Traditional Thai Decor.These small hand-carved teak houses are spirit houses or saan phra phum. The people of Thailand believe that each plot of land contains certain spirits in residence. When humans build a house or business this spirit must be offered a miniature abode to prevent any celestial interference in the household proper. According to folklore, the spirits themselves are neither good or evil, but just finicky and mischievous, demanding respect from humans and capable of disastrous actions if they dont have a space of their own. Our spirit houses are handmade in Northern Thailand from small and off size teak sections, left over from plantation teak furniture factories and reclaimed construction. Truly sustainable and eco-friendly, our houses are delivered without spirits, which are sold separately.