Entries Tagged as 'Holiday Décor'

Happy Birthday To Me!

April 24th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Today’s my birthday!  These sellers bought me some birthday balloons!

happy birthday balloons Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

These sellers put up a Happy Birthday banner just for me.  And bought a beer keg for the birthday party!!

happy birthday banner on display Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Holiday Décor

Portlandia

April 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments

These Portland, Oregon house photos were sent by a reader.  Thank you.  The basement wet bar/pot den could use some help with the ceiling.

basement man cave wet bar ceiling panels down damaged fixer-upper cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Half of the ceiling is exposed.  Careful you don’t get insulation in your drink.

basement man cave wet bar ceiling panels down damaged fixer-upper cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Exposed wires and combustibles in the basement laundry.

basement laundry ceiling panels down damaged fixer-upper cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Christmas in April!

Christmas tree decorations still up in April cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Cluttered office.

cluttered office Portland Oregon home house for sale real estate photo

Does it make sense to have wood behind the sink?

bathroom with wood back splash Portland Oregon home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Office/Den · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities · Basement · Wet Bar · Laundry Room

Cluttered Spaces

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Don’t dare complain about the abundance of visual clutter in this home or the seller might hit you with his bat!

lots of visual clutter pictures on the wall disorganized family room baseball bat Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Christmas decorations and other stuff going on in this house.

lots of visual distractions disorganized family room Christmas tree Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

There’s a man reading instructions on home staging.  After he finishes his Budweiser beer, he’ll start organizing the room.

man person sitting down reading Budweiser beer can poor home staging Chandler Arizona house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor · Chandler, AZ Homes · People In Photos

Happy Easter

March 27th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Peeps, the Easter duck, wishes you a happy Easter.

stuffed animal yellow duck Arizona City home house for sale real estate photo

Happy Easter and happy Halloween too.

crucifix tricycles bicycle plastic Halloween pumpkin staging Laveen Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Easter blessings.

crucifix small dining room Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Stuffed Animals · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

The Academy Awards Are Tomorrow Night

February 27th, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

The Big Short, a movie about the financial & real estate crisis?  [I took this photo in a bank-owned house many years ago; sorry for the language]

naughty greedy bank insert house in ass angry home owner wrote on wall foreclosure home house Phoenix Arizona

Bridge of Spies?

cluttered messy disorganized chaotic bedroom poor bad home staging telescope Phoenix Arizona home house

Brooklyn?  [This is as close as I could get to a Brooklyn photo]

glass mural of twin towers New York City Manhattan skyline family photos Phoenix Arizona home house

Mad Max?

beat-up junker cars vehicles in back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The Martian?

solar system planets shower curtain bathroom Laveen Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The Revenant?  [Leonardo got revenge on that bear!]

bearskin rug taxidermy dead bear on wall Christmas tree Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Room?

cluttered junky disorganized bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Spotlight?  [That movie has at least four fans.]

living room collection crosses four fans Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Collections · Family Photos · Holiday Décor · Bad Parking · Taxidermy · Shower Curtain

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2016 · 2 Comments

I heart you too.

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

It’s all about Me!  It certainly is.

Valentine's Day stuffed animal It's all about me sign bedroom Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The Love bear is sitting on top of another bear and has a smile of satisfaction.

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

Here’s the After photo?

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

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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

The sellers wiped away the cigarette smoke-stained wall to reveal a heart.  So romantic.

Valentine's Day painted heart wall Tempe Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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

Fireplaces

January 26th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Here’s a pseudo-beehive fireplace. That’s wallpaper, not faux painting; the pattern repeats.

hybrid beehive fireplace design green carpet Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Two fireplaces in this house. Check out the free-standing metal one on the left.

metal free-standing fireplace Christmas holiday décor Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Yesterday we featured entertainment/media niches.  Today we have a fireplace plus a media niche.  Double the fun!

fireplace entertainment media niche Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

You can see the electric outlets in the cubby holes.  The fireplace is probably fake.  If not, would you want the fire’s heat rising up on the TV?

fireplace entertainment media niche Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Glendale, AZ Homes · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Entertainment/Media Niche

Merry Christ Mas!

December 25th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Merry Christ Mas, everyone!

Merry Christmas misspelled as Christ Mas garage door Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Santa Claus made it down the chimney safely.  However, he spilled milk on the carpet.  Bad Santa.

Christmas tree Santa Claus figurine in fireplace Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Merry Christmas.

Santa Claus cluttered kitchen Chandler Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling · Holiday Décor · Chandler, AZ Homes

Christmas Came Early

December 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment

This house was listed for sale on September 27th.  The Christmas tree was ready to go.

Christmas tree up too early in September cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

She is admiring her Christmas tree which was already up when her house was listed on September 5th.

Christmas tree up too early in September cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This Christmas tree was still up when the house sold on July 31st.

Christmas tree up too early in July cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

Christmas Is One Week Away

December 18th, 2015 · No Comments

One week ’til Christmas!

nutcrackers on display giraffe statue dog bowls cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Santa wants to know if you’ve been naughty or nice this year.

ugly chandelier light Santa Claus figurine doll dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dining Room · Lighting · Holiday Décor