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Collector’s Notes: Antique Plates

Collector's Notes series - the basics of antique plates, dishes, china - flat lay of antique plates

Useful basics to understand when collecting antique plates and ceramics from European porcelains to folksy Staffordshire and Chinese export to transferware. If you are a lover of china or collector of antique ceramics, your china cabinet or kitchen cupboards probably hold one or more of these ceramics: No. 1 Porcelain Commonly referred to as “china” …

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Get Cooking! 50+ Kitchen Gadgets & Accessories

50+ Kitchen gadgets and accessories you'll actually use collage

50+ kitchen gadgets and accessories you’ll actually use for cooking and organizing your kitchen! One of life’s greatest pleasures is cooking a delicious meal! I love the chopping…the sizzle of veggies in a skillet…the aromatic herbs…the mixing and mingling of ingredients and flavors! Just writing this makes me want to head into the kitchen to …

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My Recipe for Coffee Table Style with Traditional Decor

A grandmillennial coffee table style with 5 traditional decor staples

With this 5 ingredient "recipe" you can master coffee table style using traditional decor! Your coffee table is one of those key focal points in your living room that deserves some carefully styled decor. Sitting in the middle of your seating group, the eye is always drawn to this surface, and what you choose to …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part II

The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know graphic collage

Do you know… America’s first decorator? The master at tailored relaxed traditionalism? Who started the mix of humble and haute to great acclaim? Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! We are continuing our look at important interior decorators with …

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Songbird & Tulipiere Spring Centerpiece

White wicker bird cage decorated with blue songbirds and baby's breath creates a whimsical spring centerpiece on this tablescape

Create a whimsical tablescape perfect for March with a baby’s breath, songbird and tulipiere spring centerpiece! Ah spring! You just delight me with your popping buds, delicate unfurling leaves, and twittering songbirds! In celebration of all the promise and joy you bring, I’m setting a whimsical tablescape with a fanciful baby’s breath, songbird and tulipiere …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part I

Stack of design books on traditional designers: Sister Parish, Colefax & Fowler, and Classic Interiors

Have you heard about… The Prince of Chintz? The legacy of American country style? The timeless appeal of the English country look? But not really sure who or what this all refers to. Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! …

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Little Touches of Spring

gingham bow and bunny ribbon on fern wreath

Add little touches of spring to your decor to welcome the season and feel the joy of warm weather, beautiful blooms, and sunshine! 🎶🎶🎶🎶 Creep on in Creep on in And once it has begun Won’t stop until it’s done Sneaking in… Do you know this Dolly Parton and Norah Jones duet? This little bluegrass …

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A Green & White Springtime Table with Wedgwood

Wedgwood Patrician Robert soup bowls on a purple glass charger make an elegant look for springtime tables

Set a charming green and white springtime table with Wedgwood, tulips, cabbage ware, and lace to celebrate the season and highlight spring’s delightfully fresh foods. I come by my love of dishes quite honestly! My grandmother bought dishes constantly. Never anything really fancy or antique, but she had special plates and bowls for certain meals …

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Green Finds Shopping Guide – It’s Easy Being Green!

Green finds for your wardrobe, home, and tabletop! Collage of shopping guide picks.

If you love green hues, don’t miss this shopping guide of green finds for your wardrobe, home, and tabletop! *Affiliate links used.* St. Patrick’s day is just around the corner, which means it is time to add some green to your home and wardrobe! But who am I kidding? I really don’t need any excuse …

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Decorate with Green Grandmillennial Style

My grandmillennial living room decorated in green, white, blue, and pink with chintz and gingham window treatments, wicker furniture, and colorful accessories.

10 Tips to decorate with green in the grandmillennial style, using traditional decor and a mix of high and low! I have a confession to make…I’m KEEN on GREEN! I’m partial to pink. I dally with blue, but I always come back to green. It truly is my favorite color — the one that makes …

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