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Get the Chinoiserie Look for Less

Affordable Chinoiserie decor on gold bar cart with fanciful landscape in background

Love the Chinoiserie chic look? Not so enthusiastic about the price tag? Create the Chinoiserie look for less with these shopping sources for Chinoiserie decor on a budget! Y’all know I have a special place in my heart for Chinoiserie decor! I love the whimsy, the color, and the tradition it exudes. Just think about …

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Nautical Summer Mantel Inspiration

Get in a summer state of mind with this nautical summer mantel with vintage decor, featuring a sailboat, coral, seashells, and wicker.

Add a little nautical charm to your living room with this nautical summer mantel inspiration, featuring vintage coastal decor, coral, wicker, and seashells. Ready to get in a summer state of mind? Bring the ocean to your living room with this summer nautical mantel inspiration whether you live by the water or far far away! …

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The Charming Index – March

Seersucker dress and pastel scarf - The Charming Index

Charming | ADJ. | The power or quality of giving delight… Your monthly guide to charming things, people, places, reads, eats, and style! No. 1 Catherine Wiley Paintings at the KMA  Her work is simply incandescent! I love the rich colors and the bold strokes contrasted with the serene scenes of women in intimate settings. …

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5 Simple Steps to Choose the Colors in Your Home Color Scheme

Whole home color scheme in blues and grays - how to choose the colors in your home color scheme

From inspiration to decision time, these 5 steps to choose the colors in your home color scheme will help you select a color palette you love that works with your style and home. A home color scheme is a palette of colors (usually 5 – 6) you choose to use throughout all the rooms of …

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Use These 3 Decorative Accessories to Get the Chinoiserie Look

Get the Chinoiserie chic look with blue and white porcelain like this bowl for a jewelry catchall

Get the Chinoiserie Look with these 3 decorative arts: Asian porcelain, lacquerware, and cloisonné. Learn about the history of Chinoiserie decor and collecting tips. Can we all agree that the Chinoiserie look is très chic? This traditional style with a twist of whimsy delights those with a more is more philosophy — the color seekers …

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10 Action Steps to Implement a Home Color Scheme

Implement a home color scheme with these 10 easy action steps!

So you’ve decided to re-decorate and implement a home color scheme? But where do you go from there? Implement a Home Color Scheme with these 10 Action Steps! When S. and I moved into our house in TN, I decided early on to implement a home color scheme. In previous houses and apartments, I had …

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5 Chinoiserie Chic Decorating Tips

Chinoiserie Chic dining room with layers of pattern, texture, and decor.

Need help incorporating the Chinoiserie look in your home? Read these 5 tips to master Chinoiserie chic decorating! There is just something about the Chinoiserie aesthetic that appeals.  It is bold; it is exotic; it is fanciful; it is feminine; it is maximalist! The Chinoiserie chic look features layers of pattern, color, texture, and collected accessories …

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Best of the Weekend – Goodbye

Hey y’all! This will be the last Best of the Weekend here on Pender & Peony.  I’ve had a grand time helping to host the party and enjoyed meeting so many of you through your amazing crafts, recipes, home decor projects, etc.! Thanks for joining me, and I hope you will stop by from time …

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Best of the Weekend – Link Up Party 22

P&P’s wedding month continues with How to Prepare for Your Bridal Portraits! I made several mistakes in planning for my bridal portrait photo shoot! Head on over to this post to hear what I learned and how to make your portraits amazing!   I am co-hosting with 3 other fabulous ladies: Ginnie from Hello Little …

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Best of the Weekend – Link Up Party

Hey y’all! I do apologize for my absence last week. I had a bit of a health issue, but I am recovered now, so let’s get this party started! I am co-hosting with 3 other fabulous ladies: Ginnie from Hello Little Home | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Pinterest | Instagram Amy from Ms. …

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