Entries Tagged as 'Fireplace'

Not Fired Up About These Three Fireplaces

July 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ugly fireplace in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Plus cheap, dirty carpet.

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Check out this fireplace in Chandler, Arizona.  It certainly makes a statement.

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From another Hot Springs home.  It’s more of a heater than a fireplace, but still not pretty.  All that plywood and the bric-a-brac!  Very rustic.

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Tags: Window Coverings · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Other US Cities

Fish Fry

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments

A new trend we’re seeing in Phoenix:  placing a fish tank or aquarium or terrarium in front of a fireplace.

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This house has two tanks by the fireplace!  And two barbells!

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Photos

Glass Backsplash Backlash

July 10th, 2014 · 8 Comments

A home flipper modernized an old fireplace’s exterior with mosaic glass tiles.  Does it look too busy?  I was at a Realtor home tour this morning and one house had a remodeled kitchen with mosaic glass tile backsplash, similar to this photo.  An agent said she had that done to her kitchen and after a month, she and her husband hated it so much they had it removed!  The busy pattern drove them nuts.  Glass tile in ONE color looks very good, however.

mosaic pattern glass tile backsplash used on fireplace exterior surround too busy distracting Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale photo

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Tags: Remodeling · Fireplace · Glendale, AZ Homes

Good Grief - Bad Reef

July 9th, 2014 · 10 Comments

They created a beach cove in their family room.  How nice.

amateur bad wall mural beach cove reef scene 3D fireplace family room Casa Grande Arizona homes house for sale photo

They built a ”reef” around the fireplace.

amateur bad wall mural beach cove reef scene 3D fireplace family room Casa Grande Arizona homes house for sale photo

You can hear the ocean waves lapping the shore.

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Tropical paradise!

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Fireplace · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities

Inspirational Message For July

July 1st, 2014 · 5 Comments

Let these words inspire you this month:
Scatter your fondest wishes like flower seeds in the wind…and expect to find them later all blooming in beautiful ways.

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Padded Window Valances

June 20th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Let’s all gather ’round the fireplace.  [The house was built in 1976]

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Tags: Window Coverings · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Wile E. Coyote’s Brother?

May 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Aside from the other clutter surrounding the fireplace, there’s this taxidermy animal.

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Was it a coyote?

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Tags: Staging · Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes · Taxidermy

Before & After Glendale, Arizona House

May 17th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Before Master Bathroom.  The house was purchased for $81,000.

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After Master Bathroom.  It then sold for $159,000!

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Before Hall Bathroom.

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After Hall Bathroom.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.  I’m not a fan of the dark, heavy fireplace renovation.

before after renovation remodeling project fix-n-flip family room Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Remodeling · Fireplace · Dining Room · Glendale, AZ Homes · Before & After

Pack of Wolves

May 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Is a pack of wolves better than a pack of lies?

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The wolves protect you while you sleep.

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Could be a Husky, but let’s call if a wolf.

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Tags: Bedroom · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Bedspread

Updated Fireplace

March 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Contemporary design?

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Or contempt-ary?

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes