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 […]

July Ladies’ Night + Upcoming August Events!

CARVER Junk Company | Michaela Rae Photography | Vintage Block Letters

Whew! It’s been a busy month! So busy, I forgot to fill you all in on the amazing Ladies’ Night we had in July {you know, for those of you who couldn’t make it…} First of all, we had some amazing vendors join us. Camp Cheesecake, which is the vintage camper-turned-food truck, came out with […]

New Art Prints: Nursery, Fall, and Home Sweet Home


We’re pretty excited about these pretty new prints! And we’re even more excited to finally have them in some styled shots, so you have a better idea of what they could look like framed and in your home.  We sell these in both store locations, and will be listing them online soon. In store, you […]

Online Store: New Products Added!

MN Beer Cap Bottle Map | We also have Wisconsin! | Carver Junk Company | Handmade Home Decor | Craft Beer Display

We love handmade. Especially really cool, locally handmade stuff. We’ve recently added to our online store, and have some new products we think you’ll love! State Love                   Smell-Good Stuff Around the House             Which new items are your favorites? What new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carver Junk Company MINNEAPOLIS!

Carver Junk Company Minneapolis

Remember when we told you we’d signed the lease on an AMAZING storefront in a FANTASTIC neighborhood in BEAUTIFUL Minneapolis? It was probably filled with way more exaggerated adjectives I just can’t remember right now, but it turns out all of those things are really true! We’ve been looking for a space in Minneapolis for over a year. […]

Anniversary Month & 20 Favorites of our Second Year!

It’s only been two years? It’s already been two years? Is it possible to feel both of those things at once? Throughout this month, we’ll be sharing anniversary-related updates, revealing the fun plans we have for the coming year, and giving away some free stuff! Be sure to follow the blog by subscribing on the […]

Pinspiration: Walls of Vintage Mirrors and Frames

We’re in love with, and inspired by, the vision of a wall full of vintage mirrors and frames. We didn’t come up with the idea, but that’s why we’re thankful to have such visionary members of the CJC team. You all can thank Aimee over at The Vintage Estate for this month’s store theme! We’ll […]