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Classically charming curios: Pair of Staffordshire spaniels and sheep with Rose Medallion ormolu bowl in back

What is a Classically Charming Curio?

September 29, 2021

Exploring the nature of classically charming curios and just what gives them that unique je ne sais quoi! You may have noticed I recently changed Pender & Peony’s motto to… in pursuit of classically charming curios I was looking for a phrase that better reflected the day to day hustle… Read more

Small white pumpkin nestled in dried hydrangea blooms surrounding an orange and white Chinese vase filled with orange berry branches

Dressing an Elegant Fall Mantel

September 21, 2021

Learn my five tips to decorating an elegant fall mantel and get inspired by mine filled with preserved hydrangea blooms, gold and white pumpkins, Chinese vases, orange berries, and sage green Wedgwood Jasperware. Every year it is a joy and a challenge to create interesting and new seasonal mantels for… Read more

Delicious autumn decor inspiration for the grandmillennial - flatlay of fall themed antiques, decor, tableware

Delicious Autumn Decor

September 9, 2021

Autumn decor inspiration for the grandmillennial, showcasing the antiques, decor, tableware, and fashion I’m loving for fall! Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot Delicious autumn! DELICIOUS AUTUMN! Isn’t… Read more

My grandmother's yellow teapot

The Spirit of Things

September 2, 2021

I was talking with a friend the other day about what I do and she made the comment that shopping estate sales makes her sad. She said it was even a bit depressing to her when she saw all these belongings “abandoned” for buyers to pick through and then to… Read more

Katherine places Chinoiserie plate on mantel to complete the look

What I Learned From Redecorating Our Family Room

August 3, 2021

Redecorating a room? Consider these 4 interior design principles to solve bad decor and redesign a room you’ll love. Y’all it has been just over a month since I finished our family room refresh, and we are loving it! LOVING IT! If you haven’t seen the reveal with the before… Read more

Ida Floreak art works in Goetze's bedroom

Choosing Art for Your Home with Amanda Goetze

July 21, 2021

Get help choosing art for your home with these expert tips from Amanda Goetze of Goetze Art & Design! I believe a room is unfinished without beautiful, captivating art on the walls. In fact, I’m decidedly in the “no blank walls” fan club. How about you? Choosing art for your… Read more

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Autumn cheese board with figs, grapes, apples, and mascarpone

Autumn Cheese Board Round-Up

October 7, 2021

An autumn cheese board with mascarpone, figs, apples, rustic bread, blue cheese, and nuts + a round up of other themed boards to try this fall season!  Charcuterie — because a generation raised on Lunchables is trying to be cool. ~ In the Curious Kitchen Hahahaha….I really couldn’t agree with… Read more

apple cider mimosa in an etched champagne coupe

The Easiest “Tastes like Fall in a Glass” Mimosa

October 2, 2021

An easy peasy apple cider mimosa that you’ll be making all autumn long! Happy October Friends! Do you like mimosas? Do you like apples? Do you like easy? YES! YES! & YES! Then do yourself a favor pop in to your local grocery and grab 3 ingredients: Fresh Apples Apple… Read more

Make planning your next fall gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, and roast potatoes

A Fall Dinner Party Menu

October 1, 2021

Make planning your next autumn gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, lemon rosemary roast potatoes, and for dessert a fig tart! Sometimes selecting the menu for a dinner party can be the most challenging aspect of planning a get-together. I always enjoy… Read more

Katherine places fig on plates for autumn themed tablescape in pink and green

Pink & Green Fall Table

September 14, 2021

An autumnal tabletop layered in an unconventional blend of dusky pink and leafy green with antique copper luster, Bavarian china, Indian block print linens, and Italian crystal makes for an enchanting pink and green fall table!  The new flavors of fall are upon us with succulent fruits like figs ripening… Read more

In the blackberry patch end of summer table

In the Blackberry Patch

August 24, 2021

An end of summer table with Poppytrail dishes, vintage chintz, antique silver, and zinnias plus an easy candlelight DIY perfect for any tablescape. Saying goodbye to summer is bittersweet as ripe summer berries and vivacious blooms fade to autumn’s velvety colors and spicy scents. Blackberries are one of those quintessential… Read more

Silverplate and glass candle hurricane with dahlias for summer table centerpiece

Recipe for a Grandmillennial Summer Table

July 15, 2021

Follow my recipe for a grandmillennial summer table that is sure to please your guests and create memorable moments under the stars! When the cicadas start humming and the fireflies flickering, it’s time to head out of doors to partake in dinners al fresco. For summer is here and evenings… Read more

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