Entries Tagged as 'Paint'

Workshop House

June 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

The dog is not impressed with the flooring or clutter in this home.

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Here’s how a bedroom looked in 2007.  He tried to sell it for $179,000 back then, but had no buyers.

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And how that bedroom looked in 2014.  The bedroom is now a workshop.

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Another bedroom filling up with stuff.

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And another bedroom.  The seller can be seen in the mirror.

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Here’s the kitchen from 2007 with John F. Long builder’s cabinets.

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And how the kitchen looked in 2014.  Now with more clutter!  And still without a dishwasher.

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I see cleaning supplies, but the kitchen sink is dirty.

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To the left of the kitchen is a wall of nuts & screw drawers.

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Another workshop inside the house.

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And someone is making a skirt too.  We can see the seller’s arm.

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The back yard.

messy disorganized cluttered back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The back yard offers lots of room for extra storage.

messy disorganized cluttered back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

A photo of dead tree branches is a great touch.  By the way, this house sold for $23,000 in 2014, thanks to the condition of the house.

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Here’s a bonus photo:  the living room from 2007.

dog pet on couch sofa living room fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Pets · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos · John F. Long cabinets

Lattice Help This House

June 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

What can we do to improve the curb appeal of this house?  Remove the lattice.  New roof, new paint, new landscaping.

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Tags: Roof · Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Paint · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Ugly Garage Conversion

June 13th, 2014 · 4 Comments

These Mesa, Arizona home sellers converted their garage into a family room and sponge-painted the walls an intriguing color.  Hey, is this national colonoscopy month?

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Tags: Family Room · Garage or Carport · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Knot Good In Rialto, California

June 8th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Drapes tied in a big knot in a Rialto, California home.

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It’s the first thing you see when you enter the house.

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We are all blessed to see this knotted curtain in four different photos!

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Thank you, Jillian, for sending us these photos.

bad dumb stupid ugly trend tying window curtains drapes into knots knotting knotted Rialto California home house for sale real estate photo

Bonus photo:   They sponge-painted the bedroom!

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Tags: Bedroom · Window Coverings · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities · Make It Stop

Exotic Animals As House Pets

May 30th, 2014 · 3 Comments

You never know what you’ll see in a house.  How about two elephants?

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Or you could chase a tiger’s tail.

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The mountain lion is about to kill the quail.

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Monkey see.  Bear do too.

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Pink flamingo!

pink flamingo painted on laundry room wall Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Stuffed Animals · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Family Photos · Entertainment/Media Niche

Eraser

May 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments

They dipped a chalkboard eraser in black paint and blotted the bathroom walls.

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Get the Lead Out

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

An older home + peeling paint = potential for lead-based paint hazard.

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Tags: Paint · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Siding

No Support Or Updates For Windows Software

May 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This Charleston, South Carolina home is wired for Internet cable and a window was installed.  The garbage bag is soft ware/worn, but offers little window protection.  This home might be vulnerable for attack.  Time to update.

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Tags: Flooring · Paint · Window Coverings · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Time For New Carpet & Paint

May 11th, 2014 · No Comments

From a Charleston, South Carolina home.  Not very genteel.

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Tags: Carpet · Paint · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other US Cities

Grand Tetons

May 5th, 2014 · 6 Comments

This is Tempe, Arizona.  But it’s as if you are right there at the Grand Tetons!  [click to expand photo]

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Tags: Pool & Spa · Faux Paint & Murals · Tempe, AZ Homes