of bed springs, headboards, fences and ladders. It is also a quaint house filled with colorful furniture, décor, and jewelry. Everything has an artisan touch, something … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage is Open Again This Weekend

So much to love this month at Urban Cottage and these photos only show a small portion of the main floor! Store hours are shorter, masks requested, fewer shoppers inside at a time, but well worth any inconvenience with a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Come to Urban Cottage

A visit to Urban Cottage this weekend is like a breath of fresh air. The shop is filled with spring yellows and greens to brighten your mood and your home. Green plants, pussy willow branches, mini plants, vintage vases and … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring in Carver and Chaska

There are many fun items this month at Carver General including garden tools, stakes, and shelves, paintings, signs, vintage windows, small tables and chests, large cabinets and tables, glassware, china, pots, plants, cloches, pillows, containers, baskets, summery candles, chairs, and … Continue reading

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Carver Shops are Cozy and Nice

The shops of Carver offer lovely vintage items from wood cabinets to rusty metal and from old china to architectural remnants. Plus a few fresh goods with a vintage look or story like the “coal” candy or candles in festive … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage Sparkles

Urban Cottage welcomes shoppers with fresh evergreen arrangements outside and lots of sparkle inside. The tinsel and silver, pearls and gold shimmer against the plaids, leathers, and knits. There are lots of small gifts and decorations plus chairs, chests, small … Continue reading

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Garden Party Gallery in Hopkins is Magical

The ambiance at Garden Party Gallery is magical. It’s cozy and over-the-top decorated for the holidays. Yes, you’ll find some tables, chests, and children’s Time Out chairs, but the overwhelming vibe is cheerful, hand-crafted Christmas décor. There are many variations … Continue reading

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