Urban Cottage is open and filled with holiday treasures upstairs and down. This sign is a cute nod to the constant flow of shoppers going up and down the stairs.
Fancy trees come in so many varieties – ceramic, aluminum, metal, fabric, and evergreen. Ornaments are abundant in various colors, sizes and styles. Grab a basket as you enter to start your collection.
The walls are full of mirrors and more mirrors to reflect the twinkling holiday lights as well as art. There are handmade cards of vintage images. And so many sets of glassware for holiday entertaining. Plants add a fresh touch to the vintage charm as do holiday greens.
Candles, jars of pickled veg, flannel shirts, seasonal lamp shades, chairs, winter greens, jewelry, pillows and more are woven among the décor items and larger furniture.
Urban Cottage is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 to 5 at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. Happy saling!
A favorite fall sale begins tomorrow, October 20th, and runs through Sunday in the greenhouse at Bachman’s on Lyndale in South Minneapolis. The fifteen to twenty vendors offer a wide range of vintage goods including furniture, art, dishes, clothing, windows, jewelry, holiday decorations and more. The random sampling below will give you some idea of what you may find:
There is no admission to the sale and lots of free parking in Bachman’s parking lot. Patrick’s Bakery Cafe is open for coffee, snacks, and lunch plus Bachman’s flagship store has outdoor and indoor plants, cut flowers and arrangements plus their own selection of gifts, clothes, and home décor.
Hours are Thursday 9:00 to 6:30, Friday 9:00 to 6:30, Saturday 9:00 to 5:30, and Sunday 10:00 to 3:00. The location is 6010 Lyndale Avenue South (two blocks north of Crosstown Hwy. 62) in South Minneapolis. Happy saling!
It’s a beautiful weekend to go saling in South Minneapolis. Start the weekend on Thursday at Urban Cottage.
There are fun outdoor furniture and accessories front and back, but the best goodies are inside:
lots of mirrors, paintings, posters, fabric, and wallpaper for decorating. Glassware, bar tools, candles, tea towels, pots and plants. Vintage clothing, purses, and jewelry. And, beautiful lampshades (which can also be made to order!)
The list goes on with unique treasures you didn’t even know you needed.
Urban Cottage is open Thursday until 6:00 and Friday through Sunday from 11:00 to 5:00 at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis.(Good news: the bridge is open again over Minnehaha Creek!)
Flamingos Divine Vintage is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6:00 at 3404 Cedar Avenue South for more shopping nearby.
Carver shops are open today through Sunday with fun furnishings and décor for home and garden. Most items tend to fall in the chippy or rusty category while some are well-loved and immaculate. Almost everything is truly vintage. Carver General and next-door neighbor The Good Junk Garage are located at 109 East Third in historic downtown Carver. Their hours are Thursday to Saturday from 10 to 5 and Sunday afternoon from noon to 4. Happy saling!
Please note: Most photos are from Carver General. The last one (just above) is from The Good Junk Garage.
There’s still time to see what’s on offer this month at Urban Cottage. So many lovely things for your home, cottage, or a gift. There’s plenty of blue and white, a summer classic for apparel and home furnishings. The lampshade queen has worked her magic to create fun, smart shades to lighten your summer décor. Denims and summery dresses are waiting too. Plants abound with a choice of interesting pots and containers. You’ll find glasses for iced tea and other beverages, assorted serving ware and tea towels. Artwork, signs, and mirrors add flair to any space. And there’s outdoor furniture and planters, of course. Urban Cottage is open until 5:00 today at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. (Note: If you’re coming from the north, Bloomington Avenue is closed at the creek so take the 12th Ave. S. bridge). Happy saling!
It’s perfect weather for a country drive! And the shops in Carver and Chaska are open this weekend with goodies to furnish and decorate for summer.
Shoppers appreciated both the sunshine and the treasures on the first day of April sales at Carver County’s occasional stores. Wicker and rattan furniture was popular along with buckets and wash tubs, patio tables and chairs, planters, screens, spring wreaths, and wheat grass. There were small tables, large cabinets, benches and a rocking chair. Plus cloches, jugs, dishes, glassware, and assorted one-of-a-kind décor items for inside and outdoors.
The shop hours are 10 to 4 Thursday through Saturday at Linda’s Cellar at 110 E. 2nd St. in Chaska. And 12 to 4 Sunday. In historic downtown Carver both Carver General and the Good Junk Garage are open daily 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 4 at 109 3rd St. E. Happy saling!
Green plants galore, vintage fabrics, painted wood, shiny silver and gold, mirrors, glassware, China, decorator pillows, glorious wall hangings, unique lamp shades, and so much more are waiting to charm you at Urban Cottage this weekend. The shop is literally jammed with treasures. You’ll find chairs, chests, dressers, and tables in a variety of finishes. There are cute bunnies and other Easter/spring décor along with beautiful handmade cards. Planters and ingenious containers for plants and flowers sit alongside ginger jars and glass cloches. There’s pottery, statuary, and buckets. Jewelry – vintage and new – shares space with kitchen tools and towels. Urban Cottage vendors will welcome you on Thursday until 6, and from 11 to 5 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. Happy saling!
A Gathering of Friends lived up to its name on Thursday morning. The gathering included eighteen vendors and a huge crowd of shoppers. Here is a sampling of vintage goods which WERE available:
There was a great mix of rusty and glossy wood, porcelain, and metal. Fine antiques and fun junk. All undercover at Bachman’s on Lyndale, 6010 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis. Hours are Thursday until 6:30, Friday 9 to 6:30, Saturday 9 to 5:30, and Sunday 10 to 3. Happy saling!
Garden Party Gallery is aglow this weekend with so many creative and charming decorations and furnishings for the holidays. Whether you need a small, decorated tree or newly crafted ornaments, the choices are endless. Gift ideas include jewelry, shirts, scarves, glassware, dishes, wall hangings, wreaths, toys, pillows, cards, and more. Check out the goodies at 1213 Mainstreet in downtown Hopkins Thursday through Saturday from 10 to 6 and on Sunday from 10 to 3. Happy saling!
The creative elves at Garden Party Gallery have been busy repurposing materials and making lots of holiday décor including tin ornaments (or pendants), unique gnomes, wreaths, plaid scottie dogs, and fun denim shirts with clever and inspired sayings. There are many small seasonal decorations like the little lighted tree in a vintage coffee tin. The selection of furniture, pillows, dishes, glassware, and jewelry offers many choices. Garden Party Gallery is open today and every Saturday in November from 10:00 to 6:00 at 1213 Mainstreet in downtown Hopkins. Happy saling!