Category Archives: Top Picks

Haupt Antiek Christmas Market

Haupt Antiek Market is one big Christmas showcase. There are fresh arrangements and swags of greens with jaunty bows, vintage ornaments, all kinds of wreaths, and many Christmas trees. You’ll find inspirational signs to make you smile and some humorous … Continue reading

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Charming Carver County Shops

Historic Downtown Carver and Historic Chaska are both located in Carver County just a short drive apart. Allow several hours if you want to visit all the shops! They are dressed and stocked for the holidays with lots of decorative … Continue reading

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Holidays Markets Welcome Winter

The Vintage Ivy Holiday Market is a treat for shoppers! There are so many individual vendors each offering a unique take on what holiday gifts and decor should be. Everything is vintagy, chippy, rusty, repurposed or hand-crafted. Furniture, mittens, flannels, … Continue reading

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Savor the St. Paul Sales This Weekend

It’s always a pleasure to visit St. Paul’s two occasional shops. They have so much to offer depending on your favorite decorating style and your particular home furnishing needs. The ladies at Urban Moon and The Middle Sister have a … Continue reading

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Carver and Chaska Celebrate October

The shops of Carver and Chaska continue to charm shoppers with interesting vintage pieces, handcrafted furniture, and freshly harvested florals, pumpkins and gourds. Rosehips & Willow has lovely wreaths and swags of bittersweet and rosehips (as they should with their … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Friends at Bachman’s

A Gathering of Friends opens tomorrow at 9 AM sharp at Bachman’s flagship store. There is usually a line of eager shoppers as the selection of antiques of every type is pretty remarkable. Choices lean toward primitives and traditional, many … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage & Outdoor Market until 5 today

It’s the perfect day for an outdoor vintage market! The above photos capture just some of the cool stuff at Urban Cottage’s 3rd annual market which is OPEN TODAY UNTIL 5. (Sorry to give you so little notice, but it’s … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage Has Everything

Urban Cottage opens tomorrow, Wednesday, at noon with an amazing selection of vintage pieces for your home, patio, cottage or garden. (Or closet!) There are industrial pieces to be sure, but also beautifully refinished, classic furniture and mirrors to add … Continue reading

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E’s Emporium Offers Kitsch and Nostalgia

E’s Emporium continues to add fans with unique vintage finds from the not SO distant past. Customer reactions depend on whether the shop brings memories from childhood or grandma’s house. Mid-century furniture is a staple, but you never know what … Continue reading

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Carver Junk Company Has Moved to Chaska

Carver Junk Company has moved from their original space in downtown Carver to a former bank turned storefront on the main street of Chaska. The address is 206 North Chestnut. The new store is a similar size, but is divided … Continue reading

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