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 …

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 …

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 …