Playhouse to Coop Makeover

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lhutch78, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. lhutch78

    lhutch78 Out Of The Brooder

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    My dad built my daughters' a playhouse and they never seemed interested in playing in it, so when we made the move to the country & wanted a backyard free range flock, we decided to convert the playhouse into a coop.


    BEFORE
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    We have used our coop since we got our girls & guys since September. Although it is functional, there was just something that I just did not like about it. Today I got the idea & free time to give it a makeover & I loved the results. Now to my husband's relief, I am completely satisfied with my coop.

    AFTER
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    Yes, I know nothing has really changed, but the color just makes it pop & makes my heart happy. :)
     
  2. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Love it!!!! great idea!
     
  3. lhutch78

    lhutch78 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! We had a fun day. :)
     
  4. Can you post pics of the interior?
     
  5. lhutch78

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    Sure! It is dark here now but check back tomorrow and I will have you some. :)
     
  6. Lupa Duende

    Lupa Duende Chillin' With My Peeps

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    red is my favourite colour
    what did you make the window awning from?
     
  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    That is really nice, actually it was really nice before lol but i agree the paint helps make it pop! Er, the door... do you have predators? it looks like a fairly lightweight wire perhaps, it's not just wanted to mention as i'd hate to see anything get in there. [​IMG]
     
  8. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the little bench [​IMG] I have a bench right by my coop door too but I have to wash it all the time because they poop all over it [​IMG]
     
  9. lhutch78

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    Going Quackers........ The coop is also inside a fence that you cannot really see. The wire is heavy duty and doubled. It has wire on both sides of the door. Inside & out. Hard to tell from the pick.

    Thanks for the worry. :)
     
  10. lhutch78

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    I found the bench in my mother's attic last weekend while I was looking for a box of poultry awards I had won in high school. :) The plaques were going to be part of my coop makeover. I bought the bench in 2003 when I was pregnant with my daughter at an awesome arts & craft show in Smithville ,TN. I knew they would ruin it but thought it looked cute anyway. :)
     

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