Entries Tagged as 'Faux Paint & Murals'

What Not

October 10th, 2017 · 2 Comments

What is that on the ceiling? [Yarnell, Arizona]

What’s that on the floor and why did the seller take a photo of it? [Arizona City, Arizona]

What are two umbrellas doing on their sides in front of this house? [Avondale, Arizona]

It’s odd.

Why did he save the car door? [Phoenix]

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

Lifestyle of the Rich & Famous

October 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

$5.5 million home for sale in Wilmington, Delaware. They can afford to hire fancy painters. [Thank you to our reader Sarah for sending these]

Cheerful wallpaper in the kitchen.

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Wallpaper · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Stoned & High On Glue

October 1st, 2017 · 4 Comments

From the town of Roosendaal in the southern portion of The Netherlands…a home filled with glued-on stones. Enjoy the tour.

The owner decided to decorate the walls and surfaces with rocks and stones and pebbles.

Check out the bathroom.

Well, at least your guests can’t do lines of coke on the toilet tank lid.

The grotto.

The Scarface picture is a nice touch.

They started adding rocks to the ceiling.

There is unique art work throughout the house as well.

The main bedroom.

What imagination.

Such artistry.

Check out the leopard chair in the entry.

Where do you buy such stones in The Netherlands? Does Amazon Prime deliver there?

Stone-washed jeans in the laundry room?

If this home was in Phoenix, you would need a leaf blower to clear the dust away from the stones.

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Tags: Art · Bathroom · Bedroom · Entry · Faux Paint & Murals · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Laundry Room · Living Room · Make It Stop · Other International Cities · Staging · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Pot Stickers

August 7th, 2017 · 4 Comments

The seller painted marijuana leaves on the bedroom wall, hoping to sell to the highest bidder.

Pot leaves. And what happened to the ceiling?

They grew pot in the bathroom too. Plus some mold and mildew?

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Faux Paint & Murals · Mold & Mildew · Paint · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Comfortable Living

August 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Thank you to our reader Kelly for sending these Montrose, Pennsylvania house photos.

Netflix and smoke.

Bedroom 1 with knotted curtain.

Bedroom 2 with painted-on handprints.

Bedroom 3 where the nightmare before Christmas arrived early.

Bedroom 4.

Cluttered bathroom with painted-on handprints.

The kitchen’s not so bad.

Bonus room.

Home office.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Window Coverings

No Bare Walls

August 4th, 2017 · 2 Comments

People complained about boring white walls. Then they complained about bland tan walls. So here are some new options.

Exposed brick!

Polka dots!

Puzzle!

Fake mold and mildew!

Brown smears in a bathroom is not a good look.

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

Pride of Ownership

August 3rd, 2017 · 4 Comments

The sellers are hoping new buyers will love and respect their home as much as they did.

They installed a new jetted tub.

Buyers will like the tall ceiling too.

Vintage wallpaper.

Built-in shelves plus a desk complete this room.

Gourmet kitchen.

Great view out the kitchen window.

Built-in pantry too.

Formal dining room.

Living room with custom paint.

Cozy fireplace.

Bedroom.

The basement can sleep several guests. Mattresses already provided.

Enclosed front porch for extra square footage.

Here’s another view of the enclosed front porch.

The back of the house.

The sellers really cared for this house.

There’s also a guest house!

Fully furnished guest house.

Kitchenette too!

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Drywall Damage · Family Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Wallpaper

Inspirational Message For August

August 1st, 2017 · 2 Comments

In dreams we enter a world that’s entirely our own.

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Tags: Bedroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Phoenix Homes

Delaware Delight

July 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments

This Harrington, Delaware home left an impression on our reader Sarah. Was it the right impression?

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Careful going up those stairs!

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Bright paint color or wallpaper border won’t make up for the other flaws.

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Quality ventilation system.

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Double wallpaper borders and sponge paint. Are you green with envy?

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Getting any inspirations for your own house?

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Watch your step.

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Was the plumbing installed by a licensed contractor?

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Orange you going to write an offer to buy this house?

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Buyers are deciding about the de-siding.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Paint · Safety Issue · Siding · Wallpaper

Home Office

July 2nd, 2017 · 2 Comments

Our reader Sarah wants to know why there are office chairs at this Wilmington, Delaware home. With laminate flooring, they probably roll around very well. Let’s hold a staff meeting and ask the cat if he knows.

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Same house, different room. With a view of the ocean.

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Tags: Dining Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging