Entries Tagged as 'Rugs'

Meeting Space

October 7th, 2015 · 3 Comments

“Please have a seat.  In any chair.  The meeting will start in 10 minutes.”

chairs spread out in living room for a meeting rug on floor Sun City West Arizona home house for sale photo staging

“Coasters!  I forgot to put out the coasters!”

chairs spread out in living room for a meeting rug on floor Sun City West Arizona home house for sale photo staging

“If you’re shy, you can sit in the corner.”

chairs spread out in living room for a meeting rug on floor Sun City West Arizona home house for sale photo staging

“It’s okay to yell, so everyone can hear you across the room.”

chairs spread out in living room for a meeting rug on floor Sun City West Arizona home house for sale photo staging

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Tags: Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Rugs · Staging

Two Washers & Three Dryers

October 6th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Their ship has sailed.

cluttered bedroom filled with everything stuff model ships ugly drapes poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

Elvis left the building after seeing all this clutter.

cluttered bedroom filled with everything stuff Elvis poster mardi gras masks poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

Their autumn decorations are out.  Year ’round.

cluttered kitchen filled with everything stuff fake plastic vines leaves poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

We’re grateful it’s not knotted.

cluttered closet purple sheet in doorway poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

A place to tinker inside.

cluttered bedroom used as a workshop equipment stuff everywhere poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Family photos, mismatched floor tile, a cat, Southwest “art”, & more.

cluttered living room family photos cat Southwest art poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

TV’s on!

cluttered living room Southwest fake Indian art dream catchers TV is on poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Harvest gold refrigerator with water & ice maker.  That was top of the line back in the 1970s!

cluttered back yard vintage harvest gold refrigerator two washers washing machines three dryers Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Two washing machines & three dryers.  And lots of junk.

cluttered back yard vintage harvest gold refrigerator two washers washing machines three dryers Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Looking to the left, we see…more junk.  Over 50 used tires!  They might need them someday, you know.  Bad roof too.

cluttered messy back yard over 50 used tires bad roof junk everywhere Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The rugs add a touch of elegance to the back yard.

cluttered messy back yard junk everywhere rugs on dirt BBQ grill bicycles Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

All this can be yours, if the price is right.

cluttered messy back yard junk everywhere Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Photos · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Outdoor · Kitchen · Living Room · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Rugs · Staging

Visual Distractions

August 14th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Please let me have 10 minutes to stage this kitchen.  I need a few boxes.  Won’t cost a penny.  Let’s remove the family photos, the hanging wine glasses, the hand towels, everything on the counters (including the second microwave), the pot rack, the refrigerator stuff, the coats, the pet bowls & leash, etc.  Why not show off how clean and bright this kitchen really is?  Is that a granite countertop?

cluttered visually distracting kitchen too much stuff displayed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Over in the dining room, let’s remove the family photos, everything else on the table, including the prescription bottles.

cluttered visually distracting dining room table too much stuff displayed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

In the office, let’s remove everything on a horizontal surface, plus the blankets.

cluttered visually distracting office too much stuff displayed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Everything, including the rack.

cluttered visually distracting bathroom toiletries too much stuff displayed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Make the bed properly, remove the rugs, and open the curtains.

cluttered visually distracting bedroom too much stuff displayed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Pot Rack · Rugs · Staging

Tigers & Cheetahs

June 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Our reader, C.H., is intrigued by the tiger theme at this Omaha, Nebraska home.

tiger theme motif living room décor rug artwork Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

It’s grrrrreat.

tiger theme motif living room décor rug artwork Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

The handles in the middle of the kitchen cabinet doors caught C.H.’s eyes too.

handles in the middle of the cabinet doors kitchen Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

We spotted some cheetahs in a Phoenix home.

two cheetahs in rug design Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

So many home decorating choices out there.

two cheetahs in rug design Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Rugs

There’s an Elephant In the Room

February 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Thank you, Rodney, for sending us this photo from a South Wichita, Kansas home.

rug elephant rhinoceros lion leopard South Wichita Kansas home house for sale real estate photo

There’s an elephant, a lion, a rhinoceros, and a leopard.

rug elephant rhinoceros lion leopard South Wichita Kansas home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Other US Cities · Rugs

Go, Hawkeyes!

January 11th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Iowa Hawkeyes football team finished their season with a 7-6 record, losing in the Taxslayer Bowl on January 2nd.  They remain well-loved, however.  Here’s a big Hawkeyes fan in Des Moines, Iowa.

Iowa Hawkeyes logo yellow black painted on bedroom walls Des Moines home house for sale real estate photo

There are Hawkeyes fans in San Tan Valley, Arizona too!

Iowa Hawkeyes logo yellow black rug bedspread bedroom decorated San Tan Valley Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Rugs

Green Rug

September 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Never seen a rug like that before.  Looks like a trip hazard.

green circles sewn together floor rug unusual weird odd ugly strange Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Visually distracting.

green circles sewn together floor rug unusual weird odd ugly strange Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Rugs

Weird Dolls

August 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Simply bizarre.  A doll family.  Payson, Arizona home.

weird bizarre creepy dolls bowtie all white towels collector plates on display cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Dolls made from towels?  Unbelievable.

weird bizarre creepy dolls bowtie all white towels on display cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She collects plates.  From the Franklin Mint or Danbury Mint?

collector plates on display cluttered family room Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She spent a mint on those plates.

collector plates on display cluttered family room Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

More plates in the bedroom!  They’re like tribbles; they keep multiplying.

collector plates on display cluttered bedroom Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She also collects family photos.  And she has a gun/rifle.  When Grandma says, “I’m gonna shoot,” do you duck or say “cheese”?!

dozens too many family photos on display in hallway gun rifle on the wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

A rifle, a scythe, two saws, and a golf club.  Grandma’s ready for the zombie apocalypse!

family photos on display gun rifle scythe two saws golf club on wall cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Grandma thinks the mammy cookie jars are a whimsical part of Americana.  What will some buyers think?

collection of old cooking containers on wall mammy cookie jars kitchen cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Collections · Dolls · Family Photos · Family Room · Fireplace · Grandma's House · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Rugs · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Weapons & Firearms

Payson Palace

February 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The ceiling collapsed and there are plastic tarps inside this Payson, Arizona home.  Notice the giant orange floor fan and the other fan in the back.

fixer-upper ceiling drywall fell down plastic tarp clutter rugs living room Payson Arizona home house for sale photo

Lots of rugs in this house.

fixer-upper dining table fan cluttered ceiling drywall fell down Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo rugs

Panning to the right, we see lots of plastic.

fixer-upper dining table fan rugs plastic tarp unfinished wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

They use the unfinished wall as storage shelves.  Clever.  More plastic tarp, another fan, and more rugs.

fixer-upper dining table fan rugs plastic tarp unfinished wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Panning to the right, we see a makeshift table and more plastic.

fixer-upper dining table fan rugs plastic tarp unfinished wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

More fans!  More unfinished walls!  More plastic!  They’re very consistent.

fixer-upper dining table fan rugs plastic tarp unfinished wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Their outside foundation wall has a large crack.

large big vertical crack exterior foundation wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Ceiling · Clutter · Fixer-Upper · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Rugs · Staging · Wood Paneling

Numskulls

February 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Skull painting and striped couches.

creepy weird odd skull painting striped couches sofas rugs Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Creepy skull.  Pretty hair.

creepy weird odd skull painting striped couches sofas rugs Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

At another Phoenix home, a skull on the dresser, a skull on the table, and a skull painting.

creepy weird odd skull painting cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Delightful.

creepy weird odd skull painting cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And then this in a Mesa, Arizona garage.

skull witch head garage Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And a witch too!

skull witch head garage Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Art · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Mesa, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Rugs · Staging