Old Items Get a Fresh New Face

Jodi Peterman Before & After, DIY's

We had so much fun seeing everyone’s great finds on August 13th for National Garage Sale Day that we felt inspired to show some more fun ideas. We start off small, with some easy at home DIY’s. However, towards the end they get a little tougher, and we suggest only doing them if you are an experienced DIY-er, or have …

Back to School…DIY Desks

Jodi Peterman New Ideas

School can be a stressful time for everyone. Parents, teachers, and kids can all become overwhelmed. So get back-to-school ready with a DIY desk. The best part? Some are really not even a desk, but rather shelves or cubbies with a flat piece on top. They are great because of the amount of storage they provide. Perfect for school, craft, …

At Home Spa Ideas

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

National Relaxation Day is Monday, and what better way to honor it then with some spa inspiring images. Whether is a girls’ DIY spa day, custom bathroom retreat, or somewhere in-between, anyone can have a spa like experience right in their very own home. Pinterest is a great place to find those at home spa treatments on a budget! There …

Money Saving Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Tips and Tricks

The key to designing a “good” dorm room is personalization! This is literally a home away from home for you kid. It should be a place that they feel safe, comfortable, and free. It should not only reflect them as a being, but also provide all the needed functionality.                 Picture walls can …

How to Incorporate Barn Doors

Jodi Peterman How To

Barn doors are a huge trend right now in Interior Design! It does not matter where they are located! Barn doors give a feature to a passageway that it did not have before. Whether you are trying to increase the look of a space or the functionality, barn doors could be the answer for you. Just look at some of …

Chalkboard Ideas

Jodi Peterman New Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Chalkboard walls are a popular trend right now. It seems like everywhere I turn someone is doing some sort of DIY project, especially with chalkboard paint. Of course EEDesigns is no exception to this 🙂 To be successful we have to both design something that will last the time, but also fit with trends to satisfy customer requests. Below are …

Outdoor Party Decoration Ideas

Jodi Peterman How To, New Ideas, Seasonal, Tips and Tricks

Many grow up with the idea that the 4th of July is time for parades, candy, and fireworks. There is so much more to the meaning behind this day. It is the day that marks the birth of the United States of America. In 1776, it was the day that our Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. There are many …

Celebration Savings

Jodi Peterman Parties, Tips and Tricks

In honor of our designer Lexi’s birthday today, we have a celebration theme! I think we can all admit that parties can get expensive rather quickly. A great way to cut down on these costs is to repurpose your decorations, or use items that are already laying around your house. Below are a few examples of some dual purpose decorations. …

Garden Area Ideas

Elizabeth Erin Designs New Ideas, Uncategorized

Do you like to be outside? Do you like to have a garden, but not sure what to do for it? Take a look at our blog for this week where we share some fun ways to have a garden at your home! Don’t have a lot of space, but still have to have a variety of things to plant? …

Space Saving Tips

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

Needing a little more space in your house? Can’t figure out how to make more room? Check out our blog for this week where we share some helpful tips on how to organize certain spaces in your home that can help you save space!   First is items for your bathtub. Now this only works if you have a separate …