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Sunday, 14 June 2009

Scary Dollhouse

Coincidentally, after posting my last entry about dollhouses, I stumbled across these photos of an abandoned farmhouse in Saskatchewan, Canada. Canadian artist Heather Benning tranformed this scary house into a life-sized dollhouse a couple of years ago.

The back of the house has plexiglass walls to create the doll-house view. I really like Benning's choice of pastel wall colours and 60's style furniture.

This is a very cool concept but I don't think I would be brave enough to live so exposed on a cold and windy Saskatchewan night.

Of course, the house was never intended to be lived in. The art installation will be left intact until the house becomes unsafe.

Photos were found courtesy of Rusted Mustard blog and more about the doll-house story can be found here.

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M* (Melanie) said...

Oh wow! Thanks for posting and sharing this! What an amazing project!

Kylie said...

This is so cool - thanks for sharing this Thea! K

Jay Dee said...

Oh my! I love it! Hope I get the chance to see it if we are in Canada at some stage soon - wonderful.

Beach Vintage said...

How bizaar, I kind of like it though, in some weird way.

Kellie ~ Ada and Darcy said...

Oh i love this post!!

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