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Katherine's Grandmillennial living room in green and white with chintz

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I'm Katherine

the Grandmillennial stylist,

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Vintage Fall Decor – My Top 10

September 21, 2023

Incorporate charming vintage fall decor into your seasonal decorating for timeless and unique autumn style. Antique and vintage decor is always my go to when decorating my home and others’. I believe in shopping second hand and hunting out that previously loved piece for the patina and charm. So today peonies, I thought I would…


Fall Living Room Decor

September 16, 2023

Take a peek inside my home all dressed for autumn. We’ll explore my fall living room decor where little touches of the season mingle with antiques, chintz, and grandmillennial style! In the living room, I like to decorate for the seasons with one big dramatic display on the mantel then bring in signs of autumn…


An Autumn Riot – Fall Mantel Decor

September 13, 2023

Crafting an autumn sculptural garland for fall mantel decor with magnolia, cotton, foliage, pampas grass, and pumpkins. It’s a floral riot that feels extravagant and romantic! Have you ever been inspired to create something that felt a bit outside of your comfort zone? Yes, well…this is exactly how I ended up crafting this autumn sculptural…


A Fall Tablescape 2 Ways

September 6, 2023

Let’s use the same linens, flatware, and florals to set two different fall tablescapes with Chinoiserie vibes, muted pastels, and that cozy autumn feel! Versatility is key when adding to your tableware collection. Next to china, table linens are probably your biggest investment, and it is so important to choose pieces that can be used…


2023 Christmas Garland Kits

August 31, 2023

Do you love to decorate for Christmas but feel like your florals fall flat or your DIYs never turn out right? Don’t waste money on lackluster materials and supplies you don’t need! Don’t waste time trying to design a style from scratch! Instead… Get a gorgeous designer look! Enjoy the creative process! And save time…


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