3rd Annual Puppy Kissing Booth!

Puppy Kissing Booth 2017 | Carver Junk Company Minneapolis | MN Pit Bull Rescue

Three years ago, we started a new tradition. A puppy kissing booth for Valentine’s Day! It’s the absolute best Valentine’s Day date, with friends, family, kids, or your sweetheart. [Can you imagine a first date taking you to a puppy kissing booth? <3 It’s the thing movies are made of…] There’s no way to pretend […]

BIG NEWS | CJC is on the move!

Carver Junk Company started out four and a half years ago in a 300-sq ft space with a month-to-month lease. Our goals were to create a store that appealed to people like us, that was open one weekend a month, and to fill our “spare” time with a hobby we could work on together. I […]

Giving Back, for the Kids [and $10 gift cards for you!]

Abby and Cookie | St Jude's Fundraiser | Childhood Cancer

I’ve written the title of this post, and erased it, a dozen times. What it really should say is “No words.”  There are no words that can cover the pain, strength, and stress that a family dealing with childhood cancer is going through. It’s my greatest fear in life. Truly. And there are children of […]

Shop for a Cause on Small Business Saturday

Carver Junk Company is donating 10% of sales from Gift Guide Items to Sponsor a Family MN on November 26th Small Business Saturday!

  Small Business Saturday is coming up this weekend! As a Small Business, we are so thankful that this has become a “thing.” This year, we decided to share the love we receive this day, and donate a portion of our sales on November 26th to Sponsor A Family MN. Sponsor A Family MN is […]

Holiday Gift Guide Full Reveal!

Carver Junk Company's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide | Handcrafted, Handmade, Locally Created Gifts and Decor | Minnesota Brick and Mortar | Shop Online at carverjunkcompany.com

We shared the product lines in the gift guides online a few weeks ago, but we wanted to share the printed version with you as well! 1000+ customers got copies of the CJC 2016 Holiday Gift Guide at the CJC@HOME event and in both stores last month. The printed copies are all gone {limited edition…maybe […]

2016 Gift Guide and Store Events!

Carver Junk Company's Holiday 2016 Gift Guide | Handmade Christmas Gifts | Locally Made Minnesota Gifts for Women, Men, Kids, Wife or Husband!

Before you block me….we’re not bringing out the Christmas decorations just yet… We have launched our Holiday Gift Guide for this year, though! We know it’s a bit early, but we really wanted to give a printed gift guide to every CJC@HOME attendee, as a little added bonus for attending our event! We’ve been searching, sourcing, and […]

CJC@HOME: Our best & worst days.

cjc@home | Carver Junk Company's Staged Home Shopping Event | Victoria, MN | Home Staging | Modern Fall Farmhouse | Fixer Upper Style | carverjunkcompany.com

Here’s the good. The bad. The best. In that order. Because that’s how this event went down. CJC@HOME was last weekend, and Friday & Saturday of the event were amazing. It’s just what it sounds like. CJC at a HOME. {we wish this was our own home…but we just borrow it from Lennar for a week.} […]

CJC@HOME, Fall 2016 Styled Home Shopping Event

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We’re styling a home, and you can shop! CJC@HOME is a new construction Lennar home that we are turning into a CJC store for a weekend.  We’ll show you how refinished and handmade furniture and decor fit perfectly into a new, modern home. You’ll see how to furnish your home in an affordable, sustainable way – all while […]

Feeling Nostalgic…

Carver Junk Company - 4 Years Later

As I was driving to work {“real” work} this morning, it hit me that Carver Junk Company is coming up on our 4-year anniversary of opening our doors. And of course, that gave me all the feels….and now I can’t stop thinking about all the things that have happened in these last four years. The […]

Featured Vendor: Cotton Seed Designs

Custom Re-Upholstered Vintage Chair in Mustard Yellow with a graphic gray and white fabric on the outside | Cotton Seed Designs at Carver Junk Company

If you stopped out at the Carver store for our Occasional Weekend Event in June, you probably noticed the great vignette behind the checkout counter. It was created by Gabe from Cotton Seed Designs, to showcase a bit of her style! The {shoppable} display included chippy old windows, copper and brass accents, pineapples, wood and metal textures, […]