2021 Home Show Expo: Design Trends

Jodi Peterman Interior Design, New Ideas, Trending, Uncategorized

Summer is here and so is the 2021 Des Moines Home Show Expo! The home show is an amazing opportunity to discover what’s new in home design, technology, and building trades. Local builders are able to showcase their craftsmanship and new trends in home building. Visiting the home show expo is a great way to gain design inspiration, meet local …

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 …

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 …

Achieving Your Vision No Matter Where Your Project Is Located, Elizabeth Erin Designs Is Now Designing Nationwide!

Jodi Peterman Interior Design, Trending, Uncategorized

Elizabeth Erin Designs  just celebrated 18 years and I cannot think of a better to celebrate by announcing that we are now set up for National Design Services!  Many of you who have been following Elizabeth Erin Designs for a while know that in 2009 I moved my company from New Jersey to Iowa and things have not slowed down …

Feeling A Disconnect From Life Lately? Incorporate A Little Biophilic Design To Reconnect & Rejuvenate!

Jodi Peterman Interior Design, New Ideas, Residential, Tips and Tricks, Trending

Biophilic design is a new trend on the horizon that allows you to implement as many sustainable and eco-friendly aspects as you want into your spaces, while keeping your own design style.  Biophilia has been proven to reduce stress, increase memory, creativity and wellbeing. This design trend came out of necessity with everything that happened with the Pandemic and its …

Shop Confidently by Defining your Design Style

rebel DIY's, Furniture, How To, Tips and Tricks, Trending

Figuring out what your design style direction is can be tricky to say the least, especially if you are a mixture of several styles.  Nobody likes to make purchases only to get home and realize the item is not as great as it was in the store. Not to mention adding the dreaded task of a return to your to …

Currently Trending : Quarantine Kitchen Trends That Wow

rebel Fresh Finds, Trending

Since this great quarantine has started, many people are spending a lot of time in the kitchen and figuring out what they want in their space. Sully Weissman, of Thermador, gave us the run down of what people are wanting in their kitchens, and what designers can do to help. Bold colors are IN! Muted pink, deep emerald green, and …

2018 Design Trends…Thus Far

Jodi Peterman Fresh Finds

Who else is in denial that 2018 is already half over? We cannot believe how fast this year has gone; but, we find that this is what we say every year. As we entered 2018, we kept a list of projected design trends so we could reflect back to see if we followed these trends and which trends were duds. …

Design Trends for Fall 2016

Jodi Peterman Trending

As fall is coming into place, we are spending more time indoors and noticing all those little things that are driving us crazy about the interior of our homes, myself included.  At Elizabeth Erin Designs we have see an influx of clients contacting us for design assistance for their remodels in the Des Moines Metro area.  So what exactly are …

Top Trends in Window Treatments

Elizabeth Erin Designs Uncategorized

Welcome back to our blog! This week we are going go over what is trending in window treatments right now, and I am going to share ten of those trends with you that we feel are great picks! To start off our top ten, the natural woven shades bamboo and matchstick are  becoming very popular. They are said to let …