Unlocking Your Creative Office Design Using Your Business’ Branding

Elizabeth Erin Designs Interior Design, New Ideas

Assisting a client achieve their vision for their personal home versus their business are two different processes. The basis of every commercial project that I like to centralize my design around is the client’s branding. Just as I get to know my client and their personal behaviors for their home, I like to immerse myself in their company branding and …

Need a Change in 2021? Here are Seven Absolutely Stunning New Color Trends

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, New Ideas, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

Ever since the Pandemic first hit, everyone has been stuck inside more than we’d all like to admit. After staring at our home office, bedroom, or living room walls for multiple hours a day, they really begin to feel tired. The paint color you thought was the perfect shade is now looking a bit drab. That rug with the fun-colored …

Window Treatments – Our favorite accessory that can Make or Break a Room

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Tips and Tricks, Window Treatments

Do you feel like you need one last finishing touch to tie together everything in your favorite space? Wondering if you should add window treatments or not? Our answer is always yes. Look no further – here are TEN window treatment designs that EED loves from one of our vendors, India’s Heritage. All of the window treatment options included in …

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 …

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 …

7 Easy Tricks You Need To Use When Accessorizing Your Built-Ins

Elizabeth Erin Designs Interior Design, Luxury Staging, New Ideas, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

You have asked, and we have answered! One of the most common struggles that homeowners can come across when getting their home market ready is how to accessorize their built-ins. Almost everyone has some sort of open faced built-in, either in a Kitchen, Living Room, Laundry Room, Pantry, etc. Here are seven different tricks you can use to achieve our …

Be in the Know: Three Tired Trends to Start Swapping Out in 2021

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks, Trending, Uncategorized

Here at Elizabeth Erin Designs, we stay up to date with the current trends and know what design elements have a truly timeless feel or are simply fast trends. We also know how to easily spot a tired or dated trend. After all, if a specific design element is seen in every home, what is the fun in that? Here …

University of Northern Iowa: 2021 Senior Class Portfolio Review

Elizabeth Erin Designs Interior Design, Uncategorized

Back in February, I was asked to assist the seniors at my alma mater, University of Northern Iowa, in their interior design portfolio review and mock interviews. I was thrilled by the consideration my former professor, Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi, so I said yes! I remember going through the same process my senior year in 2017. Several UNI Interior Design alums …

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 …