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Grandmillennial Cues for Decorating with Blue

Tips for decorating with blue in a Grandmillennial style showcasing Katherine's blue dining room

Don’t ignore these cues for decorating with blue to achieve that classic Grandmillennial style in your home! And a little advice from my fellow “grannies”! Are you a fellow “granny” who loves blue? Yes…well let’s talk about how to incorporate this hue into your home decorating! As you know Grandmillennial interiors are all about that …

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My Advice on How to Decorate with Blue

Katherine's blue and white dinning room shows my advice on how to decorate with blue

Are you a lover of blue hues in your home decor? Considering painting your walls in blue? Read my advice on how to decorate with blue to avoid costly mistakes! Ah…the beauty of blue! It is one of those colors that always feels clean and bright no matter if it’s in its deepest bold navy …

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Collector’s Notes: Blue and White Chinese Porcelain

The Peacock Room, Smithsonian

An overview of blue and white Chinese porcelain for the budding collector that delves into the history and how to authenticate antique porcelains. Think you’ve got a consuming passion for decorating with blue and white Chinese porcelain? Take a look at these obsessive displays! Don’t be confused by the perspective. You are looking up in …

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Where to Find Affordable Grandmillennial Fabrics

Fabric choices from Fabric Guru - one of my sources for Grandmillennial fabrics

My 5 go-to sources for Grandmillennial fabrics at budget friendly prices. After my pattern play post last week, I received a number of questions about where I shop for fabrics, especially pretty chintz and other traditional patterns. I thought I would share my 5 favorites with you today! All of these sources are open to …

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Pattern Play: It’s a Conversation

Pattern play flatlay with fabrics, patterns, and decor from my grandmillennial living room

5 strategies for mixing and matching patterns to decode pattern play and create pleasing combinations!   Patterns should have a conversation with each other, and if it’s a good conversation, there is a lot of give and take — back and forth between the two. You know the kind of conversation I’m talking about… The …

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The Grandmillennial Living Room: 10 Essentials

Katherine's traditional living room decorated in greens, white, and pink with antiques, wicker, and needlepoint

Exploring the 10 essentials of the Grandmillennial living room for a fresh approach to traditional style. Well Peonies…I think Grandmillennial style has finally made it! I’m seeing the term everywhere and not as a brushed off quip either. Hallelujah! I like to think I’ve been a small but significant part of that blossoming, encouraging you …

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Grandmillennial Rugs for Every Budget

Find the right grandmillennial rug with traditional vibes and fresh colors in this area rug round-up for every budget!

Find the right grandmillennial rug with traditional vibes and fresh colors in this area rug round-up for every budget! Selecting the right rug and finding one in your budget is tricky! I know, I’ve been there. Rugs can get expensive quick, especially if you want a hand knotted Persian or Oriental in wool, silk, or …

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Transform a Mixed Evergreen Wreath from Target with Blooms

Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid ribbon, branches, and gold leaves for a festive bespoke Christmas wreath

Get a bespoke Christmas wreath by transforming a mixed evergreen wreath from Target with blooms and ribbon! Want a unique and festive Christmas wreath for your front door? Don’t want to pay the price for a custom one? Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid …

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A Colorful Traditional Christmas Home Tour

Katherine of Pender & Peony welcome to my colorful traditional Christmas home tour

Join 20+ bloggers as we share our colorful Christmas homes decked for the holidays! My colorful traditional Christmas home tour takes you through 3 festive rooms filled with merry decor! Welcome old friends and new guests! I hope you are ready for some colorful Christmas magic! The It’s a Colorful Life Home Tour – Holiday …

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Tutorial: Creating a Cozy Christmas Mantel

detail of snowflake ribbon bow and white bells hanging from faux pine swag on mantel

Looking for an easy way to decorate a cozy Christmas Mantel? Try this tutorial to dress the mantel with faux pine swags, red berries, and bells for a traditional look that feels oh so festive. This is the mantel in my family room, which I decorated in an après ski theme for Christmas. It is …

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