Welcome to "Life is GREAT on Highway 8!", sponsored by the Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation. Each of the 5 cities along the Highway 8 Corridor in Minnesota, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls, has a large oversized, brightly-colored Adirondack-style chair. There are also 37 artistically-designed chairs outdoors at sponsor locations along the Highway 8 corridor available to buy through a silent auction. Silent auction bids will be updated periodically. Click on photos to learn more .

Chair # 17 – Petals and Stripes – Final Bid $250

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 4:14 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 17 – Petals and Stripes – Final Bid $250


Chair #17  (click photo to enlarge)

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Chair # 17  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Skinners Fashions & Floral Creations by Tanika – creative floral design, unique fashions, accessories and gifts.   A family-owned shop committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements, fashions and gifts, as well as tuxedo rental service.  The professional staff is known for their friendly and prompt service, and they are dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one.

12775  Lake Blvd.

Lindstrom, MN  55045

651 257-1110   www.floralcreations.com

ARTIST:                        Donyal Eret, Chisago City

 CHAIR NAME:          “Petals & Stripes”

Donyal is a 2011 graduate of Chisago Lakes High School and is currently attending the University of Minnesota, Morris.  She is working toward a double major in Psychology and Philosophy with a Studio Art minor, and intends to become an Art Therapist.  Donyal has an appreciation for nature and the surrounding world, and the focus of many of her paintings and photographs is the flora and wildlife living in this area.   The chair she has painted is a little out of the ordinary, and was a fun adventure!


 Visit the sponsor locations for all 37 Highway 8 Chairs for a chance to win $200 in gift certificates to the sponsor(s) of your choice. Just keep track of the chair codes on the Highway 8 Chairs Map.  To place a Silent Auction Bid on this chair, place your bid on the Bid Sheet inside the store during business hours.