Sunday, September 16, 2012

Welcome Back to Minnesota World Market! #WorldMarket_MN

World Market Entrance
Several years ago, the World Market that was by me closed and they left Minnesota. It was very disappointing because I had always enjoyed shopping there! When I found out they were coming back to Minnesota and opening two new stores I was SO thrilled!
World Market Colors
I headed down to the pre-Grand Opening with Chrissy and as soon as we walked in, like I told my co-workers, I thought I heard angels singing. =) I felt like a kid in a candy shop. One of the best things I love about World Market is that you can find just about anything you want or need!
World Market Textiles
Right after we walked in we saw Amy signing up for their World Market Explorer Rewards Card. I introduced her to Chrissy and then we all went our separate ways. I had an idea when I walked in that I wanted to jazz up my dining room table, but as I walked through the store, my ADD kicked in and I literally wanted one of everything!
World Market Products 4
Actually, a couple of weeks ago I had gone to the World Market website and made a shopping cart of various things I wanted to get. Not that it would’ve been very helpful since it was pretty scattered as well! I know, I need to go with a rock solid plan if I really want to do my table up right!

I finally grabbed a cart and started filling it. I decided I was going to get things that were functional at home because after walking through the entire store, everything I looked at was “I need one of these, two of these, one of those…”
World Market Products 3
While I was meandering I saw Chrysa and finally had the chance to meet Tonia! I’ve seen her around the blogosphere and social media sites for quite a long time. I was thrilled to see Jen again, too. She was shopping like me, getting the things that were going to be put to use immediately.
One of the only things I’m bummed about is that World Market is an hour away from me. Thankfully I get down to the Cities often enough that I can make a side trip and do a bit of shopping! You know, pick up something here and there so I can get my “one of everything”! lol
Good Morning cup and bowl
Something I’ve always wanted was a serving tray and this wood one I bought is stunning! I can’t wait to put it to use with my “Good Morning” coffee cup and cereal bowl! Maybe I’ll leave it out as a hint to my boys next year for Mother’s Day! Breakfast in bed, what could be better?World Market Products
Tonight I’ll be using my new skewers on the grill with a fabulous chicken recipe that I’ll be sharing on Tuesday! World Market has a whole selection of fun grilling and picnic products that I plan on stocking up on, especially with my new found love of grilling!

See the gorgeous kitchen towels I also got? Yes, the ones with a design and bright color? I’m hoping the next time I go down to Bloomington I’ll get a table runner, placemats and napkins to make a matching set! Look at me go! I’m trying to move away from drab colors in my wardrobe and in my household linens!World Market Products 2
I’ve also always wanted a kitchen composter, but never found one I really liked…until World Market! They had a super cute Tomato one, but you’d have to have it fit the kitchen d├ęcor. This white crock is exactly what I was hoping for!

I’m seriously in heaven with everything I came home with and can’t wait to use them on a daily basis!! I actually used the knife today and Oh My Goodness, that thing was amazing. Cut through my fruit and chicken like it was butter!
Breakfast again
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Have you been to World Market lately? What’s your favorite thing to look at when you shop?
*This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™, but all my opinions are my own and are never influenced by the company!


Unknown said...

So fun. Jealous you got to meet Tonia and Chryssa Mimi. Well I am jealous of all 3 of you actually. I love meeting up with new online buddies. I hope you had an awesome time. Love the cute tray you got.

Janel from NellieBellie said...

I saw you there!! I didn't know you were a fellow blogger. Well, I should have but.'s a great store! I am so glad it's back.

Unknown said...

It was great to finally meet you! I am so pleased with the things I found and excited to go back again.

Jinxy and Me said...

You found some great things there. I LOVE the blue chair in the picture. It's so pretty! Glad you had a great time.... :)

April said...

Oh my!!! What an amazing looking place! We don't have those near us, but I WANT ONE NOW!!!! I would be in heaven and probably spend a lot of time in there!! LOL

Whitney Jordan said...

I have actually never been to a World Market and don't know of any near me. Sad :(! I can tell from your pictures that it's a store I would LOVE!!

Amanda said...

I love that store! I used to shop there all the time when we lived in WA. We don't have any by where I live now in Colorado :(

Danielle Harper said...

Ok, this store sounds awesome! And guess what? I have one within 15 minutes of me but have NEVER gone to it.... guess where I am going soon? Hehe.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like my kind of store! I wonder if we have any out here... it sounds familiar, I'll have to check. Thanks for the info!

Unknown said...

I would LOVE to shop somewhere like this!

Motherhood on the Rocks said...

Looks like a really cool store!

Unknown said...

Wow, they have some very unique and beautiful items there. I really like the bowls!

Tammylyne said...

Now this sounds like my kind of store, a little bit of everything. Love the breakfast tray!

Tina @ My Highest Self said...

I adore World Market! I do wish ours was closer as well, it's about 30 minutes away but I love shopping there!

Sofia said...

I've seen and heard so much about World Market!! Been there once down in Portland (?) but we don't have one close where I live...I think there's one 2 hours from here...too far away! the tray you got!

Unknown said...

We have a World Market here but not sure where. I have never been in one.

Anonymous said...

I have never heard of one of these before but looks like they have some awesome stuff!

Suzi Satterfield (@ClothAddicts) said...

I've never been as they don't have one in my area, but it looks like it would be an awesome place to shop!

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