Are you looking for decorating ideas that are thrifty, creative, unique, ‘green’ and incorporate vintage finds, and family and salvaged pieces culminating in making your design style come to life?
Junk Bonanza is where you will find the answers to your decorating needs. Juried junk vendors are the masters of repurposing, reusing, reviving, redoing, renovating, reimagining, reinventing, and merchandising thrifty finds in ways that make your decorating gene salivate.
Ki Nassauer, Founder Junk Bonanza
The founder and owner of Junk Bonanza is our very own Twin Cities local Ki Nassauer, also known as junk entrepreneur, editor, author, retailer, founder and owner of Junk Revolution.
Ki recently entered into a new venture as co-editor of Flea Market Style, a new decor and lifestyle magazine created in partnership with fellow style maker Matthew Mead. Flea Market Style will be on newsstands early spring 2010.
To get a behind the scenes sneak peak of the making of the magazine visit the Flea Market Style blog.
Check back or subscribe to my column to read my interview with Linda MacDonald, Editor-at-Large for Flea Market Style magazine and home stylist, writer and author of the popular decorating blog, Restyled Home.
September 17 - 19
Worth your time and the drive! The Junk Bonanza boldly states their juried 'junk vendors are harborin’ all sorts of vintage finds, from eye-popping antiques to one-of-a-kind old-timey wares."
Junk Bonanza Details
Thursday, September 17: 10am-5pm ($6) - Ki Nassauer, Matthew Mead and Linda MacDonald will be meeting and greeting from 1:00 -2:00, Can't wait to start shopping? "Early Bird" admission allows you to get in at 8am on Thursday! ($20). Cash or check only at door. ATM available on site.
Friday, September 18: 9am-5pm ($6)
Saturday, September 19: 9am to 5pm ($6)
Location: Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd South, Shakopee, MN 55379, www.canterburypark.com, 952-445-7223; Canterbury Park is located 20 miles southwest of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport. Map it.
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