Welcome to our DIY Remodel Series! How to Determine your Project Scope and Timeline.

Jodi Peterman How To, Interior Design, remodel, Residential

Have you ever wondered where you should start when thinking about doing a remodeling project? If you have, you are in luck! EED is introducing a new blog series to help all you DIYers out there! This month we are tackling the topic of determining your project scope and timeline. We recommend starting out this way because it will help …

Why We Recommend Every Homeowner Should Have A Verbal Consultation Before Selling

Elizabeth Erin Designs Home Staging, How To, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks

Getting your house ready for today’s real estate market can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! Right now, several homeowners are choosing to list their properties early due to the current “hot” market. Most who were looking to sell their house in a few years, are now looking to sell in a few months. This can put a …

Having Trouble Picking the Perfect Kitchen Pendant? Here’s a Few Tips and Tricks

Jodi Peterman How To, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

So you’ve finished the plans for your whole kitchen: the layout, cabinet finishes, countertops, and even the counter stools, but you’re still debating on which pendant to go with for your island. Do you choose a set of 3 smaller sized pendants or two larger pendants? Should you go for the fixture with the white finish or the gold finish? …

How to Refresh and Reset Your Closet

Jodi Peterman How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

By Amy Savage and Elizabeth Erin Designs In a world where office attire has morphed into sweatpants and slippers, we have become strangers in our own closets. That means it’s the perfect time to go through your closet and see what items are serving you and your personal style. While going through your closet, it is so important to look …

Open Plan Living: A Guide to Ensuring Every Space Reaches its Full Potential

Jodi Peterman How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks

Everyone wants an open floor plan.  A large great room that connects the kitchen, dining room, and living room. It is the perfect setup for entertaining guests around the kitchen island or being able to keep your eyes on the big game while grabbing a quick snack from the fridge. But having that spread of open space can be challenging …

How To Make Small Feel Luxurious & Large Feel Comfortable

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After, Fun Rooms, Home Staging, How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks

Whether you are listing a $1.5 million estate with 4.3 acres or a $120,000 starter condo, luxury home staging will give you the marketing advantage resulting in any of the following: increased online views, more frequent showings, higher offers, etc. Staging allows your smaller spaces to shine to their full potential, creating a more luxurious atmosphere, while also creating purpose …

The Surprising Reality of Home Repairs: Is HGTV Misleading People?

Jodi Peterman DIY's, How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Uncategorized

Every person who has been through a home renovation project knows that not everything goes according to plan. Whether snags happen with installation, there are structural issues, or a surprise HVAC run in a wall that was supposed to come down-, something always complicates the process. So many people create their dream renovation plans with budgets that get swallowed up …

How To Overcome: Real and Raw Construction Problems

Elizabeth Erin Designs DIY's, How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks

Every project, no matter the size, will encounter challenges along the way. Without the proper help and full scope understanding of the project, the average overage of remodel/new construction projects tend to be 20% over original budget. We are no strangers to the problems, and solutions, during projects that we face with our clients – we even experience them ourselves! …

The Checklist You Need To Get Your Property Luxury Staging Ready!

Elizabeth Erin Designs DIY's, Home Staging, How To, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Realtors — We know your career keeps you moving at warp speed, which is why we want to give you a useful pre-photo check list that you can give to every one of your clients. This checklist will position your clients to stand out against all the other homes. This is a huge win considering we live in a very …

Don’t be a victim! Stop overpaying for remodel projects and get control of your budget!

Jodi Peterman Before & After, DIY's, How To, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks

We use the Ensure Eased Design (EED) Process when we approach our clients projects no matter what stage the project is in. Using this process ensures that our clients are put at ease durning a remodel, refresh or new construction project.  The EED Process puts our clients in control of where their budget dollars get spent. Instead of working off …