Monthly Archives: August 2015

Celebrate Minnesota at Your Lucky Day

Your Lucky Day pays special attention this month to the great state of Minnesota with oh-so-many Minnesota-made products, signs, photos, maps, books and souvenirs. It truly is a trip down memory lane for many of us. You’ll find beautiful wool … Continue reading

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How Quaint in Shakopee Has Vintage Style

How Quaint at 714 First Ave. E. (Hwy. 101) in downtown Shakopee offers a charming setting for vintage goods both inside and out. The spacious yard is filled with garden furniture, urns, and statues in traditional and funky styles. Indoors … Continue reading

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Carver and Chaska Revisited

All the shops were brimming with goods today. Weathered architectural remnants at Ms. Mac’s Too, a shabby old door and refreshed chest at Studio H, classic school lockers at Carver Junk Co., restained and painted chests at Farm Girl Junk, … 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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Rusty or Spare?

There’s an interesting collection of old, new, and custom ironwork at Rusty Rabbitiques located at 23590 Cedar Ave. S. You’ll find rows of chairs, tables, and outdoor ornaments plus a house with assorted vintage stuff. If you like iron ornaments, … 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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Haupt Antiek Market is Open This Weekend

The August sale comes earlier in the month than usual at Haupt Antiek Market. The theme is Diamond in the Rust with industrial pieces taking pride of place. There’s plenty to choose from that’s ready for immediate use, or you … Continue reading

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