Realistic Balcony

November 13th, 2012 · 12 Comments

It’s a balcony built inside the house!  Table & chairs.  Fake plants.  Fake windows.

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Pan to the left and there’s another balcony!  When you’re in the mood, open the door, walk onto the balcony, strum the guitar, and serenade the lady standing in the bottom left corner of the photo (yes, that’s a head of hair).

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Here’s an overview of the room.

fake balcony plants windows door chairs table French cafe scene inside house home Phoenix Arizona

Tags: Fake Plants & Flowers · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling · What Were They Thinking?!?!

12 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Picky // Nov 13, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    How very strange! This poor room can’t make up its mind whether it is inside or outside, much less its function. The architect needs to be thumped!!

  • 2 Jayne // Nov 13, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Maybe they went to Mimi’s cafe one too many times.

  • 3 Sara // Nov 13, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    I have vertigo

  • 4 Val // Nov 13, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    ^^Jayne, I was thinking the same thing. This room reminds me of Mimi’s Cafe. I’ve also seen similar decor at the Top Shelf restaurant in Peoria.

  • 5 taria // Nov 14, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Mimi’s is what I was thinking too. Pretty wacky looking.

  • 6 Melissa // Nov 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    How would you clean up there?

  • 7 Leif // Nov 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Leaf blower would work.

  • 8 Greeney // Nov 15, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Are they accessible balconies? Do they actually sit up there? Or are they just decorative? Looks like a theater set. The owner must have wanted to take advantage of his vaulted ceiling.

  • 9 SAM // Nov 16, 2012 at 11:08 am

    Contractor:Ya’ know the Neilson job, we have 3 doors left over.
    Architect: You know, we should save the planet and not let the stuff go to waste.
    Contractor: So can you mark in a few extra doors in the plans?
    Architect: Sure can do. How many do you want? (We can charge $$$$ for change order too)
    Contractor: We have 3 doors, but 2 are interior ones. Aslo, we have 120 lf of railing left from the Smith job. How much do you think we can charge?
    Architect: I have an idea….

  • 10 Stacy // Sep 7, 2013 at 7:21 am

    I am a little late chiming in on this one, but I just found this blog today…I almost choked when I read Sam’s comment…how hilarious. It took me a bit but I finally remembered seeing a set up like this before and it was in the New York, NY casino in Las Vegas. They had made these type of vignettes all around inside to make it look like you were actually in New York. It was cool at the time when we were there. However, not once did I ever think I wanted to do the same to my living room…lol! Here is a link to a pic that gives an example of this theme. It is through the food court and shopping areas if I recall. I wonder if this couple saw this casino and became inspired to do the same in their own home? lol!

  • 11 Anonymous // Mar 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Sad. Just sad.

  • 12 JulieDB // Feb 13, 2015 at 1:01 am

    There’s a Mexican restaurant here that did something like that. That was weird enough. But n a house?

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