A collage of classically charming curios
styled desk with personal stationery, calendar, and fresh flowers
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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Breakfast table setting with Villeroy & Boch Petite Fleur dishes, blue and white striped placemats, navy monogrammed napkins, bamboo flatware, and white peonies in Chinese jar

At the Breakfast Table with V&B Petite Fleur

May 19, 2023

Let’s breakfast in style! An intimate breakfast table inspiration for leisurely mornings at home using Villeroy & Boch’s Petite Fleur dishes and white peonies against a blue and white theme setting. The coffee machine is purring away and…

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3 Things You Should Know About Chinese Blue & White

May 16, 2023

Curio IQ Series: Let’s take a short and sweet lesson in antiques! Here are the 3 things to know for a better understanding of Chinese blue and white porcelains: In this week’s Curio IQ Series, I’m discussing the…

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I’m A Blue & White Snob

May 13, 2023

Confession time…I’m a blue and white ceramics snob and not ashamed to admit it! I’m tired of the trending blue and white, but not giving up on my passion either. I am never going to own a $5,000…

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Blue & White Done Right – But How?

May 12, 2023

#blueandwhiteforever The keys to decorating with blue and white in a traditional way that is NOT trendy and WON’T feel overdone! In preparation for my upcoming blue and white ceramics collection on May 20th, I’ve been pouring over…

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Bring The Garden Inside

April 25, 2023

10 Decorating tips to bring the garden feel inside and give your interiors the vitality and beauty of nature! What do you love most about a beautiful garden? The lovely floral booms? The lush green foliage? The riot…

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My Grandmillennial living room mantel with boxwood topiary, a gilt French mirror, Rose Medallion temple jars, and Chinese silk screen. A wicker day bed sits in front with garden stools. All decor and furnishings were collected second hand at auctions, estate sales, and thrifts.

The Evolution of A Collected Living Room

April 21, 2023

See how this Grandmillennial style collected living room has transformed over the past seven years as Katherine filled the space with antique treasures, unique furnishings, and traditional fabrics all collected from second hand sources like estates, thrifts, and…

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Why I Love Floral Decor

April 14, 2023

The 10 reasons I adore floral decor + a few tips to help you incorporate more blooms into your home. If there is one constant throughout my house from room to room to room, it is most definitely…

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April 1, 2023

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