Target Is Selling the “Perfect” $5 Grandmillennial-Inspired Find

published Apr 25, 2024
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If you find yourself pulled toward frilly throw pillows, floral wallpaper, and lacy tablecloths, you may just be a grandmillennial. And every grandmillennial needs a spot of plaid in their collection. There’s a $5 mug available at Target right now that would be the perfect addition to your eclectic, vintage style because it looks just like something Grandma would sip her tea out of.

For anyone who needs a refresher on what grandmillennial style is, it’s a mix of vintage and modern design styles paired together in a more classic, traditional way (think: layered patterns and textures dotted with thrifted antiques and freshly painted or newly upholstered vintage furniture). The aesthetic looks like your grandma’s house got a mini makeover — fresh, yet nostalgic.

As spotted by Ashley from the Shopped By Ashley TikTok account, Target has a brand-new set of grandmillennial-inspired mugs in its Threshold collection that come in both blue and pink plaid. The plaid stripes look like they were drawn on by hand, giving the mugs that painterly, imperfect look that feels passed-down.

“The mugs!! So cute!” one person commented on her post, to which Ashley wrote back, “I don’t need it but I need it!” And how cute would these look on the same table as that scalloped lamp that’s also featured in the video?

The mugs are made of durable stoneware that’s dishwasher- and microwave-safe and can hold up to 16 ounces of liquid, which is the perfect size for your morning cup of coffee. 

And at just $5 each, you can upgrade your entire mug collection. Pair the two colorways together for a mismatched look, or grab two of the same to create a more cohesive set. They’re great for springtime gifting, too!

Add even more texture to your grandmillennial aesthetic by picking up one or two of these plaid Threshold mugs to make tea time even more enjoyable.