The sister duo at Hastings Gift Garden and Floral had so much fun at last year’s Bonanza, they’re coming back!
Christine Schaffer and Lisa Schaffer Coyne
Hastings Gift, Garden and Floral
Lives in/Business located:
Miesville, MN and Spring Valley, WI/Hastings, MN
This will be Bonanza vendor appearance:
rural farm finds, furniture, textiles
Website: under construction
Favorite activity besides junking:
motorcycling. Did you know you can junk on a motorcycle, though?! You just have to have understanding friends and a map back.
Would save if the workshop were on fire:
my tools. Especially my nail gun.
You knew you were a junker when:
We preferred auctions to Barbie dolls and loved the $1 piles.
Three words that describe you:
hoarders in training
Three words that describe your product:
rustic, affordable piles (not the kind that require medication, though some may argue that point.)
If you couldn’t be a junker, you’d be a:
Pretty sure that won’t happen, so do we answer “dead”?
When you found it, you knew it would sell immediately:
A ’40s green upholstered chair found curbside, that I made a brand spanking new, untrained boyfriend pull over to get and load into his vehicle while in his hometown and amidst much mumbling. And yes, it sold day two at the shop. PS: I still have the boyfriend…
We love this story! It sounds so familiar, almost like a junker rite of passage!
We wish you safe passage as you travel to the Bonanza, boyfriends/haulers in tow!