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Après Ski at the Christmas Lodge

My traditional Christmas decor these après ski at the Christmas lodge

🎶 Where it’s snowing All winter through That’s where I want to be Snowball throwing That’s what I’ll do How I’m longing to ski Through the Snow, Those glist’ning houses that seem to be built of snow Snooooooooow Oh, to see a mountain covered with a quilt of snow What is Christmas with no snow …

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Vintage Gifts for the Grandmillennial

10 unique vintage gifts for the grandmillennial

11 unique vintage gifts for the self-proclaimed granny chic lady in your life!  The Grandmillennial in your life loves heirlooms, traditional decor, chintz, and classic entertaining pieces. Give her something with… history bright hues captivating patterns timeless appeal and you can’t go wrong! I’ve curated 11 vintage gifts for the Grandmillennial that I know she …

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Chintz Fabric Christmas Ornament DIY – No Sewing, No Gluing

Chintz fabric Christmas ornament DIY with Lee Jofa Althea hollyhock fabric in blush

Add a unique custom look to your Christmas tree with a chintz fabric Christmas ornament DIY! Bubble up some hot cocoa, tune in to Hallmark’s Christmas dream land, and pull out your favorite fabrics I’ve got an easy Christmas ornament DIY that you can tailor to your tree theme. If you’ve got a pretty piece …

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My Grandmillennial Southern Christmas in Pink & Green

My living room decorated in Grandmillennial Southern Christmas in pink and green

Decorate a traditional space with a Grandmillennial Southern Christmas look that uses a pink and green color scheme for a festive style that feels elegant and classic. ———— Can pink and green Christmas decor feel traditional and echo the warmth and joy of the season? YES INDEED! Just take a look… A Grandmillennial Southern Christmas …

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Two Traditional Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Grandmillennial

Grandmillennial Southern Christmas inspiration flat lay with plaid ribbon, magnolia, vintage baubles, and Althea Hollyhock Lee Jofa fabric

2021’s traditional Christmas decorating ideas from Pender & Peony sure to please Grandmillennials and lovers of classic Christmas decor! It’s time to reveal my 2021 Christmas decorating inspirations! Y’all know by now I love themed Christmas decor. I get immense joy each year coming up with a theme and figuring out how to make it …

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When Grandmillennials Use Chinoiserie…

@societysocial always excels at a grandmillennial style with chinoiserie accents

When? When do Grandmillennials use Chinoiserie? We do it all the time — every good traditional interior does! —– You’ll remember that Chinoiserie /shin-wahz-ree/, French for Chinese-esque, is a design and décor style inspired by the art and culture of China, Japan, and other Asian countries. It developed in Europe in the 17th century as explorers and …

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What is a Classically Charming Curio?

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

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 Pender & Peony’s motto to… in pursuit of classically charming curios I was looking for a phrase that better reflected the day to day hustle and bustle of the shop …

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Dressing an Elegant Fall Mantel

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

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 vases, orange berries, and sage green Wedgwood Jasperware. Every year it is a joy and a challenge to create interesting and new seasonal mantels for myself and as inspiration for …

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Delicious Autumn Decor

Delicious autumn decor inspiration for the grandmillennial - flatlay of fall themed antiques, decor, tableware

Autumn decor inspiration for the grandmillennial, showcasing the antiques, decor, tableware, and fashion I’m loving for fall! Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot Delicious autumn! DELICIOUS AUTUMN! Isn’t that just the perfect way …

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The Spirit of Things

My grandmother's yellow teapot

I was talking with a friend the other day about what I do and she made the comment that shopping estate sales makes her sad. She said it was even a bit depressing to her when she saw all these belongings “abandoned” for buyers to pick through and then to think that the family didn’t …

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