Details Make the Difference

Often, we don’t think of our bathrooms as a retreat or a place of relaxation. We may focus all our design attention on rooms that guests will see most, not see the need for sprucing up the bathroom, or simply be unsure of what to do with such a space. We would love to offer a few great details that can make a huge difference in turning your bathroom into a spot you truly enjoy. Letting in Light Besides painting your walls with lighter, pastel colors, there are a few other ways you can lighten up the bathroom. If you …

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]

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 …

Bunco Party Host

Chrysteen, Thank you so very much for allowing us to use your amazing store for our bunko group. I appreciate it very much. Thank you for allowing us ladies to have some fun at your beautiful place! We are so very grateful! Chrysteen, You are always the best! May God bless you for tour love and kindness! -the Bunko Group

Backsplash Beauty

When you remodel or update a kitchen, adding a backsplash is a wonderful and simple way to add character to the room and polish off your kitchen design.  Here are a few ideas for bringing a backsplash into your space. Marble Backsplash Marble can be a beautiful option for a kitchen.  Based on the type of marble, staining problems may occur, so be careful with this choice.  Using marble as your backsplash can be a great way to infuse a bit of elegance by creating a focal point for your kitchen.  Try pairing the marble backsplash with stainless steel counters …

Great Feedback from We Care

Our recent event March 24th here at our Los Alamitos Gallery Showroom was a great success and we are honored to get this great feedback from We Care Los Alamitos. It was a truly a pleasure to host so many generous vendors, sponsors and guests.  Our thanks to all who came, participated and made this event one we will all remember. SaveSave

Orange County Breeze Highlights We Care Fundraiser

Thanks to Shelly of the Orange County Breeze for writing a great summary article about our recent We Care from the Heart Fundraiser. We turned over our parking lot and showroom to allow We Care of Los Alamitos to hold their fundraiser, From the Heart. Highlights included our parking lot turned “magical” by tents and lights, a silent auction, and a jazz trio headed by Jeff Sisil. Read more about We Care of Los Alamitos.  Read the great article here.  SaveSave

Car Show and Boutique

Thursday March 22 we hosted a Boutique & Car Show, with proceeds going to We Care of Los Alamitos. Guys brought their hot rods, while the gals shopped the boutique inside. We had a great time, even though it got chilly in the evening. Here are shots of some of the cars and a great video about our event. Read more about We Care of Los Alamitos

Color Kitchen Cabinets

I don’t know how many times I use the phrase “Who Says”, but this is exactly what House Beautiful says also when it comes to painting your kichen cabinets colors other than white. I do have to admit that some of these colors are very strong, but maybe you have the perfect kichen for one of these darker (or brighter) colors! Be daring.