I Convert Public Buildings Into Homes, In My Mind

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    Other People Do Too?!?

    i've done this ever since i was little! i would sit in church and wonder how i would go about converting the sanctuary into a giant bedroom for me! it just branched out from there....
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 29, 2007

    Dreams of Living In Large Abandoned Building

    Tall old schoolhouses that are no longer in use and abondoned. I think they would make awesome houses with the right care. My husband is the one that got me thinking like this.  Any older large abandoned building would do. He knows how to fix just about any problem a house...
    putrjnky putrjnky
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2008


    I think I started doing this when I was bored when I was in school. Man, a school as a home would be so cool, especially if it's one of those big ones with computer labs and a swimming pool and stuff. imagine the parties one could throw with a high school gym at their...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2007

    Private Playground

    I love DYI projects and I've always dreamed of buying an old commercial building in a small little town and convert it into a dream place! My ideal set up would be a "creative shop" downstairs with living quarters upstairs. I would love a large building with great...
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    3 Responses Oct 12, 2009

    Especially When I Was a Kid...

    when i was younger i REALLY wanted to convert a school into a home.  like, i would sit for hours mentally designing what i would do with each room.  i still play with the fantasy from time to time.
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2007

    Sometimes I Do. ...

    Sometimes I do. Especially if it is an old castle or manor...lol
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    Feb 2, 2009

    Like Church

    lol- yeah.  ever since i was little.  we used to go to this beautiful catholic church when i was little and i always used to imagine how i would live there...high ceilings, huge windows, spiral staircases and columns...not too shabby! anyway, i always notice how...
    natasha9 natasha9
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    Derelict Buildings

    I do this quite a bit with disused businesses, particularly in Belfast as there is very much still the Victorian exterior of such beautiful buildings whilst it is disused on inside. There is a wonderful Victorian Building my window at work looks out to, at one stage was very...
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    1 Response Oct 3, 2008

    All the Time

    I do this all the time. i'm not the only one! Yay! I always think about things like furniture stores... or like... air hangers, old buildings around town. I love thinking about things like that! Because it would be -so- doable. x3
    candiipup candiipup
    22-25, F
    Apr 2, 2008

    Always Have!

    When I was just a kid I would remodel my school into a home.  No telling how many happy hours were spent rearranging that building!  As I grew up, my designs got more advanced, but I still sometimes daydream about remodeling that old school.  I've played with...
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    Jul 9, 2009
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