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11 Stunning Home Conversions You Wish You Lived In

Do you dream of living in a beautiful barn or church conversion? A home simply bursting with quirky and original features? Well, these stunning home conversions certainly aren’t going to dampen your enthusiasm for living in such a place. Sorry about that.

"The Ultimate in Upcycling: Homes in Converted Churches" Ever since I saw a special on HGTV where someone did this, I have always dreamed of converting an old church into a house someday! So cool! #ApartmentTherapy:

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Church conversions are all about the windows. If you’re to do a home converted from a church justice you simply have to make a feature of the striking windows they so often have.

Calm + Bright: A Church Conversion - Birch + Bird Vintage Home Interiors:

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The window in this church conversion isn’t quite as dramatic as the ones in the previous example, but impressive nonetheless.

SLICE OF HEAVEN: A London Church Conversion:

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One of the advantages of church conversions is they afford plenty of vertical space to work with. You can either create a second/mezzanine level or simply enjoy the magnificence of all that expanse.

Barn conversion

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If church conversions are all about the windows, then barn conversions are all about the beams. As much as possible they should be kept in their original state.

A converted barn in the Polish countryside [736×1104]

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Barn conversions are ideally suited to open plan living. Just as with church conversions, they give you plenty of open space to arrange as you like.

43 Fabulous barn conversions inspiring you to go off-grid:

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For some, the thought of living surrounded by all that dark wood is off-putting. But this barn conversion, with its clean, white lines, is proof that doesn’t have to be the case.

Rendu 3D loft industriel

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The example above reflects that raw, industrial-chic quality of the warehouse/factory conversion – a perfect choice if you prefer your home design a little rough around the edges.

TrendHome: Printing Factory Loft by MINIM in Barcelona | Trendland: Fashion Blog & Trend Magazine:

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Exposed bricks, pipes, floors, and beams are the mark of a successful warehouse conversion. Decoration should always be kept to a minimum.

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But that’s not to say a warehouse conversion can’t be stylish. This converted factory has all the style it could ever need.

An White Attic Conversion With Industrial Details In Paris:

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This gorgeous loft conversion also takes full advantage of all the space available – once dark and unwelcoming, it has been transformed into a light and spacious home.

White interior: ceiling, windows, natural lights... (Beach house project by Evi and Jochem Elsner, Home Concept):

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With a loft conversion you’re rarely restricted to just one natural light source. From skylights, to dormer windows, to top-hinged roof windows, there are plenty of options available to help funnel light into the space.

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