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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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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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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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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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Perfectly Pink Finds on Amazon & Etsy

collage of perfectly pink finds on Amazon & Etsy

Shop affordable pink decor, textiles, and tabletop in this edit of perfectly pink finds on Amazon & Etsy! Have you noticed a theme this week? Yes, we are all about pink on Pender & Peony…year round really, but we are giving it a special focus this February. Don’t miss my advice on decorating with pink …

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When Grandmillennials Decorate with Pink

Flatlay with grandmillennial decor showcasing how to decorate with pink - boxwood topiary, pink gingham bow, botanical florals, rose medallion, wicker, Wedgwood, and needlepoint

10 tips exploring how to decorate with pink when you are a grandmillennial and lover of traditional decor! Whether you adore big bold intense doses of the hue or favor a more subtle approach there is a certain charm to pink that is undeniable. Even at its most subtle pale range, pink feels full of …

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5 Decorating Solutions For Design Challenges When You Cannot Renovate

Waverly chintz cornice boards and gingham curtains were my decorating solution to large windows

Renovating not an option? Here are 5 decorating solutions to tackle those pesky design challenges that will help you live with the eyesore. When you find yourself staring down a particularly ugly design challenge in a house you are redecorating, what do you do? Sometimes money is short and design decisions seem endless and major …

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