Monthly Archives: May 2012

INSPIRATION: Swedish Country

I’ve always been drawn to Swedish interiors – both classic/country and modern.  But as I’m planning to a trip to Scandinavia this summer, I’m really delving into Swedish style. As frequent Occasional Salers yourselves (right!?), I’m sure you’ve come across … Continue reading

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Cool Idea: Sink Planter

Strolling through Northeast Minneapolis last weekend for Art-a-Whirl, I noticed this nifty use for an old sink in someone’s front yard: As it just so happens, I saw this sink at Mustard Moon/S.A.R.A.’s May sale…. ….perhaps there’s an industrious soul … Continue reading

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Before & After: Take a Bookshelf from Cluttered to Charming

This “project” is both a Before & After and a One Little Thing.  It’s truly SO easy, but makes quite a difference.  I used to sit at my desk and stare at a bookshelf, there’s a folding screen in front … Continue reading

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Cabin Chic

As many of us in Minnesota get ready to head up to the cabin (maybe for the first time this year!) over the Memorial Day Weekend, I started thinking about cabin décor. Luckily, there are fabulous pieces to be found … Continue reading

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Eye On: Fancy Trash

I’m going to admit it: I’ve been thinking a lot of garbage lately.  No, not gossip!  Real garbage – as in, stuff to going to the landfill.  Well, more specifically, where the trash goes  before it leaves my home. I’m … Continue reading

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FIND OF THE DAY: Funky, fabulous Japanese Lamp

One of the joys of occasional saling is finding that killer piece that you’ve never seen before, that you’ll never see again, and that you HAVE TO HAVE.  Consider this gem at Linda’s Cellar in Chaska ~   Looks like … Continue reading

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ONE LITTLE THING: vintage towel holder

ONE LITTLE THING: When you look around your home, do you ever get that feeling of being totally overwhelmed because your space isn’t neat/chic/inspired/organized enough?  Me, too!  We have to remind ourselves that often there’s one little thing we can … Continue reading

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Aude to vintage & antiques

On the eve of this week’s sales, I thought I’d set the tone with a look from one of the world’s most drool-worthy vintage and antique markets – Isle sur la Sorgue, France. Hope you find your treasure this week! … Continue reading

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ONE LITTLE THING: Italian Chandelier at Griffin’s Antiques

ONE LITTLE THING:  When you look around your home, do you ever get that feeling of being totally overwhelmed because your space isn’t neat/chic/inspired/organized enough?  Me, too!  We have to remind ourselves that often there’s one little thing we can … Continue reading

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