CJC@HOME: A Styled Home Shopping Experience

CJC@HOME | Carver Junk Company's Styled Home Shopping Experience | Minneapolis, MN | Carver and Victoria, MN | Industrial Farmhouse | Home Design | Interior Design

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 day.  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 […]

MakeMN: Holiday Marquee Workshop & Next Session!

MakeMN | Pinterest workshop | DIY Workshop | Holiday Marquee | Carver Junk Company | Minneapolis

MakeMN’s fastest-selling workshop, the Holiday Marquee series, wrapped up last week! Two fun groups made JOY and NOEL holiday marquee lights, individually painted & decorated, while we all got into the holiday spirit. Our Pinspiration {MakeMN is a high-end, Pinterest-inspired workshop series}: Workshop participants painted their marquees in either red or gold, or left them […]

12 Days of Christmas + CJC MPLS First Birthday Celebration

Carver Junk Company's 12 Days of Christmas | First Birthday Celebration | Minneapolis Store | 2015

WE. ARE. CELEBRATING! Our Minneapolis store is turning ONE in December, and we’re celebrating in a big way with specials, trunk shows, new inventory, events, fundraisers and a party over 12 days at the beginning of December. We’re capping it off with an amazing furniture giveaway! Here’s the schedule of events happening at the Minneapolis […]

Shop Small: Who do you support, when you shop small?

Carver Junk Company - 4 Years Later

Shopping Small. It’s a movement these days. Back to our roots, supporting our neighbors, and buying locally-handmade items. It’s heartwarming, feel-good, and economical. But who exactly are you supporting, when you shop small? When you shop small with Carver Junk Company, you’re supporting Chad & Brandy, Allison, Aimee, Caitlin, Carol, Brian, Colette, Lee, Gabe, Erica, […]

Mad for Plaid: Fall Style Trends We Love!

20 Ideas for decorating with Plaid this Fall | Plaid Fad | Mad for Plaid | Tartan Decor | Pinterest | Carver Junk Company

Mad for Plaid. We’ve pulled together 20 of our favorite rooms featuring plaid decor. Spoiler alert, it’s not just for Christmas anymore. Plaid is perfect for Fall, transitions beautifully into cozy winter decor, and feels preppy & classy all year round! Furniture Upholstered in Plaid   Throws & Pillows for a Pop of Plaid Plaid […]

MakeMN String Art Workshop: What a LOVE-ly Evening!

MakeMN String Art Workshop | LOVE sign | Carver Junk Company | Workshop led by The Vintage Studio

If you haven’t yet been introduced to our MakeMN workshop series, you’re missing out! Read more about it here. Our most recent workshop, this past weekend, was String Art, Dinner & Drinks. When we originally planned this last MakeMN workshop, the only design we intended to offer was a stag – but last second, we […]

The One(s) That Got Away: Furniture I wish we’d kept.

The Dresser That Got Away | Carver Junk Company Painted Furniture | Custom Painting | Minneapolis, MN

When I got home last night, Chad showed me a photo of a dresser he painted yesterday. I immediately proclaimed we were keeping it. In fact, I couldn’t understand why it wasn’t already upstairs in our bedroom. And then he burst my bubble – the gorgeous giant won’t fit up our stairs, and around the corner…yep, it’s […]

Fall Decorating Pinspiration: Bring it On!

Herringbone Fleece Faux Fur Luxe Blanket | Carver Junk Company

Chad insists on having the air conditioner set at 68 degrees in our house. I’m currently in my pajamas, wrapped in a blanket, with my laptop actually on my lap for added warmth. It feels like winter in our living room, but I’m not quite ready to make that leap, so instead I’m surfing Pinterest […]

Milk Paint: Colors of the Month, and Upcoming Workshops!

Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Color of the Month | Mora + Shutter Gray | Available at Carver Junk Company

  Every month, Miss Mustard Seed features two colors as Colors of the Month. September’s COTM are Shutter Gray and Mora. Say Hello to Shutter Gray Shutter Gray is one of Marian’s {Miss Mustard Seed} favorites.  It’s a French blue/gray that has a faded quality about it.  It’s named for a pair of old gray […]