EDENTON, NC -- The new decor at a home in Edenton, NC caused quite a stir.
The house was painted yellow with purple shutters. There are hubcaps nailed to the fence posts and trees; a metal trash can is painted purple, too.
Town officials believe Queens Landing Development, which owns the home, was responsible.
The home was reportedly in foreclosure and the company had a problem with the bank, so they say.
"It was a statement saying the way the economy is. Everybody's getting foreclosed on, everybody's losing their jobs. This person just made a statement," said .
After calls from people in the neighborhood, town officials told the owners to clean it up.
What it looks like now isn't exactly what they meant - covered in white spray paint.
But the look is easier for people living nearby.