Entries Tagged as 'Make It Stop'

Less Knotty

May 27th, 2017 · No Comments

We haven’t seen many knotted curtains lately. Hopefully that ugly trend is dying out.

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Why?!?!

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Please be the last photo of a knotted curtain we ever see. Such a stupid design trend.

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Make It Stop · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

Knot Bad In Detroit

March 5th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Our reader Tyson stayed in this Detroit, Michigan condo via airbnb, despite it having knotted curtains. Pointless decoration. Why block the view of downtown? And it would take too long to unknot each panel. (sigh)

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Tags: Make It Stop · Other US Cities · Window Coverings

Knot a Good Way To Start the New Year

January 3rd, 2017 · 2 Comments

This is knot how you should treat window curtains in 2017.

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We hope this stupid trend finally stops in 2017.

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Not even fancy lace curtains make it look any better.

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Please stop abusing innocent drapery material.

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Tags: Make It Stop · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

It Started With Man Cave

December 19th, 2016 · 4 Comments

New trend alert!! Naming spaces around your house. First there was Man Cave. Now there’s Zen Den.

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And The Cube. Whatever that is.

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And then Bitchin’ Kitchen.

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Tags: Kitchen · Make It Stop · Phoenix Homes

Eclectic Home In Avon, Connecticut

October 16th, 2016 · 24 Comments

Thank you to our reader Jennifer for finding this very unique home for sale in Avon, Connecticut. There’s a lot to see and lots of photos to share. Enjoy.

The seller appears to have an artistic quality, with embellishments throughout the house. The stair balusters are covered in fabric.

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The seller added goop to the staircase risers.

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There are smears and goop all over the kitchen.

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The kitchen, we think.

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The breakfast room.

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More goop in the parlor. Even the piano was painted.

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Check out the ceiling.

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The bathroom.

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Another bathroom.

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At least the curtains aren’t knotted.

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A closer look.

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More goop on the door. There’s a lot of sanding required to remove the goop.

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Another look at the staircase.

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Let’s look at the bedroom now.

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Gauze for alarm?

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The window panes were painted.

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The dining room.

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Walls and ceilings were touched in every room.

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Gauze and effect. How would you remove the gauze and goop from the walls?

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Cabinets · Ceiling · Dining Room · Drywall Damage · Family Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Make It Stop · Other US Cities · Staging · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Window Coverings

Knot Trendy

October 4th, 2016 · No Comments

Knotted curtains again!

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Bad decorating trend.

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This is knot not cool.

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These curtains were short enough that knotting wasn’t needed.

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Why?!?!?!

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Tags: Bedroom · Make It Stop · Mesa, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

24 Hours of Labor Day

September 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Today’s holiday is Labor Day, which celebrates childbirth.  So let’s take a look at unusual baby names.

First up: Anesthesia, which many mothers would prefer to take versus painful natural birth.   Oops, Anesiya.

unusual odd rare weird strange baby name Anesiya letters on wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Bekenice?

unusual odd rare weird strange baby name Bekenice Berenice letters on wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And her/his sister/brother Balekie?

unusual odd rare weird strange baby name Balekie Balerie letters on wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And Alexan from La Jolla, California, who has won a medal for youngest child to use a computer.

unusual odd rare weird strange baby name Alexan letters on wall La Jolla California home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Make It Stop · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Knot In Their House

August 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

The knotted curtain adds flair to this home.

knotted window curtain drape bad dumb decorating trend damaged wall Guadalupe Arizona home house for sale photo

Triple threat.

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Give me scissors right now.  Problem solved.

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If those are the shower curtains, can you imagine having to unknot them every day?  Or tripping on it while using the sink?

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Tags: Drywall Damage · Make It Stop · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

Knot Going Away

April 28th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Knotted curtains continue to show up in Phoenix area homes.

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When will people stop knotting their curtains?

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Can we set up counseling for people compelled to knot their drapes?

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Enact legislation to outlaw knotted curtains?

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Boycott homes with knotted curtains?

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I’d rather see pouf valances return than see knotted curtains.

awful bad ugly trend knotted window curtains drapes tied into a knot Peoria Arizona home house for sale photo

[sigh]

awful bad ugly trend knotted window curtains drapes tied into a knot Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

At least these drapes weren’t knotted.  Only tied with string and twisted.

awful bad ugly trend knotted window curtains drapes tied into a knot Payson Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Make It Stop · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

Knot In My House

February 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Knotted curtains are still around, unfortunately.

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The knots wrinkle the fabric permanently.

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It’s not attractive.

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Really?

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If the fabric is too long, cut it.

stupid dumb trend idea knotted window curtains drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This is what happens to your drapes after knotting them too much and too long!

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This horrible trend has spread to Milwaukee, Illinois.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Make It Stop · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings