Captured at the Bonanza: Mom and Daughter Duo!

Katrina Barnett brought her of Barnett Designs jewelry to the Junk Bonanza for the first time during our Spring 2014 show! She also brought her Number One assistant: daughter Catrielle! Barnett began creating metal jewelry in 1996. Obviously, craftsmanship runs in the family! In Kat’s words: “Catrielle made hair bows out of old barkcloth and scraps from […]

Animal Ark and the JB Yard Party!

The Yard Party at the Junk Bonanza was as advertised — a fabulous roundup of amazing vintage yard and garden ware! Check out the chippy wooden windmill, motel chair and double-barrel aluminum handle folding chair! Generous vendors and collectors shared wonderful items — from concrete gnomes to fantastical planters crafted from farm machinery during the […]

Check out the Bonanza YouTube Videos!

The Spring Junk Bonanza marked our first foray into real-time videos for You Tube! We hired Katie Harris to shoot and upload some short pieces for us as an experiment! Interested to view the result? You can check them out here: * The Early Bird line * Ki’s welcome * Vendor setup 1 and […]

Junk, Glorious Junk: PART 2!

More great stuff from the Spring Junk Bonanza in Shakopee, MN! More pictures are coming! Consider coming to see us for the Fall Show, Sept. 25-27! ! More pix to come! Kim

Junk, Glorious Junk: PART 1!

We’re still catching our breath from the great show that was the Spring 2014 Junk Bonanza!Here are a few pictures we wanted to share of all of the great junk we saw!There will be many installments! Can’t wait to see what there is at the next Bonanza, Sept. 25-27! Without further adieu…more junk! Coming soon…more […]

We’re Shooting Video at the Bonanza!

The Junk Bonanza is all about multi-media! In addition to many blog posts, tweets and Instagram photos we put up before, during and after the event, this year, we’re adding video! Meet Katie Harris, our video shooter for the Bonanza! She will be shooting and uploading videos to the Junk Bonanza’s Instagram site (follow @junkbonanza […]

Junk, Glorious Junk! PART 3

Here are a few more images of the great stuff we saw at Junk Bonanza!!! We’ll keep the images coming!   Don’t worry, we’re not done! More great photos to come! Kim

Another Happy Bonanza Customer!

One of the many great attributes of which the Bonanza can boast is uber-talented vendors, and extremely satisfied customers! We wanted to share the story of these pieces — a music-themed desk and lamp — for a customer of Lee and Tracie Anderson‘s. They own Histories, a business where they create vintage industrial repurposed furniture, […]

Tatiana and Aaron: A Bonanza Love Story!

We love a good love story! Especially when the Junk Bonanza is part of the plot! We received a letter from Tatiana, explaining why the Bonanza is very near and dear to her — and her partner Aaron’s — heart! Read on: Dear Ki, This April marks a very special anniversary for me — Spring […]

One Kings Lane’s Hunters Alley team at the Bonanza!

A team from One Kings Lane is coming to the Junk Bonanza! A gang of three will be on the hunt for vendors who procure with a great eye, all the better to buttress the site’s new sister venture, Hunters Alley! Hunters Alley, an online resale marketplace, is just two months old, and hungry to discover […]