I'm Carrie, the designer behind Active Standard Design, and I'm passionate about

two things- saving time & saving money! Ready to decorate your home the easy way?

Try E-Design!

It's an affordable alternative to the traditional way of hiring an interior designer regardless of your location or budget.

This exciting design experience is a do-it-yourself decorating solution that provides you with a master plan for creating a professionally designed space or entire home that you can implement at your own pace.

The process is easy, so let's begin the design journey!

Perhaps, it's the right choice for you.

E-Design is exactly what it sounds like- interior design services offered to you online. With this online service, we are able to offer you a simple, affordable alternative to our full-service interior design. E-Design is perfect for clients who want design direction and designer expertise but do not mind doing a little legwork to prepare, manage, and implement the project themselves. If you are a DIY person, then this is a perfect design service for you!

The process is simple. We gather information for you to learn what you envision for your space, and then we create a beautiful and functional custom design pan for you that serves as a do-it-yourself guide to create the space yourself. With E-Design, you can tackle the design of y our home one room at a time, at your own pace, and as your budget allows.

Our E-Design packages include all the tools you will need to create a well-designed space that fits you and your unique style.

E-Design is one of the hottest ways to get designer style for your home that is affordable, easy and entirely online.

How our E-Design Process Works.

To begin, we send you a client questionnaire to gather information about your goals, what the envision for the space is and your project requirements.

Next, we have you take measurements and photo's of your space for us to utilize during the design.

Then we create space plans, design and color concepts, as well as furniture and finish selections, that fit the functional and aesthetic needs of your space.

Lastly, we organize all our design ideas, tools and tips into a comprehensive E-Design plan that will serve as a DIY guide to implement the design yourself!

What to Expect.

E-Design Plan

All of our E-Design packages include a complete E-Design plan with the design tools and a to-do-list with designer tips to help you get started implementing the design. From a 2D furniture placement rendering to a 3D tour of your room, you will have everything you need to start your design project with confidence!

Furnishings and Decor


All furnishing, décor, etc., included in our packages are readily available to you at affordable, national retailers open to the public; which makes it simple for you to implement the design yourself. This is all available on  clickable shopping links!

Once we start the design of your project, you will have a complete E-Design plan within a couple weeks. The design plan will come to you via email. We will also check up on you within two weeks to ensure that you get the design support you need or if you have any questions about your design project!