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?

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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!

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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 …

Make Sure Your 2021 Starts Off On The ‘Bright’ Foot With Jewel Tone Colors!

Jodi Peterman Fun Rooms, How To, New Ideas, Tips and Tricks, Trending

Go Bold In Your Home There is no need to be reserved with your use for color when it comes to incorporating jewel tones. Don’t be afraid to incorporate daring, or large-scale items into your décor selections in those jewel tones. If your décor is currently mostly neutral, adding a jewel tone accent pillow just won’t do—consider committing to something …

Selling Your Home? Protect Your Money by Staging!

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To, Residential, Tips and Tricks

The average investment in staging is under $4,000.00. The average price reduction is $10,000. Why not protect your equity in your property with staging instead of throwing it away in a price reduction? At Elizabeth Erin Designs we have over 30 years of combined experience in staging and selling homes. Sometimes we get wrapped up in this business day in …

Tips to Control Your Budget for Your Kitchen Remodel!

Jodi Peterman DIY's, Fresh Finds, Fun Rooms, How To, Residential, Tips and Tricks

Remodeling your kitchen can take a toll on your budget, and selections can easily get out of hand. Working with a designer can actually save you money in the long run as we can help you from making costly mistakes! Most designers will offer you their discounts on the finishing selections.  For example, we save our clients 15-20% on cabinets alone! These savings …