Verbal Home Staging Consultations Explained

Elizabeth Erin Designs Residential

One of the many services we offer at Elizabeth Erin Designs for Home Stagings are verbal consultations. These appointments are designed for homeowners who plan to live in the property while it is on the market, and is commonly referred to as an Occupied Home Staging Consultation. It is a budget friendly option for clients who want to stage their …

Teal Lover’s Paradise – Virtual Design Reveal

Jodi Peterman DIY's, Fresh Finds, Residential

I cannot describe to you how excited I am to reveal this gorgeous living room! This client was such a dream to work with and already had such wonderful taste that designing the final touches was such easy process. As you may already be able to tell, this client is a big blue lover! With the use of neutrals throughout …

Must-Have Fall End Tables

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds, Furniture, New Ideas, Residential, Seasonal

Happy Monday everyone! Today we wanted to share a few end tables that have us falling head over heels this Fall season (yes, pun intended). We are seeing lots of natural materials coming to light recently and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This batch of favorites is riddled with metals, woods, and stone. We love this trend and love the …

8 Best Bathroom Ideas

Jodi Peterman DIY's, Fun Rooms, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

Bathrooms nowadays are somewhat of a luxurious retreat in your own home. Many different styles and designs can be accounted for as well. Here, we came up with 10 different ideas of how to redesign your new bathroom! #1. Be smart with storage: Practical storage will never go out of style. whenever possible, take advantage of vertical space and take …

10 Best Kitchen Ideas for New or Remodeled Homes

Jodi Peterman DIY's, Fresh Finds, Lighting, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

There’s no doubt that the focal point of homes nowadays is the kitchen! It’s where everyone gathers, gossips, eats, and drinks. So why not make it the most beautiful spot in the house if all the guests will be congregating in there?! If you’re remodeling or building your own home, we hope these ideas are helpful to you! Ultimately, we …

Modern Dining Room Lighting: Your Latest Options

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Lighting, New Ideas, Residential, Trending, Uncategorized

Family dinners, meetings, and science project prep all take place in the dining room. We’re sharing some ways to keep it bright but still stylish! Check out this flush-mount chandelier in an antique black finish! Talk about having a focal point in the dining room. This chandelier comes from one of our vendors, Trend Lighting. It is their Knight 5 …

Contemporary Elements that Every Home Needs

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

First and foremost, the word “contemporary” sometimes scares people away because it’s not what some are used to in the design industry. Contemporary design just means that pieces feature softened and rounded lines as opposed to the stark lines seen in modern design. Interiors will often contain neutral elements and bold color, and they focus on the basics of line, …

Accessorizing Your Built Ins

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks

After many years of experience, there are little bits and pieces that you pick up along the way. One of these are the key trends to successfully accessorizing your built-ins. We get several calls from potential clients asking for our assistance in picking out items for their built-in shelving units. A couple of our favorite vendors for accessories are Torre …

Red & Gold vs. Black & Gold

Jodi Peterman Fun Rooms, Residential

If you are located in Iowa, like we are, then there is no explanation needed for this post. However, if you are from out of state, then you could be slightly confused. Let me explain. Like other states, we have more than one public university. In Iowa, we have three: the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), Iowa State University, and …