Jun 5, 2015

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7 Ways to Brighten Drab Wall Space

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One of the difficulties of decorating a new home in St. George is deciding what to do with your wall space. There’s always the standard of framed pictures but maybe it’s time to venture out and try something new. Here are 7 of our favorite home decorating ideas for improving lackluster walls:

1. Mirrors

Its hard to go wrong with mirrors. According to designer Andreea Avram Rusu, “they’re like decorative windows you can move around and place as you like” so you

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May 27, 2015

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What Floor Plan is Best?

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If you are looking to build a new home in St. George, you may find yourself caught between a lot of different floor planning options. A floor plan affects almost everything else about your home and it can be daunting to get it right. Here are the top 8 questions to think about when deciding on a floor plan.

1. What size of home do you need for your family and your lifestyle?

Size is one of the first things you need

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May 20, 2015

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7 Arts Events in St. George this Summer

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Take some time this summer to appreciate the arts with all the great events going on in the St. George area. Here are just a few of the concerts, musicals and art shows happening between May and August.

Ride on In: Cowboy Art Exhibit – St. George Art Museum, May 23 – Aug 29

Reacquaint yourself with the natural beauty of the great outdoors through the St. George Art Museum’s Cowboy Art exhibit featuring works from Michael Blessing, Bonnie Cazier, Larry Pirnie

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May 13, 2015

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Home Decorating Demystified: Colors

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Looking to build a new home in St. George?  Thinking about how you’ll decorate that new home?  Here are some interior design color tips to help you get started.

The 60-30-10 Rule

Too many hues in a color scheme can be overwhelming to the eye; too few can create a mundane atmosphere.  With the 60-30-10 rule, you build your design scheme around 3 colors. Your dominant or base color covers 60% of your decor, while your secondary color takes 30% and the

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Oct 29, 2014

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Best Pizza in St. George

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One more reason to live in St. George

As new homes in St. George continue to be built and the city keeps growing, more and more restaurants continue to pop up around town. With more restaurants comes more choices for you to make. We want you to and make those choices count so today we are presenting you with a list of the best places in St. George to grab a slice of pizza. As always we understand that personal preferences

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Oct 22, 2014

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Our Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods for Life!

S&S Homes has been building new homes in St. George for a while now. We are passionate about what we do and where we build. Our motto is “Homes for Life!” and really that’s what we are all about, building homes that you can make a life in. Over the years we have had the opportunity to establish a few neighborhoods here in Southern Utah. Today we want to highlight four of our more established neighborhoods.

Copperleaf

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Oct 15, 2014

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Halloween for Your Home

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Decorating your new S&S Home

New homes in St. George are getting ready for Halloween! Most of you are just sticking a couple of jack-o-lanterns on your front door step and a festive wreath on your front door. BORING! Showcase your new home by getting it all decorated and ready for trick-or-treaters this Halloween! Decorating your home can be fun for the entire family and you can take decorating as far as you want. Here are some great ideas to

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Oct 8, 2014

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Decorating Tip: DIY Furniture Antiquing

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Making old things look old.

People want their new homes in St. George Utah to be on the cutting edge of home styles, after all beautiful homes should be decorated with beautiful styles. That can be difficult when it seems like styles are changing so frequently. Maybe it’s a new modern style or an old rustic style that seems to be the hot new thing Whatever the case we are here to help you!

One style that seems to be making a

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Sep 24, 2014

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What to Do With the Leaves in Your Yard

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Things to Do With Beautiful Autumn Leaves

If you do not live in one of the new homes in St. George Utah you probably have some pretty mature trees in your yard that spread their leaves throughout your entire yard! You are probably used to raking the leaves and then racking them again and again. By the end of fall you are just ready for the trees to be naked so you can stop raking. Today we want to provide you

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Sep 17, 2014

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Back to School and Fall Housekeeping

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It’s Like Spring Cleaning in the Fall

Winter is just around the corner and with so many new homes in St. George Utah with many first time home owners there are some things you need to know. We put together a list of some of the things we think are most important. Even if you have been a longtime homeowner this is a good checklist of things you should start doing know that will get your house ready for winter and

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