Classy Tree Decor

Jodi Peterman DIY's, Holidays, How To, Seasonal, Uncategorized

In a lull with your Christmas tree decor? Have the kids all left the house and you finally get to have your “pretty” tree? Did you just get your first Christmas tree and have no idea where to start with it? Well, we did some research for you on some classier tree decor that everyone will love.   The Classic: …

How To Decorate For Fall

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To, Seasonal

Our three step, fool-proof method for getting your home ready for the fall season! We don’t do much in the form of decorating for the holidays here; but, decorating for the seasons will always be some of our favorite ways to switch up our designs and our showroom. If you’re avid followers of ours, you’ll know we always stress the …

Style Your Mantel For Fall

Elizabeth Erin Designs Seasonal

We know, this post is LONG overdue. However, with this simplistic style, you can mold this design into the holiday season that is soon approaching. Adding some plush stockings and a bit of garland is really all you’d need to transform this setting into a gorgeous winter scene. But, more on that next month; for now, let’s talk about styling …

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 …

Out with Camping, in with Glamping!

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Outside, Seasonal

So picture this: it’s a the dog days of summer; it’s super hot and sticky and everyone is grumpy. You’re supposed to go camping with some friends or family over the weekend in a tent of all things, where heat gets trapped, there’s no air conditioning, let alone any electricity to charge your phone or laptop. *EYE ROLL* You desperately …

Alternate Christmas Gifts

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Seasonal, Uncategorized

“Maybe Christmas, he thought doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” (The Grinch). I could not have said it any better myself. Christmas is a time to spend with those around you: friends, family, loved ones. Two of our family traditions do involve gifts, but not in the typical way.   The “Saran Wrap Game” is …

Not Your Typical Christmas

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Seasonal, Uncategorized

One of my favorite Christmas memories is decorating the tree with my grandma. She is well known for her “themed” Christmas trees. Some of her past themes have been: red and gold, santa, angels, homemade, Iowa State, etc. Over the years she has collected so many ornaments that she could probably pick any theme that she wanted. I love seeing …

Party Serving Ideas

Jodi Peterman Holidays, New Ideas, Seasonal, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Sometimes parties can be tricky to plan, which tends to keep some of us from hosting them. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort. That being said, I still love to have them! I love thinking of new creative themes, trying out new recipes, and of course spending time with those I care about. It does not always …