Monday, June 15, 2009

My latest challenge: What can this be?

I bought this structure at a garage sale for $2.00! The couple's son had made in school and got an A+ for it. I had first asked her if it was a dollhouse or a birdhouse, and she said it could be whatever I wanted it to be. Now, help me figure out what to do with it. It is a one room structure, and the doorway is too wide for a typical dollhouse door. It is well made. Thank you for your comments and suggestions for my last challenge, the container that my mother's watch had come in. I am still weighing all the options, but it will probably be shed or some kind of storage container, maybe a storm shelter.

10 comments:

Dlsarmywife said...

Susan, is the door way large enough to put a small floor to ceiling window on one or both side of a door? We lived in a house that had a window to one side of the door. Or possible if you plan on finishing the outside in some way maybe you can add an additional piece of wood to make a standard door fit. Great looking finds...They are fantastic!

Anonymous said...

It just 'screams' Roman Bathhouse to me.

Happy creating,
Hellie

Karin Corbin said...

It would not take much to paint it white add more detailing to the roof and turn it into a Greek or Roman style Garden Temple Folly. They were found all over the south of the USA in peoples gardens, also in England. Size of the door would not matter, if anything I would enlarge it. You don't need a door on a garden folly as it is meant to be a place to have a table and chairs out of the hot sun while looking over the garden.

Dollhouse Brazil said...

A Greek God or Goddess temple? Like a Pantheon... Check this:http://silvana.itgo.com/Valhalla.jpg

Oese said...

I saw a bathhouse in it, too.

Joyce said...

Something grecian (museum) bath house to me is great idea

Anonymous said...

Susan, that structure is meant to be a Greek temple. In the middle sat a large statue of the God or Goddess it was dedicated to, hence the large opening so that the statue could be seen from afar. For actual pictures you can Google the Acropolis in Athens. :)
Have a great day,

Annette-Lincolnshire-UK said...

Not sure if the roof comes off, but if it does, why not think of making it into a Museum or Art Gallery? Marble the pillars and decorate the outside panels as if it was made of granite or stone.
Its a great find and will certainly make your imagination work overtime.

zazzau said...

Love the idea of a museum - can't wait to see your end result!

kathi said...

It could be a little church too? I can see it all decorated for Christmas! The museum would be good too. Can't wait to see what you do!

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