Skylark News

Storing Outdoor Gear for Winter

Oct 29, 2018
Woman at campsite in cold weather gear
Photo by Julian Bialowas

Quiet nights, brisk morning air and coffee over the fire... after you've enjoyed one final camping trip for the season, it's time to get your outdoor gear ready for winter storage: 

A Fresh Take on Spring (Closet) Cleaning

Mar 1, 2018

Spring is springing and it's time to declutter. Where to donate or bring unwanted clothes in the Twin Cities? Here are a few places that either pay it forward or actually pay you! 

spring crocus in dirt

Midwinter Coat Care

Jan 15, 2018

As we enter the second phase of winter, be sure to give your coats (and comforters!) proper care. 


Keeping Linens Looking Their Holiday Best

Dec 26, 2017


At the many family dinners, festive parties, and neighborhood open houses this holiday season, you want your table to look perfect. Many linens are special, especially when they are gifts or heirlooms handed down from generation to generation. But unfortunately, even on holidays, people have "accidents" and spill food and drinks. As a result, knowing how to properly care for your linens becomes especially important.

2017 Sustainable + Local MN Gift Guide

Dec 4, 2017

By Amber Newman

Our hearts are happy to know there are so many shops doing great things in the Twin Cities. This holiday season, we want to lift up a few of our favorite makers and companies who share our values: 

Sustainability   |   Art   |   Ethics   |   Beauty   |   Community 

How to Prevent Delayed Stains from Crashing Your Party

Nov 1, 2017

It's a whole lot easier to get rid of unwanted guests before they become permanent residents.

If your Halloween costume or best holiday attire gets spilled on, make sure to bring it to us. Here's why: 

Fall Family Fashion: One-Stop Shopping on Selby

Oct 8, 2017

By Amber Newman

Park once and score twice! The intersection of Selby & Snelling avenues in St. Paul has grown to be a neat little culmination of modern fashion. We want to highlight two unique stores carrying some extra adorable fall finds for kids and grown-ups: Teeny Bee Boutique and Spoils of Wear.

Local Linen

Jul 6, 2017

By Amber Newman

Summer days welcome our favorite linen tops, dresses and sheets. It’s the perfect warm-weather textile and it outlasts cotton by generations. But where does linen come from? How is it made? Are there local sources of linen for people in the Twin Cities?

Minnesota Gift Guide

Dec 6, 2016

By Amber Newman

Being a customer of Skylark is one environmentally positive thing you can do, and this holiday season we want to introduce you to some companies that value sustainability and ethics. Brighten up your shopping experience by feeling good about where these gifts come from.