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Photo: Ken Gutmaker

A New Beginning

Starting from scratch may be everyone's decorating fantasy, but most people have to work with what they've got. Take empty-nesters Trish and Tom Rump, who turned to designer Kelly Keiser to update the staid Mediterranean-style interior of their new San Francisco home. Graced with original arched windows, passageways, and niches, the place also came with hardwood floors, an elaborate fireplace, and a remodeled kitchen too new to redo.

Shown: San Francisco interior designer Kelly Keiser helped update this home with pale colors and modern accents.
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