The Blu Dot Sale is Coming!

Forget Black Friday, Blu Saturday is the date you should mark on your calendars! Locally based furniture company, Blu Dot is hosting a sale this Saturday, June 9th from 9am -1pm at their Rogers warehouse located at 13098 George Weber Drive, Rogers, MN. Savings are up to 70%, so you have no excuse not to jazz up your home with their bright colors and minimalist designs.

Set your alarm clock early, because you won’t be the only one in line when the doors open at 9am. Even if you don’t have a big car to bring home your treasures, Blu Dot is offering local Minneapolis metro area curbside delivery. Come early for the free coffee and pastries, stay for the good deals!

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Weekend Design Event Round Up

It is crazy the amount of events and sales going on this weekend.  I will touch on a few going on over the weekend.  It is up to you to create your own lightning fast contraption to transport you to as many of these events as you can!

The first event is Ladies Night at Moss Envy, tonight, November 5th from 4-9pm. Eco-darlings and owners Tina & Ryan North, are offering up an evening full of fun with pampering from Salon Intrigue, wine, prizes, shopping, pizza, networking, and mini-workshops.

ASID Sample Sale at IMS

Thursday Nov 4- 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday Nov 5- 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday Nov 6-9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you looking to get your home furnished with some really nice furnishings?  Then head over to International Market Square in Minneapolis.  This is the time that the showrooms clean out their floor samples.  Bring floor plans to make sure everything fits!

Art Attack! at the Northrup King Building

Friday, November 5, 2010: 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, November 6, 2010: Noon-8 p.m.
Sunday, November 7, 2010: Noon-5 p.m.

This is such a fun event.  All the artists open their studios at the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis for you to tour.  Artists from all types of backgrounds, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, printmaking and letterpress printing, mixed media, clay, metal, glass, fine furniture, textiles, fiber arts, and jewelry will be on hand to explain how they create their works.

Victory’s Big Beautiful Book Sale

Now through Wednesday-November 10th

Are you looking to get some design inspiration?  Or perhaps you need to move the stack of magazines off the table and give your guests something pretty to look at.  In any case, Kerry Ciardelli is hosting a book sale at her South Minneapolis store, Victory. The more books you purchase, the bigger the discount.  Take 10% off the first title you buy…20% off with your second selection..choose three or more and receive 30% off your book purchase. Creative Lighting’s Half Yearly Sale

Now through November 20th.

Do you need a light to see the new books you purchased at Victory’s book sale?  Then head over to Creative Lighting and purchase a new light!  There are savings up to 60% in the store.


There you have it!  My challenge to you: see how many events you can attend!  Between all the events listed above, you could pretty much furnish an entire living room from scratch!

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FinnStyle’s Semi-Annual Marimekko Clearance Sale

I am a big fan of the Finnish company, Marimekko.  Their big, bold graphics and simple colorful styles are eye-captivating.  Starting today, July 1st and running through July 15th, FinnStyle is holding a Semi-Annual Marimekko Clearance Sale.  Their website has savings up to 40% and their store has savings up to 70% on over 300 items!  I’m posting pictures of a few of the many other items that are discounted.  For more information, please go to FinnStyle’s website.

FinnStyle is located at 160 Glenwood Ave in Minneapolis, MN

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Victory’s Pre-Sale on Thursday

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Victory, the lovely store at 3505 W 44th St in Minneapolis, is hosting a pre-party this Thursday evening to their annual sidewalk sale this weekend.  Don your summer dresses and linen slacks and come out to the Isle of Capri-themed party.  Limoncello & Pizza Fritta Caprese will be served while listening to the tunes of Bobby Solo.  Everything will be on sale!

If you can’t make it to the party, come out for the sidewalk sale this weekend on Friday the 18th & Saturday the 19th from 11-6.

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Blu Dot Warehouse Sale! RUN!!!

It’s a Blu Dot warehouse sale!  Need I say more?  Now set your alarm clocks and get there Saturday morning at 9am!  Once you get there, play nice kids…
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Herman Miller Event

If you have been contemplating purchasing a new Eames Lounge Chair to kick your feet up on, or a new Aeron or Embody chair to take to work, now is the time to do it!  Starting June 4th-June 14th, Herman Miller is having their biannual event where product prices drop by 15%.  Click on this link to find the nearest Herman Miller retailer near you.

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Minneapolis’ Ligne Roset Closing

Image from Ligne Roset

Sad news for the Minneapolis design scene.  The Minneapolis branch of the luxury contemporary store, Ligne Roset will close its doors in two months.  Starting today, everything in the store will be marked 25% off.  Ligne Roset is located at 811 Glenwood Ave N., Minneapolis, MN; 612-374-5555.

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