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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

More Great SD Vendors: Part 12!

The Junk Bonanza San Diego is pleased to welcome vendors BuyRiteNow, Show Your Age Vintage Finds and La Belle Chandelle! BuyRiteNow, from Gavilan Hills, CA, specializes in mid century modern and industrial furniture. See more of their great stuff — they’re bringing loads to the Bonanza! — on their Facebook page! Kelly Mucha of Show […]

Coming to JB San Diego: The Weddings Lab!

It won’t be long now until we gather in San Diego for the first California edition of the Junk Bonanza! March 20-22 is coming up fast! We are excited for many of our activities, including the vintage-inspired Weddings Lab! It is designed to infuse you with ideas for vintage-centric decor, tabletop and all aspects of the […]

And the Early Bird Ticket Winners Are…!

Wow! What a great response! We had 769 Facebook entries to win our five Early Bird tickets for the Junk Bonanza at Canterbury Park April 16-18! These tickets, a $25 value each, are good for entry two hours before the general open on Thursday, and good for readmission Friday and Saturday, too! We used a […]

A Tip of the JB Hat to Antique Trader!

A tip of the Junk Bonanza fedora to our friends at Antique Trader magazine, which gave a cover-shoutout and inside story to the Junk Bonanza’s expansion to San Diego! Not only was our news included in print, it was part of a fabulous online spread, thanks to Editor and Online Content Manager Antoinette Rahn! Antique […]

Fabulous Fifi at the Junk Bonanza!

The fabulous Fifi O’Neill, whose resume is so pedigreed it barely fits in a modest blog post such as this, is appearing at the Junk Bonanza April 16, opening day! She will be on board at Canterbury Park to sign copies of her latest book, “Prairie-Style Weddings: Rustic and Romantic Farm, Woodland and Garden Celebrations”  (Chronicle […]

Coming to JB Minneapolis: Build a Pinterest Table!

Are you getting excited for Junk Bonanza April 16-18 at Canterbury Park? We are! We’re lining up a great slate of activities, including a special “Lab” area we’re calling “Build a Pinterest-Worthy Table!” It will all be vintage inspired, of course! (These photos are from the wedding a few years ago of Bonanza Partnership Director […]