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Blue Lily was born when three friends living in Erie – all Moms with a love of design – recognized the lack of options for home staging and redesign services.  We have lived all over the U.S. and around the world, and we bring fresh ideas to the Erie market that can transform your vacant or furnished home into a property that will outshine the competition!



Nadia has always had the dream of starting her own staging and interior design company and now as one of the co-owners of Blue Lily Home Staging & Design that dream has become a reality. After living in Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Buffalo, Nadia found her way back home to Erie. She is a graduate of McDowell High School and received her BFA at Edinboro University with a concentration in Photography. She is a member of the national Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) along with  the International Association of Home Staging Professionals  (IAHSP) and received her home staging certification through Home Staging Resource (HSR). She has never walked into a space without a vision. Creativity and passion go a long way.


When Nadia is not thinking about work or transforming a space she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband, Drew, and their three boys William, Patrick & Daniel and of course, her furry children, Louie & Hamilton.


Born and raised in northwest Ohio, Amanda has lived in Virginia, Washington DC, Greece, and Maryland before moving to Erie in 2014.  Amanda has always had a passion for real estate and interior design, and includes among her hobbies painting, wallpapering, and furniture restoration—making her the perfect fit for home staging and redecorating.  She looks forward to working with your home because, with four kids ages 12 and under, she can’t have nice things of her own.  Amanda graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Business Administration and is a member of the national Real Estate Staging Association, the Apartment Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania and the International Home Staging Association.


Nadia Shabanza-Pero, co-owner of Blue Lily Home Staging and Design, LLC, is a member of the Apartment Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, RESA - Real Estate Staging Association, IAHSP - International Association of Home Staging Professionals.

Born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nadia has traveled the world and brings a unique insight and diverse sense of style. Nadia has over 20 years of business experience, ranging from medical sales and marketing to finance and operations. She co-owns a property management and real estate investment company with over 3000 multifamily apartments in the Erie, Cleveland, Texas, and Oklahoma with her husband, Jason. Her hobbies include traveling, refereeing lacrosse, volunteering with organizations such as Habitat For Humanity and MYAA - Millcreek Youth Athletic Association, and finding great design inspiration in her travels.


Nadia has a deep understanding and ability to connect with a wide ranging client base. She loves getting to know her clients and listens to them in order to create a space that fits their esthetics and everyday needs.


Nadia has a desire to push her clients out of their comfort zone to create beautiful spaces. Nadia resides in Erie with her husband Jason, two children Alex and Mia, and their French Bulldog Ziggy Marley.

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