hey there!

girl mom | Coffee drinker | marketing nerd

I'm a proud Chicago suburbanite (currently residing in Knoxville, TN) with a soft spot for creativity and marketing. Since my early dive into the digital scene, I've found pure joy in giving businesses an online home that truly reflects who they are. It's not just about having a presence; it's about creating a space that captivates and connects.

My inspiration? I'm a believer that every business has a unique story to tell. I get a kick out of blending beauty and functionality, turning each website I touch into a one-of-a-kind brand ambassador.

I'm Tara

girl mom

coffee drinker

marketing nerd

I'm not your run-of-the-mill web designer. Nope, I'm all about crafting digital spaces that seamlessly echo the vibe of the businesses they represent. Whether it's the sleek lines for a coaching site or the vibrant hues of a creative portfolio, I'm on a mission to exceed your expectations.

At Ivy House, your website isn't just a bunch of pages; it's your digital home, the place where your story unfolds. I'm here to make sure it unfolds authentically, uniquely, and distinctly as "you."

Feel free to snoop around my portfolio and see how we've given all sorts of businesses a voice in the digital jungle. If you're ready for a web design journey that's a tad extraordinary, let's chat. Can't wait to get to know you and help your business shine online! 



fun facts about me

a. black coffee, please
b. almond milk vanilla latte (cuz i'm fancy)
c. coffee is gross, i'll take a chai tea

My Go-To Coffee Order

Most Likely To Be Caught Wearing

a. jeans and a graphic tee
b. lounge wear, all day every day
c. comfy dress, with pockets of course
d. pajamas (work-from home-life)

My Friends Describe Me As

b. fun, creative and honest

a. hanging with my family, they're the best
c. taking a strategic break from work
d. all of the above

On Weekends You'll Find Me

On My Bookshelf

Favorite TV Show

homeschooling books

Gilmore girls


Ever wondered what it's like to bring your online dreams to life without the fuss? Well, wonder no more!


Making it Personal

Working with me is like having a coffee chat with a friend who really understands your business. I've got a few tricks up my sleeve to get what your brand is all about. We start with a simple questionnaire, toss in some interest boards, and throw in a kickoff call. It's not just about your website; it's about bringing your vibe online!


Efficiency with a Smile

In the world where everything is lightning speed, I get that time is precious. That's why I'm all about getting things done without the stress. Imagine deciding you need a killer website, and voila, I'm on it. Quick, efficient, and maybe a tad magical.


Tailored for You

Your business is one of a kind, and your website should reflect that. I customize your web experience by creating pages that fit your style. Whether you're into a sleek modern look or something a bit cozier, I've got your back.


Your Timeline, Your Way

Need it done yesterday? Or prefer a more relaxed pace? No worries – we move at your speed. I've got a step-by-step schedule to keep us on track, whether we're hustling for a day or taking it easy over two weeks. It's all about making sure you're comfortable and happy.


Casual Get-to-Know-You

Ever had a kick-off call that felt like a friendly chat? Well, that's what you can expect! We dive into your brand, your needs, and maybe a bit about your favorite weekend chill. Because why not? It's about getting to know each other and figuring out what clicks with your business.

So, if you're ready to transform your website plans into a stress-free online journey, let's connect! I'm just a message away from making your digital dreams a reality.

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