"Just a quick note to let you know how happy we are with all of the new furnishings. Thank you so much for getting us here. We look forward to seeing the rest."
Ronnie, Knoxville, TN


Sandy Kozar Knoxville Interior DesignerTaryn Stait Knoxville Interior DecoratorRachael Sheridan Knoxville Interior Decorator


Sandy Kozar

Owner/Interior Designer


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Sandy is an award-winning and professionally trained designer. She has been a Decorating Den Interiors franchise owner for almost a decade. Sandy always has something cooking. She has been featured several times on the cover of “Everything Knoxville”, and writes a monthly design article for them. Sandy has also been published in “The Kitchen Bible” (B. Ballinger), and her designs have been featured on HGTV. Sandy has also been featured in other media including radio and articles discussing design tips and solutions.

Sandy is involved in her community and has participated in several charity events within Knoxville, including the renovation of two homes of the founders of the “Love Kitchen.” She has also participated yearly in the Knoxville Design Show House fundraiser by donating her time and talent decorating 1-2 rooms for the event. Sandy has also helped to showcase local builders by designing an entire house from the brick to the interior for the Knoxville, Parade of Homes.

Sandy has been one of the top 10 nationwide franchises of Decorating Den Interiors, and has won many awards for her designs. Sandy loves helping clients see the potential for their home and works closely with her clients to meet their needs. Kozar says, “Many of my new clients have never worked with a designer prior to contacting us. I enjoy working with those individuals, as well as clients that have used an interior designer in the past. My team and I strive to make designing your room or home a very positive experience.”



Taryn Stait

Interior Designer


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Taryn Stait earned her bachelor's degree in Interior Design from Carson Newman University. Taryn has been designing spaces for Decorating Den Interiors – Kozar Design Team for over three years.

Taryn understands every room comes with its set of challenges, and she loves meeting those challenges with solutions that are not only beautiful to look at but are customized to serve her clients well.

Taryn has been named one of the Top 10 Decorators within Decorating Den Interiors nationwide. She has also recently been featured on the cover of "Everything Knoxville" including a two-page article discussing her design approach.





Rachael Sheridan

Interior Designer


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Rachael loves helping local residents by transforming their homes into rejuvenating spaces that unite their budget, needs, and lifestyle. Rachael graduated from Pellissippi State with her Associates and East Tennessee State University with double bachelors of Interior Design, as well as Studio Art. She is also a member of the local Interior Design Society Chapter.

As part of Decorating Den Interiors – Kozar Design Team, Rachael is utilizing her skills to create truly beautiful and functional spaces. Rachael has been in the Top 10 Decorators of Decorating Den Interiors, and recently one of her designs, a teen's bedroom, won 2nd place in the international Dream Room Competition."