Click here to learn more about our new Home Styling Package with interior stylist Mithra Ballesteros

When you walk through our doors, you’re stepping into the tangible expression of our love of fine objects and how they interact in a soothing environment. Our passion for materials, colors, patterns and textures is obvious throughout the store. Our customers tell us the Past Basket experience is special. Often, they can’t resist treating themselves to a purchase. We always have a wide variety of unique items and are happy to take your special orders too. We are here to educate, offer insights and make your time at Past Basket an experience to remember. It will spoil you for anything else.

We are open Monday – Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Past Basket is ever-changing, offering you lovely artisan made pieces to fill your home with whimsy, joy and contentment.

Past Basket is ever-changing, offering you lovely artisan made pieces to fill your home with whimsy, joy and contentment. Image credit: Maureen Olofsson, @mopicture

New! Mithra Ballesteros, interior stylist, at your service! 

Past Basket is excited to announce a partnership with interior stylist Mithra Ballesteros. Many of you may be familiar with Mithra through her popular blog, The Bubble Joy. With Mithra’s help, you can fall in love with your home again. She’s a problem-solver and an excellent listener. She’s fun to work with and she’s fast!

Mithra Ballesteros is an interior stylist whose antique collections have been featured on Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post UK, Uppercase Magazine, American Craft Magazine, and Anthropologie. As a longtime customer of The Past Basket, Mithra credits the shop with helping her develop a style that is both elegant and relaxed. Mithra blogs at The Bubble Joy where she shares stories about antiques, decor, inspirational women, travel, and life as a fiftyish entrepreneur. Her readers compare her to Nora Ephron but with a lesser vocabulary.

Call to make your appointment today: 414-247-9976.

Home Styling Package for $200 includes:
1-hour in-home styling session with Mithra
$100 gift card to Past Basket
A customized shopping list for your project
A cheat sheet with Mithra’s foolproof interior paint colors

Your scheduled session with Mithra can be in your home or via Skype. Depending on the scope of your project, she can style on the spot or compile a list of recommendations.

Choose what you want to accomplish during your session:
Seasonal holiday tablescapes
Bookshelf styling
Tray assemblages
Bedding, bath, and pillowscapes
Guest room makeovers
Lighting 101
Conquering the fifth wall – the floor
Expert editing of your current collections

Enjoy a sampling of her amazing talents

Saturday, September 8: Join us for this exciting introduction

Bring in a photo of your “favorite” trouble spot and Mithra will offer her best 5-minute advice. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Past Basket and a 1-hour in-home styling session with Mithra, no purchase necessary.


Image credit: Carla Coulson