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7 Tips for Grandmillennial Style in the Dining Room

Elegant crystal chandelier in grandmillennial style dining room

Achieve grandmillennial style in your dining room with these 7 decorating tips for a traditional space that feels bright and up-to-date. Just a few weeks ago I shared my dining room reveal with you lovelies peonies. It is a formal space with oodles of traditional elements, but it’s not stuffy, and it’s not boring! That’s …

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A Fresh Traditional Easter Tablescape with Spring Flowers

April Cornell cottage rose placemats add a colorful, bold pattern to the Easter table setting

Dress your Easter tablescape with spring flowers, bold pattern, and a riot of color to create a fresh traditional style that echos the hopeful promise of spring. The great gift of Easter is hope. ~ Basil C. Hume The sun pours in on a brand new spring – full of promise, new life, and His …

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DIY Chinoiserie Panel with Thrifted Bamboo Frame

DIY Chinoiserie panel above vintage brass bar cart with rose medallion, crystal, and antique silver

Create a chic DIY Chinoiserie panel for under $29 with a thrifted bamboo frame. Welcome peonies and thanks for stopping in to see this charming DIY project I tackled over the weekend. I adore the whimsy, color, and ode to nature Chinoiserie scenic papers give to a room. The fanciful birds and vibrant colored blooms …

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Affordable Grandmillennial Wallpapers

Collage of affordable grandmillennial wallpapers

24 affordable grandmillennial wallpapers to hang anywhere in your home for that chic, traditional look! I haven’t always been a fan of wallpapers to be perfectly honest. In fact, I grew up in a purple and blue chintz drenched bedroom that I absolutely despised for it’s girly stuffiness. Now, though, I would adore having that …

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Traditional Aqua Dining Room Reveal: Before & After

New traditional dining room reveal in interesting aqua

See how I’ve transformed my dated cream and burgundy dining room into a traditional aqua dining room with grandmillennial flair! With a splash of aqua paint, much sweat equity and carpentry skills, and many an hour spent bargain hunting, I am finally ready to reveal our dining room transformation! From boring 80’s cream and burgundy …

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My Secret Method to Install a Plate Wall

Tools and materials needed to install plate wall using my secret method

An easy step by step tutorial to install a plate wall anywhere in your home with eclectic plates for a charming grandmillennial look! I love a good gallery wall, especially when it showcases antique plates! For me each of these ceramic beauties is its own little work of art. What better way to display them …

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A Splendid Spot of Tea for Valentine’s

Katherine pours tea

Red & Pink roses, velvet ribbon, Rose Medallion, silver, and delectable macarons make for a splendid spot of tea for Valentine’s Day! Join me in hosting a Valentine’s Day tea party for your dearest gal pals. Valentine’s Day is of course for sweethearts, but I think it is also a day to celebrate all forms …

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8 Essentials for Grandmillennial Decor – Splurge vs. Save

flatlay design board with grandmillennial decor, including boxwood, chinoiserie, magazine clippings, tassels, ribbon, chintz, and wicker

Happy colors, chintz, and needlepoint are just a few of the 8 essentials for grandmillennial decor; learn the rest in this blog post and find budget friendly options! There is a growing club of decoristas who are rejecting the homogenized gray neutrality of minimalism and instead relishing in granny chic, neo traditional, and what some …

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The Charming Index – December

Southern Lady Code and Biltmore Cookbook with cheese and crackers and cup of tea

Charming | ADJ. | The power or quality of giving delight… Your monthly guide to charming things, people, places, reads, eats, and style! Hey y’all and happy New Year! I haven’t done one of these posts in a month or two, so I thought I would catch you all up on the things that have …

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A Pomegranate Gin Holiday Cocktail

Top view of coupe filled with pomegranate gin cocktail for the holidays

Mix up a delightfully fizzy pomegranate gin holiday cocktail for your guests this Christmas season! Who is ready for a fab holiday cocktail sure to please everyone of age? Ok, well maybe not the Grinch, but what does please him? After all the holiday prep and blogging, I am more than ready to kick up …

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