Friday, October 10, 2008

save yourself: hit control + W now


Nikki sent me this one a while ago, and it's been sitting in my in box while I tried to come up with something to say about it. But... I can't. I just can't. I think about sitting on that sofa -- the only free spot in the room -- and I just get so nervous that I have to close the browser. In fact, I have to go now.

36 comments:

Anonymous said...

OH MY GOD!!!!! That looks almost exactly like my grandmother's house!!!! Thus I remain anonymous.

Anonymous said...

This is truly a scary house. The living room is actually one of the saner rooms. Check out the kitchen - there are "critters" on the stove burners!

Kirchy said...

Looks like the room at my MIL's that is for display only and never gets used, except for the tea parties with the grandchildren,

Guess some are like rabbits, huh?

Marianna said...

Off topic a bit but I've never seen a window above a fireplace like that...thought its equally shocking that I can see the window in that place at all!

Charlene said...

http://realestate.thelitchfieldcompany.com/searchDetail.cfm?id=108891509&siteID=11&clickloc=3&mlsID=816790

The features include "crawl", "electric" (and "electricity"), "good cents", and "irregular". I can see the last one.

Anonymous said...

Wow, does a real live grown up live in that house.... or is it a doll house for some very wealthy dolls?

Glory von Hathor said...

I'm strangely attracted to the chintz. It's like shabby chic, but really, really clean.

The army of victorian stuffed animals would come in handy for something... Maybe they attack people who try to come in with muddy shoes.

incredulous said...

Gaah! Unsee! Unsee!

Brandy said...

Holy Crapoly!! Clutter is one thing, cutesy clutter... [shudder]

I wonder if she keeps one of those real looking doll babies in that crib? There can't be a REAL baby there....

Tree Climbing Mom said...

I feel like I should wipe my feet before I even LOOK at that carpet!

Meg said...

Why do I have a feeling that room smells like cat pee?

T said...

oh, the crazy lady next door is selling? (okay, just kidding - I love my neighbors...

Clippy Mat said...

new here and the first to comment on this particular one. errr,
well,
erm,
eh?
i have to go now.

yousuckatcraigslist said...

Wow. The whole house is a little, um ... precious, isn't it?

Anonymous said...

it only gets worse when you look at the rest of the photos of the other rooms in the house also overtaken by "them"

ShiseidoRed said...

shit, this looks like my ex bf's mothers house. woman had an ENTIRE ROOM dedicated to bears that had it's own bear ornament decorated xmas tree during the holidays, completely seperate from the "OTHER" tree, mind you.

Mindy said...

I think incredulous said it best.

T said...

what would complete that room is the plastic around the couches...

Chris Z. said...

Oooh, the perfect seat to be watched by the 'Stare Bears'...There's Ogle, Gazer, Twitch-Eye.....

HellboundAlleee said...

The sad thing is that she thought her house looked "Victorian." That ain't no Victorian. She doesn't know Victorian from Viagra.

If she wants Victorian, she needs some hair art, an old pump organ, and a dead child in a crib, all dressed up and waiting for burial, no damned fool dressed up BEARS for cripe's sakes.

bikerchick said...

Obviously Alice in Wonderland lives here. What else could possibly explain this home? I think all these critters go on walks through the grounds, setting bear traps for other, less fortunate stuffies to join the cult.

I'm with incredulous. Unsee, unsee!

Dan said...

Is there some way to warn the seller about how stupid it is to leave out a valuable collection while you are showing your house? I'm a bear collector myself, and I recognize quite a few of those - some I have, others are waaay too expensive for me. Leaving them in a house (and within reach of children!) that any Realtor can show is absolutely insane. I get that some people have enough money to buy what they want without worrying about how much these things cost, but this is just asking for things to get stolen.

I usually pack away some bears and leave most of the chairs open when people I know are coming over - never mind complete strangers. This is just ASKING for trouble.

...and the polar bear family on the chair next to me agrees.

Glory von Hathor said...

I'm sorry, I've looked at the whole house now and I think it is genius.

It's like Henry Higgin's mum's house, but with an army of plushies.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuE-zqHXocg&feature=related

Cottagecheap said...

Um...that nursery is like a 'what not to put in the crib' lesson by SIDS experts! -SIGH-

Sadly, take a truckload of bunnies, bears and pictures of bears and bunnies out of the house (thus leaving a dozen or so) and you would have a dang cute house. I even like the overal 'style' but admit feeling physically nauseas thinking about all those animals and the dust mites and the fact that they probably have NAMES (all of them) and that she probably will need a teddy bear casket when seh goes! ack...I don't even drink and I want a Mimosa or something!

DivaLea said...

That's like our neighbor's house, but with the same amount of stuff in just two small rooms.
We call the candles she burns "the gingerbread bonfire."

Lynn Sinclair said...

Even the trees in the yard have the sense to cast a purple/pink glow. Do you think a man lives there?

Button Ginger said...

THEY'RE LOOKING AT ME!!

WHY ARE THEY LOOKING AT ME??

WHY?? WHY??

DON'T YOU LOOK AT ME!!!

[rocks back and forth in an ever more agitated manner as the forest of cuddly toys gaze menacingly]

Zelmarific said...

Fifty bucks there's no actual baby who sleeps in that crib! Ever.

Megan NZ said...

Wow. Where do they prepare their meals?????

Anonymous said...

It's obvious. That's where Angela from "The Office" lives.

GeePig said...

Hmm, to think that whoever has done this might be one day be standing right next to you in some queue, and you will never know how close to insanity you have been.

Anonymous said...

Ok, Picture this house, replacing all of the dolls with a white person's idea of native american dolls. Then make the floor hardwood and punch a hole about 4 feet wide in the middle of the floor.

We looked at this house.

Anonymous said...

Several years ago I went to an open house that looked much like this. The scariest part: a vacuum cleaner in the living room, under a near-person-sized doll cover: head on top, hair, dress, the works. Uber-creepy. All I could think was: is this person actually trying to SELL their house, or just showing off their collection?

Anonymous said...

Good Lord...this place looks like one of those houses where the old woman lures the neighborhood children in and then locks them inside and forces them to call her "Grandma".

Natali said...

I didn't even KNOW my grandmother was selling her house!

The Cozy Parsonage said...

I guess bunnies to reproduce rapidly.......then yo ustuff them so they can stare at you all day.....I love your blog!!! Thanks for the laughs....