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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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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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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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Fall Decor But Make It Vintage – Autumn Home Tour

My formal living room all dressed up for the It's a Colorful Life Autumn Home Tour

Take a tour of my home all jazzed up for fall and see how I added autumnal touches to my existing vintage and antique decor! It’s a Colorful Life Fall Blog Hop 20+ Bloggers & Their Fabulous Fall Homes Welcome to My Autumn Home Tour! October is here and so is fall! I am beyond …

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Tips for Styling a China Cabinet

7 Tips for styling a china cabinet

Arrange the dishes, tableware, silver, and curios in your china cabinet to charming affect with these 7 styling tips! Recently, I updated my china cabinet with a wallpaper backing in this beautiful coral pink paper from Waverly. It really livened up my cabinet and gave it a fun pop of color. It also complements my …

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Vintage Vanity Style

Bedroom corner with vintage vanity styled with gilt mirror, glam lamp, vintage boxes, and flowers.

Repurpose a bureau à gradin desk as a bedroom dressing table for an elegant vintage vanity style where you can primp at your leisure and organize your jewelry! The crinkle of a crinoline skirt… The snick of a perfectly pulled taffeta bow… The spritz of feminine perfume… The tinkle of bracelets twisted two and fro …

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How to Curate a Plate Wall Display

Top down perspective of varied vintage plates laid out on rug with hammer, nails, and measuring tape. Great way to curate a plate wall display.

Tips and ideas for mixing and matching vintage plates for a chic plate wall display! Plates, plates, plates EVERYWHERE! Each one of these round beauties is a little work of art in my opinion, and I love to hang them on my walls to enjoy. Seriously, I don’t think there is one room in my …

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Colorful Summer Decorating Ideas – Home Tour

Summer decorating ideas: new floral art in my entry by Nancy Thompson Mills.

 4 summer decorating ideas to refresh and brighten your home — part of It’s a Colorful Life Home Tour, Summer Snap Shots. Sunny weather, Family time, Barbeques on the patio, Cheerful summer style… That’s what summers at home are made of — everyday pleasures! This week, I am excited to participate in the It’s a …

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Elevated Essentials: Grandmillennial Mantel Decor

Natural elements with a magnolia wreath and fresh florals play a major role on this mantel

2 ways to style a grandmillennial mantel with tips and advice to curate and arrange a charming display! This is Part II of my Elevated Essentials series, and in this post we will be looking at how to curate and style a grandmillennial mantel. This look is more formal, more feminine, and more elegant. If …

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