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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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When Grandmillennials Use Chinoiserie…

@societysocial always excels at a grandmillennial style with chinoiserie accents

When? When do Grandmillennials use Chinoiserie? We do it all the time — every good traditional interior does! —– You’ll remember that Chinoiserie /shin-wahz-ree/, French for Chinese-esque, is a design and décor style inspired by the art and culture of China, Japan, and other Asian countries. It developed in Europe in the 17th century as explorers and …

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What is a Classically Charming Curio?

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

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 and bustle of the shop …

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A Botanical Gallery Wall in the Living Room

Camellia botanical gallery wall for my grandmillennial living room using antique prints and gold Granby frames from Frame It Easy

Amping up the grandmillennial style in my living room with a botanical gallery wall using antique camellia engravings and gold Granby frames from Frame It Easy! Read on for the before and after photos and tips to mat and frame valuable prints. Penderandpeony.com uses affiliate links. Products gifted by Frame It Easy in exchange for …

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Grandmillennial Summer Finds at Amazon

Grandmillennial summer finds for the closet, home, and table

Looking to spruce up your table, home, and wardrobe for summer on a budget? Don’t miss my grandmillennial summer finds from Amazon, Walmart, and Target! *Affiliate links included* I’m finding my summer frame of mind with a little online shopping this week. As I was perusing Amazon, Target, and Walmart, you know the three staples, …

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My Recipe for Coffee Table Style with Traditional Decor

A grandmillennial coffee table style with 5 traditional decor staples

With this 5 ingredient "recipe" you can master coffee table style using traditional decor! Your coffee table is one of those key focal points in your living room that deserves some carefully styled decor. Sitting in the middle of your seating group, the eye is always drawn to this surface, and what you choose to …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part II

The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know graphic collage

Do you know… America’s first decorator? The master at tailored relaxed traditionalism? Who started the mix of humble and haute to great acclaim? Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! We are continuing our look at important interior decorators with …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part I

Stack of design books on traditional designers: Sister Parish, Colefax & Fowler, and Classic Interiors

Have you heard about… The Prince of Chintz? The legacy of American country style? The timeless appeal of the English country look? But not really sure who or what this all refers to. Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! …

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Recipe for a Grandmillennial Christmas Table

Spode Christmas Tree china on silver chargers with pink napkins and chintz tablecloth decorate this grandmillennial Christmas table

Gather round in big ways and small. We’ve got a feast for ALL from the littles to the tall. Christmas is nigh and celebrations afoot — let the halls be decked and delicacies cooked! Longing for memories past is true… for present tribulations are deep and blue. Yet sweet moments of JOY are here to …

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