Ketchup & Mustard House

March 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This John F. Long house in northeast Phoenix has some pretty bold colors.  But first, let’s look at the bland back yard.  Faded paint over cheap T-111 siding (wood based material).  The grass is growing right up to the siding, which is a termite-encouraging condition.  Nice dirt yard.


Ketchup walls in the bedroom.


Mustard walls in the living room.


Ketchup and mustard in the kitchen.


More ketchup in the family room.


Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Landscaping · Living Room · Paint · Phoenix Homes · Siding

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Malinkibelka // Oct 16, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    Suddently I am hungry for hotdogs

  • 2 John // Mar 17, 2010 at 3:00 pm

    Looks like it has some potential. 😉

  • 3 Ugly House Photos » Blog Archive » From a Hot Dog To Sirloin Steak // May 22, 2010 at 10:32 am

    […] Two years ago, I helped my client John West look for a home in north Phoenix.  I had seen a particular house that looked too ugly to show John.  I called it the ketchup and mustard house because of the ugly red and yellow paint.  I even featured it in a post on this blog on March 27, 2008 (see it here).  But after looking at many other ugly houses and not finding the right one, it was time to give the ketchup house a shot.  It was love at first ugly sight.  John bought the house. […]

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