Last August, I rode the rapids, bit the bullet, pulled the trigger, jumped off a cliff and said yes to an opportunity I'd swore to say "No" to. Why the change of heart?
As last year's event came … [Read More...]
In the once dilapidated Dozier House in Franklin, Tennessee, some of the original details weren't salvageable, but great care was taken to preserve the ones that were. In the photo below, the damage … [Read More...]
After months of planning and renovation, the finishing construction details are being installed in 2014 O'More Designer Show House, Presented by Traditional Home. As soon as the century old floors … [Read More...]
Now that I have the NSA and PETA's your attention, saying I will shoot your horse is about as 'racy' as I'm going to get this week.
I've got stuff to do, y'all.
Sadly, none … [Read More...]
After weeks of planning and paperwork, now that the fabrics, furniture and lighting are ordered and on their way, I thought I would take a moment to share my, and by that I mean Sandler Design Group's … [Read More...]
Be Inspired. It's the perfect slogan for the 2014 Antiques and Garden Show Nashville, taking place February 7-9 at Music City Center, a sprawling new convention hub. With over 150 antiques … [Read More...]
In the 2013 O'More Designer Show House, Sandler Design Group–yes, that's me–took on the task of outfitting a room that didn't exist on the floor plan. As construction moved along, Project Manager … [Read More...]
After years of just missing each other at various stateside gatherings, I finally met a friend-for-life on the other side of the world. Alexandra Williams is one smart woman and I am better for … [Read More...]
In a guest post less than a year ago, my daughter Claire introduced you to Ryan and Jen Hidinger, and their Atlanta underground restaurant, Staplehouse. Ryan had just been diagnosed with Stage 4 … [Read More...]
It's your lucky day! Following Part One's unexpected deep dive into last January, I'm wrapping up our look back at 2013 with a quick run through February to December. After binge watching Season 1 … [Read More...]
Made you look! This isn't a poetic post, but it is chockfull of pretty pictures.
In 2012, you got the year in review as seen through the lens of Downton Abbey. This year is getting a loving, if … [Read More...]
Do you catch yourself putting things off until everything is perfect? You are not alone. I've done it, too.
"When I..." is a long running joke between me and my sister. We used to say things like, … [Read More...]
Freestanding tubs have been around forever and they are making a huge comeback in interior design. Taken a soak in a galvanized barrel, anyone? Hmm...I'll take that pause as a No.
You there. You … [Read More...]
Forgive me, Father, for I have committed the cardinal blogger sin. It has been a month of Sundays since my last – new nerd word alert! – Postfession. I'd say I've been too busy to write, but that … [Read More...]
Once again, black and white is a hot combination for Spring 2014. Crisp and clean, it always feels fresh if you spice it up with a bag or shoe in the color of the moment. Since I have to like to look … [Read More...]
If the copywriting overlords are correct, a snappy headline is the fastest way to get readers to *pay* attention. Well, my SEO tanked and I lost my SERP when I changed servers, but you found your way … [Read More...]
Four times a year, I get a little Wu-Woo. Jason Wu woo, that is. The 30 year-old designer always throws something special for women of a certain age into his collections. During yesterday's Spring … [Read More...]
I finally sat down to watch the 2012 screen adaptation of Les Misérables and, along with the onset of Fashion Week, it served as a reminder of an almost perfect trip to New York. It's a true story … [Read More...]
Designer Phoebe Howard's master suite at the 2013 Southern Living Idea House is full of light. It's also filled with great ideas you can use in your home.
The suite is located in the Main House, … [Read More...]
Good things often come in small packages. The two Bunkies (Bunk Houses) at the 2013 Southern Living Idea House in Nashville are no exception.
Today, we are going to take a quick look at the one … [Read More...]
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