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 …

Everything my internship with EED has taught me over the years!

Jodi Peterman Interior Design, New Ideas, Uncategorized

I started with Elizabeth Erin Designs in October of 2018, as a senior in high school. I took part in my high schools’ School-to-Work program, which gives students the opportunity to explore a profession they are interested in, through on-the-job training at a local workplace. I was honored to be placed with Elizabeth Erin Designs and was eager to learn …

Stunning New Trends That Need to be Considered When Building/Updating Your Home

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Trending

When creating your dream home, whether it be a new custom build or a renovation to your existing home, there are lots of decisions to be made about the space. What do each of the space look like and how will you use them? What do you want it feel like? How trendy do you want to go?  How do …

The Good, The Bad, And The Behind The Scenes Of A Luxury Vacant Staging

Elizabeth Erin Designs Home Staging, Uncategorized

I would love nothing more than to sit here with you and say that every luxury staging runs flawlessly, but little snafus effect even designers with YEARS of experience. Items have been forgotten, things have been damaged, and every now and then, a piece of furniture simply does not fit like we had intended. But its okay! Our experience, designer …

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! …

Elizabeth Erin Deigns, Your One Stop For Quality Design, Functional OutDoor Furniture

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds, Furniture, New Ideas, Outside, Seasonal

The Best Patio Furniture To Showcase your Outdoor Living Space! It may be winter, but now is the best time to start thinking, planning and ordering your sunroom, pool and patio furniture.  Doing this now will allow enough time for it to arrive right when you can start enjoying your spaces! Depending upon your style, Elizabeth Erin Designs has you …