All About the Home…

When you think about remodeling or updating any part of your house, it can feel like an overwhelming task!  At Aegean Designing Whims, we want to make that process smooth and simple, so we’ve answered some of the important questions you might have about two key elements in your home: The Kitchen and Window Coverings.  This article was published in the Orange County Breeze August 2012 issue and we are excited to share it with you!  Aegean Designing Whims is here to help and we’ve got great solutions and great products, like our Hunter Douglas shutters, shades, and blinds, which …

Source of Inspiration

Dear Chrysteen, Thank you for your donation of two gift certificates good for purchase of specific products as an auction item in support of the Condit Spirit Awards dinner/auction to be held Saturday, October 13, 2012. Proceeds from the Condit Spirit Awards will benefit the “Community Dreams Fund – Focusing on Today, Planning for Tomorrow.” Your generous gifts are a source of inspiration for us as we gradually add new medical equipment and programs. We truly appreciate your friendship and thank you for your generosity! Sincerely, Pam Dingwell Foundation Coordinator

Colors, Colors, Everywhere!

What emotions do you have when you hear the names of these paint colors: Delicacy, Stillwater, Fresh Pink Lemonade, Inspired? These sound like very refreshing colors that could make a big change in the feel of your home. In House Beautiful magazine, Christine Pittel highlighted some colors of paint that “has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing, and make you feel reborn.” Rather than picking an off-white paint for your walls, take a look at some colors that can inspire you, within your comfort zone, of course! Nicely Neutral When we want to remain neutral …

Painting: How to Do It Right the First Time

How many times have you watched those home design shows before? Whether it’s a big remodel project or a small room makeover, painting is usually involved.  However, painting seems like such a quick and easy task that we often don’t find out how to do it correctly!  HGTV covered this problem in their magazine article, “So You Think You Can Paint,” and also on their online guide (here), which both provide some great instructional tips so that when it’s our turn to paint, it gets done correctly the first time. To Prime or Not to Prime… We all know that …