transitional style bedroom

Style Guide: Transitional

If you feel like modern is too sleek and traditional is too formal, your style-in-the-middle may be “transitional.” Transitional design is a marriage of traditional and modern furnishings, surfaces, and materials. The result is a blending of the elegance and classic design elements and the clean profiles and understated colors of the contemporary style. With it’s focus on light and warmth, transitional style joins the best of both worlds and fits right in with our Southern California lifestyle. Tone-on-Tone Color Scheme Color palettes are very subtle, with an emphasis on warm neutrals including shades of ivory, taupe, gray and tan. A …

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 …

How To…Love Your Living Room

Your living room serves many purposes, from entertaining to relaxing, so it is important to make your living room a place that both meets your needs and pleases the eye.  Since every living room is different, there’s not just one way to arrange things and decorate the space.  We’re offering some quick tips (thanks to Better Homes & Gardens) for making your living room a place you’ll love to spend time in, so consider what your living room layout allows for and also how to infuse your personal style into this space!  Read the rest of the ideas from Better …

Wonderful Window Coverings

Ready for a change to your window coverings?  Now is the perfect time to make a switch because Hunter Douglas is offering some great rebates on select window shades and panels.  And the deal doesn’t stop there!  At Aegean Designing Whims, we are offering FREE INSTALLATION on any Hunter Douglas purchase you make during the month of March!  So, we thought it’d be a great time to revisit what window treatments can do for any room in your home and give you some ideas for how to take advantage of these two amazing offers right now! Create a Mood If …

2 Easy Ways to Accessorize Your Space

There are times when you want to add a little something to your home without having to remodel or start a major renovation.  So, how do you make your kitchen, living room, or any other space in your home stand out?  Accessorize with colorful items that reflect your personality and your decorating style.  Just an extra little touch can make a dramatic change in the look and feel of any room, so here is some inspiration for you to get started! Eye-Catching Pieces In HGTV magazine’s “9 Simple Kitchen Upgrades,” it is obvious what a few colorful and creative accessories …

Dress Up Your Windows for the New Year!

In less than a week the new year will be here and you may be ready for some new changes to your home!  Over the past few months, we’ve focused our blog posts on some of the different changes you can make in your home, such as new paint colors, flooring, cabinetry, and other decorating details.  Another change you might consider for your home is installing new window coverings that will both improve the look of any room and increase your energy savings.  At our showroom, we carry a variety of Hunter Douglas window coverings that will fit your needs …

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 …

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 [email protected]