May 20, 2022


Shopping Works Wonders

Home & Design | Shelf Talkers

Stretching from floor to ceiling, the antique bookshelves that span the size of Victory Classic in Linden Hills often have some thing to say. Co-proprietors Lisa Clark Balke and Susan Blankenship orchestrate the lyrical arrangements with go-tos this sort of as hardbound textbooks, art prints, and organic curiosities, then sprinkle in a single-of-a-form parts that include a wink here and a smile there. So it was no shock when prospects commenced using the services of the store proprietors to work their savvy styling sense in properties all over the Twin Cities. “We have photographs despatched to us, and we also satisfy with clients and have them choose out what they like in the shop,” Balke says. Browse on for the duo’s tips for producing eye-catching cabinets.

Kelly Ryan Kegans

Kelly is a southern transplant who has been covering information and lifestyle for nationwide, regional, and area publications for extra than 25 several years. She’s the Residence and Design and style Editor at Mpls.St.Paul Journal.

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