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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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Elevated Essentials: Preppy Traditional Mantel

Another important elevated essential of this preppy traditional mantel is natural elements done here with boxwood topiaries and a fern.

 2 ways to style a preppy traditional mantel with advice and tips to curate and arrange a charming display! A couple of months ago over on Instagram, I asked you lovely peonies what areas you needed help decorating. MANTELS were the answer! This is absolutely one of my favorite spaces in a room to decorate. Fireplaces and …

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Sweet Dreams: Bedroom Styling Refresh

Refresh your throw pillows to update your bedroom styling

5 Ideas with practical examples for a bedroom styling refresh that is sure to lead to sweeter dreams! Are you spending more time in your bedroom these days? Me too! And with the added time at home, I’m refreshing my spaces and swapping up decor for a more chic look that brings joy to my …

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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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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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How to Style Majolica Displays

Majolica display in bookcase

A grandmillennial approach to styling Majolica displays with bold color, charming patterns, and natural decor. Oh Majolica! Your rich tones, whimsy, and natural motifs charm me every time! I love seeing you proudly hanging on plate walls, reclining on hutches, and beautifying traditional interiors. If you are a fan of the French or English country …

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