Fine china, stamps, clothing, bibles, books and baubles; family heirlooms come in all shapes and sizes. As family curators and caretakers it is our duty to collect and preserve these precious mementos for future generations. But that doesn’t mean they need to hide in dark attics and drawers. With a little creativity, family heirlooms can be incorporated into any home decor and can inspire less enthusiastic family members to ponder and appreciate their ancestors.
Here are some of the best ideas for creating beautiful and interesting displays of common family treasures: