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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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Join the Curio Wish List

Join Pender & Peony's curio wish list for help acquiring the art, furniture, decor, antiques, and vintage goodies you've got your heart set on!

Join P&P’s Curio Wish List to acquire and save on vintage and antique treasures from your most wanted list! I’m making it official! I’ve heard from so many of you who are searching for a particular curio you’ve set your heart on using in your decor or on your table. Maybe it is a unique …

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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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Blooming for Spring: A Colorful Southern Home Tour

Spring mantel filled with Staffordshire figurines for my colorful Southern home tour

A colorful Southern home tour with blooming florals, splashes of pink and green, and a bright, airy look perfect for spring. Come on over y’all! Happy Spring Lovelies! I’m so pleased to welcome y’all into my colorful southern home tour as part of the spring blog hop for It’s a Colorful Life! I’ve joined together …

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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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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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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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