Virtually Designing The Winter Aesthetic

Elizabeth Erin Designs Residential

The winter aesthetic has more than likely overstayed it’s welcome this year; but, if there is anything to change your tune, it’s a nursery. This adorable nursery came together within a month from design start to placing the finishing details, which is always a good thing when your baby maker is on a timeline! Our Virtual Design service made this …

Design Trends for Fall 2016

Jodi Peterman Trending

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 …

Best Organizational Tools

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Tips and Tricks

We live in the age of the workaholics. Our jobs become our number one priority, meaning that we tend to neglect some other aspects. Like our home. Which a perfect time for an Interior Designer to step in and help get your home organized. Here are some great “tools” to use around your home.   Command centers are becoming a …

12 Design Websites to Check Out

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Everybody has their own personal preference when it comes to following people online. Clearly we are attracted to more of the design crowd. Here are some of our favorite sites to keep up to date with. Check them out and let us know what you think! Feel free to share some of your favorites with us as well!   http://www.apartmenttherapy.com …

Money Saving Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Tips and Tricks

The key to designing a “good” dorm room is personalization! This is literally a home away from home for you kid. It should be a place that they feel safe, comfortable, and free. It should not only reflect them as a being, but also provide all the needed functionality.                 Picture walls can …

Key Ways to Make Your Small Spacious

Jodi Peterman How To, Tips and Tricks

The truth of the fact is that we all do not have the money to buy our dream million dollar home. But do not let that get you down! There are PLENTY of greatly designed small spaces! However, the key is to know the tricks to making them feel larger than what they actually are. Check out some clever ways …

How to Incorporate Barn Doors

Jodi Peterman How To

Barn doors are a huge trend right now in Interior Design! It does not matter where they are located! Barn doors give a feature to a passageway that it did not have before. Whether you are trying to increase the look of a space or the functionality, barn doors could be the answer for you. Just look at some of …

Chalkboard Ideas

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Chalkboard walls are a popular trend right now. It seems like everywhere I turn someone is doing some sort of DIY project, especially with chalkboard paint. Of course EEDesigns is no exception to this 🙂 To be successful we have to both design something that will last the time, but also fit with trends to satisfy customer requests. Below are …