Meet The Kozar Design Team


“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

Sandy is an award-winning and professionally trained designer. She has been a Decorating Den Interiors franchise owner for over 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. Most recently, she was featured in “Love Your Home,” a newly published book by Carol Donayre-Bugg.

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 and the Kozar Design Team paired with the Alzheimer’s Tennessee of Knoxville to help renovate a home as a fundraising event for Alzheimer’s awareness.

Sandy is 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 design needs. Kozar says, “Many of my new clients have never worked with a designer prior to contacting us. Once they have, they realize the joy of working with us and do so over and over again. My team and I strive to make designing your room or home a very positive experience, and in the process we save you time and money!”

Rachael Sheridan

Rachael loves helping clients by transforming their homes into rejuvenating spaces that unite their needs and lifestyle within their budget. Rachael graduated from Pellissippi State with her Associates and East Tennessee State University in 2011 with double bachelors of Interior Design, as well as Studio Art. She strives to create beauty and balance in everything she does. Designing in the Knoxville area since 2012, Rachael joined the Kozar Design Team in 2016.

As part of Decorating Den Interiors – Kozar Design Team, Rachael is utilizing her variety of skills to create truly beautiful and functional spaces. Her background in computers and art helps her create realistic renders of the designs by the Kozar Design Team. “I really enjoy helping clients visualize how their new room will look, so we’re constantly finding new ways to bring the design to life for them. Watching them fall in love with their new room, and select their new pieces with full confidence is a great feeling.”

Rachael has been in the Top 10 Decorators of Decorating Den Interiors, and one of her designs, a teen’s bedroom, won 2nd place in the international Dream Room Competition. She is also a two time winner of the Positive Thinker Award within Decorating Den Interiors for 2017, and 2021.