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The Fete Set:

May 3, 2013

ASO Decorator’s Show House Gala 2013

A designer soirée at French manor “Tuffeau” by Bill Baker

  • Photos by Kim Link Photography

The Annual Decorator’s Show House & Gardens kicked off with a trés chic “Noir et Blanc” themed cocktail party and not even a little rain could dampen the elegant evening.

The VIPs

Chair Natalie Miller, Honorary Chairs Liz and Mike Troy, Opening Night Party Co-Chairs Amy Kilbride and Lisa Farrar, President of Atlanta Symphony Associates Sylvia Davidson, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President Stanley Romanstein


The Venue

Tuffeau Estate in Buckhead, a formal French home designed by the renowned William T. Baker


The Highlights

 Design and symphony aficionados, dressed in black and white-tie, gathered for a champagne reception, ribbon-cutting, tour of the stunning designer show house and garden, a French-inspired buffet dinner courtesy of Carole Parks Catering, dessert and dancing.


The Scene-Makers

A stylish crowd gathered for the show house unveiling, including a cadre of Atlanta’s best designers who participated in this year’s show house: Amy Musarra Kramer, Victoria and Howard Palefsky, Patty and Doug Reid, Carole Weaks, Rick Myers, Courtney Giles Decker, Katie Belveal, Bill Musso, Tish Mills, Bill Peace, Sona Chambers, Barry Hutner, Patricia McLean, Michael Habachy, Tracy Arnold, Clay Snider, Jillian Pritchard Cooke, Kim Johnson, Rick Anthony Bonner and many more.



The Sponsors

This year’s corporate sponsors include Ikea, Atlanta Area Lexus Dealers, Boxwoods Garden & Gifts, Comcasr, ADAC, Benjamin Moore Paints, Buckhead Coach, Phillips, The Outdoor Lights, Myers Carpet, HH Gregg, Carole Parks Catering, Culligan Water, Steinway Piano Galleries, King & Spalding, and Private Bank of Buckhead


The Cause

All proceeds from the evening benefitted Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s education and community engagement programs. The ASO show house is on view through May 12 (closed Mondays). For more info visit:



The living room by Patricia McLean The living room by Patricia McLean

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