Entries Tagged as 'Wallpaper'

Wood Paneling Wallpaper

June 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Take two outdated home decorating techniques (wood paneling and wallpaper) and combine them into one!  Wallpaper with a wood paneling pattern!  Brilliant.  [San Antonio, Texas]

ugly tacky peeling wallpaper with wood paneling pattern fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The wallpaper is sagging on the walls and peeling on the ceiling.

ugly tacky peeling wallpaper with wood paneling pattern fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

There are similar problems in the next two rooms.

ugly old outdated peeling wallpaper ceiling walls fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

ugly old outdated peeling wallpaper ceiling walls fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The wood paneling wallpaper reminds me of this wood paneling carpet I saw in 2008.  Here’s the blog post.

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Tags: Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Dead In 5 Hearbeats

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cluttered home office.  The poster reads American Legend Sonny Barger presents Dead In 5 Heartbeats the movie.  Sonny Barger is a leader of Hell’s Angels.  A movie was made about him and filmed in Arizona.  Sonny also played Lenny the Pimp in the TV show Sons of Anarchy.

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Tags: Staging · Tile · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Wallpaper

It’s All About Me

June 5th, 2014 · 7 Comments

The sign over the door reads, “It’s all about me.”  It’s also about staging your house to sell and appealing to the widest range of buyers.  Shabby chic might not work for most buyers.  Is it an antique store or a home?

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered wallpaper kitchen poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

Why is there a document shredder next to the dining table?

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered wallpaper kitchen poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

The bric-a-brac wall is not something today’s buyers hope to see.

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered bric-a-brac wall kitchen poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

All these shabby chic items looked so cute in the store.  She just had to buy them.  But then she bought too much.  She felt she had to display everything.

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered wallpaper living room poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

There’s a certain charm to the furniture, but too much of the same thing (peeled paint) starts looking like neglect.

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered bedroom peeling peeled paint poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

There’s something fishy about this bathroom.

shabby chic gone wrong too much stuff cluttered bathroom peeling peeled paint poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

Now the kid’s room is filling up with visual clutter.

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The wallpaper’s a bit much.

boy's child's bedroom too much visual clutter distractions basketball wallpaper poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

The basketball theme wallpaper looks like Tyvek home construction wrap.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Bedspread

No Cleaning Supplies Used Here

May 27th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The mirror is included with the house.

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Dirty walls.  Dirty floors.

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Decades of neglect.

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The dust and dirt accumulated over the years.

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The living room probably has lots of living bacteria.

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Dirty hands on the bathroom wall.

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Dirty hands on the kitchen cabinets.  And yet a sink is nearby.

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Great place for a breakfast table.

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This space is supposed to be a “dirty laundry” room not a dirty “laundry room.”

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The pantry where food is stored.

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Vintage telephone niche and slot for when phonebooks were thinner.

dirty filthy unclean never cleaned vintage original telephone niche fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Window · Laundry Room

Amazing Bathroom

May 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Buyers will shell out money to get that shell wallpaper border.

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Fixer-Upper

Wonderful Wallpaper

May 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Shiny gold wallpaper.

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Looks like mildew on the walls.  [Apache Junction, Arizona]

vintage original old flowers bathroom Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Bouquet beauty.  [Casa Grande, Arizona]

vintage original old flowers roses bouquet pink Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Attention grabber.  [Winslow, Arizona]

vintage original old dark wallpaper Winslow Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Other Arizona Cities

Tiled Showers

April 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A splash of color energizes this bathroom.

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This will wake you up in the morning.

orange bulls eye tile pattern whilte shower bathroom Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

For crossword puzzle enthusiasts.

black white crossword puzzle tile pattern shower bathroom Chandler Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Glendale, AZ Homes · Chandler, AZ Homes

Wallpaper & Wood Paneling

March 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Vintage wallpaper and wood paneling and linoleum flooring.

old outdated wallpaper herringbone pattern wood paneling linoleum Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Herringbone pattern plus mirrors add flair to the room.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling

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.

outdated ugly décor red carpet bathroom vanity Dade City Florida home house for sale photo

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.

outdated ugly décor floral wallpaper 1979 kitchen original oven Dade City Florida home house for sale photo

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

outdated ugly décor floral wallpaper bathroom vanity Dade City Florida home house for sale photo

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

Vintage 1956 Wallpaper

March 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Built to last.  Forever.  Wallpaper in a 1956 Phoenix home.

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58 years old.

green pink fern fronds leaves vintage original 1956 1950s wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Is it now protected from removal due to historical status?

green pink fern fronds leaves vintage original 1956 1950s wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · 1950s