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

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 […]

MakeMN at Carver Junk Company – Photos & Next Workshop

MakeMN at Carver Junk Company | Handmade, Pinterest-inspired DIY Project Workshops in Minneapolis, MN

The inaugural session of our MakeMN workshop series kicked off last night, and we couldn’t be more excited to share some photos with you! Jen & Erica from The Vintage Studio led the session, teaching us how to make crepe paper roses and tissue paper peonies, and they all turned out beautifully! Check out the […]

Pinspiration: Paper Flower Decorating Ideas!

12 ideas for decorating with paper flowers | Carver Junk Company blog | MakeMN

We recently announced our new series of workshops – MakeMN™ which kicks off with Flower Making 101 on April 27th! In this first workshop, you’ll make two oversized crepe paper and tissue paper flowers, and learn all the steps to create more of your own at home. We put together a collection of ideas for using […]

Introducing: MakeMN™ at Carver Junk Company Minneapolis!

make verb 1. form (something) by putting parts together or combining substances; construct; create. 2. cause (something) to exist or come about; bring about. We’re making stuff, Minnesota! And you’re invited. Carver Junk Company is excited to launch hands-on workshops at our Minneapolis location as a part of our MakeMN™ series!  The first installment in MakeMN™ is […]

2014 in Review. And What’s Happening in 2015!

Carver Junk Company | 2014 Year in Review | Furniture | Painted Dresser| Repainted | Milk Paint | Chalk Paint | Lacquer Spray

2014 was our second full year in business. We’ve officially been open for 2.5 years! Some days it feels like a lifetime, and I can hardly remember the early months. Other days, it feels like just yesterday that we opened, and I’m in shock at how quickly we’ve grown! 2014 was such a fun year […]

Limited-Edition MN-themed Screenprints, Locally Handmade

We have been working with a local artist to sell his limited-edition screenprints for over a year now, and we just received a new shipment that was begging for me to share in a blog post. We’ve decided to also offer these for sale online (& yes, we will ship them). These make THE. BEST. […]