Tara Smith is the owner of Design Alternatives, Inc., a Tidewater company whose tag-line is ‘Move-Ins, Makeovers and More.
Design Alternatives specializes in Senior Move Management, assisting seniors and their families with both the physical and emotional aspects of relocating; Real Estate Staging, preparing your home for sale in the competitive real estate market of today and Interior Arrangement, using the furnishings and accessories you own to create an exciting new look.
Tara has been in the Interior Design field for over 25 yrs. She is a degreed Interior Designer, and held management and visual merchandising positions with Ethan Allen in Northern Virginia and Williamsburg for many years. She was a long-term board member and instructor for the Interior Arrangement & Design Association, teaching the art of Interior Makeovers across the country. She is a member of National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) and is certified in Interior Arrangement and Real Estate Staging. She has been featured locally in the Daily Press and Hampton Roads Gardening and Home, and on HGTV’s “Decorating Cents”.