Archives for Aurora Mills

Aurora Mills Hits the Small Screen

Last night Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage came to primetime — on NBC’s Grimm!  The much anticipated show is shot and set in Portland, Oregon and many of their furnishings came directly from our inventory. If you tuned in this week (which you should continue to do, at 9 p.m. on Fridays), we hope that you…

Mid-Century Modern at Aurora Mills

It’s Mid-Century Modern week here at Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage. Looking through our inventory, we couldn’t help but notice that there is an abundance of brightly colored, boldly shaped furniture, lighting and decorative elements. If you are looking to add some whimsical modernity to your home, here’s a little inspiration — straight from the 1940’s and 50’s.

Green Houses and Cold Frames

Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage has gathered ideas for cold frames and green houses using reclaimed and recycled windows and doors. Old windows and doors can be used to make green and sustainable green houses and cold frames. Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage has old, vintage and antique windows and doors and reclaimed timbers, beams and barn wood to build any green house or cold frame.

Customer Projects: Joe’s 1900 Farmhouse

Way back in the warm days of summer, Joe contacted us on our availability of hand hewn beams for his kitchen project.  He is an engineer by day and an old house remodeler by night.  He is working on restoring his 1900s farm house and chronicles his progress in his blog, 1900 Farmhouse. He recently…

Cody Schuster and Dustin Crooks of Imagestone 1: Deck and Sauna Project Using Reclaimed Cast Iron Tubs

Earlier this summer I met Cody Schuster and Dustin Crooks, two guys looking for two tubs for a construction project they were doing for two people.  It all sounds fairly normal for a day’s work at Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage, maybe even fun – like a scavenger hunt since we have many,many tubs. The catch…

DEMOLISH HUNGER! Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage Food Drive – Together We Can Help!

Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage is happy to announce that we will be helping the Marion/Polk County Food Share with our DEMOLISH HUNGER FOOD DRIVE. From December 1st through 31st, bring in 3 items from the food bank’s TOP 10 MOST WANTED items list and receive 10% off your Aurora Mills purchase.  Thank you so much!…

Guest Blog Post from Kerin Gale of ‘Remnants of Olde’

Yesterday I posted a blog about listening to strangers. Not the ones your parents told you to never talk to but the chance meeting stranger that sparks and idea within you. Well Kerin Gale, one of the artist I mentioned, wrote a wonderful blog about her side of the story, art and Aurora Mills Architectural…

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