More Great Junk Bonanza Stuff: Signs!

The Fall Junk Bonanza may be a distant memory, but the great signage lives on in our memories! Saw this at Hunt & Gather! Love the chalkboard look! (This one is coming back for the Fall 2014 show!) What lucky purchaser did this one go home with? Selina Vaughan’s bags were just our type! This […]

Faces of the Junk Bonanza!

The Bonanza was a great place for seeing happy faces! This husband-and-wife duo could not have been happier with this find, nabbed by the mister as a surprise for his wife! The crew from ReuseMN, the Bonanza’s nonprofit partner… … rocked Canterbury with hands-on journal making with castoff goods! The lucky winner of the Flea […]

More Great Bonanza Junk! PART 1

Here it is! Our now-traditional post-Bonanza review of fun stuff we saw! Groovy vinyl… over-the-top displays… fab flower “vases”… whimsical fauna… the old kit bag… jackets missing their Shriners! Gorgeous metal… Spare parts… righteous reclaim…  heavenly display…  fantastic fonts…  gorgeous glass…  cute kitsch…  fantastic combos…  whole pieces that are more than the sum of their […]

Uber Chic’s Uber Adventure!

That’s Christian Brady, one half of the talented Uber Chic duo from Park City, Utah. Where’s Dustin Rowser? The answer to that is part of the story of Christian’s long road to the Junk Bonanza! It often is said that timing is everything. True-er than true, in this instance. The delayed arrival of a shipping […]

Our Young Junking Friend!

Meet Zane Alexander, a young and enterprising junk entrepreneur from Boone, Iowa! Zane was in the house yesterday and today, a birthday trip from his folks. He is 15. Zane maintains a web site and a Facebook page for his business, Inspired Finds, which sells antiques and vintage, as well as repurposed pieces. “I went […]

Great Junk Rocked the Bonanza!

 Gorgeous weather,  even more gorgeous junk! Vendors and attendees rocked the first day of the Greatest Junk Round-up in the Nation! Here’s the first look at some of the stuff we saw!  Volumes chalked on galvanized tin…  two curly willow chandeliers…  a rope shag settee…  tin, tin, tin!  A great grille… .,,here’s the beef!  Architectural […]

The Bonanza has Begun!!!!

We’re up and running! Ki has added a bullhorn to accessorize her Bonanza outfit this year, all the better with which to address attendees! Check out these great booths! With more than 150 vendors, the Bonanza’s junk is prime stuff! Hope you make it out to Canterbury Park! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, where […]

Twas the Night Before Bonanza…

A reprised poem from the Bonanza archives! See you in fewer than 8 hours! Twas the night before Bonanza;/ Throughout Canterbury Park,/ Hustle and bustle continued/ Well into the dark!/ When finally, the Ki Shop was totally stuffed/ The masking-taped floors were polished and buffed/ Vendors were finished with gilding their spots/ The building stood […]

More Chances to Win…!

…Lunch with Ki and two sets of Early Bird tickets! Win lunch at the Bonanza on Friday with Ki for you and three of your friends! Enter here by 5 p.m. CST tonight, Friday, Sept. 20! And enter Hirshfield’s contest here for a chance to win one of two sets of Early Bird tickets! We […]

Breaking News on JB Facebook!

Gang, we’re experiencing technical difficulties with transferring photos to our blog today, and we know you are so eager to see the fabulous junk that’s moving through these doors! So please tune into the Junk Bonanza Facebook page to see all! Kim