Sales + Events: May 2-6

Midwest Home and ASID hosts the Life in Bold Color kick-off design event at Hennepin Made this week. (Image courtesy Hennepin Made)

The week in local sales and events includes Mother’s Day pop-ups, sample sales, and home goods closeouts.

Colette Jaffe Mother’s Day Sale:

Save 30 percent on luxury bedding, robes, and candles by Minneapolis-based home brand, Colette Jaffe, during its Mother’s Day sale. The line, which is manufactured in Tuscany, offers a contemporary twist on traditional Italian linen designs with rich colors, distinctive patterns, and luxe details, such as embroidered borders. Use code MOM at checkout. Ends May 13 @

Rosenthal Interiors Inventory Reduction Sale:

Downtown Minneapolis designer home furnishings store, Rosenthal Interiors, is doing some spring cleaning with its inventory reduction sale. Save up to 75 percent off furniture for the living room, bedroom, dining room, and home office from brands such as American Leather, Calligaris Furniture, Cattelan Italia, Gamma Arredamenti, Fjords of Norway, and more. Ends May 13 @ Rosenthal Interiors, 22 N. 5th St., Minneapolis,

Life in Bold Color Design Contest Kickoff Event:

Join ASID and the editors of Midwest Home magazine for an informal presentation showing you how to submit your most vibrant projects for the 2018 Life in Bold Color competition. Life in Bold Color celebrates the work of local designers who have enhanced their clients’ lives and interior spaces through the bold and adventurous use of color. There is no cost to enter, or to attend this educational kick-off, so come for insider tips and guidelines on how to maximize your opportunity for potential publication in the September/October 2018 issue of Midwest Home magazine. Coffee and pastries by Parallel will be served. RSVP for this free event at Thursday from 9–10:30 a.m. @ The Holden Room at Hennepin Made, 144 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis

Julia Knight Collection Sample Sale:

Lucky Minnesotans have the chance to shop the annual sample sale from Twin Cities–based artisanal tableware brand, Julia Knight Collection, which is sold in more than 600 stores around the country and in more than 50 countries. Save 30 to 80 percent off retail prices on discontinued serveware, tableware, home décorbarware, bath accessories, and more. Plus, a portion of proceeds benefits Smile Network International. Thursday & Friday from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Inspire: Global Gifts for Urban Adventures, 108 W. 14th St., Minneapolis,

Bachman’s Spring Inspiration Night: Dig Into Spring:

Get inspired for the spring planting season with this event hosted by Bachman’s garden center and greenhouse. Stroll through the garden center while sipping wine, enjoying light bites, and gathering ideas and insight from Bachman’s experts. The event will also highlight landscaping trends and ideas, treats for outdoor summer entertaining, garden trends, how to make a statement with trees and shrubs, and fresh floral designs through a series of formal presentations throughout the evening. Plus, receive 10 percent off any regular-priced purchase during the event, including colorful annuals, perennials, home and garden decor, and gifts for Mom. tickets are $10 at Thursday from 4–9 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis

Naptime Aromatherapy Co. Grand Opening:

After Michelle Stangl’s son was born, she started My Naptime Jewelry, named for the time when she makes her creations. She uses lava stones, which can soak up essential oils to diffuse it as an aroma throughout the day. Now, the designer has expanded with a new line of aromatherapy and essential oil products, Naptime Aromatherapy Co., which she is debuting with a new gift and home shop of the same name. The shop celebrates its grand opening with treats, music, and of course, shopping. Thursday from 5:30–10 p.m. @ Naptime Aromatherapy Co., 2168 3rd St., White Bear Lake,

Succulent Make & Take Events:

Join Succ It Up Buttercup for a made-your-own succulent open-house event. Come anytime during the open house-style event to put together your unique creation, choosing from hundreds of containers—from vintage to modern—and several succulent options. Prices are between $15 to $30 depending on how many succulents you create; price includes everything you need for your take-home arrangements. Plus, enjoy craft beer or cider while you shop. Thursday from 6–9 p.m. @ 56 Brewing, 3055 NE Columbia Ave., Minneapolis, and Sunday from 2–6 p.m. @ The Village Pub, 2720 Hwy. 88, Minneapolis

Ciel Warehouse Sale & Historic Studio Moving Sale:

Shop two major sale events at one location during this home sale. Peruse 5,000 square feet of racks and stacks of overstocks, custom mis-orders, and scratch-and-dent furniture and home goods including antiques, vintage art, reclaimed classics, upholstered furniture, lighting, and other unique finds from Ciel Loft & Home and Historic Studio before it moves to a new location. Get first dibs during a ticketed pre-sale on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. ($10 via Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sunday from noon–4 p.m. @ Ciel Warehouse Boutique, 4950 W. 35th St., St. Louis Park,

Daffodil Show

Celebrate spring with the Daffodil Society of Minnesota’s annual daffodil show. This year’s juried show will feature more than 500 daffodils grown in other parts of the Midwest, along with daffodils from local gardens—including a wide variety of daffodils that aren’t yellow. Saturday from 7 a.m.–6 p.m. & Sunday from 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. @ Bachman’s, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis,

Mill City Farmers Market: Season Kick-off:

After a winter indoors, the Mill City Farmers Market is back outside every weekend for the season. One of the longest-running farmers markets in the Twin Cities, it features a rotating lineup of more than 60 local farmers, food makers, and artisans in a single marketplace alongside the Mississippi River. This week’s makers include Made by Liz P jewelry, Adam Gruetzmacher ceramics, Indigo & Snow hand-dyed clothing and home textiles, Jeanne Beatrice Market Baskets, and more. Saturday from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis,

A Handmade Mother’s Day:

Minneapolis Craft Market returns to Lakes & Legends Brewing Company for a special Mother’s Day-themed gift market full of handmade, modern goods that make for perfect gifts for Mom Shop woodwork, prints, jewelry, clothing, home and garden decor, and body care products from more than 25 makers, or make your own gift with a hands-on workshop to make your own kokedama Japanese moss ball plant. Saturday from noon–5 p.m. @ Lakes & Legends Brewing Company, 1368 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, Free to attend, workshop $30 via

Alma’s May Day Market:

The talented staff of Restaurant Alma, Cafe Alma, and Alma Hotel are joining with Bittercube Bitters for a modern craft sale. Shop a wide range of handmade goods (perfect for Mother’s Day gifting) and take advantage of a rare opportunity to shop the hotel’s exclusive line of Bespoke Body & Wellness products by Margo Roberts (the wife of Alma chef/owner Alex Roberts). Saturday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Restaurant Alma, 528 University Ave. SE., Minneapolis, 


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