Meet the Designers

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Callanwolde, a magnificent Tudor Revival style mansion, is set on 12.5 acres in Atlanta’s Druid Hills neighborhood.

The mansion was built in 1920 as the home of Charles Howard Candler, the eldest son of The Coca-Cola Company founder Asa Candler. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Callanwolde is a unique arts center and architectural landmark that enriches the lives of thousands of metropolitan Atlantans year-round. 

A Christmas Designer Showcase

Browse and enjoy the splendor of the historic 27,000 square-foot mansion, festively decorated by some of Atlanta’s top interior and floral designers.


Winter Living Room, Flower and Plant Arrangements throughout Callanwolde Mansion, and Events
Laura Iarocci

Hosting the Great Hall
Adiclere Evans – Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Designing the Great Hall
Melissa Knott

Lynne Coker

Staircase Landing and Grand Staircase
Jonathon Gonzalez, Allied ASID

Billiard Room
Kelly Rich Berumen and Shannon McCurdy

Christmas at Callanwolde Gingerbread House Designer
Karen Portaleo 

Great Hall Christmas Tree, LEGOLAND Discovery Room, Coca-Cola Room, Petite Hall, Front of Mansion and Estate Grounds including Lighting, Porte Cochere, and Courtyard
Geri Sims Designs

Dining Room
Sean O’Keefe Events

Breakfast Room
Beth Kiel

Studio B/Bedroom
Nicole Kelly

Music Room
Travis Snyder and Melissa Banko

Front Terrace
Jim White



Please be sure to bring a donation for Toys for Tots, and make young dreams come true this holiday season!


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