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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

Minneapolis Store Photos. It Looks Different. Again.

Painted Antique Buffet | Grey Gray | Distressed | $549 | Carver Junk Company

A customer walked into the Minneapolis store this past weekend, and literally squealed as she turned the corner from the entryway. She was thrilled that it looked completely different than the last time she was in {turns out, that was last week.} It probably wouldn’t be a surprise to those of you who have shopped […]

Milk Paint Giveaway: European Colors Released!

European Colors | Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Mora, Schloss, Arabesque, Layla's Mint, Marzipan, Bergere | Available at Carver Junk Company

Miss Mustard Seed has released six new milk paint colors in her European milk paint line, and select retailers in the U.S. are also carrying them. Carver Junk Company will stock all six European colors. The shelf date {meaning, the date at which we’re allowed to sell them to you} isn’t until January 24th. But […]

New Milk Paint Colors: MMSMP European Color Line!

Arabesque Dresser |Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Dusty Soft Pink | Carver Junk Company

New colors for the New Year! Miss Mustard Seed, aka Marian, has created a whole new line of colors for the European retailers that carry her paint. Lucky for us, she’s also allowing select US retailers to carry the new colors as well, and we should have them in stock in late January, early February. […]

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. […]

Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Color of the Month: Mustard Seed Yellow

If you follow Carver Junk Company on Facebook, you know that we offer 10% off the Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint colors of the month. Lucky you, November has two colors of the month! If you follow Miss Mustard Seed anywhere online, you probably know that all of her paint colors have a story. While […]

Dealer Spotlight: Cotton Seed Designs

So you’re wondering how the heck we pull off finding & refinishing & making all those handmade items each month? We don’t do it alone, that’s for sure. We are so proud to have an amazing, incredible, talented team of people behind the Carver Junk Company brand. They each have a different style, personality, and strength that […]