Entries Tagged as 'Collections'

Plane Crazy

September 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments

One person’s flight of fancy…
[I wasn’t sure if that pun would take off.  I’m just winging it.]
[Paducah, Kentucky]

toy kit model airplane hanging on living room wall Paducah Kentucky home house for sale real estate photo

We usually see clothes hangers in bedrooms, not a plane hangar.

toy kit model airplane hanging on bedroom wall Paducah Kentucky home house for sale real estate photo

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Pictures R Us

September 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

One person’s treasured pictures is a buyer’s day spent patching a hundred holes.  [Phoenix]

dozens too many pictures hung on the wall displayed nail holes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And then can you find paint to match?  So now it becomes an even bigger project in the mind of a buyer. [Mesa, Arizona]

dozens too many pictures hung on the wall displayed nail holes Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Family photos (and couches) are visually distracting.  [Trenton, New Jersey]

dozens too many family pictures hung on the wall displayed nail holes Trenton New Jersey home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Rugs · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Collections · Family Photos · Other US Cities

Horse Head In Your Bed

August 29th, 2013 · 4 Comments

These Sun City West, Arizona sellers must have really upset the Godfather: there are TWO horse heads in their bed!!
They have quite the toy car collection.  Plus an oil lamp!!  And what looks to be like blue bloomers hung on a laundry line across the window.

horse head bedspread bedroom toy car collection boxes ugly blue window valance Sun City West Arizona home house

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Other Arizona Cities · Collections · Bedspread

Basket Hound

August 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Collection of wicker baskets in Olean, New York.

cheap wicker basket collection displayed on kitchen wall staging Olean New York home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Collections · Other US Cities

Slat’s Wonderful

August 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A few slats are missing from the fabric vertical blinds.
Any idea what that collection is?  Figurines?

ugly cheap fabric slats missing vertical blinds figurine collection Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Window Coverings · Glendale, AZ Homes · Collections · Fixer-Upper

Big Winner

August 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments

This seller found a new use for his old entertainment center.  Lots of trophies, but will buyers be bowled over by this room?  Could the seller spare a few minutes to clear out the room?  And maybe fix the ceiling too?

too many tall big bowling trophies on display room poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Collections · Ceiling · Entertainment/Media Niche

$1.2 Million Fixer-Upper

June 16th, 2013 · 13 Comments

This Lodi, California home can be yours if the price is right.  Here we see Susannah modeling the home for us.

mannequin clutter visual distractions 1963 Lodi California poor bad home staging house for sale

Built in 1963, this home boasts 8,500 square feet of living space, seven bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, six fireplaces, three floors, and an elevator!

cluttered dining room visual distractions 1963 Lodi California poor bad home staging house for sale

Check out that light!  Octopus gone wild!

blue carpet multiple globes bizarre odd weird vintage octopus design ceiling lighting chains 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

Truly one of a kind.

blue carpet multiple globes bizarre odd weird vintage octopus design ceiling lighting chains 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

Renee is proudly showing us the living room.

outdated old living room mannequin 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

You never know when you’ll need a full-size table in your bedroom.

outdated old bedroom décor 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

Jackpot!

outdated old visually distracting décor family room 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

It serves as a wedding chapel on weekends?

outdated old visually distracting décor family room 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

This kitchen was considered modern in its day.

outdated old kitchen green counters 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

Beanbag chairs are included.

outdated old fireplace stone beanbag chairs 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

More visual distractions in this room.  Thank you, Ken, for sending the photos.

outdated old visually distracting staging décor 1963 Lodi California home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Clutter · Hazards · Dining Room · Lighting · Wood Paneling · Collections · Other US Cities

Kaffeeklatsch In Boone, North Carolina

June 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments

That’s quite a collection of coffee mugs.  She must have a lot of friends come over to drink coffee.  [Boone, North Carolina]

big collection hoard tree of coffee cups mugs on display Boone North Carolina home house for sale

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Tags: Wood Paneling · Collections · Other US Cities

Safety Issues

May 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The doll collection is bad enough, but the electric sub panel with exposed wires in a child’s room is a safety hazard!!  Right next to her pillow!  What were these Mount Vernon, Ohio owners thinking?!  [click to expand photo]

safety hazard issue exposed wiring wires electric subpanel in child's girl's bedroom Mount Vernon Ohio home house

Then there’s this one from a Watertown, South Dakota home.  Dartboard right in the path of someone walking down the stairs!

safety hazard issue dangerous dartboard next to stairs Watertown South Dakota home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Dolls · Collections · Other US Cities

No One Wants To See…

May 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments

…Dirty mop water in a dining room.  Yuk.  [Phoenix]

dirty mop bucket water gross next to dining table clutter Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

…Anything other than a dining table & chairs in a dining room.  [Trenton, New Jersey]

cluttered dining room shelves family photos desk poor home staging Trenton New Jersey house

…Or distracting knick-knacks in a dining area.  [Another Trenton, New Jersey home]

cluttered tacky knick-knacks hanging kitchen dining poor home staging Trenton New Jersey house

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Collections · Family Photos · Other US Cities