Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Bring your own smudge sticks, salt, holy water...



"If you do sense something that is very disruptive or frightening to you in some way, then it's better to bring in someone who is skilled in the way of exorcism, because this is what will need to be performed. This is also often the case where a house has been built on an ancient burial site, where the spirits are disturbed and displeased."

-WikiHow's "How to Spiritually Cleanse Your Home of Psychic Disturbances"

Found by Marianne. Your nightmares tonight are her fault.

22 comments:

Simply Resistable said...

You had to bring up smudge sticks, didn't you?[sigh]

The choices of carpeting alone are enough to make me want to declare the house uninhabitable... Santa can't help us now.

T said...

I can't decide if my nightmares will focus on really nasty wallpaper or on a shrine to the jolly fat man in the corner... either way, I think I'll take a sleeping pill!

and yes, I voted :)

Alex said...

Wow, I've never seen a more perfect embodiment of The Yellow Wallpaper.

Mitsuko said...

Have you seen there's a stone shrine in the garden? Plus, this is one of those "carpet-in-the-kitchen" horror...

Debbie said...

Oooooohhh, Magic Eye Wallpaper! Hand me the phone, I need to call my broker! ;) heeeheee!

Bellesouth said...

I wonder if that's one of those santas that has a button on the back and sings when you press it.

...love Maegan said...

wOw!!! hilarious.

Stuart said...

Grandma's been gone for a couple of years now, but the faint aroma of oatmeal-raisin cookies and urine still lingers ...

Meg said...

I will never get that picture out of my mind. Ever.

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

I think the decorating spirits are very displeased...wow that is some of the nastiest wallpaper I have ever seen..you wonder what "possesses" folks to go with their decorating choices...even if this was popular way back when...its still screams "UGLY"...you have a fun blog and I always enjoy my great giggle for the day...:)

jess p. said...

I'd be an angry spirit too if my shrine had an eternal view of a playskool basketball hoop...

Colleen said...

wow, i wonder if 50 years from now people will look at our ikea furnished houses with the same horror. probably.

Sara said...

I already look at my own Ikea-furnished house with horror, Colleen.

leftyfro said...

Ya know, if you want to get the spirit out of the room, I'd be a simple matter to throw Santa out the window.

Ann said...

I feel I'm on sensory overload when I see all those patterns...carpet, wallpaper, drapes. My eyes hurt.

DS said...

Really, what is up with the whole "Smudge Sticks" thing? Hey, let's throw out all sense and burn things!

Chitown Meg said...

this IS what nightmares are made of!

AJ and Dexter's Mom said...

What I don't get is that the wall paper appears to be way out of date from about the 1960s, but the carpet looks brand new, as though just installed and vacuumed a day or so ago.

Alex said...

In case you're not yet freaked out enough, if you stare at the wallpaper while you scroll the page up and down with your mouse wheel, it appears to move.

Sofia said...

I'm a big fan of realstate sites because I like to imagine what would I do to them (wich walls I would brake:P). But in Portugal, and as I can see there too, people use the worst photos ever to sell their houses!
You see cloth hanging everywhere, toilets, people in photos... God!

Good luck:P

D~ said...

Santa must have been a very bad boy to have to stand in the corner and stare at ugly wallpaper.

Checking my own list and checking it twice. Going to make damn sure I'm definitely nice!

Andrea said...

Whoa, the first thing I thought of was The Yellow Wallpaper, as Alex mentioned. Jeeze! Scary stuff... I'll just start creeping my way out of here...