Category Archives: Best of the Rest

Final Sale at Laurie’s Trunk in Bloomington

Yes, you read that right. Laurie has announced that this will be her last sale before closing her store after thirteen years. She promises a selection of amazing furniture, chandeliers, garden accessories and vintage decor at discounted prices. Laurie and … Continue reading

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Go to Haupt Antiek Market for French Inspiration

The song “April in Paris” is being hummed all over the metro this weekend it seems. You will find French imports and French-themed goodies for sale at Haupt Antiek Market in Apple Valley as well as in Anoka and St. … Continue reading

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It’s Time for A Gathering of Friends

Some of our favorite vintage shops and dealers are joining together this weekend at Bachman’s flagship store at 6010 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis for A Gathering of Friends. They’re calling it an antique market because you’ll find some truly … Continue reading

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Warm Up at Laurie’s Trunk

It’s the BIG 13th annual SALE this weekend at Laurie’s Trunk. Everything is marked down and the selection is great. Laurie is known for elegant, classic furniture and accessories with a European feel. That’s what you’ll find plus some interesting … 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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Celebrating Books at Your Lucky Day

Book lovers will be enchanted with all the books available this month at Your Lucky Day – classic fiction, local authors (of course!), children’s literature and storybooks, cookbooks, foreign subjects, sewing, crafts, architecture. You get the idea; there are lots … Continue reading

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Classy Vintage

You can start the weekend at Urban Cottage which is open today until 7, Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-6, and Sun 10-5 at 5157 Bloomington Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The store is filled with refreshed furniture, home decor, and a wide … Continue reading

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Starting at Laurie’s Trunk

Laurie has assembled a beautiful array of furniture and accessories – again! – this month. There are several WOW pieces, perfect for a room’s focal point plus many handsome chairs, tables, mirrors and chandeliers, many with a European flair. Garden … Continue reading

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Gathering of Friends and Finds

A Gathering of Friends is open inside Bachman’s on Lyndale this weekend with a select group of local vintage dealers. On offer are high quality, authentic pieces for your home, cabin or garden. There are beautiful traditional antiques, rustic decor, … Continue reading

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Travel: Nordic style in NYC

I’m a huge fan of traveling for design inspiration, but lately I’ve been staying close to home. ¬†Earlier this summer, however, I traveled to Russia via NYC at a sweet little¬†restaurant in Manhattan that epitomizes Nordic/Scandinavian-country style. This quaint eatery … Continue reading

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