Entries Tagged as 'Surprise, AZ Homes'

Valentine’s Day Joy

February 14th, 2015 · 2 Comments

My heart bleeds for you.

creepy bleeding heart with eyes painted on wall mural Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

My heart soars when you are around.

Valentine's Day balloons bunch Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Those are for me??!!?!  Thank you!

Valentine's Day balloon dozen roses vase Scottsdale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I wear my heart on my sleeve, they wear their heart on their garage wall.

heart painted on garage wall Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor

House Extension

January 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

When the listing said the house had several extensions, buyers were excited to see the extra space.  They were disappointed, however, when they saw the extension cords instead.

power extension cords lying across the entire room cluttered boxes Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Surprise, AZ Homes

More Unusual Baby Names

December 27th, 2014 · 5 Comments

These cutesy, decorated letters are impossible to read, by babies or adults.  What are parents thinking?

cutesy decorated baby name letters stupid dumb trend make it stop can't read see tell what the name is San Tan Valley Arizona home house for sale

Any idea what this baby’s name is supposed to be?  Iriada?

cutesy decorated baby name letters stupid dumb trend make it stop can't read see tell what the name is San Tan Valley Arizona home house for sale

Olalre?

cutesy decorated baby name letters stupid dumb trend make it stop can't read see tell what the name is San Tan Valley Arizona home house for sale

Jsa?

cutesy decorated baby name letters stupid dumb trend make it stop can't read see tell what the name is Surprise Arizona home house for sale

It was trendy in 2014 to have unusual baby names.  Like Score.  Really?

score unusual baby name bedroom Surprise Arizona home house for sale

Exie?

Exie unusual baby name bedroom Maricopa Arizona home house for sale

And now adding letters after the name is trendy.

Hugo H N unusual baby name bedroom Laveen Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Bedroom · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Make It Stop

All I Want For Christmas Is No More Knotted Curtains

December 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Santa Claus, I’ve been a very good boy this year.  I only want one thing for Christmas:  please put a stop to knotted curtains!  Thank you.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

It looks ridiculous.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Peoria Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Why spend money on nice curtains only to wrinkle them up?

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

[sigh]

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Now parents are getting their kids to do it.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

It looks like dirty laundry.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Now people are knotting up their shower curtains!!!!  What the ???

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Maricopa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

This stupid trend has now spread to Des Moines, Iowa.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Des Moines Iowa homes houses for sale real estate photo

Come on, Des Moines.  Nip this in the bud before your city is infected.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Des Moines Iowa homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Peoria, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Shower Curtain · Make It Stop

Face It

November 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Televisions are on again in real estate photos.  And this time, the faces are distorted.

TV television is on face is distorted Tempe Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

John Goodman!

TV television is on face is distorted Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo John Goodman

He drove too fast without a windshield.  [Des Moines, Iowa]

TV television is on face is distorted Des Moines Iowa home house for sale real estate photo

American Idol tryouts.

TV television is on face is distorted Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

Let It Be Staged

November 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Beatles poster and lots of visual distractions in this bedroom.  Eleanor Rigby would not approve.  Let It Be decluttered.

cluttered bedroom Beatles poster Abbey Road poor bad home staging Surprise Arizona house for sale photo red paint unmade bed

Some boxes and ten minutes of time will help this bedroom look nicer.

cluttered bedroom poor bad home staging San Tan Valley Arizona house for sale photo

This bedroom will need more time to clear out.

cluttered bedroom poor bad home staging Sun Lakes Arizona house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Hats

Original Tile

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Many buyers appreciate original and/or vintage tile.  Except when…

original vintage 1960s pink tile kitchen counter top broken damaged missing destroyed sink fixer-upper Surprise Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Kitchen · Surprise, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper

Animal Shelter

November 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

There are some wild animals on the loose!

Elephants!

elephant statue front porch Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Giraffes!

giraffe statue back yard Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Coyote!

ugly coyote statue beehive fireplace southwest décor Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Bear!

bear statue living room Maricopa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pelican!

pelican statue bathroom Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Giraffe, elk, skinny bears, and dare we say a cuckoo.

giraffe elk bear statue cuckoo clock Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes

Interesting Baby Names

October 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

Cutesy letters for baby names on bedroom walls continue to show up.  But the names become more, um, different.

Pasy?

stupid dumb idea decorative baby letters patsy pasy bedroom decoration make it stop Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale photo

Iilyanall?

stupid dumb idea decorative baby letters iilyanall lilyanah bedroom decoration make it stop Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale photo

Megrn?  [This trend has now spread to Gainesville, Georgia]

stupid dumb idea decorative baby letters megan megrn bedroom decoration make it stop Gainesville Georgia homes houses for sale photo

Maidam?  I have no clue.

stupid dumb idea decorative baby letters maidam haidan bedroom decoration make it stop Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale photo

Can you figure it out?

stupid dumb idea decorative baby letters maidam haidan bedroom decoration make it stop Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Make It Stop

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Argggggggggggggggh.

pirate flag Apache Junction Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

“Aye, patch” or eye patch?

pirate flag Chandler Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Ahoy, Matey!

pirate flag Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Shiver me timbers!  I’m sideways.

pirate flag Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Chandler, AZ Homes