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Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch the orange for red and decorate for two seasons with little effort!

Blue and White Mantel Decor: Fall to Christmas

Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch… Read more

A multi-loop bow is a decorating basic you need to know. Use these pretty bows on everything from presents to wreaths. Master this DIY in time for holiday decorating with this video!

How to Tie a Multi-Loop Bow

A multi-loop bow is a decorating basic you need to know. Use these pretty bows on everything from presents to wreaths. Master this DIY in… Read more

Looking for fresh and chic Christmas decorating ideas? Get inspired by these 3 Christmas decor trends: winter botanical, lime and sapphire palette, and oversize ornaments!

3 Chic Christmas Decorating Ideas

Looking for fresh and chic Christmas decorating ideas? Get inspired by these 3 Christmas decor trends: winter botanical, a lime and sapphire palette, and oversize… Read more

Soft white + gray + camel + leopard print = my favorite winter neutrals!

Winter Neutrals + A Classic Camel Coat

Soft white + gray + camel + leopard print = my favorite winter neutrals! Lately, I have been reaching for neutrals more and more. Winter… Read more

A vintage ski sweater, green hunters, wool mini, and trench cape make this the perfect preppy holiday outfit for a picnic on the tree farm!

Picnic on the Tree Farm – Preppy Holiday Outfit

A vintage ski sweater, green hunters, wool mini, and trench cape make this the perfect preppy holiday outfit for a picnic on the tree farm!… Read more

Wrap up in a stylish merino wool poncho for a chic look + my favorite ponchos under $100!

Orange Crush – Styling a Merino Wool Poncho

Wrap up in a stylish merino wool poncho for a chic look + my favorite ponchos under $100! *This post contains affiliate links.* While my… Read more

Experience the wonder and adventure of Grandfather Mountain with breath-taking vistas, alpine hiking trails, and rugged mountain scenery.

Our Adventure to Grandfather Mountain

Experience the wonder and adventure of Grandfather Mountain with breath-taking vistas, alpine hiking trails, and rugged mountain scenery. If you haven’t been to Grandfather Mountain,… Read more

Life is Better at the Lake

Did you know that you can rent a cabin in a lot of state parks? This is a totally new discovery for me, but two… Read more

Southern mamas' advice - The best words of wisdom from our Southern mamas - take them to heart!

Southernisms: Mama Always Said…

Southern mamas’ advice – the best words of wisdom from our Southern mamas – take them to heart! As y’all know, Southern mamas are brimming… Read more


5 holiday decorating tips to add that special Southern charm to your Christmas decor. Join the Pender & Peony social circle to get access to the guide now! With over 15 inspiring Christmas decor ideas and 3 videos let your Christmas decorating start here!

5 holiday decorating tips to add that special Southern charm to your Christmas decor. 

Join the Pender & Peony social circle to get access to the guide now. With over 15 inspiring Christmas decor ideas and 3 how-to videos let your Christmas decorating start here!

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