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Mary Ann Pickett
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Welcome! I am an interior decorator in SF with projects all over California (and the US by e-design). Contact me @ madamepickett@gmail.com
Welcome! I am an interior decorator in SF with projects all over California (and the US by e-design). Contact me @ madamepickett@gmail.com

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Modern Farmhouse Décor Ideas to Refresh Your Look
There is a lot to love about the Modern Farmhouse look that is so popular right now.    You can incorporate this by:  lightening your wall color eliminating clutter  mixing in modern elements like these chairs below adding a new fabric or two and  fresh or ...

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Modern Farmhouse Refresh Ideas You Can Try
There is a lot to love about the Modern Farmhouse look that is so popular right now.    You can incorporate this by:  lightening your wall color eliminating clutter  mixing in modern elements like these chairs below adding a new fabric or two and  fresh or ...

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9 Ideas for a French Farmhouse Kitchen and a Perfect Day Trip From Paris
Last week,  Cindy and I stopped by the Tancredi & Morgen  store in Carmel, California.  Here are some ideas to give your kitchen a little French flair. Use accessories such as: Aged metals like iron and hotel silver Beeswax candles vintage crockery Langiole...

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The Beauty of Round Dining Tables and Some Fun Entertainment
Round dining tables are great for conversation and  they fit nicely in rooms with a  more square shape or with angled windows or in a corner. Source We are looking at them for two clients, one with a square dining room and another  for a small breakfast noo...

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Random Good Things
Our little cousins were visiting from Hong Kong  and we had a great time. I think I impressed them with the napkin rings. The Trader Joe's cookies were missing  before lunch was served :) And I was very impressed with the  tulips that they brought. And spea...

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How To Extend That Wonderful Vacation Feeling At Home
Yeah, well, I'm not going to lie...   there can be some letdown after a big vacation when you come  home to bills, laundry and work.   Here's what can help... 1.   Try making some of the best dishes you had on vacation. Caponatina was served at practically ...

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A Week in Sicily: The Most Awesome, Unforgettable Vacation with 29 Friends!
Hi guys!  This is going to be a bit more personal than usual. Some people thought that the idea of vacationing on  the island of Sicily with 29 close friends was nuts. How would we manage a group that large? Wouldn't there be a lot of  "drama?" Well, we DID...

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FIVE TIPS FOR A CASUAL FRENCH DINNER PARTY
Bonjour from Paris!    If you follow me on Instagram ,  you know what I am up to!   This seems like an appropriate time to tell you about a casual, French dinner party that we hosted recently in San Francisco. Please ignore my "Franglish" on Howard's menu (...

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MODERN FARMHOUSE FAMILY ROOM Before and After
Here we have a fresh "modern farmhouse" look in black and white with splashes of red. This is another installment of the makeover at Lisa's house.  Her kitchen is here in case you missed it .   In fact, there is cute Lisa below in her new breakfast area. We...

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PROJECT DESIGN: Simple Summer Entertaining Tips
Hello and welcome to another Project Design,  where Cindy Hattersley  and I invite other bloggers to share their ideas and tips.   And today it's all about  Simple Summer Entertaining! We recently had a little birthday party  for my husband, Howard, in my s...
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