romance

Surprise Proposal

You may have heard that some upscale resorts employ a “romance concierge” to help arrange guests arrange those over-the-top romantic surprises. Well, here at Shea Homes in Arizona, some of our employees recently got to play cupid themselves.

Back in October, new homeowners James S. and Gianna C. arrived at Desert Ambition for their Home Delivery appointment. Under normal circumstances, this is a very exciting day. But Gianna had no idea what was in store. Prior to their arrival, James had conspired with Shea employees Rich McClaskey and Joe Brimley to stage the perfect setting for him to propose to Gianna when the couple received the keys to their new home. There were more than a few tears from the Shea folks who were lucky enough to witness the proposal. [read more…]

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5 easy ways to add a dash of Valentine décor to your home

by Shea Homes Arizona on January 22, 2016

 

It may seem like you were just putting out cookies for Santa or lighting the menorah candles, but if you take a close look at the calendar, you’ll see that February is almost here! So pack up the Christmas lights and holiday cards and get ready to bring a touch of romance into your home just in time for Valentine’s Day.  And because we like to share a little local love, these handmade items come from some of our favorite Phoenix area Etsy shops.

Door wreaths
Valentine Wreath Photo credit: Signature Home Decor (Phoenix)

What better way to welcome your guests this time of year than a bold Valentine wreath? This felt heart wreath measures 14 inches and delivers a sweet sentiment of love to all who enter.

Garlands
Valentine Banner Photo credit: Happy Banners (Mesa)

One of the easiest ways to add a little love to your home is to string a banner over a mantle, doorway, headboard or mirror. Choose your size cutouts and place your order. When your Valentine garland arrives in the mail, assemble with mini clothespin clips. Easy peasy.

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