Category Archives: Top Picks

Buffalo and Hamel Shops Are Warm and Inviting

The shops of Buffalo continue to offer a wide selection of fun, clever, and beautiful things for you, your friends, and your home. Furniture that’s been refinished or reupholstered is the starting point with mirrors, signs, and art adding to … Continue reading

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Haupt Antiek Market Has Farmhouse Style

Haupt Antiek Market is filled with vintage furniture and accessories to add farmhouse style to your home. There are signs, pitchers, dishes, prints, and paintings to bring charm and comfort. You’ll find ornaments and signs specially crafted with a Minnesota … Continue reading

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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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