Provident Home Design

Hello and Welcome to Provident Home Design! My name is Tamara. First and for most I'm a mom to 4 young, energetic children! When I'm not chasing them around you will find me conjuring up my next plan for achieving a high-end looking home on a low end budget. I believe you don't have to spend a lot of money to make your home magazine beautiful! Follow me on my journey as I make my builder blah home into something that makes me smile one DIY project at a time (or 5 at the same time)! :-)

What I’ve Learned in my First Year of Blogging & a Favor to Ask

A year ago today I hit publish on my very first blog post ever entitled,...more

Couch Makeover & DIY Chalk Paint

If you would have asked me a year ago if painting a couch would be in my near future I probably would have responded, Please? (Which is a polite/strange way people from Cincinnati ask others to repeat themselves, aka What?) Having ruined lots of clothes with paint splatters I knew paint...more

A New Rug for the Living Room

In my home decorating goals for 2015 I talked about getting a new rug for my living room makeover (more on why I’m making over the living room in a...more

Is Gray Here to Stay?

Initially you may have thought the title would be referring to the gray skies of...more

Seize the Day(and the New Year)!

I hope you all had a great Christmas! I know Christmas decorating is probably not on your mind right now given it’s already happened BUT if you have any wants on your list for next Christmas (like a new tree or different color schemed ornaments)...more

Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year


I’m Dreaming of a White Entry

Of course I dream for more meaningful things like world peace and cures to epidemic diseases but...more

Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to our home!...more

A Coastal Christmas Tablescape

I had fun this past week creating a coastal Christmas tablescape. It’s part of our dining room Christmas décor and will be used in a couple of weeks when family comes into town. I’m not a...more

Holiday Wreath Card Display

If it hasn’t started for you...more