March 15, 2020

Welcome to the Blog!  It's been awhile since I've written a post and it feels good to be back.  I invite you to check out my previous Blog posts if you're new to our site.  The "Artist Stories" series features our artist partners at the Shoppe, including photos of thei...

January 9, 2020

It happens to be Faith's birthday today and I can't think of a more fitting way to celebrate her than to offer a glimpse into her creative life and share a bit about how much she means to me.  In previous artist features, I've asked some questions and encouraged the ar...

May 19, 2019

 (Bead Gypsy Studio, En Liten Svensk Shoppe and Local Artisans call the corner of Center and Main Street in Roseau home.)

When my mom told me Artists on Main was closing, I was devastated for her and for the artists that occupied the space.  Julie Elick, along with many...

March 30, 2019

My aunt Teresa is for me, the definition of elegance and strength.  I've looked up to her my whole life & so this artist feature will certainly celebrate her creative story and it will reflect on the importance of the role she plays in my life, too.

 (These sweet b...

February 2, 2019

"If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere."   ~Vincent Van Gogh

Life moves so quickly.

I often try and remind myself to slow down, pay attention and notice the beauty that's all around me. It can be difficult to do sometimes and I'm guessing I'...

January 1, 2019

I have a confession to make.  

When I was a young girl looking up to the older kids as my role models, I secretly admired our multi-talented artist for this month's feature.  If you grew up in Northern Minnesota in the '80s or you followed Roseau athletics, you are...

December 3, 2018

Many of our customers enter the Shoppe and immediately recognize Jean's art work.  They know it because they already own a piece of Jean's art or their friends, neighbors or family members do.  Jean has been a beloved artist in Northwestern Minnesota for over 40 years...

November 5, 2018

November's artist feature is especially important to me because the artist is important to me.  The Bead Gypsy is my mom, Rebecca Rosenkrans. 

 Where do I begin?

My mom has always been creative.  While growing up, our home was decorated beautifully and a little ahea...

October 7, 2018

Bonnie Hagen is an artist at our Shoppe with a flair for color, design and detail.  Bonnie is special to me because of the lengthy history we share.  In truth, all of the Shoppe's artists are really special, but Bonnie is unique in that I've known her the longest (othe...

September 5, 2018

Our September artist story is dedicated to Jolene Juhl, a fused & sandblasted glass artist from Northwestern Minnesota. 

 (Jolene's art has beautiful color & design ~

now at the Shoppe!)

Jolene is generous with her time, talent & thoughtfulness when it comes to...

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Roseau, Minnesota 56751

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