Entries Tagged as 'Dining Room'

Happy Easter

April 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Easter is celebrated year ’round at two Phoenix homes.

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View from a kitchen.

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Zooming in, we see…

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room

Tax Day

April 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

April 15th is the deadline for filing your 2013 income taxes.  Better hurry up with your receipts, paperwork, and tax forms!  The clock is ticking.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Family Photos

Before & After Home Remodel

March 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Before Front of House.  Short sale.  Bought by an investor for $45,000.

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After Front of House.  Once remodeled, it sold for $145,500.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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After Family Room.  Without window blinds.

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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 Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.  Opposite view.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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Tags: Tile · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Before & After · Fence or Wall · People In Photos

Mini Spooners

March 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

And frosted too!  [Newburgh, New York]

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

Dade City Delight

March 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments

Thanks to one of our readers, we can share this Dade City, Florida home with you.  It was built in 1979.

The master bathroom features a sunken Roman tub, a mirror, dramatic drapes, and red plush carpeting.

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This is the master bathroom.

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The red carpet continues into the rest of the master suite.

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Cheerful wallpaper will lift any buyer’s mood in the kitchen.

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Step-saver bathroom.  The toilet’s very close to the vanity in the 2nd bathroom.

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The living room.

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The dining room.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Window Coverings · Ugly Décor · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Ceiling · Other US Cities

Before & After $93,000 Net Gain

March 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Modest home renovation with a nice profit margin.

Before Front of House.  Long-time owners who refinanced for $182,000 and let the house go back to the bank.  An investor bought it for $77,000.

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After Front of House.  The investor renovated the house and sold it for $170,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Bonus:  Back of House.

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Tags: Flooring · Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Paint · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Before & After · Fence or Wall

Awkward Refrigerator Placement

March 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Older homes (before 1950) oftentimes had kitchens designed without space for refrigerators.  So in today’s world, if the kitchen has not been totally renovated, the big question is:  “Where do I put a refrigerator?”  Sometimes in another room.  Thank you, ACJ, for sending us this example in a Portland, Oregon home.  The refrigerator now dominates the dining room.

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Tags: Dining Room · Other US Cities

Five Springtime Murals

March 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s been a very cold winter and we all deserve an early hint of spring.  Let’s look at some cheerful murals.

The sponge paint border makes this floral mural pop.

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This mural with a big dead tree makes a great room divider.

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You can almost smell the ocean breeze.

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This one is actually quite good.  Too bad the sun shadows on the bottom right don’t match the shadows on the left.

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Vintage dining room mural from a 1969 Phoenix home.  Classic.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes

Phoenix Fixer

March 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Trashy back yard.

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Dirty walls.  Dirty floor.

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Dirt everywhere.

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Cracks in the wall and ceiling in the kitchen.  The floor looks uneven.

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This house needs a lot of work.

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(sigh)

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This is the living room.  The seller read this blog and unknotted the curtain before selling.

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Tags: Flooring · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Cabinets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper

Before & After Mesa Renovation

March 8th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Before Kitchen.  This cluttered Mesa, Arizona home was sold as a short sale (no surprise there) to an investor for $83,000.

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After Kitchen.  Once remodeled, the home sold for $135,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  The investor painted over the existing cabinets.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before 2nd Bathroom.

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After 2nd Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.  Different bedroom.

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Before Dining Room.  With dirty ceiling fan and cluttered hutch.

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After Dining Room.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Remodeling · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Before & After · Ceiling Fan