Katie’s Corner – How To Successfully Sell Your Home

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After, How To

When staging your property you need to focus on the overarching goal, to get this property sold for the most amount of money in the least amount of time! All personal feelings and preferences have to be put aside. Remember that once you decide to sell it is not your home, it is a property.     First and foremost, buyer’s look …

Get Control Of Your Budget Now, Take Advantage of the EED Process!

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To, New Ideas, Residential

We at Elizabeth Erin Designs see a missed opportunity in the construction industry – whether you have a remodel or a new construction project.  Typically, you are working off average allowances for your design finish selections.   With these allowances, you are working on one selection at a time and not the whole project.  Making one selection at a time …

Katie’s Corner – Staging From All Four Corners

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To, Residential

During the staging process we are constantly thinking about the end result. How is this piece of furniture going to tie into the function of the space? Will this window treatment keep the room light and bright? There are many principles of design to keep in mind. To start stand in each corner and locate the best feature of the …

How to Make Your Home Stand Out During a Virtual Tour

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

The real estate industry has been shifting to a digital landscape over the years, but no one expected the digital revolution to happen so quickly. We’re seeing the effects of COVID-19 on the US housing market, stay-at-home orders have brought most traditional open houses to a temporary halt, and in-person showings few and far between. But if you’re looking to sell your …

Katie’s Corner : Overcoming Problem Spaces

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

When it comes to occupied properties, some rooms and spaces are trickier to stage than others. Such as: mudrooms, kitchens and closets. When in doubt, keep it clean and simple. Buyers are just like you, they understand that we all own a lot of “stuff.” They just don’t want to imagine YOUR stuff in THEIR new home.   Mudrooms are …

Top 9 Tips You Need To Know Before You Remodel Your Home

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

Remodeling can be a stressful process.  Every big remodel project begins with images that stem from Houzz and/or Pinterest, for ideas you like and specific items you’d like to replicate in your space. You then invite contractors into your space to get bids on getting the work completed.  This is where the stress and breakdown starts! Contractors give you a …

How To : Create Your Ideal Work Environment

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

Have you been looking around your work space wondering, “how could I set up a more functional office space, make my workspace safe and healthy, AND make sure I am taking care of my self while I am in my office (wherever that may be these days)?” With some adjustments within your physical work space and your workspace mentally, you …

Currently Trending : Quarantine Kitchen Trends That Wow

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds, Trending

Since this great quarantine has started, many people are spending a lot of time in the kitchen and figuring out what they want in their space. Sully Weissman, of Thermador, gave us the run down of what people are wanting in their kitchens, and what designers can do to help. Bold colors are IN! Muted pink, deep emerald green, and …

Jodi’s Current Design Inspirations

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

I generally obtain my inspiration from my travels, what I am seeing in fashion, real-estate and experiences.  Since travel has been halted due to recent events, I have been forced to think outside my normal box.  Recently I have been getting inspiration from my local travels – walks in nature, my conversations with clients, and other designers that are coming …

Open For Business

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds

Choose To Be Like Water Deciding to re-open Elizabeth Erin Designs, surviving in an unstable world, has provoked a lot of thought.  It has forced us to look at every facet of the way we conduct busies and focus on the two things we know about crises.  You can choose to be rigid like wood or you can choose to …