Entries Tagged as 'Carpet'

Fireplace Inspiration

September 16th, 2016 · 5 Comments

I want one of those in my house! I’m already digging a pit and collecting stones. And liquids to stain the carpet too.

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Tags: Carpet · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Red Carpet Real Estate Opportunity

July 30th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Three weeks ago, we posted about a house with AstroTurf all over the back yard.  Today we have red carpet all over the back yard.  Buyers will feel like royalty by receiving the red carpet treatment.

red carpet treatment back yard covered Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate realty photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Carpet · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

G’Day Kitty

July 3rd, 2016 · 8 Comments

Thank you to our international reader Jo for finding this home down under.  It’s from a house in the suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  The owner loves cats!

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

There are pictures of cats all over.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Run out of wall space?  Hang them from the ceiling!

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

And dolls too!

dolls cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Macramé plant hangings, more dolls, and bamboo wall hangings.

dolls cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Stepping back to see more of this room.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Wind chimes and more in this room.

wind chimes cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

The kitchen.

kitchen cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

More cats.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Carpet · Clutter · Collections · Dolls · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Other International Cities · Staging · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Where Else Wood You Be?

June 17th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cozy fireplace.  Wet bar.  Wood paneling.  Plush carpet.  Looks like the perfect party place.

old stone river rock fireplace wet bar wood paneling dirty carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Good times.

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Tags: Carpet · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wet Bar · Wood Paneling

Dirty Carpet

June 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Really dirty carpet.

heavily soiled dirty filthy carpet stain Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

That’s bad.

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That’s worse!

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Really?

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Gross.

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Tags: Carpet · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Glendale, AZ Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes

1971 Time Capsule

May 1st, 2016 · 7 Comments

Thank you to our reader Cheryl for sending us these groovy photos of a 1971 home in South Lyon, Michigan.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged kitchen original South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

They replaced the avocado green refrigerator.  Bummer.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged kitchen original South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

Wallpaper was very popular in the 1970s.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bathroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

Just wait ’til these colors come back in fashion.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bedroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

More wallpaper.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bathroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

And more wallpaper in the hallway.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original hallway South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

Third bathroom.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bathroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

What fun times back then.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bedroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

Notice that the curtains were not knotted back then.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bedroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

These drapes might be from the 1980s.

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original bedroom South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

What parties might have happened down in the basement?

1970s 1971 vintage décor unchanged original basement South Lyon Michigan home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: 1970s · Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Wallpaper · Window Coverings

Not Tidy

March 10th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Yes, people really live like this.

dirty disgusting soiled stained gross carpet junk all over living room Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Looking at it from the opposite direction.

dirty disgusting soiled stained gross carpet junk all over living room Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Bedroom with junk.

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Dirty bedroom with knotted curtains.

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Another bedroom.  The cleanest room in the house.

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Messy family room.

messy family room junky Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Fairly clean bathroom.

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Tags: Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling Fan · Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Garbage and/or Junk · Living Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Window Coverings

Palm Springs Time Capsule

February 28th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Today we are celebrating the 1970s in a Palm Springs, California home.  [I marked the category “Not Ugly” because the house is in such pristine condition.]  This is a listing in Palm Springs from one of my college fraternity brothers.  Please enjoy the 1970s flashback.  Groovy!

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Tags: 1970s · Bedroom · Carpet · Dining Room · Living Room · Not Ugly · Other US Cities · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Wallpaper · Wet Bar

Sweet Dreams In Evansville

January 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader CG who waited patiently for two weeks until we posted these photos of an Evansville, Indiana home.

They say you should replace your mattress every eight years.

dirty soiled disgusting bed mattress garbage junk toys bedroom fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale

The cabinet on the left has been rotting for years.  Check out the bathroom floor!

rotting damaged vanity cabinet bathroom mildew dirty disgusting floor fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale

Is that gray tub filled with water?!  Nice mold and mildew.  And people live with that?

hole in ceiling roof leak tub of water mold mildew fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale photo

Curl up by the stain and enjoy a romantic fire.

soiled stained carpet faux fake fireplace clutter junk living room fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale photo

By the way, this is a short sale.

cluttered kitchen fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale real estate photo

Custom window treatments.

cluttered bedroom junk fixer-upper Evansville Indiana home house for sale real estate photo

Thank you, CG, for sharing this amazing home with us.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Mold & Mildew · Other US Cities · Toys · Wood Paneling

Vacant Since 2010

January 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Short sale home.  It’s been vacant since 2010.  But after seeing the floppy disks in the office, maybe vacant since 1990?

dirty messy gross cluttered chaotic office floppy disk fixer-upper short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Well-maintained carpet, not.  [I had to block out the profanity]

dirty messy gross cluttered chaotic family room soiled carpet fixer-upper short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

If the house has been vacant for over 5 years, do NOT open the refrigerator!

dirty neglected kitchen fixer-upper short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The pink toilet seat adds a bit of whimsy to the bathroom.

dirty neglected bathroom toilet tank lid on floor fixer-upper short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

By the way, the buyer was required to pay $5,000 in past due HOA fines!  Ouch.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Carpet · Clutter · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Weeds