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 […]

CJC@HOME: Every Last Detail.

Last week, we shared some photos from our CJC@HOME event. We styled & staged an entire new construction home with Carver Junk Company inventory, and then opened the doors to our customers for a one-day sale. Everything in the home was available for purchase, and we had the garage and trailers stocked with additional inventory […]

CJC@HOME – The Big Reveal!

CJC@HOME | Styled Home Shopping | Reclaimed Wood Headboard Custom Built 4 poster bed | Reupholstered Cedar Chest | Professionally Painted Furniture | HOME pillow | Handmade Decor | Master Bedroom | Carver Junk Company

CJC@HOME is a Styled Home Shopping Event by Carver Junk Company. On Feb 6th, CJC partnered with Lennar home builders to fill a new construction home with professionally refinished furniture and home decor, for a one day, unprecedented shopping event. CJC@HOME showcased how Carver Junk Company’s vintage, refinished, and handmade inventory fit perfectly into a new, modern home – and just […]

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, […]

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™ – A Concrete Workshop

Session Two in the MakeMN™ workshop series is in the books! CJC, along with the crafty ladies from The Vintage Studio, hosted a full house of concrete-aficionado-wannabes this past Sunday. Everyone started with a box of goodies. Erica showed us how to mix the concrete, and then we unpacked our boxes layer by layer to learn to mix […]

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. […]