Entries Tagged as 'Faux Paint & Murals'

Fireplaces Aren’t Important Selling Features

May 24th, 2015 · No Comments

These Gainesville, Georgia sellers could care less about their fireplace, so they blocked it with a sofa, not realizing that buyers would want to see it.

fireplace view blocked by sofa couch poor home staging Gainesville Georgia house for sale real estate photo

Over in Lake City, Florida, the sellers desecrated their fireplace with outdated faux paint treatment.

ugly faux paint treatment outdated red white gray stripes fireplace surround Lake City Florida home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Fireplace · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities

Full Coverage Requested

May 22nd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Next time, please add several more coats of paint to the walls.

smeared paint on walls bad amateur incomplete painting too pale thin Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Swipe left!

smeared paint on walls bad amateur incomplete painting too pale thin Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Better paint coverage at this home, but not quite enough.

bad amateur incomplete not enough paint sponge Goodyear Arizona home house for sale photo

Getting closer, but still not enough paint.

bad amateur incomplete not enough paint bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Not enough paint on the roller.

bad amateur incomplete not enough paint on the roller wall stripes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

I’m suddenly craving bacon.

bad amateur incomplete not enough paint on the roller wall stripes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Almost done in this room.  Just a little more at the bottom.

bad amateur incomplete not enough paint on the walls Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Paint · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities

This Mold House

May 5th, 2015 · 2 Comments

That’s a lot of mold!

serious major big mold mildew problem two feet up the drywall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Scary!

serious major big mold mildew problem two feet up the drywall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

If you don’t ventilate your bathroom, this happens.  If you install tile yourself, this happens.

mold mildew problem bathroom ceiling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The sponge paint matches the ceiling mold.  Clever idea!

mold mildew problem ceiling ugly bad amateur faux sponge paint Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Mold & Mildew

Six Murals To Enjoy

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Woodsy photo mural.  It’s almost in the shape of Arizona.

forest scene photo mural torn ripped wood paneling fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Some kind of tropical river scene.

amateur painting wall mural tropical river scene butterflies Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

It’s almost three dimensional.

amateur painting wall mural tile trompe l'oeil Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

You’ll feel cooler in the hot Phoenix summer now.

photo mural mountain scene lake pine trees Coolidge Arizona home house for sale photo

The Leaning Tower of Eiffel.

amateur wall mural Eiffel Tower leaning Paris Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Where the buffalo roam.

amateur wall mural buffalo mountain scene cowboys Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

Lunch Is Served

April 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Please visit this Mesa, Arizona home.  The sellers have prepared lunch for you!

cluttered chaotic messy disorganized kitchen counters fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

It’s more fun to lounge on a bed mattress while watching TV.

cluttered chaotic messy disorganized family room junky bed mattress on floor fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

They painted the toilet orange.  Isn’t that a neat idea?

cluttered chaotic messy bathroom toilet painted orange shower doors broken fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The junk is so evenly distributed, you’d think it was placed carefully.

cluttered chaotic messy disorganized bedroom clothes junk everywhere fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

There is a mirror on the ceiling.

cluttered chaotic messy disorganized bedroom mirror on ceiling fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Is that a chore list?  1. Replace wood blinds 2. Install ceiling fan 3. Clean up room

cluttered chaotic messy disorganized bedroom exposed wiring fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The palm tree trunk doesn’t line up.

cluttered messy disorganized living room palm tree trunk ocean beach mural fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Freshly painted.

cluttered messy disorganized bedroom bad amateur castle painted on wall fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Updated bathroom.

cluttered messy disorganized bathroom wig junk in bathtub fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

That’s a wig on the vanity!

cluttered messy disorganized bathroom wig fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Such a shame they neglected this house.  Swimming pool and backing to a greenbelt.  A home flipper will want this house.

neglected damaged swimming pool with green algae water fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

neglected damaged swimming pool with green algae water fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The garage.

cluttered junky chaotic disorganized garage fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Toys · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy

Profession Painting Service In Warren, Ohio

April 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Want some custom painting done in your Warren, Ohio home?  Who can you call?  We know a guy.  Here are three examples of his fine work.

bad amateur ugly sponge faux paint job walls Warren Ohio home house for sale real estate photo

And this one.

bad amateur ugly sponge faux paint job walls Warren Ohio home house for sale real estate photo

How about some whimsy for your room?

bad amateur ugly polka dots pink paint job walls Warren Ohio home house for sale real estate photo

When someone suggests sponge painting or faux painting or painting dots at your house, connect the dots and “just say no.”

just say no to sponge faux painting in your home outdated out of style not popular anymore polka dots

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Spot On

April 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

There’s a new trend in flooring:  natural plank wood floors.  Plywood is the most popular choice of flooring material.   Things got lost in translation, however.  The sellers heard that buyers are looking for bathrooms resembling hotels & resorts with spa treatments; they thought it was “spot” treatment.  All this bathroom needs now are knotted curtains.

ugly bathroom dusty dirty toilet plywood flooring unsecured green spot sponge painting fixer-upper Casa Grande Arizona home house

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper

Philly Fixer

April 5th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Welcome to your new home!

water damage neglected dilapidated living room fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

The pride of Philadelphia.  Complete with fly strips.

neglected dilapidated living room fly strips staircase fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Chef’s kitchen.

neglected dilapidated kitchen peel-n-stick tile floor fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Another claw foot bathtub enclosed with plywood.

neglected dilapidated bathroom claw foot bathtub enclosed in plywood box fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Calgon, take me away.  From here.

neglected dilapidated bathroom ugly sponge paint walls fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Water Damage · Other US Cities

Spring Has Arrived

March 20th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ah, the first day of Spring!  This photo’s caption reads “decorative sign.”  Thank you.

butterfly kisses decorative sign Spring as seen in a Maricopa Arizona home house for sale photo

Another house with butterflies to celebrate the arrival of Spring.

butterfly flower mural bedroom wall purple sheers drapes curtains Peoria Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Window Coverings · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes

Inspirational Message For March

March 2nd, 2015 · 2 Comments

May this saying give you hope for the month of March:
A man has never been shot while doing the dishes

a man has never been shot while doing the dishes saying quote painted on wall Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Peoria, AZ Homes