How I Turned a Breadbox Into a Toy House!!!

I picked up this old vintage bread box for 2.00 and turned it into a one of a kind
GINGER bread BOX toy house!!!
You can see all the details on my post................
A GingerBread House Painted bushes - window and door - stick on " diamonds " as lights and butterfly and flower stickers!!!
Typical Bread Box
I added some small moldings to use as planter and architectural detail over the front door
some tiny planters were cut out of spare " trim " wood I had laying around -
I painted in some foliage and used a stencil to create the " iron work " between the windows
This is the "drop door " for the bread box - I turned it into the front lawn of the house
Simply Suzan
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  • Karen Mortimore Karen Mortimore on Sep 08, 2013
    What a cute idea!! Sturdy enough it can really be played with! Fire House or Barn for boys; will be keeping my eye out for a bread box next time I go garage selling. Thanks for sharing.

  • Elizabeth Dwyer Simpson Elizabeth Dwyer Simpson on Jul 21, 2014
    Plain bread boxes like plain garage doors are boring. But you have certainly kicked it up many notches with your very active imagination. It's so special! I'm sure you receive many complements for it. Please let us see more of your artistry!