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 …

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 …

How To Overcome: Real and Raw Construction Problems

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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! …

Starting a Kitchen Remodeling Project Soon? Grab Tips From This DSM Award Winning Kitchen!

Jodi Peterman Interior Design

We are extremely honored to be nominated for an award in the Large Kitchen Category with DSM Home Design Awards.  The award winners will be announced on March 9th at the DSM Virtual Award night.  Stay in touch with us on Facebook to learn more about our special reveal part at our store!  This project was a labor of love …

Top 5 Living Rooms – Our Staging Favorites

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

5715 Rose A collaboration design with Kruse Developments and EED, this new construction build was a perfect pairing of simple and intriguing. With light toned finishes throughout, it was the prime opportunity to bring in bold darks and trending blush tones. Matching swivel accent chairs brought in a fun pop while visually allowing the eye of buyers’ to continue through …

Katie’s Corner – How To Successfully Sell Your Home

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When staging your property you need to focus on the overarching goal, to get this property sold for the most amount of money in the least amount of time! All personal feelings and preferences have to be put aside. Remember that once you decide to sell it is not your home, it is a property.     First and foremost, buyer’s look …

Get Control Of Your Budget Now, Take Advantage of the EED Process!

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We at Elizabeth Erin Designs see a missed opportunity in the construction industry – whether you have a remodel or a new construction project.  Typically, you are working off average allowances for your design finish selections.   With these allowances, you are working on one selection at a time and not the whole project.  Making one selection at a time …

Katie’s Corner – Staging From All Four Corners

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During the staging process we are constantly thinking about the end result. How is this piece of furniture going to tie into the function of the space? Will this window treatment keep the room light and bright? There are many principles of design to keep in mind. To start stand in each corner and locate the best feature of the …

How to Make Your Home Stand Out During a Virtual Tour

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The real estate industry has been shifting to a digital landscape over the years, but no one expected the digital revolution to happen so quickly. We’re seeing the effects of COVID-19 on the US housing market, stay-at-home orders have brought most traditional open houses to a temporary halt, and in-person showings few and far between. But if you’re looking to sell your …

Katie’s Corner : Overcoming Problem Spaces

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When it comes to occupied properties, some rooms and spaces are trickier to stage than others. Such as: mudrooms, kitchens and closets. When in doubt, keep it clean and simple. Buyers are just like you, they understand that we all own a lot of “stuff.” They just don’t want to imagine YOUR stuff in THEIR new home.   Mudrooms are …