Grandmillennial interiors are a new take on granny chic. Explore these brilliant ideas for bringing this new-but-old style into your home. 

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Grandmillennial style is all about mixing old and new in a contemporary-focused space.

Second-hand finds, vintage gems and retro-inspired pieces are all put together in a way that feels modern and a reinvention of previous eras.

Vintage-inspired wallpaper

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Wallpaper is arguably an old-fashion choice when it comes to wall coverings, however it has made a massive comeback in recent years, especially if you want to implement the grandmillennial trend in your home. Whimsical floral designs are a winner for this look – match your wallpaper to your personal taste, whether it be to suit more of a darker colour palette or incorporating your favourite flower, for example.

Florals, florals and more florals!

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At the heart of the grandmillennial trend is paying homage to old-fashioned 'granny-style' interiors – a big element of which is florals. More is definitely more with this look – think maximalist interiors at its finest.

Layer different sized floral patterns on top of each other through your choice of soft furnishings, wall coverings and accessories. 

Retro lighting

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Incorporate the grandmillenial trend into any room of the home through your choice of lighting. Fringe lighting is synonymous with the 1920s and the flapper era, whereas more graphic circular designs evoke images of the 1970s – as long as your lighting has an essence of vintage charm about it will definitely shout grandmillennial. 

Granny chic 

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Remember that statement chair in your granny's living room that you thought was a bit old-fashioned? Well, it's time to display it proudly in your own home! Mix authentic vintage pieces with modern buys for a grandmillennial-inspired look. 

Nostalgic styling

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Be mindful and think of nostalgic images that are personal to you when decorating your home. An element of grandmillennial styling is thinking of popular spaces in previous eras such as the reading room and choosing interiors that provoke images of that particular space. 


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