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Collage of affordable grandmillennial wallpapers

Affordable Grandmillennial Wallpapers

February 11, 2020

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,… Read more

New traditional dining room reveal in interesting aqua

Traditional Aqua Dining Room Reveal: Before & After

February 3, 2020

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… Read more

Tools and materials needed to install plate wall using my secret method

My Secret Method to Install a Plate Wall

January 28, 2020

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… Read more

Katherine pours tea

A Splendid Spot of Tea for Valentine’s

January 21, 2020

Red & Pink roses, velvet ribbon, Rose Medallion, silver, and delectable macarons make for a splendid spot of tea for Valentine’s Day! Join me in hosting a Valentine’s Day tea party for your dearest gal pals. Valentine’s Day is of course for sweethearts, but I think it is also a… Read more

flatlay design board with grandmillennial decor, including boxwood, chinoiserie, magazine clippings, tassels, ribbon, chintz, and wicker

8 Essentials for Grandmillennial Decor – Splurge vs. Save

January 17, 2020

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,… Read more

Southern Lady Code and Biltmore Cookbook with cheese and crackers and cup of tea

The Charming Index – December

December 31, 2019

Charming | ADJ. | The power or quality of giving delight… Your monthly guide to charming things, people, places, reads, eats, and style! Hey y’all and happy New Year! I haven’t done one of these posts in a month or two, so I thought I would catch you all up… Read more

Top view of coupe filled with pomegranate gin cocktail for the holidays

A Pomegranate Gin Holiday Cocktail

December 22, 2019

Mix up a delightfully fizzy pomegranate gin holiday cocktail for your guests this Christmas season! Who is ready for a fab holiday cocktail sure to please everyone of age? Ok, well maybe not the Grinch, but what does please him? After all the holiday prep and blogging, I am more… Read more

Christmas gift guide flat lay featuring Annie Glass, Thyme's diffuser, champagne, and place cards

10 Christmas Gifts for the Hostess with the Mostest

December 16, 2019

Show your love and appreciation for the paragon of hospitality in your life with one these Christmas gifts for the hostess with the mostest! You know these charming ladies! They can whip up a gourmet cheese board in about 3 minutes flat; they have an endless supply of themed cocktail… Read more

A Lodge cast iron skilled is a great idea if you are looking for gifts for the gourmet!

2 Thoughtful Gifts for the Gourmet

December 13, 2019

Check off the foodie or chef on your Christmas list with one or both of these gifts for the gourmet! Ok, y’all let’s have a bit of a freak out – there are only 11 days…11 DAYS until Christmas! I’ve put my shopping off to the last minute, and I’m… Read more

White ceramic houses on this Christmas mantel suggest a snowy winter village

My Whimsical Christmas Mantel + DIY Garland

December 10, 2019

Decorate a whimsical Christmas mantel with a festive holiday village, amaryllis, milk glass, ribbon garland, and star lanterns plus an easy tutorial to make an ornament garland. Today, lovely peonies I am sharing my whimsical Christmas mantel with you all. Of course, it had to be just as colorful and… Read more

Katherine of Pender & Peony sitting on settee sipping tea in blue caftan

A Hostess Caftan for the Holidays

December 8, 2019

Entertaining at home for the holidays? Throw on a fab caftan for just the right mix of casual chic and comfort! Comfort and style don’t have to be at odds! There is something to spice up leisure-wear, and no it’s not leggings.  Whether you are going for the 60’s glam… Read more

Front entry table with white poinsettia floral arrangement in blue and white ginger jar

My Colorful Christmas Home Tour

December 6, 2019

Step inside my colorful Christmas home tour with the Very Merry Holiday Home Blog Hop and get inspired to make your home festive and bright! Come on in friends! I’m excited to share my colorful Christmas home tour with you all today as part of the Very Merry Holiday Home… Read more

a bold Christmas tablescape set with a William Morris print, centerpiece of white roses and magnolia, polka dot placemats, and layered pink and green china

Set a Bold Christmas Tablescape in Pink & Green

December 4, 2019

5 Tricks to create a bold Christmas tablescape in a colorful palette that is whimsical and swoon-worthy! Forget boring ole palettes of red and green! Forget your stereotypical Santa and reindeer figurines! Forget pine boughs and plaid! Oops, not the plaid. Never the plaid…whew…almost went too far there! 😂 This year, join… Read more

Katherine hanging an ornament on colorful Christmas tree

A Chic & Pink White Christmas Tree

December 2, 2019

Decorate a white Christmas tree with oodles of color, paper snowflakes, chic ornaments, and vintage charm for a bright, festive look sure to make everyone smile! Mama taught me to never go half-way: “If one is pretty, two is prettier,” she always said. So when I decided to go with… Read more

Boxes, candy, little toys, ornaments, and twine mingle on this poinsettia paper for the supplies to make these advent calendar present ornaments

DIY Advent Calendar Ornaments

November 28, 2019

Create this charming DIY advent calendar to celebrate the joy of Christmas and spark quality family time! Plus the mini-boxes double as ornaments! Part of the magic of Christmas is family traditions and one of the most memorable for kids is the advent calendar. This countdown to Christmas day builds… Read more

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