bedroom decorated with blue accents

House of Blues

The emotional benefits of decorating with the color blue Whether you’re selecting the main color or the accent color, deciding the perfect interior color for your home can sometimes be a daunting task. Before long you’re buried in a mountain of paint samples, color fans and photos you’ve ripped from every interior design magazine ever published. You call your best friend for help. Do you go with your favorite color of burnt orange? Or last year’s “hot trend”? Making that decision may be easier than you think. Learning a little about color, and the emotions it communicates may cause you …

7 Ways to Add Charm to Your New Home: Part 1

Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you don’t live in a wonderful 100 year old home somewhere back east, where the landscape is dotted with properties so vast fences between neighbors are either non existent or can’t be seen. On the other hand, you probably aren’t going to be plowing snow when winter settles in again this year. So if you are living here, your home is most likely 35-40 years old, or newer, and in one of our many great communities of Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, or east Long Beach. And you could be a perfect candidate for adding …

New Promo Video

Aegean Designing Whims Want to know how Aegean Designing Whims can help you with the next project in your home?  Take a minute to hear Chrysteen Braun, the President of Aegean Designing Whims, explain how her company can help you with all your design needs!  Chrysteen describes all that is offered in the showroom, including beautiful design ideas by Tamara René Designs and a huge selection of window coverings within the Hunter Douglas gallery.  Aegean Designing Whims is the solution for all your design needs, so contact us today! Call us at 562-430-2969 or email us at designingwhims@earthlink.net

The Eclectic

Creating a space that has an eclectic feel requires both courage and the right combination of design elements.  Often, you need to establish what your end goal is before you begin picking out individual pieces for your room, so that you can maintain a look that is interesting and beautiful.   Below are a few examples of some kitchens, from House Beautiful, that infuse just enough eclectic design with traditional elements. Points of Interest This kitchen maintains a timeless look by keeping the colors soft and simple, while the chandelier and servers on each side of the sink add a unique …

One-Day ReDesign

I’ll admit I took these photos from House Beautiful, but it’s exactly what a ReDesign of your room can look like if the room has good bones! The room didn’t really look bad to start with, but with a different lay out, it’s amazing how it opened up!