Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Junk Celebration!

 While in Minneapolis last week I got the chance to go to Hunt and Gather.  Their home page intro includes rRustic to retro, cottage to camp, quirky kitch, folk and cabin style.  What's not to love?!  My SIL found it a bit scary.  Oh well, it gave us a good laugh but she won't be going along on my next visit.

I'm linking to Tamarah of Shabby Vintage Junk and Gina of Junk In My Trunk.  They are celebrating their 100th posts together.  How fun is that?  So get on over to each of their blogs to check out the double give away.  What better way for me to honor them than to show some way cool junk?!

I loved the patches of old linoleum covering the floors.

Oh, why didn't I buy these lovely birds?!

Hmm, do I really need any more of these?

This cabinet's drawers were filled with the original glass boxes. 

Nope, couldn't talk Mr. Wonderful into going back and picking these up for above our kitchen island.
They were only PERFECT!

Also, why didn't I get this to make one of those drawer shelves like they had in the Bachman Idea House?
Oh, maybe something to do with not being room in the car.

My SIL wanted me to send her this picture, not sure why.  Ok, this was a little creepy, I'm not on the doll heads and body parts band wagon.

This map cabinet would make the bestest ever coffee table!

Always interested to see how others display their jewelry.

Maybe I should have rotated this map of the Twin Cities, but this is the way I took the picture.  I think this would be really fun in a guys room.


 I had a couple more pictures of real cool storage pieces but the pictures turn out more blurry than these, sorry you'll miss them, soooo many possibilities.

Who doesn't love plaid?

Ah, sorry, blurry again, but I've been looking and looking for these, finally found some!

He's got that caught in the headlights look!



  1. Hi Susanne....thank you for stopping by with those nice comments! I find that "surfing blogland" is relaxing...and a good idea before delving into major work:)! Happy Holidays to you!

  2. Hey Susanne....!

    THANKS SO MUCH for helping Gina & I celebrate our 100th posts & THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU sweet blogger that you are for posting all of these GORGEOUS pics of my FAVE place in Minneapolis, HUNT & GATHER....It was like being back there again....I bet you walked around with your mouth open....I know I DID....hahahahaha....SERIOUSLY....!!

    I've popped ALL Your entries into the tub & have my fingers crossed for you....!

    Cheers for now Lovey,
    Tamarah :o)

  3. Hi Susanne~ I LOVE Hunt and Gather...I always find great goodies there! What a fun day!

  4. Wow, you would have had to pull me out of that place. Awesome finds. And I want the linoleum pieces. I never find that for sale around here.

  5. Looks like an amazing place to shop!! I could spend hours there.

  6. Ahhh...I am dying here!!! What a blast to go through and look at all the goodies!!! The squirrel made me laugh out loud!

  7. Thank you so much for this wonderful shopping adventure. I'm itching to get out to shop, but not Christmas shopping...antique shopping is what I want;-) I love that map cabinet, yes, what a great coffee table. Love the keys and the unique necklace display too.
    Thanks for sharing, now I really need to get some Christmas shopping started.

  8. Love the storage pieces. But the scary chicken game and the albino squirrel are just--odd. I agree with you on the loose doll parts. I used to fix porcelain dolls for my mom and cousins just so we DIDN'T have parts laying around. LOL I think my fave piece is the birds in a dome. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Fabulous.but that squirrel ewww, giggle Hugs!

  10. Wow! What a wonderful place. I could spend hours and hours poking around with all of those goodies. I agree. that map cabinet would be perfect for a coffee table. I love the industrial look right now! Thanks for the tour.

  11. Hi Susanne, thanks for visiting my little blog :) Its nice to met you.

    Your comments made me smile, the santas do look as though they should be having a sing song..hehe

    I am lucky in that I am only working part-time, so the workplace low christmas spirit can wash away after only a few days :) The tinsel did make a difference, if only for me. Have a great day, Tamara