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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Friday Find: Pin-striped chair at The Nature of It

With a week off from occasional sales, I had to go back into the archive for today’s Friday Find… This chair sold immediately at The Nature of It in Carver last Thursday – and I can see why!  What a … Continue reading

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New Kid in Town: GET FRESH Vintage

Exciting news…Sue Whitney of JUNK MARKET and JUNK MARKET Style blog is opening her own shop in Lanesboro!  Official opening date is August 3, but if you’re in town, stop by and see if the doors are unlocked!  For more … 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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