Friday, December 7, 2012

Ms. Mac's, too December Pictures

Our occasional shop is open this weekend!!
Friday & Saturday Hours
10am - 4pm

Ms. Mac's, too
300 Broadway Ave.
Carver, MN
Next Sale in Carver
January 17-18

Thursday, December 6, 2012

December Sale Starts Today!

Our December Sale in Carver Starts Today!!!

And we're having a sale!!

10% off all Christmas Items Today & Friday

15% off Christmas Items Saturday!!

Thursday December 6
10am - 8pm

Friday & Saturday
10am - 4pm
Here's a sneak peek!


Monday, December 3, 2012

December Sale in Carver

Our December Sale in Carver
Starts This Week!!

Due to the Holidays, the Occasional Shops of
Chaska & Carver move up our December sale
to the first weekend of the month.

Ms. Mac's too will open this weekend!
Thursday December 6, 10am - 8pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 4pm.
Here's a few photos from our
November Sale at Ms. Mac's, too.

    Great idea to repurpose old heat registers.

Close up of repurposed clipboards
Great old two piece cream primitive cupboard.


 Cute vintage bears.
Great vintage cutouts from an old schoolhouse in Iowa.
Adorable Vintage tricycle

*** Just a Reminder ***
Our Janesville store is open regular hours again.

Its best to call ahead if traveling a distance.
And we are always open
by appointment at both shops.

Just call or email us to set up a time.

Carver Shop - 952.381.4246
Janesville Shop - 507.317.2457

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Outdoor Holiday Decorating Inspiration

Here's some more ideas to decorate with
antiques & vintage items for the holidays.
Photo from diy network
Photo fromPottery Barn
Photo -
Some cute ideas on ways to use vintage skates.

Fill a wheelbarrow or galvanized cart with greenery.

Cute displays to welcome guests.

Photo on the right from

Cute ideas from Dear Lillie.

Both of our shops will be open this week!

We've got lots of great items for you to
decorate your home for the Holidays.

Janesville Shop Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 10:30 - 4:30pm

Carver Shop
Opens Thursday for our December sale
Thursday 10-8pm
Friday & Saturday 10-4pm

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Holiday Decorating

The holidays are coming up and will be
here before we know it.

Since we've been busy getting both the shops
decorated for the holidays I thought I'd post some
ideas for decorating your home for the holidays.

Check out all the cute ways you can
use a  galvanized pail or washtub to
display trees poinsettias, etc.
Picture from Landliebe
Photo from

Image from House and Home.
 Use a large washtub under your Christmas tree.
Image from Country Living


Another picture from

Cute little tree displayed in a vintage tin.

Or how about use an antique urn.

or mercury glass vases.
Picture from
We'll have lots of mercury glass available
for sale at our Carver shops this weekend.

Cute tree display in an old locker basket
on top of a sweet vintage suitcase
Photo from Providence Handmade

Love the display of locker baskets, mercury glass and milk glass.
 Photo from Providence Handmade
 Here's a few other cute ideas for
decorating your home for the holidays.
What a fun way to use an old gate.
Picture from Poetic Home.
Great idea to hang a wreath on an
old church or arched window.
How about using an antique gate or crib spring
to display all those Christmas cards.
Picture from Vintage Serenty

Love the use of a crib spring to display
photos from Cottage Elements.
Photo from Cottage Elements
How about using one to display all
those Holiday photocards?

Or you could use a set of antique shutters.
Photo from

 Here's a some neat ideas for
 decorating your Holiday Table.
Use vintage cookie cutters as napkin holders.
Photo from Qreate.

Or an old spring.

Use vintage bells as name place settings.
Photo from
 How about using an old wool blanket
or an antique quilt on your holiday table?
Another great use for an old shutter mixed
with a wood box, galvanized & wood
pails for a centerpiece.
Photo from Think Shabby

 Here's a few more cute ideas.

Wouldn't these stars made out of rulers look great tied
onto a gift or hanging on your Christmas tree?
 Photo from Funky Junk Interiors

Or these cute gift name tags.
Photo from Della Creations
A Christmas tree made out of old bed springs.
We have lots of these items
for sale in both of our shops.

Both our shops are open this week!
Janesville Store
Tuesday - Saturday
10:30am - 4:30pm
Carver Store
November Sale
Starts this Thursday 10am!
Thursday 10-8pm
Friday 10-5pm
Saturday 10-4pm