Faux House – Trompe l’Oeil

The House That Faux Built, 2006, Arlington, Virginia.

The Faux House was an artistic, fundraising project for New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Trompe l'Oeil Robe and Stenciled Accessories, murals, Faux House, Trompe l'Oeil, Ashley Spencer

Trompe l’Oeil Satin Robe hangs in closet

hand painted love letters in the Faux House

Trompe l’Oeil Letters

Trompe l'Oeil Letters...Interrupted, murals, Faux House, Trompe l'Oeil, Ashley Spencer

Trompe l’Oeil Letters…Interrupted

Detail of handpainted love letters in the Faux House

Letter Detail

Trompe l'Oeil New Orleans Menu, murals, Faux House, Trompe l'Oeil, Ashley Spencer

Trompe l’Oeil Menu detail

Faux house painted menu on door

The trompe l’oeil painted menu is posted on the kitchen door

Faux house matchbook

The trompe l’oeil matchbook is a detail that is not easy to miss. Many attendees tried to pick it up so they wouldn’t step on it.

Trompe l'Oeil N.O.L.A. Matchbook, Faux House, Trompe l'Oeil, Ashley Spencer

Trompe l’Oeil Matchbook

 

Other news coverage includes:

The Faux House was covered on HouseSmarts TV, episode #41. Aired Fall, 2007.  Michael Ayala interviews me and Adrienne vanDooren about the Faux House.

More coverage included: The House That Faux Built, Alexandria Times, May 18 – 25, 2006
 Ask Greta, Alexandria Times, May 18 – 25, 2006

And “Extreme Fakeover,” Washington Post Article, March 30, 2006

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