September 22 marks the 2017 autumn equinox and the official first day of fall. Invite the season into your home with these fall interior design trends and celebrate the end of summer, upcoming holidays, and pumpkin everything hitting store shelves.
Whether you’re looking for more space, a bigger kitchen or just ready for a new place to call home, purchasing a new home is simpler than you may think. As a potential home buyer, avoid confusion and stress by following our guide to buying a new home.
Your vacation has arrived, your bags are packed and you’re getting ready to head out of town. Before you and your family jump in the car or board a plane, take a few necessary steps to prepare your home prior to your next trip.
Eager to inject new style into your Estrella home? Whether you’re looking to redecorate a single room or your entire house, add new life to your residence by checking out a few of the latest interior design trends.
Whether hosting an Oscar viewing party or just delighting guests with a fun, themed evening, a Hollywood dinner party is sure to bring a little extra glitz and glam to the table. Here are a few tips to making it a night to remember.
Whether you are a young family on the go, busy professional or actively enjoying retirement, getting your home clean and organized can be a challenge. These easy tips will help keep your home relatively clutter-free without having to spend hours tidying up.
One of the most exciting aspects of moving into a new home is showing off your hard work and eye for interior décor to friends and family, as well as meeting the new neighbors. The perfect housewarming party is a fun and exciting way to welcome everyone to your new beginning!
Estrella is home to some of the best desert views around. But if you’re feeling a little intimidated by the weather and soil conditions and think a garden is out of the question, think again! Don’t let the dry temperatures and sun keep you from the perfect year-round backyard or garden.
Springtime in the Valley of the Sun is beautiful. The desert gets a little greener, and we are reminded of all the wonderful traits the season brings -- blooming flowers, new life and a fresh, clean start. It’s no wonder that our annual deep clean is inspired by these seasonal changes.
You can’t beat Arizona weather. We have ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors – Estrella residents can take advantage of the many hiking and biking trails, its' 72 acres of lakes and multiple community parks – or just relaxing in the comfort of their own back yard. Need a few ideas on how to spruce up your patio and yard? Here are four easy tips.
For many in the Estrella community, 2015 was filled with great memories of moments like the Goodyear Lakeside Music Fest, the monthly Farmers Market, regular walks around the lakes, or occasional rambles along the scenic trails. It’s so easy to put pictures of fun memories like these on Facebook, and then forget about them completely. Get your favorite 2015 memories off your Facebook wall and onto your actual walls with this list of fun and creative crafts.
Hosting overnight guests at your home during the holidays can be wonderful, enriching and, sometimes, a little bit stressful. Here are three ways you can keep stress at bay and help ensure your guests enjoy a welcoming experience at your home.
As any host or hostess knows, there is a lot of work that goes into planning a party , especially when it’s for a special occasion like Thanksgiving dinner. You have to clean your house, decorate, make delicious food, and plan entertainment — all while providing that special something extra to make it even better than last year. This round-up of our favorite Thanksgiving hosting pins on Pinterest will give you some great ideas for making this year’s celebration one to remember.
NFL season has arrived and that means Sunday, Mondays, and Thursdays are a little more exciting for football fans and party enthusiasts alike. How does Estrella builder William Ryan Homes suggest celebrating? A couple of great game-day recipes and a lot of team spirit, for starters. Kick off your game day party with these simple steps.
With the holiday season just around the corner, now may be the perfect time to tackle some much-needed home improvement projects. A full-home overhaul might not be realistic, so we pulled together a “Splurge or Save” guide to projects that will fit in any home improvement budget.
We might not have fall weather quite like the rest of the country, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the warm colors and cozy aesthetics that come with the new season. In the spirit of all things harvest - and yes, all things pumpkin- we pulled together some of our favorite decorating trends to bring the spirit of autumn to the Sonoran desert.
Summer Design Trends by guest blogger, Aundrea Boyd, Shea Homes Design Center
As the temperature goes up and the A/C goes down, summer is finally upon us here in Phoenix. The summer season may be packed with work, family and vacations, but let your house be what you look forward to coming home to every day. Whether you’re looking for a fresh idea or a total interior design remodel, we have you covered. These five summer design trends are extremely popular this season with our customers in the Shea Homes Design Center.
We know you have many choices when it comes to purchasing your new home and finding the perfect place to live. Located only 17 miles from Downtown Phoenix, Estrella is a vibrant, master-planned community offering luxury indoor/outdoor resort-style living. Estrella boasts a variety of rich amenities including shopping and dining conveniences, more than 20 miles of hiking/biking trails and 72 acres of lakes for fishing, sailing and paddle boating. Estrella is also home to three highly rated schools that are committed to providing enhanced programs and quality education for all students. These elements combined with six distinguished builders create a new home community that is ideal for families of all ages.
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