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March Madness Milk Paint Contest | Carver Junk Company | Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Painted Furniture | Painted Mirror | Chippy Finish | Marzipan and Ironstone

Can you believe March is over, and it’s April already??  Our March Madness Milk Paint Contest was a ton of fun, and we had thousands of voters over the two weeks. We’re excited to do it again next year. On that note….we’re so excited to crown our very first March Madness Milk Paint WINNER: Brooke […]

Vote in Round Three: March Milk Paint Madness

Round Two was a tight race!  You voted, we calculated, and the winners have moved on to Round Three. Now, a little disclaimer. Many of our customers & readers know we’re a small mom & pop shop run by a husband and wife team, and a handful of vendors. Sometimes, life happens, and the business […]

March Milk Paint Madness! And paint giveaway.

March. Milk Paint. Madness!  The weather around here isn’t the only madness….we’re giving away $200 worth of milk paint in our March Madness bracket-style voting competition. Customers from around the country submitted their completed milk-painted projects, and we matched them up head-to-head for some friendly competition. With over 1,000 people voting in the first round, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MakeMN: Clock & Antler Recap, and Upcoming Workshops!

Modern Clock and Painted Antler DIY Workshop | Carver Junk Company | Minneapolis, MN | Craft Workshop | Ladies Night Ideas

I can’t believe it’s been a month since our last MakeMN workshop. It was such a fun project, and the finished pieces were more amazing than we even anticipated! We’ve been busy around here at the MakeMN headquarters – coming up with new workshop ideas, planning out the rest of the year, and making plans […]