You deserve a home you love.

My mission is to help you create a home you love, no matter your budget. I share creative DIY projects, interior design tricks, budget-stretching tips and all things C O L O R F U L .

Learn more
EXPLORE MORE

READER FAVORITES >

SHOP >

about >

hey friend, I'm Tasha

what I'm

loving

RIGHT NOW

Browse By Room

Looking for room inspiration? Or for posts about a particular space in one of our homes? This should help!

Living Spaces

Kitchen

Dining Room

Bonus Room

Entryways

Laundry Room

Hallways

Bathrooms

Closets

Outdoor Spaces

Bedrooms

Kids Rooms

Browse By Room

Looking for room inspiration? Or for posts about a particular space in one of our homes? This should help!

Living Spaces

Kitchen

Dining Room

Bonus Room

Entryways

Laundry Room

Hallways

Bathrooms

Closets

Outdoor Spaces

Bedrooms

Kids Rooms

Reader Favorites

Search the Blog

I've been creating DIY and interior design content since 2013 and have shared 900+ posts and counting. If you need help finding something, this is the place to do it.

best friend gifts

She isn’t just a friend, she is THE friend! Show your BFF how much you love her with one of these best friend gifts. These are the perfect gifts for friends who fill that special spot in your life! We all have a special someone in our life who is more like a sister than a…

30 Perfect Best Friend Gifts

read more
gift ideas for grandparents

Grandparents and parents can be SO HARD to find gifts for. So often it feels like they have everything! This list of gift ideas from the adults or the kids is full of awesome ideas for Christmas or birthday! Adult parents and grandparents can be SO HARD to find gifts for.  But this list of…

Fabulous Gift Ideas for Grandparents & Parents

read more
gifts for makers and crafters

Crafty people give awesome gifts, but are the hardest to buy for! This list of gifts for makers has amazing presents that the crafters in your life will love. They won’t believe how thoughtful you are when they open one of these! Looking for the perfect gift for the person who always makes you and…

26 Clever and Creative Gifts for Makers & Crafters

read more
finished-headboard-2

Want to make a statement in any bedroom? Make this DIY headboard that allows you to create custom messages and designs that change whenever you want! If you are a regular around here, you already know that we are finally turning our attention to our guest room. If you missed the post where I shared…

DIY Headboard With Customizable Messages

read more
colorful DIY Christmas ornaments

Make your own DIY Christmas ornaments with this easy, affordable and gorgeous method! It creates a colorful marbling effect, but no skill or experience is required. They are simple enough for kids to make! Hey, hey friends! I could not be more excited about the tutorial for these colorful and fun DIY Christmas ornaments. This…

Colorful & Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

read more
cool-gifts-for-teens-featured

OMG, teens and tweens are so hard to shop for! I don’t just want to buy them gift cards, and this list has plenty of super cool gifts for teens. They will love them, even if they don’t admit it! Hey friends!  Let’s take a second and talk about the hardest people to shop for–yep,…

Cool Gifts for Teens & Tweens

read more
gift ideas for grandparents

Grandparents and parents can be SO HARD to find gifts for. So often it feels like they have everything! This list of gift ideas from the adults or the kids is full of awesome ideas for Christmas or birthday! Adult parents and grandparents can be SO HARD to find gifts for.  But this list of…

Fabulous Gift Ideas for Grandparents & Parents

read more
gifts for makers and crafters

Crafty people give awesome gifts, but are the hardest to buy for! This list of gifts for makers has amazing presents that the crafters in your life will love. They won’t believe how thoughtful you are when they open one of these! Looking for the perfect gift for the person who always makes you and…

26 Clever and Creative Gifts for Makers & Crafters

read more
finished-headboard-2

Want to make a statement in any bedroom? Make this DIY headboard that allows you to create custom messages and designs that change whenever you want! If you are a regular around here, you already know that we are finally turning our attention to our guest room. If you missed the post where I shared…

DIY Headboard With Customizable Messages

read more
colorful DIY Christmas ornaments

Make your own DIY Christmas ornaments with this easy, affordable and gorgeous method! It creates a colorful marbling effect, but no skill or experience is required. They are simple enough for kids to make! Hey, hey friends! I could not be more excited about the tutorial for these colorful and fun DIY Christmas ornaments. This…

Colorful & Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

read more
cool-gifts-for-teens-featured

OMG, teens and tweens are so hard to shop for! I don’t just want to buy them gift cards, and this list has plenty of super cool gifts for teens. They will love them, even if they don’t admit it! Hey friends!  Let’s take a second and talk about the hardest people to shop for–yep,…

Cool Gifts for Teens & Tweens

read more
best hostess gifts

Don’t show up to holiday gatherings empty-handed! These are the best hostess gifts to bring to your next party. Raise your hand if you take a bottle of wine to the hostess every time you go to a holiday party or meal. Now raise your hand if you want to be better and do something…

The Absolute Best Hostess Gifts

read more

Struggling to decorate your home? Designer in a Binder® makes it SIMPLE and AFFORDABLE.

Designer in a Binder® walks you through the decorating process by asking you the right questions so that you make the decisions that are perfect for you and your home. 

Designer in a Binder®

the affordable alternative to an interior designer

learn more →

"I look at decorating and designing my rooms differently because of Designer in a Binder. It’s manageable and fun now. It’s no longer overwhelming. I have a plan now and that in and of itself is worth its weight in gold!" 


"As someone who never spends money on anything, this binder is truly a bargain. You learn so much and then you have a place to keep everything organized. Then there’s the Facebook group. The Kaleidoscope Living owner pops in and comments—definitely feels like a seal of approval and I love it!"

"Designer in a Binder has really helped me plan my purchases and it has demystified what goes with what. And I found out having a nice home doesn’t have to cost a fortune or be done by a professional designer to be awesome… This has turned out to be one of the best purchases I have ever made." 


over 8,000 happy customers (so far)

- Catherine

- SARAH

- Cheryl

gifts for makers and crafters

Crafty people give awesome gifts, but are the hardest to buy for! This list of gifts for makers has amazing presents that the crafters in your life will love. They won’t believe how thoughtful you are when they open one of these! Looking for the perfect gift for the person who always makes you and…

26 Clever and Creative Gifts for Makers & Crafters

read more
finished-headboard-2

Want to make a statement in any bedroom? Make this DIY headboard that allows you to create custom messages and designs that change whenever you want! If you are a regular around here, you already know that we are finally turning our attention to our guest room. If you missed the post where I shared…

DIY Headboard With Customizable Messages

read more
colorful DIY Christmas ornaments

Make your own DIY Christmas ornaments with this easy, affordable and gorgeous method! It creates a colorful marbling effect, but no skill or experience is required. They are simple enough for kids to make! Hey, hey friends! I could not be more excited about the tutorial for these colorful and fun DIY Christmas ornaments. This…

Colorful & Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

read more
cool-gifts-for-teens-featured

OMG, teens and tweens are so hard to shop for! I don’t just want to buy them gift cards, and this list has plenty of super cool gifts for teens. They will love them, even if they don’t admit it! Hey friends!  Let’s take a second and talk about the hardest people to shop for–yep,…

Cool Gifts for Teens & Tweens

read more
best hostess gifts

Don’t show up to holiday gatherings empty-handed! These are the best hostess gifts to bring to your next party. Raise your hand if you take a bottle of wine to the hostess every time you go to a holiday party or meal. Now raise your hand if you want to be better and do something…

The Absolute Best Hostess Gifts

read more

It’s almost time for us to transform Attley’s brown, beige and boring bathroom into a colorful and fun space! As we did with Avery’s bathroom, we will be working with all of the existing materials to make this a very affordable makeover! Hey friends! If you’ve been following along with my projects lately, you know…

Plans for Attley’s Affordable Bathroom Makeover

read more
finished-headboard-2

Want to make a statement in any bedroom? Make this DIY headboard that allows you to create custom messages and designs that change whenever you want! If you are a regular around here, you already know that we are finally turning our attention to our guest room. If you missed the post where I shared…

DIY Headboard With Customizable Messages

read more
colorful DIY Christmas ornaments

Make your own DIY Christmas ornaments with this easy, affordable and gorgeous method! It creates a colorful marbling effect, but no skill or experience is required. They are simple enough for kids to make! Hey, hey friends! I could not be more excited about the tutorial for these colorful and fun DIY Christmas ornaments. This…

Colorful & Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

read more
cool-gifts-for-teens-featured

OMG, teens and tweens are so hard to shop for! I don’t just want to buy them gift cards, and this list has plenty of super cool gifts for teens. They will love them, even if they don’t admit it! Hey friends!  Let’s take a second and talk about the hardest people to shop for–yep,…

Cool Gifts for Teens & Tweens

read more
best hostess gifts

Don’t show up to holiday gatherings empty-handed! These are the best hostess gifts to bring to your next party. Raise your hand if you take a bottle of wine to the hostess every time you go to a holiday party or meal. Now raise your hand if you want to be better and do something…

The Absolute Best Hostess Gifts

read more

It’s almost time for us to transform Attley’s brown, beige and boring bathroom into a colorful and fun space! As we did with Avery’s bathroom, we will be working with all of the existing materials to make this a very affordable makeover! Hey friends! If you’ve been following along with my projects lately, you know…

Plans for Attley’s Affordable Bathroom Makeover

read more
2021 colorful christmas picks

Check out my top colorful and fun Christmas decor picks from my favorite sources, including World Market and Target! If you have followed me for a while, you know that I decorate with the same Christmas decor year after year. I’m not one of those bloggers who comes up with a new theme every year…

My 2021 Christmas Decor Picks

read more

It's a podcast, but it's really like hanging with friends.

Listen in on friends Tasha & Thea (who are opposite in nearly every way) chat about DIY, home design, and life at home. Not only will you learn something useful every time you listen (Tasha HATES wasted time), but you’ll laugh out loud (at least once, pinky promise). 

colorful conversations

LISTEN ON STICHER
LISTEN ON APPLE
LISTEN ON SPOTIFY

I'm Tasha! If you love...

more about me

hey there!

color
DIY projects
ignoring trends &
stretching your budget

then we were meant to be friends.

oh la la!

Overwhelmed by picking paint colors?

You NEED this free guide!

In this guide, I reveal the simple trick to understanding paint chips so that you can pick the right color the first time!

Get Our Free Guide to Kicking Ass on Social

Taiyaki occupy farm-to-table swag fashion axe four loko. Church-key palo santo selvage helvetica iceland tumblr.

GET THAT DOWNLOAD

Email

Name

"Margi's guide was kick-ass indeed and quite literally changed how I show up on social." - Jen Olmstead

oh la la!