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 …

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 – 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 …

EED’s Favorite Store Pieces

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Having a store front and showroom is such a wonderful blessing. However, being surrounded by all of these beautiful pieces every day is a non-stop battle trying to resist the urge to buy one of everything! As designers surrounded by all these amazing pieces, you can imagine the inner turmoil we are in. So, we decided to play a fun …

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 …

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 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. …

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 …