Entries Tagged as 'Grandma's House'

Retro Splendor

August 3rd, 2013 · 7 Comments

This Sun City West, Arizona house is so old school retro, it’s cool looking.  Green carpet (looks brand new).  Orange chairs.  Patterned sofas.  Groovy.

retro green shag carpet orange yellow chair sofa couch Sun City West Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Carpet · Other Arizona Cities · Ugly Couches/Chairs · 1970s · Grandma's House

Collections Department

February 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

She collects plates.

plate collection on display woman lady in real estate photo cluttered Phoenix Arizona home house

This one’s a shoe collector.

shoe collection Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She collects shoes, dolls, and everything else.

collection dolls stuff junk on display clutter Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She collects crosses and fans.  Was listed December 1, 2011 as a short sale.  Went under contract February 3, 2012, and then waited and waited for the bank to respond.  It finally sold December 31, 2012.

crosses fans collections on display Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dolls · Glendale, AZ Homes · Collections · People In Photos · Grandma's House

South Carolina Time Warp

July 22nd, 2012 · 10 Comments

Nostalgic for a time gone by, we present two homes from Orangeburg, South Carolina that are frozen in time.  Enjoy.

This Orangeburg home was built in 1954.  The living room features wallpaper, green carpet, and green drapes.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture green carpet drapes 1954 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

The wallpaper design carries over in the dining room.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture dining room 1954 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

The family room or den is quite cozy.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture green carpet drapes 1954 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

Matching bedspread and drapes in the master bedroom.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture blue carpet 1954 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

Our second featured Orangeburg home was built in 1973.  Green and blue were popular colors back in the day.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture blue carpet drapes 1973 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

Everything looks brand new!  Kudos to both home owners who’ve loved their homes for decades.

frozen in time old retro vintage furniture blue carpet drapes 1973 Orangeburg South Carolina home house

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Tags: Carpet · Window Coverings · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Other US Cities · 1970s · Grandma's House · Bedspread · Not Ugly

Wallpaper & Fabric

July 8th, 2012 · 6 Comments

These Orangeburg, South Carolina folks sure love their wallpaper and fabric.

ugly outdated gaudy wallpaper bathroom Orangeburg South Carolina home house for sale

More fabric and wallpaper in the master bedroom.

ugly outdated gaudy wallpaper fabric master bedroom Orangeburg South Carolina home house for sale

Are those giant sticks-in-oil air fresheners?

living room staging Orangeburg South Carolina home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Window Coverings · Wallpaper · Other US Cities · Grandma's House

A Step Back In Time

May 14th, 2012 · 19 Comments

This Wickenburg, Arizona home is frozen in time.  Some 1950s elements, mostly 1970s furniture.  Enjoy.

A time when visiting Grandma was fun.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

Guests were always welcome.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

People had parties and actually talked to each other and did not text.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

Meals were prepared from scratch.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

Things were built to last.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

Groovy.

blast from the past old vintage original retro furniture 1970s Wickenburg Arizona home house

This home still has a working, vintage refrigerator.  Check it out!

vintage old 1950s refrigerator still working pink Wickenburg Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Other Arizona Cities · Grandma's House · Bedspread · Not Ugly

Over the River & Through the Woods…

January 10th, 2012 · 16 Comments

…to Grandmother’s house we go.  Get some home decorating tips here.

Pole lamp, two-globe lamp, pouf cushion, ceramic cat, wood paneling.  Millville, New Jersey.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings pole lamp Millville New Jersey

Pale green sofa and carpet, oil painting, wallpaper.  Sun City, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings wallpaper Sun City Arizona

Crushed velvet chair.  Encyclopedia set (bought from the salesman at the door).  Sun City, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings crushed velvet chair Sun City Arizona

Another crushed velvet chair.  Sun City West, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings crushed velvet chair Sun City West Arizona

Television console.  Sun City West, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings TV console Sun City West Arizona

Macramé plant hanging.  Sun City West, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings macramé hanging Sun City West Arizona

Swag lamp, gold drapes, latch-hook rug.  Tucson, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings latch-hook rug Tucson Arizona

Tall lamp, cuckoo clock, afghan blanket.  Mesa, Arizona.

Grandma's house home outdated décor old furnishings afghan blanket Mesa Arizona

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Other US Cities · Grandma's House

Today Is America Recycles Day

November 15th, 2011 · 14 Comments

November 15 is America Recycles Day.  Here are two sellers who have really gone green.

1973 Sun City, Arizona home.

old outdated green carpet 1973 Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

1977 Mesa, Arizona home.

old outdated green carpet 1977 Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Green carpet throughout the home.

old outdated green carpet 1977 Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Dining room

old outdated green carpet 1977 Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Bedroom

old outdated green carpet 1977 Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Carpet · Mesa, AZ Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Grandma's House

Wallpaper To Brighten Your Day

October 26th, 2011 · 13 Comments

Floral delight in Phoenix.

ugly outdated old flowery floral orange wallpaper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Depressingly muted wallpaper in Mesa, Arizona.

ugly outdated old drab depressing tan brown wallpaper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

A bouquet of flowers in this 1974 Sun City, Arizona home.

ugly outdated old flowery floral wallpaper Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

Shiny wallpaper in their bathroom.

ugly outdated old shiny mauve bathroom wallpaper Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

Ugly wallpaper contrasts terribly with the ugly pink counters in a Glendale, Arizona home.

ugly outdated old wallpaper pink counters kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Meadow flowers with metallic shine in a Sun City West, Arizona bathroom.

ugly outdated old shiny flowers wallpaper bathroom Sun City West Arizona home house for sale

More shiny floral wallpaper in their other bathroom.

ugly outdated old shiny flowers wallpaper bathroom Sun City West Arizona home house for sale

Goin’ country in an Overgaard, Arizona kitchen.

ugly outdated old country drab brown wallpaper kitchen Overgaard Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Wallpaper · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Grandma's House

Magnetized Walls

September 17th, 2011 · 9 Comments

The furniture must be loaded with iron and the walls filled with high powered magnets.  How else to you explain the furniture crammed against the walls?

furniture placed up against the walls poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

The family room walls are especially magnetic.

furniture placed up against the walls poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

Even the kitchen walls are strong.  Makes it easier to mop the floors.

old kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Grandma's House

Reaching a New Low In Lowell Home Décor

August 7th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Time for a major update of home décor in this Lowell, Massachusetts house.  Gold foil wallpaper.  Ugly carpet.

ugly hideous carpet old outdated gold foil wallpaper Lowell Massachusetts home house for sale

Seriously.  Who would pick out carpet that looks like worms??!!  Maybe the owner is a fisherman?

ugly hideous carpet old outdated gold foil wallpaper Lowell Massachusetts home house for sale

Flamingos and palm trees are very common in Massachusetts.

old outdated bathroom shower door flamingos palm trees Lowell Massachusetts home house

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Living Room · Wallpaper · Other US Cities · Grandma's House