Entries Tagged as 'What Were They Thinking?!?!'

Ugly Garage Conversion

June 13th, 2014 · 4 Comments

These Mesa, Arizona home sellers converted their garage into a family room and sponge-painted the walls an intriguing color.  Hey, is this national colonoscopy month?

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Tags: Family Room · Garage or Carport · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

A Pile of Rocks

June 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A gigantic pile of rocks.  Perhaps a water feature or a barbeque at one time?  The tall grass/weeds create a jungle look.

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Here’s a closer look.  Might give you ideas for your back yard.

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Weeds

Target Marketing

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The sellers are sending a clear message to buyers:  Don’t even think of offering less than full price or they’ll be gunning for you.

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Roll-On Paint Job

April 7th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Hardware stores and crafts stores sell paint rollers with patterns carved into the sponges.  Here they did a base coat of brown and then rolled it over with butterscotch.

ugly butterscotch yellow brown patterned roll-on roller sponge paint Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Yuck.

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Creative Saltillo Tile Mosaics

April 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

You can buy linoleum flooring that has a cobblestone pattern.  This floor doesn’t seem to have a repeating pattern.  I think it might be pieces of saltillo clay tile that were painstakingly placed there.  That’s a lot of time & energy and grout.

amateur saltillo clay tile mosaic pattern bathroom floor Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The house has saltillo tile throughout.  Along with a few friends.  Here’s Mr. Turtle.

saltillo clay tile floor turtle mosaic Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This appears to be a woman with very tiny hands.  Perhaps it was inspired by Kristen Wiig’s character named Dooneese on Saturday Night Live?

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This is a frog jumping to a lily pad.  But it looks like a de-feathered chicken.

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This lady is shooting laser beams from her eyes.

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A river?

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Tags: Tile · Bathroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Taking the First (and Last) Steps of Home Ownership

March 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Up those stairs to your new home.  Ice storm.  No railing.  Oops!  Broken leg and arm and back and neck.  [Charleston, South Carolina]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Hazards · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities

Shelves For Days

March 27th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Lots of shelves for displaying your Precious Moments figurine collection.  We’re grateful the shelves are bare.

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Why not put shelves on the other wall?  Look at all that space.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Custom Tile Mosaic Floor

March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The seller of this Apache Junction, Arizona home used leftover tile pieces to create this dynamic tile floor.

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Must have been a real treat to put in the grout.

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Tags: Tile · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other Arizona Cities

Love Handles

March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Thank you, Heather, for sending us this photo.  Why, oh, why do people put handles or knobs in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors?!?!  [Colleyville, Texas]

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Tags: Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Cabinets · Other US Cities · Make It Stop

Optical Illusion

March 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Thank you, Diana, for sending these photos.  Checkerboard tile pattern in a Wesley Chapel, Florida home.

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It’s an optical illusion.

black white tile checkerboard pattern optical illusion flooring Wesley Chapel Florida home house for sale real estate photo

It’s everywhere in the house.

black white tile checkerboard pattern optical illusion flooring Wesley Chapel Florida home house for sale real estate photo

Everywhere.

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Tags: Tile · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities