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Pretty Decor for a Taste of Spring

Vintage decor for a taste of spring: white wire basket filled with faux snowdrops, porcelain bunnies, and painted easter eggs adorn this sideboard

Pretty vintage and antique decor to bring a happy little taste of spring to your living room! The temperature reached 70 degrees this week, and the sunny daffodils are popping — I’m simply longing for spring now! Creating little touches of the season in my living room makes me so happy. I feel like I’m …

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Grandmillennial Cues for Decorating with Blue

Tips for decorating with blue in a Grandmillennial style showcasing Katherine's blue dining room

Don’t ignore these cues for decorating with blue to achieve that classic Grandmillennial style in your home! And a little advice from my fellow “grannies”! Are you a fellow “granny” who loves blue? Yes…well let’s talk about how to incorporate this hue into your home decorating! As you know Grandmillennial interiors are all about that …

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My Advice on How to Decorate with Blue

Katherine's blue and white dinning room shows my advice on how to decorate with blue

Are you a lover of blue hues in your home decor? Considering painting your walls in blue? Read my advice on how to decorate with blue to avoid costly mistakes! Ah…the beauty of blue! It is one of those colors that always feels clean and bright no matter if it’s in its deepest bold navy …

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Reading Lately – Spring 2022

Book on floral fabric with pink rose - The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati

5 enchanting books perfect to enjoy this spring that will make you cry, laugh-out loud, and fall in love! If you are like me, you are always in search of the next good book! I’ve read some delightful ones here lately and thought I would share them with you lovely peonies just in case one …

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Collector’s Notes: Blue and White Chinese Porcelain

The Peacock Room, Smithsonian

An overview of blue and white Chinese porcelain for the budding collector that delves into the history and how to authenticate antique porcelains. Think you’ve got a consuming passion for decorating with blue and white Chinese porcelain? Take a look at these obsessive displays! Don’t be confused by the perspective. You are looking up in …

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Where to Find Affordable Grandmillennial Fabrics

Fabric choices from Fabric Guru - one of my sources for Grandmillennial fabrics

My 5 go-to sources for Grandmillennial fabrics at budget friendly prices. After my pattern play post last week, I received a number of questions about where I shop for fabrics, especially pretty chintz and other traditional patterns. I thought I would share my 5 favorites with you today! All of these sources are open to …

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Classic Tableware Essentials

Classic tableware essentials to stock in your china cabinet to be ready for any occassion

Stock your china cabinet with these classic tableware essentials and you will be ready for any occasion! Are your parents-in-law headed over for Sunday supper unexpectedly? A last minute surprise birthday party to throw? Church Bible study coming over for coffee and cake? Be prepared for any of these occasions with the right classic tableware …

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Pattern Play: It’s a Conversation

Pattern play flatlay with fabrics, patterns, and decor from my grandmillennial living room

5 strategies for mixing and matching patterns to decode pattern play and create pleasing combinations!   Patterns should have a conversation with each other, and if it’s a good conversation, there is a lot of give and take — back and forth between the two. You know the kind of conversation I’m talking about… The …

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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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