Down the Architectural Rabbit Hole.

Old Singer sewing machine.

Every first and third Saturday of the month, architectural treasure hunters can make their way down the creaky steps to the Harrison Brothers basement. There you’ll find all types of goodies to upcycle into art projects and home decor.




I went last Saturday and found some old wood that I’m going to glue together to make a wall-hanging. (More of that on Friday’s post!)

Harrison Brothers is located on the courthouse square in downtown Huntsville, Alabama.

I’ve posted before about how you can find gifts made from local and regional artists.

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Harrison Brothers window display: You can also buy old-looking new stuff.

But bar-none, my favorite thing about the place is walking to the back of the store and down the steps to find what they’ve scavenged from old houses in the area. The place is run by the Historic Huntsville Foundation and opened from 10 a.m.- Noon. According to an article by Al.com, proceeds from the sales go to education and preservation.

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“Secret” doorway to the basement. Feels like you’re about to enter a speak-easy!
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Down the rabbit hole!

I’d love to hear about similar, quirky places where you live? Got any to share?

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Old watering can, covered in plaster and paint.








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