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Autumn Vintage at Haupt Antiek Market

Haupt Antiek Market is packed to the rafters with all kinds of fall and Halloween themed decor. The bright oranges, reds and yellows are a great contrast to mellow old stained wood and more recently painted whites and creams. There … 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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Carver Shops Are Open

The shops of Carver are open this afternoon and tomorrow with an amazing selection of furniture, architectural adornments, vintage decor, and fun and inspirational signs. That’s just for starters. A new customer this morning said it was hard to take … Continue reading

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Weekend Salvage in SW Minneapolis

The mother-daughter team behind relatively new Weekend Vintage chose what was a lucky space to establish their new occasional storefront. The location will be familiar to you if you were a regular shopper at Your Lucky Day. Yes, the new … 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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Hopkins’ Garden Party (Vintage) Gallery

Hopkins is well known for its antique shops. And its Art Center. Garden Party Gallery at 1213 Mainstreet combines antiques with artisan craft. This occasional shop offers unique takes on repurposing vintage furniture with collage, paint, stain and metalwork. There … 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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Shuffle – No, Hustle to Buffalo

Shoppers find so much to like amongst the stores in Buffalo. Starting on Soo Lane, Second Hand Rose has lovely upholstered furniture, signs, art, metal letters and fish sculptures, pillows, jewelry handcrafted from vintage bits, things rugged and elegant. Next … Continue reading

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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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