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San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2013

SFDS Living Room - Catherine Kwong

Look for an extensive overview of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase in the Bay Area News Group papers this Saturday, but in the meantime here’s a peak at design elements that felt fresh and noteworthy this year. Contemporary Art as Inspiration Check out the Cy Twombly inspired floors in Catherine Kwong’s living room, above.  See those [...]

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Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas

We’re down to the wire now people.  Less than a week ‘til Christmas and if your house is anything like mine, it’s covered in a staggering mix of wrapping paper scraps and powdered sugar. Time to take stock of what we realistically can do and what needs to go into our dreams of Christmas future. [...]

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Light it up!

Christmas Lights

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at the House of Bliss. The front porch is dripping with white icicle lights and the back terraced garden is strung willy-nilly with colored bulbs, creating what my husband likes to call “our holiday light mullet.” Yep.  Classy in the front and a party in the [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.