Entries Tagged as 'Holiday Décor'

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Some sellers go all out for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations leprechaun dolls clovers Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Lucky 3-leaf clovers.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations 3-leaf clovers kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

The luck o’ the Irish.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations Irish country plate sign office Chandler Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Chandler, 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

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Have a beary happy Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine's Day stuffed animal bear dark room pillows Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I couldn’t bear to be without you on Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine's Day stuffed animal bear bedroom Gilbert Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The bear essentials.

Happy Valentine's Day stuffed animal bear bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I love you too.

Happy Valentine's Day stuffed animals bear bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I “heart” you.

Happy Valentine's Day stuffed animal heart bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Gilbert, AZ Homes

11 Months ‘Til Christmas!

January 25th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Our reader Fran found this delightful luxury home in Elk Grove, California.  Won’t you take a tour with us?  [click on the photos for full effect]

Let’s start in the bedroom.  Here we see an explosion of color and fabric.  And knotted curtains!!!

colorful tacky window drapes curtains pouf valances on bedframe too bedroom knotted fabric Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Lots of Christmas decorations lift the spirit of the family room.

too many Christmas decorations living room cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Giant wreath in the living room.

too many Christmas decorations living room cluttered look wreath staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Christmas decorations in the bathroom.

too many Christmas decorations bathroom cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Visual clutter in this room.

too many Christmas decorations cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

At least the kitchen counters are cleared off.

too many Christmas decorations kitchen cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Christmas overload.

too many Christmas decorations kitchen cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

The Presidential Suite!

Presidential suite president seal on carpet bedroom staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Ugly Décor · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities · Bedspread

Merry Christmas Eve!

December 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Hurry!  There’s still time to put up the Christmas tree!

unfinished artificial Christmas tree not decorated or put together Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Tiniest Christmas gifts ever?

tiny small Christmas gifts under the tree boy child kid stockings Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

This Mesa, Arizona home has no Christmas gifts.

Christmas tree on display Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The stockings were all hung with care in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

Christmas stockings wreath on display Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

Better Late Than Never

December 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Some home sellers celebrate Christmas year ’round.  This first house, in Black Canyon City, Arizona, was listed in August and still had its Christmas tree on display.

Christmas tree still up in August fake fireplace flashlight bucket lantern Black Canyon City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This Phoenix home still had its Christmas tree up when it was listed on February 24th.

Christmas tree still up in late February Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Despite the real estate photo not being updated/removed after Christmas, the house finally sold in August.

Christmas tree still up in late August Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Holiday Décor

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We wish you and your family & friends a Happy Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving décor decorations pilgrims turkey fireplace afghan blanket Goodyear Arizona home house for sale photo

Happy Turkey Day!  [By the way, this house was listed in March, with Thanksgiving decorations still on display.]

Thanksgiving décor decorations turkey scarecrow Peoria Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Help Needed

November 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Peoria, Arizona short sale.

pink bathroom walls white paint dots circles plunger toilet seat shower curtain Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Staging assistance needed, please.

cluttered chaotic disorganized bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate family photos

Another guy’s computer desk with bottle of lotion and toilet paper handy.

cluttered chaotic disorganized bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Quick.  Buy some closet doors and throw everything inside before buyers arrive.

cluttered chaotic disorganized bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo pink paint no closet doors

At least she covered up the face on the Justin Bieber poster.

cluttered chaotic disorganized bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house Dora Explorer curtains drapes pink paint Justin Bieber poster

This bedroom is half tidy.

cluttered chaotic disorganized bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo

Why did they remove the rug?  Buyers might have thought that was the normal color of the carpet.

dirty carpet living room ugly wallpaper border poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo

The pink fabric vertical blinds complement the wallpaper border.

dining room ugly wallpaper border poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo pink fabric vertical blinds

The wallpaper border in the kitchen is birdhouses but they look like outhouses.  Did you see the neon green plastic pumpkin too?

ugly wallpaper border kitchen poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo neon green plastic pumpkin

Before dining room, with furniture.

ugly wallpaper border dining room poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo

After dining room.  Maybe they’d better bring back the furniture to cover up the walls.

ugly wallpaper border dining room poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo

The master bedroom.  Complete with princess blanket used as a curtain.

cluttered messy master bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo princess blanket hung as curtain

This is a house with young children and yet the floor fan does not have a protective grille.

cluttered messy master bedroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo unsafe floor fan no cover

What happened to the flooring?

cluttered messy master bathroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo flooring removed exposed

Looking the opposite direction shows more of the flooring problem.

master bathroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo flooring removed exposed

It could have looked worse.

cluttered messy master bathroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo person man mirror reflection

They gave up on the paint.

master bathroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo person unfinished green paint trimming

This photo was taken many months before Halloween.

cluttered shower master bathroom poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo plastic pumpkin toys

The patio is surprisingly clear of clutter.  Now to work on the peeling paint.

back patio ceiling peeling paint Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Safety Issue · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Family Photos · Toys · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

House Boo-tiful

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Happy Halloween!

Giant spiders in Syracuse, New York.

Halloween decorations cobwebs spider webs front yard Syracuse New York home house for sale real estate photo

G-g-g-g-ghosts!

ghosts pumpkins Halloween decorations front yard Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Enter this house if you dare.

Halloween decorations spider web dirt front yard door Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Trick or treat in Payson, Arizona.

Halloween decorations pumpkins jack-o-lantern fall leaves Payson Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Boo!

Halloween decorations pumpkin jack-o-lantern wearing witch's hat front yard Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The chipped and cluttered kitchen counter is scarier than the pink plastic pumpkin.

Halloween decorations pink plastic pumpkin jack-o-lantern cluttered kitchen counter Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Have a fun Halloween.

Halloween decorations purple plastic pumpkin jack-o-lantern Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities

Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s proof that smoking kills.  And turns your bones green.

smoking kills cigarette smoke death green skull poster Halloween Peoria Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo 49ers aquarium

Or maybe he touched those exposed live wires dangling from the ceiling!

smoking kills cigarette smoke death green skull poster Halloween Peoria Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Safety Issue · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor