With church attendance declining worldwide, several smaller churches have merged congregations in order to stay financially afloat. This means many gorgeous small church buildings are going uninhabited. While some of them have met their fate at the hands of a wrecking ball, some of them are having a resurrection as contemporary homes.
This decommissioned church in Sweden had been vacant for years.
But the interior was still completely sound and full of bright sunlight. It was begging to become a family home.
Looks like its prayers have been answered. Check out this beautiful makeover.
The homeowners kept the arches and many of the church's original details.
But it has all the look of a contemporary loft-style home.
The mix of modern and antique is stunning.
The huge open-air space makes the layout feel even larger.
That island kitchen is divine.
Perfect for dinner parties.
Even the bathroom is spacious and lovely.
What an unbelievable transformation. Would you live in an old church like this?
Credit: Gravity Interior