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 …

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 …

Ask the Designer – Can I Afford a Designer?

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

Question: I’m not sure if I can afford design help. What should my budget be? Elizabeth Erin Designs suggests landing on a budget for the entire project that allows some flexibility.  Regardless if you are wanting to re-design one room or you’re redesigning an entire kitchen, you will need a budget to handle all the sub-contractors and materials to complete …

EED’s Favorite Labor Day Side Dishes

Elizabeth Erin Designs Holidays

First up – Guacamole Ingredients : 4-5 ripe avocados cut in half, seed removed and scooped out 2 Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice 1.5 teaspoons of fresh garlic 1 jalapeno seeds removed and diced 1/3 cup of your favorite salsa 1/4 cup of diced red onion Salt to taste 3/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro Put the first seven ingredients in …

Gallery Wall – With A Twist

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Everyone loves a good gallery wall. It’s a great way to take up an oversized wall and add your personality to a space. We love a mix of personal pictures, framed artwork, and decor pieces. However, a simple gallery wall made entirely out of artwork is such a fun way to add a huge pop of color and tie all …

Meet The Designer – Katie

Jodi Peterman New Ideas

Who are you? What is your position at EED?  My name’s Katie. 😉 I am one of the assistant designer’s here at EED. I primarily focus on the home staging portion of EED, working with home owners, realtors, builders, and property managers. Where do you pull inspiration from?  Honestly, mostly Pinterest. I know, I know. But it is a great source for inspiration. …

How To Up Your Design Game This Year

Jodi Peterman How To

This warmer weather has us coming down with some serious project fever! Jodi has done a huge overhaul of her exterior areas with new landscaping, hardscaping, and furniture. Lexi is living in the middle of a master suite remodel. Katie & Hannah are both moving into their apartments and are hard at work decorating and finding the perfect furniture pieces. …

How To : Get Through Your Remodel Challenges

Jodi Peterman How To, Tips and Tricks

Let’s face it, the perfect design remodel doesn’t exist. Even new construction projects are flawed. If life went exactly to plan all of the time, we would get bored! Remodel problems happen to us all; but, it’s how they are handled that separate the good from the bad. Here’s how we get through our projects and how we recommend you …

Revamp Your Bathroom For Less Than $100

Jodi Peterman How To, Tips and Tricks

Let’s talk about one of the rooms people tend to pass off because, honestly, it’s not the best room to hold a conversation about – bathrooms. We wanted to show you three simple things to transform your bathroom into a designer worthy space. By introducing these three small changes, you can drastically up the aesthetic value of your bathrooms! Artwork …