Category Archives: Shop Spotlight

Carver Shops are Cozy and Nice

The shops of Carver offer lovely vintage items from wood cabinets to rusty metal and from old china to architectural remnants. Plus a few fresh goods with a vintage look or story like the “coal” candy or candles in festive … Continue reading

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Urban Cottage Sparkles

Urban Cottage welcomes shoppers with fresh evergreen arrangements outside and lots of sparkle inside. The tinsel and silver, pearls and gold shimmer against the plaids, leathers, and knits. There are lots of small gifts and decorations plus chairs, chests, small … Continue reading

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Garden Party Gallery in Hopkins is Magical

The ambiance at Garden Party Gallery is magical. It’s cozy and over-the-top decorated for the holidays. Yes, you’ll find some tables, chests, and children’s Time Out chairs, but the overwhelming vibe is cheerful, hand-crafted Christmas décor. There are many variations … Continue reading

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Haupt Antiek Market Has Cozy, Christmas Feel

Winter Wonderland is a good description of the cozy farmhouse atmosphere at Haupt Antiek Market this month. There are oodles of Santas, ornaments, angels, snowflakes, and fresh evergreen arrangements in charming antique containers along with dishes, furniture, signs, blankets, and … Continue reading

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It’s a Festive Fall at Garden Party Gallery

The outdoor garden is still blooming and the indoor décor is blazing in fall colors. Garden Party Gallery is packed with pumpkins of several varieties including some handmade of cement with twigs for stems and others of repurposed wooden sofa … Continue reading

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A New Occasional Shop in Carver

Carver General has opened in Historic Downtown Carver at 109 Third Street East, an 1870’s building which has been home to a boot and shoemaking business, a hardware and farm implement store, and most recently Carver Flowers. The new shop … Continue reading

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South Minneapolis Shopping

A little rain doesn’t stop shoppers from cruising the shops in South Minneapolis. Today’s focus is on Flamingos Divine Finds at 3404 Cedar Avenue South where you’ll find a mixed bag of vintage goods. There are garden accessories, planters, benches … Continue reading

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Best of Summer Sales

The weather’s great and so is shopping at Urban Cottage’s August sale this weekend. Many outdoor tables and chairs to make the most of the dog days and beyond are ready for you. You’ll find buffets, chests, occasional tables, stools, … Continue reading

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Saling in Hopkins

The sweet little yellow house at 1213 Mainstreet in Hopkins is home to a fantastic flower garden and Garden Party Gallery Occasional store. The yard and patio feature outdoor furniture and fun accessories. Inside you’ll find tables, chests, chairs for … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

The weather’s perfect for enhancing your outdoor space with a few new items from Urban Cottage in South Minneapolis. There are so many choices in furniture, planters, and accessories. Chairs for children beg to be taken home whether you prefer … Continue reading

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