We spent some time this weekend exploring downtown Altus. It's a cute little town. This is our 4th time here, but I've not spent too much time actually just walking around.
This is the city hall. I love the buffalo statue...you see them all over Oklahoma.
I love this statue showing a cowboy roping longhorns
The weather was beautiful and so Dave and the kids followed me in and out of the little vintage stores (such fun!). There was a great mix of antiques and re-purposed decor, as well as new. I could have spent hours looking through the approx. 6 stores they have in the area. The last time I was here, I think there were a couple of stores, but they weren't as well done as any of these.
There was a definite theme with the colors going on. Lots of red/orange tones and bright turquoise. So pretty!
I absolutely loved this bed. It wasn't a bad price, but I really couldn't subject the old metal to such a rough ride across the country in a u-haul.
The same store had re-purposed dressers turned into kitchen islands. The price for each of them was only $450. They each had a ton of storage and their own special character. Oh, how I want a kitchen I could use one of these in.
The store also had handmade aprons, scarves and bags. They were full of fun vintage charm.
I don't know what I'd have done with it, but I really wanted to drag this rusty boxspring home with us.
I really liked the outside of this antique store
My only purchase was made at a cute place that had mostly new vintage style items. He was only $7 and I just had to bring him home with me. Let's hope I can keep him in one piece all the way back to Alaska.
I love small towns and their charms. I really love supporting the small businesses. Have you explored any of the smaller towns around you recently? You just might be surprised at what they have to offer.