September #BuildHerUp | Samantha Riccio, Eagle Hill Homes

September’s #BuildHerUp is a rockstar woman taking the general contracting world by storm!

In a male-dominated industry, Samantha Riccio has made a name for herself by taking the guesswork of home renovation. As husband and wife, this dynamic duo is the proud owners of Eagle Hill Homes. It all began with Sam and Nick purchasing and renovating multifamilies while working full-time jobs. Their successful business has elevated and evolved into the design-build company we know and love today!

Samantha’s Pro Tip:

“Don’t be ashamed to ask questions. If you never ask, you’ll never learn!”

Sam at Eagle Hill Homes has you covered if you’ve been in the market for that GC that provides knowledge, understanding, compassion, and care. Keep crushing it, @samanthalriccio. We’ll be over here cheerleading as we watch you soar!

August Build Her Up | Lien Vuong, The Elle Group & Stay At Our Haus

An infectious personality and a no-hold-barred attitude is a recipe for an incredibly powerful businesswoman; let me introduce you to the woman who is just that, Lien Vuong, our August Build Her Up nominee.

She has reached extraordinary heights as a real estate agent in the industry. Not only is she an outstanding producer herself, but she also runs a successful team, all while building an extensive portfolio of her investment properties, which include a series of Airbnb properties across multiple states!

Lien’s Pro Tip:

“Go with your gut and take action, you will always find reasons to say no so take a chance when you can.”


Impressive is an understatement; I am honored to share space with this glamorously intelligent, beautiful lady in our exclusive mastermind networking group Level Up Mastermind but, moreover, to be able to call her my friend.


#CoCoInspo | Stay Warm by the Fireplace

While fireplaces add functionality to your home, they also embody comfort and warmth, as the Scandinavian would call #hygge.

These projects bring the heat as showcase pieces for our three recent #DesignsByErica projects. It is important to us that each of our projects embodies a little bit of a different vibe.

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#DesignsByErica | Day Street Primary Bathroom

Want to check out a sweet city dweller’s dream #primarybath?

8 Day Street is currently on the market and patiently awaiting its new owner to use this brand new luxurious primary bath!

The neutral landscape embodies the perfect blend of whites and beiges, creating a serene environment to begin and end each day. The #WestElm fluted glass pear-shaped fixed offsets the #largearch brass mirror, which spans the length of the vanity, adding that #DesignsByErica signature touch of drama and style!


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A warm welcome to our June Build Her Up nomination: Nancy Zhou from @silverwhiskbakeshop

Nancy is the Founder of the Silver Whisk Bake Shop, an online bake shop specializing in handcrafted cakes and confections. 

Nancy’s initial struggles in the infancy of her business had her wishing she had someone as a north star. From that void, having gone through it all, she has founded a consulting and mentoring program for bakers like herself looking to start their own home or online bakery, as well as those struggling with the day-to-day task of owning a small company and wearing all the hats!

Nancy’s pro-tip:

✨” Build confidence by taking action. Define your goal (dream bigger), and then create a step-by-step plan for how you’ll accomplish your goal. Focus on completing one small step at a time and be flexible because life happens! Surround yourself with support and helpful resources because you’ll need it. It’ll be a challenging and uncomfortable process but extremely rewarding. With every step you complete, you’ll be stronger, and so will your business. You CAN do it.”

Awarded the 2020 Best Cakes recognition from the Best of Boston, Nancy takes immense care and time to ensure her products are nothing but the best for her clients while simultaneously delivering understated elegance and surprising flavors. In addition to her stunning cakes and petite fours, Nancy also offers unique chocolate bars inspired by the flavors of her childhood growing up as a Chinese kid in America.

One thing is clear: Nancy is a multi-talented artist who is virtuous in her work. Her generosity in sharing knowledge with what could otherwise be looked at as competitors is admirable, to say the very least.   Nancy is the perfect candidate for our 2+ year Build Her Up campaign, acknowledging her accomplishments as she is the definition of our #BuildHerUp movement.


If you would like to nominate a powerful woman who deserves some recognition, please contact us!