Entries Tagged as 'Collections'

Full House

July 23rd, 2017 · 9 Comments

Thank you to our reader Helen for finding this packed-to-the-gills home in Richmond, Texas. Here we see the sellers posing for the photo while their child hides under the table.

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Another view of the missus and her million bed pillows.

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Last Chance To Run!! Creepy Halloween masks, cow skulls, a child hanging upside down, and a lot of visual distractions.

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We apologize for the nudity, but someone “stole” her clothes.

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Too bad buyers can’t fully appreciate the features of this home. This room has nice flooring, a tall vaulted ceiling, and a big window.

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Sorry again for the nudity.

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Again, too bad it’s hard to appreciate the giant picture window and the nice fireplace.

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Here’s another view of this room.

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All that clutter would make me want to climb the walls too.

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The maid will be serving dinner in five minutes.

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Howdy, Pardner. Hope you like pillows.

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Wonderful life. Fun.

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He’s counting all of the overhead lights.

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It’s Christmas year ’round.

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The butler is not amused. Neither is the dog.

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Shoes are lined up on the stairs.

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Beware of pickpockets and loose women.

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Be nice or leave. Or the maid will give you the “brush” off.

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He’s waiting to join you in the shower.

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The back yard of this property reaches a canal. It’s a lovely shade of brown. When it rains, the cow urine & poop drains into the canal.

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Tags: Art · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dolls · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Room · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Taxidermy · What Were They Thinking?!?!

The Collectors

July 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Be careful visiting this house. The seller will try to collect your sole.

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Doll collector in Hallstead, Pennsylvania. Thank you, Kelly, for sending this to us.

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Tags: Bedroom · Collections · Dolls · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Staging

Concho See Yourself Living Here?

June 13th, 2017 · 12 Comments

When four readers tell you about a house for sale, you’d better share it with others. Thanks to Karen, Karla, Eva, & Sarah, we present the cat house in Concho, Arizona. We’ll let the photos tell the story.

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Tags: Art · Attic · Bathroom · Collections · Family Room · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Paint · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Clowning Around In Canada

May 21st, 2017 · 5 Comments

Thank you to two readers who sent this photos, M.L. and Jennifer. A house of clowns in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, not far from the town of Ontario. Enjoy!

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The sellers collected thousands of clowns.

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Everyone loves clowns.

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Especially buyers.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dolls · Family Room · Other International Cities · Staging · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling

Built-In Media Niches

April 18th, 2017 · 2 Comments

It was popular in the 1990s and early 2000s to create massive built-in entertainment centers or media niches. Back in the day when TVs were narrower and also when big TVs were very deep. But nowadays, most of these media niches are functionally obsolete. Today’s TVs are wider and shallow.

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This TV actually fits in the niche. But the surrounding niches only encourage home owners to become collectors. Future hoarders?

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Sometimes they are used only to display items.

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They can also be demoted to secondary status. The knotted curtain gets full priority in this room.

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Or completely ignored. They’re also great dust collectors.

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Tags: Clutter · Collections · Entertainment/Media Niche · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

The Oscar Awards Are Tomorrow Night

February 25th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Which movie will take home the Oscar for Best Picture tomorrow?

Arrival?

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Fences?

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Hacksaw Ridge?

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Hell Or High Water?

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Hidden Figures?

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La La Land?

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Lion?

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Manchester By the Sea?

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Or Moonlight?

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Collections · Curb Appeal · Faux Paint & Murals · Fence or Wall · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Water Damage

Boxing Day

December 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Today is Boxing Day in Canada. Last year, we posted a photo of a punching bag to celebrating boxing. But some Canadian readers said we got it wrong. This year, we’re posting photos of boxes. We hope we get it right this time. Happy Boxing Day!

This Phoenix home has lots and lots of boxes. They really know how to celebrate Boxing Day!

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More boxes in the bedroom closet!

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Toy collection pinned to the wall. Plus pin-up calendars. And a messy home office. No boxes?

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Since they’re selling the house and since it’s Boxing Day today, they should box up all the books and movies.

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Cluttered bathroom.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dolls · Family Room · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2016

December 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Please join me in singing the 7th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now. A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve chickens clucking…

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Eleven rocks in concrete…

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Ten sombreros hanging…

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Nine tanks of oxygen…

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Eight extra pillows…

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Seven guitars rockin’…

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Six ladders climbing…

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Five ugly hats…

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Four wheel rims…

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Three flashlights…

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Two bales of hay…

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And a panda on a toilet.

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Merry Christmas!!

2015’s version is here.
2014’s version is here.
2013’s version is here.
2012’s version is here.
2011’s version is here.
2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Clutter · Collections · Glendale, AZ Homes · Hats · Other US Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Star Wars Rogue One Debuts Today

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments

The new Star Wars off-shoot movie Rogue One starts playing in theaters today. This big Star Wars fan is probably going.

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Tags: Bedroom · Collections · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys

New Season of Hoarders Starts December 18

December 6th, 2016 · 7 Comments

New season of Hoarders will begin Sunday, December 18th on A&E Channel!
Here’s a potential candidate for the show.

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The room is full of stuff.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Another view of the messy kitchen.

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And more stuff here.

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Why is there a blow torch in the bedroom?

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Piles of stuff on the patio.

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And more stuff on the patio. Save everything, because it might be needed someday.

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Caution: I am a bitch. Beautiful words in a beautiful setting.

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Chaos.

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So much stuff.

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Another view of this cluttered bedroom.

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And one more.

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Notice the cracked toilet seat is taped. The shower door too.

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The photographer got caught in the mirror. By the way, those are those infamous John F. Long cabinets.

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Another cluttered bedroom.

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Home office.

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Another view of the office.

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Lots of junk in the back yard.

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Piles of stuff everywhere.

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Treasures abound.

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Sparkling clean swimming pool.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Dolls · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Hats · John F. Long cabinets · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Toys