Entries Tagged as 'Paint'

First Day of Fall/Autumn

September 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Seasons used to start on the 20th or 21st day of the month.  For some reason, Autumn starts this year on September 23rd.  Here’s a mural of fall foliage.

fall foliage photo wall mural Sun City West Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities

Cutesy Quotes Overkill

September 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I voted this house as “best on tour” during a Realtor home tour yesterday despite every room having a quote plastered on the walls.  Really nice, clean, beautiful home, but the quotes were so distracting.

Family - the ones you live with, laugh with, and love

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step

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May you live every day of your life with joy

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Laughter sparkles like a splash of water in sunlight

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Everyday holds a possibility of a miracle

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The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table

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Good food - good friends - good times

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House - where laughter is shared & memories begin

cutesy folksy cloying annoying quotes inspirational messages wall decals make it stop bad trend Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Make It Stop

Two Very Red Houses

September 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Want your house to get noticed?  Paint it bright red!!  Here’s an orange-red house in Casa Grande, Arizona.

very bright red paint exterior walls curb appeal Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

very bright red paint exterior walls curb appeal Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

They ran out of paint so now it looks orange.

very bright red paint exterior walls curb appeal Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Here’s a red house in Phoenix.

very bright red paint exterior walls curb appeal Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

very bright red paint exterior walls curb appeal Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Paint · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities

If You Can’t Remove Them, Create a Distraction

September 12th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Those John F. Long builder’s kitchen cabinets.  These sellers figured that if they couldn’t replace them, perhaps buyers would tolerate them if bright paint colors were used.

ugly bad design look John F. Long builder kitchen cabinets bright paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

We step back a few feet to see the rest of the kitchen.

ugly bad design look John F. Long builder kitchen cabinets bright paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And step back even more.

ugly bad design look John F. Long builder kitchen cabinets bright paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The kitchen from another angle.

ugly bad design look John F. Long builder kitchen cabinets bright paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Same cabinet doors in the bathroom.  Add acid green paint and tile shards…

ugly bad design look John F. Long builder bathroom cabinet vanity tile shards bright paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Bright paint colors in the bedroom.

bright paint colors bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Bright paint colors in the living room.

bright paint colors living room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Paint · Bathroom · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · John F. Long cabinets

Cindy’s Jackpot

September 9th, 2015 · 5 Comments

This is a bathroom with a slot machine.  Got any funny jokes or comments?  All I can come up with right now is “Cindy waited and waited for the cocktail waitress to walk over.”

amateur artist drawn slot machine painted on bathroom door Cindy's jackpot Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Glendale, AZ Homes

Teenage Mutant Spider

September 2nd, 2015 · No Comments

Ninja turtle doll and Spider-Man stuff.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dolls · Bedspread

Inspirational Message For September

September 1st, 2015 · No Comments

“We are such the stuff as dreams are made on” - William Shakespeare.

we are such stuff as dreams are made on quote painted on wall Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Redrum In a Red Room?

August 31st, 2015 · 2 Comments

Is this totally red room a set for the movie The Shining?  Redrum = murder spelled backwards.

redrum The Shining movie set bedroom painted entirely in red paint ceiling too Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Paint · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes

New Coat of Paint Needed

August 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Orange you gonna paint that house?

orange paint peeling new coat needed poor bad curb appeal exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Fresh paint please.

paint peeling new coat needed poor bad curb appeal exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Paint · Phoenix Homes

Amazing Avondale Abode

August 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

This Avondale, Arizona home includes a relaxing shaded swimming pool!

damaged neglected dilapidated swimming pool patio cover dirt dust fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

You’re protected from the hot Arizona sun.

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It also includes a mural of a mountain stream.

cluttered family room man person in real estate photo mural of mountain stream fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Watch your step.

cluttered family room fireplace tall dangerous steps fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Wood floors.

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Painstaking attention to detail with the shower tile.

bathroom shower tile not lined up straight right fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Furniture included.

cluttered messy junky bedroom furniture fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Easy access to the electric sub panel.  Would make a great kid’s room.

cluttered messy junky bedroom exposed electric panel open door missing fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

A second bathroom is always welcomed.

neglected bathroom fixer-upper Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Family Room · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos