Atlanta Decorative Arts Center
While in line, I turned around to see none other than Suzanne Kasler waiting in line behind me! I was excited about my good fortune and introduced myself. Suzanne is so warm and friendly. I admire designers such as these who have reached the pinnacle of success and yet retain such a grounded and real persona. My husband Steve snapped this photo:
Later that day we drove over to Buckhead to tour the Atlanta Symphony Decorator's Showhouse. I always try to visit when I can. The house was great and we lingered in every room taking it all in. I was impressed with how many designers were present to meet and greet in their respective rooms. When we reached the Master Bedroom, we were greeted by the designer, Patricia McLean. I have followed her Showhouse rooms for many years. I found her Southern charm so engaging and her room was fabulous. Here is a photo of Patricia and me in front of a 17th century Venetian secretary worth a mere $700,000! She was so sweet and gracious.