The Surprising Reality of Home Repairs: Is HGTV Misleading People?

Jodi Peterman DIY's, How To, Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Uncategorized

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! …

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 …

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 …

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

rebel Fresh Finds, Furniture, Residential, Tips and Tricks

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 and …

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

rebel How To, New Ideas, Residential

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 …

Top 9 Tips You Need To Know Before You Remodel Your Home

rebel Tips and Tricks

Remodeling can be a stressful process.  Every big remodel project begins with images that stem from Houzz and/or Pinterest, for ideas you like and specific items you’d like to replicate in your space. You then invite contractors into your space to get bids on getting the work completed.  This is where the stress and breakdown starts! Contractors give you a …

Phase Out Full Remodels

Elizabeth Erin Designs Tips and Tricks

The time for large HGTV reveals & 24-hour challenges is over. Now is the time of imperfection and living in the middle of projects. Instant results are out and living in the moment is the way to go! Loving your home and your project throughout the process of remodels is a huge key towards staying positive throughout a large scale …

Woodside Estates Remodel – The First Option Isn’t Always The Best Option

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After

Amazing design isn’t achieved overnight, anyone can tell you that. This particular remodel holds true to that testament, with a full year turnaround time from start to finish. Now, I’ll stop your wild thoughts right here and tell you that their home was NOT a construction site for a year. No, no, no. From the beginning consultation, throughout the design …

How To : Get Through Your Remodel Challenges

Jodi Peterman How To, Tips and Tricks

Let’s face it, the perfect design remodel doesn’t exist. Even new construction projects are flawed. If life went exactly to plan all of the time, we would get bored! Remodel problems happen to us all; but, it’s how they are handled that separate the good from the bad. Here’s how we get through our projects and how we recommend you …