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Published: Nov 04 Posted Under: News, Design

Fall Furnishing Series: Outdoor (Pt. 3 of 3)


The last part of our series concludes with outdoor décor and ways you can spice up your back and front yard with an autumn feel. Living in beautiful SoCal allows you to take full advantage of the fresh all year-round and the brisk fall/winter season is no exception. Here’s 7 ideas to give the outside of your home photo-worthy backdrops.


1. Rocking chair

Get some fresh air and take your new reading spot outside. Add a plaid blanket and a small side table for the perfect complement to an autumn-themed porch.

Published: Oct 18 Posted Under: News, Design

Fall Furnishing Series: DIY Crafts (Pt. 2 of 3)


Here's 7 fun crafts to bring out your inner child. Fun for everyone!


1. Pumpkin Baskets & Planters

Why not try something new with your pumpkins this year? Cut the top quarter of a flat pumpkin and scoop out the pulp and seed. Attach lengths of grapevine or wiring just below the opening with T-pins. You can either create a handle and pinning just inside the opening of the pumpkin or leave as is. Let the inside dry and you have yourself a fun bowl to add to your fall décor.

Published: Oct 08 Posted Under: News, Design

Fall Furnishing Series: Interior (Pt. 1 of 3)


Fall has arrived! Brisk air is on the way and there’s nothing better than cozying up inside with hot chocolate and pumpkin pie. We’re here to help you transition your home and give it an easy autumn feel. Here’s 7 ideas for fall furnishings!


1. Fresh and Cozy Textures

Published: Feb 10 Posted Under: Design

New Video Content Just Added

Great News! We have begun uploading videos to our YouTube channel!

We will be posting videos featuring different residences, upgrades, our favorite model features, & parks. Take a look at our YouTube channel by clicking the link below.

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Published: Dec 20 Posted Under: Design

8 Simple Home Decorating Ideas

Whether you’re adding last minute decorations to your home or having a family decorating party, your home is a great place to make memories. Here are 8 simple yet beautiful decorating ideas to add warmth to your home for the holidays.

Twist on a Traditional Wreath

Published: Dec 16 Posted Under: Design

Three Benefits of Quartz in your Home

The right countertop for your new home can bring color variants, furniture and room accents together in blended harmony. It is the perfect place to say- this is me! While deciding between your countertop choices, it helps to have a good understanding of the differences between marble, quartz, and granite. This post highlights three benefits of quartz countertops. Enjoy!

1. Captivating Color Ranges

Published: Dec 07 Posted Under: Community, About the Builder, Design

Discover the Possibilities: Phase 1 Elegant Upgrades Included

The Oaks at Portola Hills has people talking.

It is the best place in Orange County to find open floor plans, gorgeous high ceilings and spectacular California Rooms under one roof. Home buyers are also buzzing about the location. It is close to convenient shopping, making it a great choice for many.

While it’s easy to describe the chatter of new home-buyers, you really need to step inside Residence 8, for example, to feel how the master bathroom welcomes you with glamorous style then invites you to fill your large walk-in closet.

Published: Sep 30 Posted Under: Design

Design Style Overhaul

There are so many design styles these days, up to over 40 to choose from…Yikes! So how do you determine what your style is without losing your mind? The three main categories are Traditional, Contemporary and Transitional. While these still hold true, there are more defined styles within each of the three categories including Urban Modern, Industrial, Shabby Chic, French Country, Bohemian, Regency, Minimalist, etc. These categories also depend on who you ask. Some designers have been able to narrow it down to eight styles total, while some say that there are actually ten.

Published: Sep 02 Posted Under: Design

The Oaks at Portola Hills presents Trends in Home Finishes

Your home is filled with the things you love like your family, friends and the memories you share. Create the perfect setting for years to come by learning more about popular Trends in Home Finishes. Here you'll find creative ways to bring life to the rooms you use everyday. Colorful backsplashes, beautiful countertops and exquisite flooring are just a click away!

Come and experience what 60 years of family, a creative team and rising to the occasion can bring to a community. We welcome you to share in the experience and call The Oaks at Portola Hills, your new home.

Published: Mar 18 Posted Under: Design

Design Center Grand Opening

Design Center

Join us April 7th at 5:30pm for wine, cheese, and hors d'oeuvres for our Grand Opening of the Design Center. You'll experience true luxury as our talented designers show you elegant samples of everything you can imagine for your new home. We will also be holding a raffle!

27442 Portola Parkway Suite #145 in Lake Forest, CA 92610

Enjoy yourself as we treat you to a night of possibilities! Please click below and RSVP before March 25th to reserve a seat.