Seriously Bold Sofas We Love

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Trending

One of 2018’s design trends is the incorporation of bold colors. We’ve been keeping an eye on this trend and our favorite way to incorporate this trend into our own designs, is by a seriously bold sofa. A bold sofa is a big commitment but perfect for someone who isn’t afraid of color! Another trend we are keeping an eye …

8 Best Bathroom Ideas

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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

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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, …

How To Use Pantone's Color Of The Year: Greenery

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Pantone’s Color of the Year was definitely a bold choice. I personally love it! It is a great way to add some natural color to any design, and can be done simply through florals and natural greenery. The yellow-green hue is both “refreshing and revitalizing.” It reminds us of nature and the great outdoors. Pantone even refers to Greenery as …

Open Office Design

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, New Ideas, Trending, Uncategorized

A huge design trend coming about is the open office design. It is the idea of taking away private offices and create an open plan. Similar to the open concept in residential homes, where the kitchen, living, and dining all flow into one another. In this design, the general idea is that there are multiple different spaces for a user …

Design Trends for Fall 2016

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As fall is coming into place, we are spending more time indoors and noticing all those little things that are driving us crazy about the interior of our homes, myself included.  At Elizabeth Erin Designs we have see an influx of clients contacting us for design assistance for their remodels in the Des Moines Metro area.  So what exactly are …