Along with winning numerous design awards over the years, including multiple PRISM awards
torie was chosen from thousands of interior designers across the United States to become a finalist on HGTV's Designstar. Season Four of the network's reality show began with 13 designers and she made it all the way to become one of the Final Four finalists on the show.
Parade of Homes Awards, multiple Houston's Best Awards and Bellaire showcase home awards;Torie also added becoming a Reality TV Star to her list of accomplishments.
Torie was also featured on Great Day Houston for nearly two years as the shows Design Expert.
In conjunction with Ashley Furniture, Torie made many deserving family's dreams come true as she would makeover their spaces and reveal to them their transformation and give design advice and ideas weekly on Great Day Houston.
Torie was also honored by being named one of "Houston's Most Dynamic Women of 2009" by HOUSTON Modern Luxury Magazine. She was featured in the October 2009 issue of the magazine. Torie was also featured as a guest designer on several episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Feature stories on Torie in other media include: Fox 26 Morning News, Military Spouse Magazine, Star Magazine, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes, Houston Lifestyles & Homes, National Floor Trends Magazine, Blue Planet/Green Living, Design Guide Magazine, Floor Covering News and the Houston Chronicle to name a few.
the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is proud to call her one of their own, as she is an avid volunteer for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo where she serves on the Grand Entry committee and the Trailblazer committee. She also fully furnishes the VIP area for the Rodeo using her own custom line of furniture, Strom rinzen.