Entries Tagged as 'Clutter'

A Pig, a Bear, & a Dog Walk Into a Bar

January 5th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Oink, oink.  Hammy little fellow, huh?

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Shouldn’t he be wearing a bear-ay (beret) instead?

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Dog statue.  He’s guarding the precious limited edition Norman Rockwell collector plates.

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Collections

Inappropriate For a Teenager?

January 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Cluttered wall in a teenager’s bedroom.

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His/her parents approve of the poster with the gun and the poster of the guy behind the bent-over girl wearing hot pants?  [Or is the Ashton Kutcher look-alike supposed to be a cop arresting her?  Regardless, the posters might offend some buyers.  Why take a chance?]

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Let’s End the Year On a High Note

December 31st, 2014 · No Comments

We’re not monkeying around.  Just for the record, those music notes are up high.  May you all be stars in 2015.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals

We Were Entertained This Year

December 31st, 2014 · 4 Comments

Just like these lovely entertainment centers, we hope this blog entertained you this past year.  Perhaps you shed a tear or two from dismay, disgust, or laughter.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Entertainment/Media Niche

I’d Like To Lodge a Complaint

December 30th, 2014 · No Comments

The Silver Trowel award for having a cluttered wall while selling goes to this Lodge member.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Merry Christmas!!

December 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Please join me in singing the 5th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now.  A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve knick-knacks dangling,

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Eleven hats a hanging,

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Ten trophies winning,

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Nine dogs a barking,

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Eight vacuum cleaners,

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Seven masks a posing,

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Six curtains knotted,

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Five garden beds…

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Four fuzzy dice,

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Three red tongues,

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Two turtles dead,

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And a green chair near a fish tank.

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Merry Christmas!

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Staging · Roof · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Weeds · Collections · People In Photos · Hats

The Chandelier Is Crooked

December 23rd, 2014 · 5 Comments

What’s more bothersome?  The cluttered dining room or the crooked chandelier?

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities

Family Gatherings For the Holidays

December 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Lots of photos of family members will be taken this holiday season.  Many will be on display.  Some, unfortunately, when selling.  [Lake City, Florida]

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Let’s take steps to remove family photos before selling a house.

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Virtual white-out is expensive.  I used a full bottle to blot out these two persons.  That’s one big photo.

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99 photos of kids on the wall.  99 photos of kids.  Take them all down…pack them around…zero photos of kids on the wall.

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Family Photos · Other US Cities

Indoor Rummage Sale

December 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Are they selling clothes, laundry detergent, and paper towels too?  That’s one way to attract buyers.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Hats

Three Laptops & One Slice of Pizza

December 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Does not compute.  Buyers will press the Escape key.  Tell the sellers to Delete the dining table clutter.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room