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 …

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 …

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 …

Our Favorite Shelfie Moments

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

Styling shelves can be an intimidating process and the rulebook is a mile long for all the in’s and out’s. While there are do’s and don’ts, there are also a multitude of avenues to styling the perfect shelf. Here are five very different examples of ways we LOVE to style our shelves. Do you have a preference on how you …

Paint Like A Pro While Social Distancing

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To

While you’re stuck at home being the responsible citizen you are, you might as well use your time “off” to your benefit. There’s no better time than to refresh your home with new paint! Place your orders online or on the phone and with a quick pick up, you’ll be ready to tackle any space in your home. Here are …

Phase Out Full Remodels

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

The time for large HGTV reveals & 24-hour challenges is over. Now is the time of imperfection and living in the middle of projects. Instant results are out and living in the moment is the way to go! Loving your home and your project throughout the process of remodels is a huge key towards staying positive throughout a large scale …

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

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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 …