Junk Bonanza MPLS: Prep Days!

The Junk Bonanza #minneapolis staff has been in residence at CanterburyPark since mid-morning on Monday, prepping everything from vendor bags (pictured!) to taping floors to placing signage and unpacking hundreds of bags of chips for the vendor lunch! We’ve had lengthy to-do lists to get ready for you! We arranged hyacinths for our special guests! […]

New MPLS SPRING Vendor: H2Design Candles!

Junk Bonanza #minneapolis welcomes new vendor H2Design Candles! Name: Holly Hamilton Business name: H2Design Candles Live in/Business located: Castle Rock, CO Your style in three words: refined vintage repurposing On your junking bucket list: Roundtop You knew you were a junker when… … I went to my first estate sale and got goose bumps when […]

Catch our Demo: Using Vintage in Spring Decor!

@junkbonanza #minneapolis is pleased to present vintage decor demonstrations by KSTP home and garden expert Larry Pfarr. He is also the owner of Leap Retail, a retail consulting company that does advertising/marketing, store design/remodel work and product design/conception. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he had “a nearly 24-year run at Bachman’s doing all sorts of things, which was also great fun.” Now, […]

Getting an Early Jump on Early Bird Tickets!

Carla and Amanda at the Spring 2016 Bonanza in front of the yarn bomb project We’ve heard of planning ahead, and JB fan Carla Kelly has taken that attribute to a new level! She ordered Early Bird tickets for her and her daughter-in-law for the APRIL 20-22 #minneapolis show in September 2016! As with so […]

New MPLS Spring Vendor: I Love Funky’s!

@junkbonanza #minneapolis welcomes new vendor I Love Funky’s! Name: Tisha Erdman Business name: I Love Funky’s Inc. Live in/Business located: Jefferson, WI Your style in three words: funkadelic, junkorama, weirdology On your junking bucket list: taking a month off to travel and pick in my new cargo van You knew you were a junker when… … I was born Best […]

Reader Tips on Shopping Junk Bonanza!

We asked our readers for suggestions on making your Junk Bonanza #minneapolis outing successful!  We hope you enjoy —  and heed their savvy advice! Arrive early: Get there in the morning that’s when you get the first pick! — Teri Garin  Know your needs: Bring your tape measure, fabric and paint samples and dimensions of what you […]

Why Should YOU be an Early Bird at JB Minneapolis?!!

Are you an Early Bird for Junk Bonanza #minneapolis?! We hope so! Tickets are still available online for $25, $5 less than the at-the-door price! What does the Early Bird get? Early entry on Thursday, APRIL 20, at 8AM! That’s two hours before the doors open to general admission for prime picking before the real crowds […]

New MPLS Spring Vendor: Longfellow Designs!

@junkbonanza #minneapolis welcomes new vendor Longfellow Designs! Name: Anne Kerling Business name: Longfellow Designs Live in/Business located: Minneapolis, MN Your style in three words: eclectic, ornate, stylish  On your junking bucket list:  travel to Europe and junk great European finds! You knew you were a junker when… … when I couldn’t wait to see the Estate […]

We Have a Winner in the Annie Sloan Contest!

We have a winner! Congrats to GINI WEGLEITNER! She has won the half-hour over tea with Chalk Paint® inventor and decorative finishes maven Annie Sloan at Junk Bonanza #minneapolis Thursday, APRIL 20! She was chosen by random number generator from among many, many Facebook entries! Gini, email here to claim your prize! For the rest of you, no worries! You can […]

Win Time and Tea with Annie Sloan at JB Minneapolis!

Junk Bonanza #minneapolis is thrilled to welcome  Chalk Paint® inventor and decorative finishes maven Annie Sloan to our show  APRIL 20-22! She’ll be teaching free, hands-on painting classes and signing books (you can find the complete schedule, here!) all three days of the show! But we are excited to offer a special giveaway! You can ENTER to WIN 30 […]