This Powder Room is a MOOD #EEDKrusesToTheExpo

Elizabeth Erin Designs Lighting, Residential

An area of the home with SO SO much potential, but hardly tapped into – the powder room. The powder room of a home has the ability to make a statement in a big way. It’s so easy to pull one of the elements of your home that you adore and maximize its influence in a small room, like the …

Progression to the Expo #EEDKrusesToTheExpo

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After

It’s been a long road getting this beauty ready for show. We started working with Kruse Development in fall of 2018 planning and designing this house. With this show, many decisions and selections are kept on the down low to keep it a surprise for the public and for the judging. Keeping a secret for almost a year, on a …

Lively Living Room

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Fun Rooms, Furniture, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

Hello everyone! I think after last weekend’s, we all are definitely ready for some spring-like weather! I’m all about some snow, but once it get’s dumped all over like a dump truck out of control, I’m out – send me to Arizona or Texas, somewhere where I can stay warm! In efforts to bring some “spring” to your life today, …

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 …

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 …

Meet the Designer – Jodi

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

Who are you? What is your position at EED? Jodi Peterman, I am the owner Where do you pull inspiration from? Life and travels What is your signature style? Timeless and classic with a twist You’re a new addition to a crayon box, what color are you? Sunshine yellow! What traits did you have as a child that hinted at …

Decorating With Trays – The Universal Tool

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

When staging and decorating, it is very easy to stick to the same old things. We’ve found a couple different ways to spice up our projects, our stagings, and our own homes! Trays and bowls are some of the easiest pieces to accessorize with. Lately, we’ve gotten a little creative with how we use our trays, bowls, and even cutting …