Show off your kooky collections, quirky decor at Portland’s Weird Homes Tour (photos)
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Show off your kooky collections, quirky decor at Portland’s Weird Homes Tour (photos)

Do you live in a treehouse, former airplane or funeral parlor? Do friends think your home décor is offbeat, your collection off-putting, but you love it? Then show off your pride for oddness at Portland’s Weird Homes Tour on June 29. Organizers are combing neighborhoods now, searching for up to 10 out-of-the-ordinary dwellings designed by eccentrics, artists and over-the-top collectors. Is your place magical, unconventional? You can also nominate a friend’s place. –Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072 Thanin Viriyaki Last summer, Portland’s first annual Weird Homes Tour let ticket holders inside a Boeing 727-200 airplane where Bruce Campbell , an electrical engineer, not the actor, has lived for two decades after parking it among Douglas fir trees in Hillsboro. Thanin Viriyaki Thanin Viriyaki Thanin Viriyaki But, hey, there are more bizarre abodes out there. Here’s a chance for your standout home to be celebrated. If you’d like to join in, go to www.weirdhomestour.com [2018: A 1911 church converted into a home has a massive collection of devils, satyrs, krampuses and other horned creatures. The owner, a retired Hollywood special effects artist, also displays devil books, figurines, novelty trinkets and other artifacts in what she dubs her devil museum.] Thanin Viriyaki […]

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