Sentimental Spaces ~ Decorating with heirlooms
Most of us have an object, photo or piece of furniture that has great value to us personally. Many times this sentimental heirloom evokes a memory of a special time or someone in our lives whether present or from the past.
Instead of having this special something from our lives sit in the garage collecting dust or in a box poked into the back corner of the wardrobe, why not use this to inspire your next room makeover?
But how on earth can I do this you may ask? There are simple steps that you can follow to make this become reality!
5 Steps to Use when incorporating Heirlooms
Selection: choose no more than 5 items per space that hold great sentimental value to you. This will keep the overwhelm at bay.
Common theme: is there a theme or colour story that can link your loved possessions and heirlooms?
Give it a second chance: try to reduce the environmental impact by setting aside a little love and time to rejuvenate special items.
Choose how you will display & use items: There are so many options, display on shelving or tables, hung, framed, repurposed in a new and creative way!
Love interacting with it! After spending a little time and effort you can enjoy the fruits of your labour! This can add value, history and revive memories to your everyday.