We’re Hiring! Retail + Workshop Coordinator at our Chaska location.

Carver Junk Company in  is hiring, and we need someone with just the right mix of creativity, personality, and organizational skills. Maybe it’s you, or maybe you know someone who is the perfect fit. Here’s the scoop: Carver Junk Company Retail + Workshop Coordinator: Part-time to start (summer), ramping up to full-time (fall). Summer hours […]

Chaska Junk Company

Carver Junk Company's Chaska Occasional Store | Chaska, MN | Small Town MN Shopping | Local Minnesota Makers Shopping | Vintage Furniture and Decor

….just kidding! We aren’t changing our name, but our new store did open in downtown Chaska today, and we couldn’t be more excited! When we’ve opened previous locations, we’ve sort of just opened the doors, painted a couple of walls, and moved in. But we’ve learned a ton over the last 4 years, about what […]

3rd Annual Puppy Kissing Booth!

Puppy Kissing Booth 2017 | Carver Junk Company Minneapolis | MN Pit Bull Rescue

Three years ago, we started a new tradition. A puppy kissing booth for Valentine’s Day! It’s the absolute best Valentine’s Day date, with friends, family, kids, or your sweetheart. [Can you imagine a first date taking you to a puppy kissing booth? <3 It’s the thing movies are made of…] There’s no way to pretend […]

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 […]

Shop for a Cause on Small Business Saturday

Carver Junk Company is donating 10% of sales from Gift Guide Items to Sponsor a Family MN on November 26th Small Business Saturday!

  Small Business Saturday is coming up this weekend! As a Small Business, we are so thankful that this has become a “thing.” This year, we decided to share the love we receive this day, and donate a portion of our sales on November 26th to Sponsor A Family MN. Sponsor A Family MN is […]

2016 Gift Guide and Store Events!

Carver Junk Company's Holiday 2016 Gift Guide | Handmade Christmas Gifts | Locally Made Minnesota Gifts for Women, Men, Kids, Wife or Husband!

Before you block me….we’re not bringing out the Christmas decorations just yet… We have launched our Holiday Gift Guide for this year, though! We know it’s a bit early, but we really wanted to give a printed gift guide to every CJC@HOME attendee, as a little added bonus for attending our event! We’ve been searching, sourcing, and […]

Feeling Nostalgic…

Carver Junk Company - 4 Years Later

As I was driving to work {“real” work} this morning, it hit me that Carver Junk Company is coming up on our 4-year anniversary of opening our doors. And of course, that gave me all the feels….and now I can’t stop thinking about all the things that have happened in these last four years. The […]

Featured Vendor: Cotton Seed Designs

Custom Re-Upholstered Vintage Chair in Mustard Yellow with a graphic gray and white fabric on the outside | Cotton Seed Designs at Carver Junk Company

If you stopped out at the Carver store for our Occasional Weekend Event in June, you probably noticed the great vignette behind the checkout counter. It was created by Gabe from Cotton Seed Designs, to showcase a bit of her style! The {shoppable} display included chippy old windows, copper and brass accents, pineapples, wood and metal textures, […]

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 […]