New MPLS Vendor: The HiFi Case!

Junk Bonanza sends out a big MN welcome to new  vendor for Minneapolis, The HiFi Case! Name: Garrett Galayda Business name: The HiFi Case Live in/Business located: Chicago, IL Your style in three words: classic, tweed, gentleman On your junking bucket list: Old HiFi Audio from McKintosh, a 1960s royal blue with baby blue interior Ford Mustang, a VW Bus […]

New MPLS Vendor: Happy Little Gifts!

A big Junk Bonanza welcome to new vendor, Happy Little Gifts! Name: Jamie Tesch Business name: Happy Little Gifts Live in/Business located: Eden Prairie, MN Your style in three words: cheerful, inviting, splendiferous On your junking bucket list: Kitchy pieces for our library/office You knew you were a junker when… I found myself in a dumpster next to […]

New MPLS Vendor: Painted Circus!

The Junk Bonanza welcomes textile artist The Painted Circus! Name: Pamela Ziegenhagen-Shefland Business name:  Painted Circus Live in/Business located: Deephaven, MN/Northrup King Building, Studio 143, Minneapolis Your style in three words: Up-cycled vintage On your junking bucket list: 127 Corridor Sale – Michigan to Alabama – four days and 690 miles You knew you were a […]

Day 2 Bonanza in San Diego!

 Day Two at Junk Bonanza San Diego! Customers waited patiently before rushing in and swarming the O’Brien Building at the Del Mar Fairgrounds! Lots of smiles from shoppers, especially the ones who won Gorilla Glue gift boxes! Lots of great industrial… Cool vintage! Vintage textiles in beautiful renditions! Loved the decoupaged chairs; the prints were […]

JB San Diego: First Day!

The first day of Junk Bonanza San Diego made a lot of junkers happy! Those in the know practiced BYOC: Bring Your Own Cart! There were lots of smalls… …and stuff to enthrall! There was candy for eyes… …and stuff to apprise! Stuff to sell, stuff to buy… …stuff to see stacked way up high! …stuff […]

Five Questions: Wedding Photog Joel Maus of Studio EMP!

Opening and closing photos by Lorely Meza for Studio EMP | Other photos by Joel Maus  for Studio EMP | The Junk Bonanza San Diego is pleased to welcome Weddings Lab photographer Joel Maus of Studio EMP, which he founded and owns! Joel is part of a Weddings Lab dynamic duo; he is married to Jenni Maus […]

Seen in San Diego: Hollie Wood Style!

Meet Hollie Wood! The South Carolina stylemaker at and flea market maven is traveling for a year in her vintage Winnebago — and she’s coming to the Junk Bonanza San Diego! (You’ll find her and the Winne parked in the Food Court, where she will be selling “smalls”!) Says Hollie: “I purchased the vehicle on a whim. I […]

JB San Diego Early Vendor Load-in Under Way!

Wednesday morning meant early load-in for vendors at Junk  Bonanza San Diego! Operations Director Krista Belle Mickelson and Tamara from RJ Imports went over the fine print! The Junk Diva was in the house! The RJ Imports team made short work of their booth frame!   Some pretty bodacious textiles were sitting pretty in the […]

San Diego Weddings Lab Loads In!

The truck from Found Vintage Rentals arrivedearly Wednesday, ready to disgorge a great collection of vintage pieces for the inspirational Weddings Lab at the Junk Bonanza San Diego!   Check it out! Found founder and vintage maven, Jeni Maus, plunged right in! Celebrity wedding designer Jo Gartin, of Love, Luck and Angels, is Jen’s co-curator […]

Five Questions: Art With Nature Founder Kimberlee. Sanders!

Only three days until the Junk Bonanza San Diego commences, and along with it, the amazing inspirational Weddings Lab! The lab will be overflowing with great ideas for vintage inspiration from several premier wedding purveyors, including floral designer Kimberlee Sanders of Art with Nature! We’ve asked each of our Lab participants to answer Five Questions! […]