EED’s Top Tips to Winterize Your Home

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

Winter is slowly creeping in on us! Back in October when it snowed for a day, I think it put everyone into shock!! No one was ready for that wintery surprise! It’s like Iowa completely forgot that we’re supposed to have a season between summer and winter called fall. Oh well, that’s what we should expect Mother Nature to do …

How To Make The Most of a Small Family Room

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

One of the most used rooms in a home is the family room. It is where you unwind at the end of the day, where the family gets together, and the room that really gets used as a multi-purpose room! These reasons are why, if you’re perfect house came with the downside of a smaller family room, you may need …

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 …

How Our Designers Decorate Their Own Home

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

I just recently moved into my “big girl apartment” this summer and am absolutely LOVING that I get to decorate my own space! My first project to tackle definitely had to be my outdoor balcony. With it already being summer when I moved in, I needed to get right on it so that I could at least try and enjoy …

Meet the Designer – Lexi

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Who are you? What is your position at EED? Hi, my name is Lexi. I’m an interior designer and in charge of marketing here at EED. Where do you pull inspiration from? Pinterest and Instagram mostly. I lean more towards technology for my inspiration because it’s easy to send, edit, and communicate with. What is your signature style? As a …

Accessories with a Wide Range

Jodi Peterman New Ideas

Having a showroom has completely changed the way we do things here at EED. It’s so much easier to show our products with you and welcome all you shoppers into our space. Today on the blog, we wanted to show you a bit of our range we carry over here. We carry all kinds of furniture, artwork, and accessories with …

2018 Design Trends…Thus Far

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Who else is in denial that 2018 is already half over? We cannot believe how fast this year has gone; but, we find that this is what we say every year. As we entered 2018, we kept a list of projected design trends so we could reflect back to see if we followed these trends and which trends were duds. …

Things Every Bedroom Needs

Jodi Peterman How To

Today we wanted to talk about a few things that all bedrooms need (and no, I’m not talking as literal as a bed). There are a few things you can add to a bedroom to make sure you’re maximizing your bedroom’s potential. Keep reading to find out what we recommend for every bedroom we design. Copious Amounts of Pillows Something …

How To : Mix Cabinet Handles

Jodi Peterman How To

A design trend that has been floating around for some time now is mixing up your cabinet hardware. Mixing up your cabinet hardware is a great subtle way to add some pop to any cabinets in your home. If done in the right way, you can add a lot of visual interest at a great cost. Let’s take a look …

A Sweet Simple Nursery

Jodi Peterman Before & After

Our virtual design service has always been rooted in the concept of getting a beautifully designed space for a great price. This project has been a pillar of that concept! This client had baby number three on the way and wanted to repurposed the nursery but not go crazy on buying all new furniture. With a little elbow grease, their …