Category Archives: Elements of Style

A Rare Bird Antiques Offers Elegance and Style

This weekend provides a rare opportunity to visit shops that we don’t often write about: local antique shops which are open more days than they’re closed. A good example is A Rare Bird Antiques which is located at 3016 West … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage Just Flirts With Fall

Elegant yet clean-lined furniture is waiting for you at Urban Cottage this month. There are also metal and wood industrial pieces if that’s more your style. The cottage has lamps, mirrors, frames, and lots more to decorate walls, shelves and … Continue reading

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Chandeliers Glowing at Laurie’s Trunk

Laurie’s Trunk is aglow with soft lighting from the collection of beautiful chandeliers this weekend. Those shown here are only a sample of all you’ll find: simple brass, white wrought iron, and plenty dripping with sparkling crystals. There are wooden … Continue reading

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Amazing Finds at Laurie’s Trunk

You’ll discover an abundance of beautiful furniture and decorator pieces at Laurie’s Trunk. There are chests, a hanging cabinet, upholstered chairs, side chairs, iron patio chairs, chaise lounges, mirrors, statuary, frames, and all styles of chandeliers from simple to designer … Continue reading

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Around the Metro

Belle Junque at 474 Cleveland Ave. S. in St. Paul is a little shop that’s big on European style. There are fun, French-looking accessories mixed in with lovely antique furniture. The mood is clean, fresh, and spare with punches of … Continue reading

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Elements of Style: Fall Centerpieces

Without any occasional sales on the docket this week, there are no Top Picks. ┬áThus an opportunity to look more closely at occasional sale inspiration that we’ve seen recently. At JunkMarket Under Cover, event founder Sue Whitney did a lovely … Continue reading

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