Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate and appreciate those who fill your heart every day. Many of us express this sentiment with fancy dinner reservations and spa appointments, but there is another way to show you care. This year, avoid the hubbub of the holiday and plan on enjoying a Valentine’s night at home. To help you get ready, we’ve compiled a list of at-home date ideas that are simple yet festive, no matter if you’re celebrating by yourself, with a special someone, or with the whole family! After all, our homes hold a piece of our hearts, so what better place to spend the holiday of love? hold a piece of our hearts, so what better place to spend the holiday of love?

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Be Our #SheaValentine!

by Shea Homes Southern California on February 8, 2017

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, so we decided to celebrate the Shea way by giving YOU the opportunity to WIN a super sweet prize! Sounds pretty great right? It gets better.

No need to jump through hoops or write a compelling 500-word essay. All you have to do is this: LIKE our page and TAG three people that you love!

Yes, that’s it!

Two winners will be chosen at random, one each from Facebook and Instagram, and both winners will take home $100 to spend at any store of their choosing at the Irvine Spectrum.

It’s so easy and fun, how could you not enter?! The contest will begin on Wednesday, February 8th and the lucky winners will be announced on Wednesday, February 15th.

Only residents of Southern California can win!

Do you have those three lovely people ready to tag? Well, what are you waiting for!

For Facebook, Enter HERE.

For Instagram, Enter HERE.

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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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