Repurposing in decorating 

At our cabin my youngest daughter ‘the little one’ has taken repurposing very seriously in her decorating. Everything from old windows, to metal crates and baskets, to ladders and an old storage bench. Metal basket for the spare rolls. Metal crates for...

Old hutch gets new life again!

Garage sale finds are the best especially when it’s furniture and better yet well made furniture. This piece one of my bff’s ‘ratrod Kat’ found for me and is the perfect coffee station. I only spent time and elbow grease on scrubbing it down...
Antique Milk Crates for Unique Storage

Antique Milk Crates for Unique Storage

One very cool organizational trick I’ve been using is incorporating old wire milk crates into catch all’s for things like towels, shoes, etc. Below are a couple of examples. They are very sturdy and act very much like a basket, except that their contents...

Up North Rustic Cowboy baby nursery

My daughter as mentioned before is both very much like me, and very very pregnant today. She is due on 1/3 and frankly everyone would be just fine if the baby came early. She especially. My daughter and her Sporty BF have been nesting away at our house up north and...

First Lighting Fixture

Well, here it is just in time for all the big changes… In addition to starting the next chapter in my life, I am making my first of what I hope to be many posts to my new blog! Archaic Notions is a forum for the perception-ally challenged. Things aren’t...