in pursuit of classically charming curios


imagining joyful pleasures for gracious living


inspiring traditional interiors with colorful frills


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Welcome to Pender & Peony

A Southern Lifestyle Blog & Curated Shop

I'm Katherine...

An interior stylist

Curator of chic curios

& Self professed grandmillennial

I have a love affair with history, antiques, and Chinoiserie style that goes back to my days working in art museums and the auction industry. Now I hope to bring affordable decor and style to you through the blog and my shop.

P&P provides tips and DIYs along with a specially curated selection of vintage and antique curios to help you achieve a charming and classic home!

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Lately On The Blog…

Autumn cheese board with figs, grapes, apples, and mascarpone

Autumn Cheese Board Round-Up

An autumn cheese board with mascarpone, figs, apples, rustic bread, blue cheese, and nuts + a round up of other themed boards to try this… Read more

apple cider mimosa in an etched champagne coupe

The Easiest “Tastes like Fall in a Glass” Mimosa

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Make planning your next fall gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, and roast potatoes

A Fall Dinner Party Menu

Make planning your next autumn gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, lemon rosemary roast potatoes, and for… Read more

Classically charming curios: Pair of Staffordshire spaniels and sheep with Rose Medallion ormolu bowl in back

What is a Classically Charming Curio?

Exploring the nature of classically charming curios and just what gives them that unique je ne sais quoi! You may have noticed I recently changed… Read more

Small white pumpkin nestled in dried hydrangea blooms surrounding an orange and white Chinese vase filled with orange berry branches

Dressing an Elegant Fall Mantel

Learn my five tips to decorating an elegant fall mantel and get inspired by mine filled with preserved hydrangea blooms, gold and white pumpkins, Chinese… Read more

Katherine places fig on plates for autumn themed tablescape in pink and green

Pink & Green Fall Table

An autumnal tabletop layered in an unconventional blend of dusky pink and leafy green with antique copper luster, Bavarian china, Indian block print linens, and… Read more

In the Curio Shop

My Home Picks for Grandmillennial Style

Under $150