Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tuesday Top Pick: Storage Fit for a Pro @ SHR

The Rockford and Buffalo shops are open this weekend! {among many wonderful pieces, this blacksmith’s tool kit at Second Hand Rose caught my eye} Second Hand Rose ~ 609 Soo Lane, Buffalo phone: 763-684-0124, Thu-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm   Click … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Aged Iron Benches

This antique iron bench from The Brass Peacock (notice the griffin heads on either arm rest!) got me thinking, ‘what happened to good, solid, American-made iron benches?’  Not that dislike wood, but one doesn’t often see intricate carvings and motifs … Continue reading

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A Vintage Bike + Flowers = Instant Vacation Scene

How many times have we seen photos of idyllic small towns in France or Italy that include a vintage bicycle with a basket full of flowers and thought ‘how dreamy’? In a follow-up to yesterday’s vintage bicycle post, I thought … Continue reading

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This Just in: Romantic Homes’ Top Flea Market Shops

Congratulations are in order: the Romantic Homes August issue is out, listing its favorite markets for pretty vintage finds and two Twin Cities markets are on the list: Haupt Antiek Market and A Gathering of Friends.  Bravo!   Haupt Antiek Market … Continue reading

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More to Love This Week: S.A.R.A. & Mustard Moon

Here’s a mini-preview from S.A.R.A. and Mustard Moon in Carver, which opens at 10am on Thursday ~ What else is in store?  You’ll have to go and see for yourself!   Mustard Moon and S.A.R.A. ~ 300 N. Broadway (lower … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Pick & A Fond Farewell: A Vintage Touch, Carver

This week marks the end of one of Carver’s wonderful occasional sales, A Vintage Touch.  Although the children’s clothing that Maria hand-sews using vintage fabrics will still be available on etsy, there are tons of goodies in the shop that … Continue reading

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