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Best Grandmillenial Style Home Decor for Kitchens

The latest trend in home decor is the perfect mix of what both Millenials and their grandparents adore, blended to form a new traditional style, and I am here for this preppy vibe. If you aren't sure exactly how to incorporate grandmillennial-style home decor for kitchens, look no further.

Below you will find:

  • Frequently asked questions about grandmillennial style home decor;
  • Grandmillenial style home decor books;
  • Grandmillenial style kitchen inspiration;
  • Mood boards for your grand millennial style kitchen;
  • Specific products to shop for your grandmillennial style kitchen; and
  • Music for your grand millennial-style kitchen.

Frequently Asked Questions About Grandmillenial Style Home Decor

What is grandmillenial style home decor?

Grandmillenial style home decor is a trend that mixes the modern traditional styles favored by millennials with the vintage, antique styles and brands favored by those of their grandparents' generation.

What items are considered grandmillenial style home decor?

The following are considered to be part and parcel of grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens (and other parts of your home!):

Wicker
Chinoiserie
Floral patterns and chintz
Ginger jars
Crystal chandeliers
Milk glass
Needlepoint
Rattan
Bamboo furniture / accessories
Monograms
Foo dogs
Scalloped edges
Blue and green colorways
Fringe and tassels
Fine china
Toile
Plaid
Upholstery
Ruffles
Pleats
Heirloom furniture in dark stained woods

(Sources: Better Homes & Gardens; House Beautiful)

Where to shop for grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens

Below are some of my favorite places to shop for grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens:

Amazon
Ballard Designs
Bloomingdale's
Lenox
Macy's (they generally have great sales)
One Kings Lane
Pottery Barn (my personal home favorite; check for current discount codes)
Serena & Lily
Target
Waterford
Wayfair
Wedgewood
Williams Sonoma (my personal kitchen favorite, especially for browsing)

Grandmillenial Style Home Decor Books

Since this is a blog that pairs books with lifestyle, I simply must share a few preppy coffee table books that feature grandmillenial style home decor:

Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style by Mark D. Sikes

New York Times bestseller

Beautiful is a "beautiful" book that's a preppy blogger favorite. It features grandmillenial home decor primarily with a blue and white, floral, preppy, New England coastal twist. I love how it is arranged by color and theme with references to specific pop culture icons and more that influenced the design.

And, the author just came out with a sequel!: More Beautiful: All American Decoration. This book is similar but has more global influences.


Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon

Whiskey in a Teacup is one of my favorite coffee table book and it's PERFECT for fans of Reese's Book Club. It's filled with, among other things, grandmillenial style home decor with a Southern charm twist. And as a bonus, the recipes in it are fantastic as well! We make them all the time.


Grandmillenial Style Kitchen Inspiration

I scoured Pinterest to find you grandmillenial style kitchen inspiration, and I focused on pictures that I felt really captured the 50/50 mix of millenial + grandparent home decor style. Scroll through the widget below to get inspired:

Mood Boards with Grandmillenial Style Home Decor for Kitchens

In my research, I realized that grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens can really have a variety of sub-styles. You will want a cohesive look -- not just to throw every grandmillenial item you can find into your kitchen. So, I created the following mood boards "with a twist": coastal New England, Americana and Southern charm. Pin your favorite one to Pinterest!

To shop the items featured in the mood boards, keep scrolling past the mood boards for the Pinterest widget.

Grandmillenial Kitchen with a preppy coastal New England twist

Related post: epic guide to the coastal grandmother aesthetic

Grandmillenial Kitchen with a preppy traditional Americana twist
Grandmillenial Kitchen with a preppy Southern charm twist

Shop Grandmillenial Style Home Decor for Kitchens

To shop the grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens featured in the mood boards above (+more), scroll and click through the Pinterest widget below.

My personal favorites that I own and LOVE:

Music for Your Grandmillenial Kitchen

Music actually inspired this post. Over the past few months, I've been seeing a lot of Instagram posts about the cozy, traditionalist movie home decor style of American filmmaker Nancy Meyers, of The Parent Trap, What Women Want, Something's Gotta Give, The Holiday, It's Complicated, and The Intern fame.

And I started listening in my own kitchen to the "Nancy Myers' Kitchen" Spotify playlist. I'm sharing it below for your own mood-setting as well:


That concludes all the best grandmillenial style home decor for kitchens.

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Lisa

Saturday 19th of February 2022

Could you tell me where the gold chandelier with cream shades is found? Love these mood boards!

Jules Buono

Sunday 20th of February 2022

It is from Serena & Lily. I linked all the products on this Pinterest board: https://www.pinterest.com/julesbuono/grandmillenial-kitchen-decor/

Kira

Wednesday 16th of September 2020

Love this! I didn't know that was the terminology for this type of style.

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