Tour Our Old Home

December 17, 2013

If you want to know what paint colors we have used in our house or where we have found our furniture, art, rugs, etc., you have come to the right place! You can find details on nearly everything in our home, broken down room-by-room, on this page.

We have linked to similar items if the exact item we bought it is no longer available OR is something that we purchased at a thrift store or found on the side of the road :) We have also linked to the DIY home decor projects that we have completed in each space.

Welcome to my house tour full of DIY projects!  We are totally transforming our house by tackling TONS of DIY home improvement projects, DIY home decor projects, DIY craft projects and DIY furniture projects. Why do we spend all the time creating a home we love?  You see, I believe that in the midst of crazy busy lives full of work, kids, homework, housework and well, LIFE, that our homes should be our happy place–the one place we would rather be than anywhere else. So, I believe that our homes should be designed and decorated in a way that makes us feel welcome and happy.

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The Kitchen

We recently completely gutted and renovated our old kitchen after making the most with what we had for the past 6 years while we saved up for the BIG reno. Here are some DIY posts that will show you how we made our old, outdated kitchen work for us until we could fully renovate: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Without Sanding or Priming | DIY Pipe Table | DIY Painted and Stenciled Floors

Now, here's all the info on the new kitchen!

PAINT COLORS: Wall Color: Falling Snow by Behr  |  Trim Color: Midnight in the Tropics by Behr  |  Island Color: Silken Peacock by Sherwin Williams

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Herringbone WallDIY Range Hood Finish With Wood and White Concrete | Kitchen Remodel Before and After

Backsplash Tile  |  Countertop  |  Leather ottoman  |  Blue Velvet Lounge Chairs  |  Flooring  |  pendant lights  |  sink & accessories  |  faucet  |  soap dispenser  |  cabinet hardware |  gas range  |  refrigerator  |  dishwasher  |  bar stools  | rug

The Foyer

PAINT COLORS: Main wall paint color: Babbling Brook by Olympic | Plank wall paint color: Blueprint by Behr | Front door paint color: Velvet Curtains by Valspar

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: Modern Plank Wall | Monogram Gallery Wall | Front Door Update | DIY Door Kick Plate | DIY Screen Door Built from 2 x 4s | DIY Vent Cover

The Family Room

PAINT COLOR: Falling Snow by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Bentwood Pendant Light | Easy DIY Picture Rail a.k.a. Art Ledge | DIY Concrete Fireplace | DIY Sliding Fireplace Screen  

The Dining Room

PAINT COLOR: Midnight in the Tropics by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: How to Paint a Dresser (the correct way) | Our Dining Room is DONE!

The Stairs

PAINT COLORS: Main wall paint color: Babbling Brook by Olympic | Plank wall paint color: Blueprint by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: How to Install Wood Stairs| How to Number Stairs the Easy Way | DIY Wooden Letter from Upcycled Wood | Huge DIY Art Frames For Less than $20 Each

The “Playroom” Room (which is part of the family room)

PAINT COLORS: Wall paint color: Falling Snow by Behr | Desk color: Timeless Blue by Behr Chalk Decorative Paint

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Desk Makeover | DIY Lego Table | How to Update Cabinets with Gel Stain

The Master Bedroom

PAINT COLORS: Wall paint color: Morning Fog by Olympic | Dresser, chest of drawers and bedside table color: Lady Singing the Blues by Amy Howard at Home One-Step Paint

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Fireplace Build | DIY Bedside Table Makeover | DIY Art Frames | Typography Art Prints (click to get them FREE) | How to Paint Wood Furniture


Seating Area Sources

Sleeping Area Sources

Attley's Room

PAINT COLORS: Wall paint color: Falling Snow by Behr | Paint color of the dresser: Orchid by Amy Howard at Home One-Step Paint | Paint color of bed: Coral Crush by General Finishes

WALL MURAL: Fox in the Garden by Bari J for Murals Your Way

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Painted Dresser | DIY Felt Ball Letter | DIY Floating Shelves/Desk | DIY Curtain Tie Backs | Printable Greatest Showman Art (click to get it for FREE)

Avery's Room

PAINT COLORS: Wall paint color: Falling Snow by Behr| Paint color of the bookcases/dressers: Twilight Geranium by Fusion Mineral Paint

WALL MURAL: Nocturnal by Bari J for Murals Your Way

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Bunk Beds | DIY Floating Desk | DIY Framed Animal Prints | DIY Felt Ball Letter

The Guest Room

WALL PAINT COLOR: Falling Snow by Behr DOOR PAINT COLOR: Midnight in the Tropics by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Canvas Art | Painted Navy Blue Doors

The Girls' Bathroom

PAINT COLOR: Falling Snow by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: DIY Bathroom Remodel Reveal | IKEA Cabinet Doors and Drawers Hack | DIY Wooden Step Stool With White Concrete Top

The Backyard/Deck

DIY PROJECTS: DIY Deck Bar | Deck Makeover Reveal

The Office/Craft Room

PAINT COLOR: Falling Snow by Behr

DIY PROJECTS: Home Office Makeover & Craft Room Reveal

The Powder Room

PAINT COLOR: Falling Snow by Behr

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: 7-Day Powder Room Renovation Video | Our Colorful DIY Bathroom Remodel | Modern Cement Tile Details | Finishes and Vanity Details | Progress Highlights

The Upstairs Hallway

PAINT COLOR: Main wall paint color: Babbling Brook by Olympic

DIY HOME DECOR PROJECTS: Colorful Upstairs Hallway Makeover Reveal | Hallway Updates

colorful hallway decor
modern colorful hallway

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  1. […] a tour of real life or an online squeaky clean house. My favorites online are Abby and Tasha’s houses. They are so clean you instantly feel motivated to create a beautiful space around you […]

  2. Heather Land says:

    Tasha- have you finished your garage yet? We bought a home that had converted the attached garage into an entertainment room. We are baffled as to what we can do with it. Its a really large room (I’ll have to get measurements.) But, I need help. Oh.. and, it has a pole right in the middle. So, I wanted to see what you decided to do. Thanks.

    • Tasha says:

      Hey Heather! Our garage is still just a garage! If you are at a loss you could hire a designer or contractor to help you figure out the best way to divide up the space. Good luck!

  3. Nicholas says:

    I love how you re-purpose rooms. My daughter grew up in what should have been the “master bedroom” but it was way better for her to have a large room to live/play in. Well done!

  4. Lauri says:

    Wow….stumbled across you! Just in time for me to paint my kitchen cabinets. I too prefer a different style but moved into a mid century modern a year ago. Adjusting! Just finishing up an Ikea kitchen (love it and the price) and painting wood cabinets to match.
    Nervous about decorating ( some of my style is funky….read “pinball”), so it was helpful to see your before and after photos. I’m feeling brave! Thank you!

  5. Gabi says:

    I must have been lived under a rock because I’ve never been here before! Anyway, your house looks gorgeous, and I love it a lot!
    This is my favorite style, and I am glad I have found you! Keep up the good work, because you are really really inspiring!

  6. Ivory says:

    I love each and everything you did. Sooooo beautiful and full of love. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Sonja Pennell says:

    Hi Tasha,

    I love your blog! It is so fun seeing all the beautiful things you have done to your home. Your ideas are an inspiration and so unique. I will be watching your blog for updates and new ideas that I may use in my projects. Thank you for sharing.

  8. Chaitra says:

    Hi Tasha,

    Loved each and every post of yours ! Especially the Tour of Your Home was something i got inspired from. I was looking for some brilliant yet simple ideas for my 8 year girl’s room’s make over (that is what she calls it) and landed up on your website. My little girl loved each and every image you shared and i have started to work on the changes one by one….

    Thanks once again for such a wonderful share and i should admit that you are very creative and have loads and loads of patience.


  9. Diane says:

    Hi Tasha! I was just cruising pinterest and your website jumped out at me because I too am a lawyer looking to transition into design! Your blog and work is great and might just be the push I need to take the plunge!

  10. cathie garrett says:

    hi iv loved looking at ur blog..i live in northern ireland and its lovely to see the different things that others do “across the water”.. im (very nervously) going to be painting my antique pine bedroom furniture and i hope it turns out as good as ur make overs. iv never painted furniture before so its going to be a matter of fingers crossed it turns out ok.. many thanks for showing us round ur home x

    • Tasha says:

      Thanks so much for reading Cathie! I love hearing from people “across the pond ” :). Good luck with your furniture and I would love to see how it turns out!

  11. Sandi says:

    Hey there Lawyer mom! I’ve enjoyed my morning coffee while reading your home tour! I love your style. I just have one question, I apologize if this had been asked. Your back door area; I love how you bid the meter boxes. How does the electric company check this every month? Or do you send in your reading? Can this be moved for repairs? I’m looking to do something similar on the side of my house. Thanks so much in advance! Looking forward to more DIY from you. :)

  12. Tara S. says:

    Hi Tasha,

    Thanks for your blog and being willing to share all your creative, hard work with all of us! We are in the midst of doing some upgrade/remodel projects ourselves, and I am always so grateful for the wonderful people who are willing to share their experiences and pearls of wisdom with the world!

    All the best —

  13. […] Hey Houseologie lovers! I’m Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body where I blog about thrifty DIY renovations and affordable home decor. My husband and I both work full-time and are busy raising our 5-year-old twin girls. But if we can create a beautiful home on a budget, YOU CAN TOO! You can see all of our budget room transformations to date by taking a tour of my home here. […]

  14. We are have been in our 1907 forever home and looking at your Family Room photos, I am convinced that where I am has a lot to do with where I’ve been. Seems we have two states in common, FL and NC. I will be incorporating my four states in the house somewhere.

  15. MJ says:

    You are doing great things and have given me some good ideas as I get my house ready to sell!
    One comment: I thought beige was the color recommended so that lookers wouldn’t have trouble seeing their own “stuff” in a house? It looks dreadful to me and I find it hard to even look at a beige interior as i search for the right “downsize.”
    I want (underline ‘want’) to see that someone else lived in and liked the place…….Took down my art and the house was so empty and unappealing –even with some furniture–that it depressed me and i hung much of it again. People have a problem with it, then they would not be happy in my house……IMO….
    Thanks or sharing your delightful changes…….

  16. Heather says:

    Awesome… just freakin’ awesome!!! Gives me a lot of ideas for my Dads house I been wanting to spruce up

  17. Julie Merrill says:

    Can you tell me the approx cost of redoing the floor in the Master bedroom and what material did you use?

  18. Karen O. says:

    This summer I updated our Laundry Room and copied your design and absolutely love it. Thank you for sharing your updated designs.

  19. Lisa says:

    I enjoy your enthusiasm about the projects you tackle, and the love that shines in every project you embark on. Thanks for sharing all of this with everyone. By the way, can I rent your guest room on a permanent basis? I could definitely live there, and I promise I’d be so quiet you wouldn’t even know I was there (just kidding, but obviously I enjoyed the make-over on that room immensely!)

    Looking forward to seeing the rest of your projects…..

  20. Terry says:

    Love what you have done…very inspiring.

  21. Joyce says:

    Your house is beautiful, and I’m sure it’s a joy to be able to do so much yourselves. There is one thing that puzzles me with home owners today, however, and by no means is this directed at you. One of my dearest friends does this constantly: that is, so many home owners don’t appreciate what they already have–just watch “House Hunters” or “Property Virgins” on HGTV (I don’t think “virgins” is still on, but it’s just to make a point), and the people want so much more than they already have, yet they have perfectly nice homes.

    My friend constantly complains about the layout of her FULLY PAID OFF house, yet she tends to forget that others around her are, or have been (including me) homeless, or live in less than ideal accommodations. Why not be grateful for what she has, rather than lament that the Property Brothers aren’t affordable enough to come in and redo the house? I’ve been homeless, and now I live in a boarding house–way less than ideal, but I have a warm place to sleep, far better than living in my car–and I’d love to have a place of my own. Until then, though, I’m deeply thankful to the true God of the universe that I’m here, safe and out of the snow and cold.

    • Tasha A. says:

      Hi Joyce! I can’t speak for others, but for me there is no place I would rather be than my home and it gives me great joy to transform it with my own two hands. I would much rather use money to transform my home than travel, buy expensive clothes/purses, etc. I am (beyond) grateful for what I have, but DIY projects make me happy. DIY is my passion, much like knitting or reading may be for someone else. I hope that makes sense!

  22. Farha Syed says:

    Hello Tasha

    I love your home. its beautiful and all looking unique and fabulous.
    I am a designer and love enjoy doing my DIY’s at home. You have given me some really great ideas that I can use for my current client.

    Have signed up for your newsletter for Inspiration.

  23. jocelyn moore says:

    I love your house! can you come fix my house? I only live in New Brunswick,Canada – hahahaha

  24. Lydia says:

    Please tell me how you made the cool black table with a door. Thank you for all your great remodeling tips & pics. Love it!

  25. Tracey says:

    Where did you get that neat drum fixture in your dining room?

  26. Hi, love your make overs and that you did it yourself. Have been wanting to paint my kitchen cabinets like forever, but was afraid I’d screw it up. Glad I found your site. Now I think I’m ready to take the challenge . Thank you for letting people know it’s not a hard thing to do, and that it can really make a big difference in a room. Can’t wait to see more of your ideas. Thank you

  27. Leslie DeMarsh says:

    I just wanted to tell you what a beautiful job you have done with your home. I love the simplicity and beauty of all the rooms. I especially love the difference painting the cupboards in your kitchen make. I look at mine every day and want to paint them so much but fear they won’t come out looking as nice.
    I hope to get my courage up an just do it.
    Thank you for sharing you home!

  28. shirley rae davidson says:

    looking for kitchen table that has leaves that fold down and under table storage

  29. Rhonda Schultheis says:


  30. Jodie says:

    Love your blog! So inspiring! I am getting ready to tackle our guest bathroom myself. We have an old farmhouse that has been in my family for almost 100 years. Going to try the cement sink makeover! Can’t wait to get started. Keep sharing please!

  31. Michelle says:

    I too have enjoyed following your projects. We have the same issues with the same aged house. I’m dying to know what you’re going to with the master bath. I’m looking at my master, mine’s just a different color light green tile.. Separate shower, all the same exact time size and the dern whirlpool tub that I’ve used exactly 2 times in 13 yrs. What are you ideas are you tossing around? I’m so into your concrete projects. Concrete the tiles???? Floor covering? Cabinet colors? Please do that room next!

    • Tasha A. says:

      Hi Michelle! I can’t believe we have the same bathroom! We have used the tub about 5 times in almost 3 years, so a bit more often than you, but it still has to go! I am afraid to say that I think the bathroom will be a gut job. Is your shower as TINY as ours is? I would love, love, love to have concrete floors in our bathroom and in our foyer, eventually :) That room won’t be next, but it will happen one day! We are actually going to tackle our twin girls’ bathroom soon, because it is worse–it is carpeted! Do you subscribe to my newsletter? If not, you may want to so that you never miss a post. Here is the link to subscribe: Thanks so much for reading my blog!

      • Michelle says:

        I do subscribe. I hope this will not hurt your feelings, but our master baths are equally offensive on the eyes. My shower is maybe a smidgen bigger as it is sort of angled in the corner and the tile doesn’t surround to the ceiling, but yepper, small indeed! And unlike your tub with the “grand” stair to embark, mine is ugly, green, massive-tile, surround with green tub (positioned catty-corner) wasting space that could have been a spectacular steam shower….sigh. (Hope your not the grammar police, that was riddled with fragments and run-ons). The pièce de résistance, carpet…carpet in the master bath! So through your inspiration, I’m going to rip that dang carpet up and put down concrete! But I’m scared….you go first. Lol. I’ll be watching.

        • Tasha A. says:

          LOL! Trust me, no offense taken. I HATE our bathroom! I am so happy you noticed my grand staircase–who wants that in a bathroom?! I am afraid you are going to have to go first with the concrete floors :) I hope you do–I am dying to see someone do it!

  32. Nalee says:

    Seriously, where have you been all my life?! Lol. Im so glad I found you! I love all of your work, so inspirational. My husband and I are in the process of buying our first home so I am so excited to renovate the house. Thanks to you I’ll have lots of ideas for the house! :)

  33. Michelle says:

    What a inspiration you are. It’s funny…while reading this post I saw SEVERAL of my “pinned” project ideas. Perhaps I’ll just visit here first from now on when I’m looking for a fresh twist on things. Thanks very much for sharing your beautiful home!

  34. gail nieto says:

    So Happy I found you Tashsa…you are one talented gal!!! I am back in my chilhood home my dad built in 1961!!! My parents have passed and now I am “back Home”!!! the home if very well built and maintained over the years, but it’s been hard just ripping things out!!! You have inspired me with many ideas!!! Thank you !!! Gail <3

  35. Tasha A. says:

    What in the world are you referring to?

  36. Irina from Florida says:

    Tasha, I’m so glad I found you lol . I’m a mom of 4 and I don’t make a lot of $$$, I did a lot of research to paint my cabinets and I wasn’t sure if painting was the best idea, however I read 2 times your story shared it with my hubby and decided to go for it yesterday I received the General’s paint and today as soon as I get back from work I’m on it :o). I love everything you have done in your home and that only proves that even if you have a really good career and make lots of $$$$$ you can still DIY, because people tend to believe that if you cant pay for someone else to do it you can never have it and that is just wrong. I love the decorations and the ideas I really thank you for posting. This is the first time in my life that I post anything lol . I will let you know how it goes.

  37. BRENDA says:


  38. GAIL BUERKIE says:

    amazing, will be using this inspiration especially the kitchen when my husband and I complete our house

  39. Ruthie says:

    You are extremely talented and I love everything you have done! As I have looked through your room reveals I’ve noticed things I have pinned on Pinterest anymore! I will not become a frequent visitor! Thanks for inspiring me!

  40. Trent says:

    Hi, nice post!! Can you tell me more about what you did to the powder room vanity and also the kitchen back splash?

  41. Page says:

    Did you use milk paint for your kitchen backsplash, too? If so, did you seal it, as well? Wonderful transformation!!! Feeling inspired….

  42. Jennifer says:

    Hi, I love what you did to your bathroom counter!!!! I have a very old outdated brown, I think..laminate counter tops in my kitchen. Do you think this concrete idea would work on kitchen counters, granted I spend way more time in my kitchen cooking than I do in the bathroom.

    Please advise…thanks sooo much!


  43. Rosann says:

    Loved your ideas for you home, it look beautiful. I am interested in painting my kitchen cabinets and would like to know how to do this. Thanks.

  44. Diana says:

    Wow I am so impressed and thankful for your ideas with respect for “thinking out of the box”. While I am ready to re-create my home to my vision, I am a little stuck on my appreciation for the quality workmanship in my dated 60’s home. The Kitchen appearance, ie: colors are not to my liking but any cabinet/countertop person starts with demolish or cover up-“Oh NO” I love the space and the design just not the appearance of ‘yellow’ wood everywhere. My question is what would you suggest so that I can ‘see’ what I imagine? I mean since I think I want mahogany cabinets with a “milk chocolate” color ceramic countertop (the original) and a bit of black paint horizontally on the backsplash hummmm. Maybe black duct tape??? But how or what do I use to example the mahogany color all over the cabinet doors and cabinets??? any help? I am thanking you in advance…

    • Tasha A. says:

      Thanks so much for your sweet comment, Diana! I don’t know of any software where you can go in and change the colors of items–that would be awesome though. Just close your eyes and try to envision it. Sorry I can’t be more helpful! If you want to send me photos of your kitchen, I would be happy to give you my thoughts. My email is [email protected].

  45. Stephanie says:

    Hello, loved looking at your blog and home pictures. What color did you use on your door heading to the garage? the one that’s near the black table, I think it must be near kitchen. It’s the aqua color. Thanks!

  46. Matthew Spiegel says:

    very nice, what type of flooring did you use in the kitchen?

  47. Mindy says:

    I love your style! I am a big fan of stenciling floors.. I love pattern and color. Can’t wait to own a home so I can do it.

  48. Raenee says:

    You have done a fabulous job! I, like you, practice law but adore all things design.
    So glad I found your blog, it’s nice to know that in the heart of many lawyers lie very creative peopl.

  49. Ellen says:


    • Tasha A. says:

      Thanks so much, Ellen! We did stencil our foyer. Here are the details on that project: The blue in our family room is Philipsburg Blue by Benjamin Moore. The blue in the kitchen and foyer is Babbling Brook by Olympic. The blue in our girls’ playroom is Nostalgia by Valspar. I’m not sure what gray painty you are referring to–let me know the room and I will get back to you!

  50. Cindee says:

    Hi, I have a question. I am trying to put my enlarged photos to canvas. I ordered different sizes, mostly big, of the photos I want to use. I got the supplies today and started. Every time I touch the photo with my hands or a soft cloth it BLEEDS!! Help. It smears the black. I got the photos a few months ago, so they’re not wet. Please HELP!

    Thanks so much,

    • Tasha A. says:

      Hi Cindee! I have never had that problem. Where did you have your photos enlarged? I get mine enlarged at Costco in matte finish. During what step are you having the problem? I wish I could help more, but I need to know more about when/why you are touching them and whether they were professionally enlarged on photo paper. Let me know and I will see if I can make more sense of what is happening! I’ll do my best to help!

  51. Kathy says:

    HI came across your site via pinterest. OMG you are a live saver!!. i have been trying to decide what to do with my floors. I too have vinyl and hate it. Couldn’t decide between tile, wood or tile that looked like wood. BUT now I know…. I am painting them!! Just hope it holds up to paws. Thanks for great ideas. kathy

    • Tasha A. says:

      So happy to hear it, Kathy! We also painted our kitchen floors, which you can see here. Both our laundry room AND our kitchen floors are holding up wonderfully and we have a 90 pound Boxer who is constantly walking around on the kitchen floor. Good luck!!! Let me know how yours turn out.

  52. Jacqui says:

    Accidently came across your blog from a Pinterest post and just wanted to say how impressed I am with your renovations! You’ve done an amazing job with clever design and color. Even my ten year old daughter said “wow!” when I showed her how you transformed the kitchen. Well done :)

  53. heather says:

    So talented you are!! Love what you’ve done…kitchen is a huge impact for so little money…fantastic!!

  54. Your house is beautiful!! Oh and OMG I loovveee the fluff and fold in your laundry room. So cute :-)

  55. JoAnn says:

    Wow! You have an amazing talent. I love the look of your redesigned rooms. It’s amazing how you got your kitchen makeover done so cheaply! Visiting from SITS :-)

    • Tasha A. says:

      Awww, thank you so much, JoAnn! Your sweet comment made my night after a VERY long day at work. Thanks so much for stopping by from SITS!

  56. Sofia says:

    I love what you’ve done with your home! It looks gorgeous!

  57. Gretchen says:

    Hi there! Just wondering what the light blue paint color is in the hallway outside your laundry room. Thanks!

  58. Sally says:

    It’s so great to see talent like yours. I’m just now discovering mine and you have been an inspiration!!
    You have done a beautiful job on your home.. Thanks for the ideas:)

    • Tasha A. says:

      Hi Sally! You totally made my night with you sweet comment. Have fun creating in your own home. It really is so much fun! So thrilled you found some inspiration here. Have a great weekend!

  59. Wow! You’ve made some amazing changes… I love how you painted the Lino in the laundry room… What a great idea! It has got me thinkin’ now ;) Thanks for the inspiration!

  60. Beautiful home!! That laundry room floor is a clever idea.

  61. Caitlin says:

    Absolutely gorgeous house! I have always wanted to renovate and you’ve just given me the inspiration I need! All the way from New Zealand :)

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Caitlin! Oh my goodness, what a fabulous compliment! I am so glad you found some inspiration here. That is the whole reason I blog :) Thanks for making my night!

  62. Mel says:

    I love your house and your blog!!! :-) You have great taste! I wasn’t a blue fan, but now I am!!! Beautiful blues! Btw, I’m a Texan too!!!

    • Tasha says:

      Awww, thank so much for your sweet comment, Mel! And it’s always nice to “meet” another Texan! I was born there and it’s where my whole family is from :) Thanks for entering!

  63. I love all of your colors! Glad I found you! Did I spot a picture of the state of Texas on it??

  64. Hey Tasha! Visiting form the SITS girls tribe! Love what you have done with your home so far and am truly jealous of that laundry room! Great job! Looking forward to keeping up with your decorating adventures:)
    xo Sarah

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Sarah! Thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet comment. I do love our laundry room {though I still do not love doing laundry, a cute laundry room makes it somewhat more tolerable}! I’m excited to get to know you better!

  65. Whoa–you’ve done a lot of work so far! It’s looking great :). I’ve gotten more appreciative of contemporary style homes lately, even though mine is as traditional (though not authentically old; it’s almost the same age as your house) as they come :). Anyway–great work–I look forward to seeing more!

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Gretchen! Thanks so much for taking my tour and for your sweet comment. The contemporary home has definitely grown on me, but it still cracks me up that I am living in one. I just NEVER thought I would. But life changes and we are in a fabulous neighborhood and have plenty of room for our family, so we are so happy with our choice. Can’t wait to get to know you better!

  66. Jess says:

    Hello…came across your website when it was featured on AT re your laundry room renovation! Really enjoy your blog and can’t wait to see how you transform the rest of your house. Am similarly a lawyer but without any creativity so am hoping to be inspired by your creative ideas!=)

    thanks for taking the time to detail the instructions on your renovations.

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Jess! Thanks so much for coming over from Apartment Therapy. I was so thrilled to be featured there! It’s always nice to meet other lawyers who are interested in DIY ideas. I hope you will come by often!

  67. Hi Tasha … stopped by tonight and got lost in your blog. Love your blog’s redesign, by the way!!! It was fun taking the tour of your home here! It’s beautiful, and you’re so creative! I am excited to see what else this year has in store for you!
    Congrats on all your recent features!

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Katie! Thank you SO much for stopping by and for your comment. And thanks for the compliment on my new blog design. It was so difficult to get used to WordPress, but I am happy with the results and am glad I migrated while my blog was still small with few posts. I can’t imagine how difficult it is for more established bloggers with tons of posts! Thanks again–I really appreciate you coming by!

  68. Kelly says:

    I love the rooms that you have redone so far, especially the foyer. I think I will “borrow” your monogram idea for my mini- foyer.

  69. Cassie says:

    I’m so excited I found your blog and look forward to seeing your renovations unfold. Like you, I’m an attorney who would loves spray paint and a putting my creativity to use in the spare time I have outside the office. Best of luck and lots of fun along the way!

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Cassie! Thank you SO much for stopping by and for taking the time to commment. I always love “meeting” other creative attorneys out there! I look forward to getting to know you better!

  70. You’ve done an amazing job on your house! I love all your creative ideas for transforming the spaces.

    • Tasha says:

      Hi Sara! Thanks so much for your sweet comment and for stopping by :) We still have SO MUCH more to do in this house, but I love the process!

  71. Hi Tasha! Just wanted to drop by and say HI! Your house is beautiful. It was so fun taking the tour! You are overflowing with amazing ideas. One of the sisters (Elyse) is totally redoing her house right now. She loves this! Thanks so much for stopping by our Strut Your Stuff link party! Have a terrific 2014!!
    -The Six Sisters

    • Tasha says:

      Oh my goodness! I am so beyond flattered that you ladies took the time to check out my little blog :) Thank you so much! You totally made my day :)

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