Woodside Estates Remodel – The First Option Isn’t Always The Best Option

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After

Amazing design isn’t achieved overnight, anyone can tell you that. This particular remodel holds true to that testament, with a full year turnaround time from start to finish. Now, I’ll stop your wild thoughts right here and tell you that their home was NOT a construction site for a year. No, no, no. From the beginning consultation, throughout the design …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Maxwell Fabrics Pair Perfectly With White Walls

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

We LOVE color!  When wall colors go white, fabrics go bold and bright!  You can see above, that the new Maxwell fabrics are anything but boring.  Custom pillows are a great way to spice up your bedding, a neutral sofa or a bench without redesigning your whole space.  Pillows transform a room, but finding new exciting patterns and fabrics that …

Busy Times Ahead!

Elizabeth Erin Designs Parties

Good afternoon, lovely people, it’s Jodi here! Crashing into September like Toren Wood! 2018 has been an exciting year for Elizabeth Erin Designs and for me, Jodi, personally.  We moved the office out of my house to a store front in April, had my twins graduate from High School at the end of May, hosted a ribbon cutting AND a …