I am always amazed at how creative people can be. Take a look at these uber-artistic painted houses from around the world…
Large scale Stanley Donwood piece painted on a side of a house in Ladbroke Grove in London. photo by artofthestate
Rainbow House in San Francisco. Named after a real woman named Rainbow.mybluemuse
Colorfully painted house in Basel photo by m.a.r.c.
Newlyweds Christian and Angela Hesketh, from Rochester in Kent, returned back from their honeymoon in 2000 to find that their house had been painted tiger skin by a friend. Unique wedding gift or prank?
Jason Gundy painted his house in Usk, South Wales, in a tribute to the Disney film 101 Dalmations. telegraph.co.uk
Artist Jens Werner Andersen from Norway painted his house in Burberry check pattern. He said he woke up one day and thought it would be a fun idea. The 33-year-old decided to turn his home, a former public lavatory building in Larvik, Norway, into a “gathering place for happy people. dailymail.co.uk
The Farm pub in St Werburghs, Bristol, was painted by graffiti artists Xenz and Paris.telegraph.co.uk
This is the home of window cleaner Vince Holden, 47, in Penrith, Cumbria. He attempted to brighten up his neighborhood by painting his terraced house pink with yellow spots.telegraph.co.uk
Lesedi Cultural Village South Africa photo by Anna Louise
Cape Town’s Bo Kaap quarter Photo by Mervyn Hector
This artistic endeavor goes beyond just painting the exterior walls of the house – an architect in Klagenfurt, Austria painted his entire house and everything surrounding it bright blue. Arty Peter Kaschnig said he wanted to see the psychological effects of living surrounded by just one color. telegraph.co.uk
Interesting concept apartmenttherapy.com
The brightly painted houses of Illulissat, a town in western Greenland where tourists travel to look at the icebergs.Photo: Reuters