Heirloom

KidSpace Stuff blog posts on using heirlooms in kids’ room design, from baby to teen, any room used by kids.

Mar 272014
 
10 Great Family Tree Ideas for Kids' Room Art

Using family trees for kids’ room art is a great idea. Why? Kids love to see their name and when it’s written on a piece of art, it seems even more important…..plus, it’s a great way to teach kids about their family heritage. Haven’t a clue about your ancestors? No problem. Design your tree to […]

Mar 062014
 
Teach Kids Family History Using Your Parents' School Desk

The last topic in our teaching kids family history series is a little unusual….using your parents’ school desk. Do you even know what kind of desk your parents’ used in school? Bet your kids don’t know what your desk looked like! School desk design has evolved over the last few centuries. Before the days of […]

Mar 052014
 
Teach Kids Family History Using Heirloom Hats

“Use a hat to teach kids about family history? You’re kidding me, right?” I am sure that’s what you said when you read the title….and yes, that’s right. You can teach kids family history using heirloom hats. Hats tell a story of an era, a hobby, an occupation, a political affiliation, or a personality. Hats […]

Mar 042014
 
Teach Kids Family History Using Treasured Heirloom Toys

Half the fun of using treasured heirloom toys as accessories is searching for, finding them, then rediscovering their emotional connection. The 2nd half of the fun? Teaching kids family history while sharing stories connecting special meaning to treasured toys and heirloom items. Timeworn accessories alone create a sense of history but it’s the stories behind […]

Mar 032014
 
Teach Kids Family History Using Heirloom Accessories {2}

Heirloom accessories are more than just “that old stuff handed down from your family.” Those treasured heirlooms are fabulous tools for teaching your kids about their family history. Part of kids understanding who-they-are is having knowledge of where-they-came-from. Heirlooms help kids feel connected to the past, especially when those vintage pieces have stories to tell […]

Jun 282012
 
See Our Featured Article on Time Out For Women {TOFW}

If you have been reading my blog for a while you may remember me mentioning Time Out For Women. I was a featured blogger for a week (see that post here) and a few months later joined a link party (here) TOFW was hosting. A few weeks ago, I received another request from Time Out […]

Dec 292011
 
Our Post on True Miracles with Genealogy

Heirloom Accessories: Using Family Photos A picture is worth a thousand words.” You have probably heard this quote a thousand times. It is a true statement, but I would add, “a family photograph is worth more than a thousand words.” Family photos elicit deep feelings and memories of past events, places and most importantly, loved […]

Dec 162011
 
Sheet Music Decor Trendy

Have you noticed the trend of using old sheet music to decorate? The much loved vintage style strikes again and you don’t have to be a musician to love sheet music. I have been seeing inspiration everywhere from Christmas decorations—wreaths, ornaments, candles, gift wrap—to clothing—shoes, jewelry, dresses—to furniture. Kids love music. They love to sing […]

Dec 072011
 
We Are Featured on Time Out for Women

I love early Christmas gifts and this one came in November! Ever heard of Time Out for Women? Each week they spotlight a guest blog on TOFW.com……and I was invited to be featured blogger. (BIG smile here!) My week starts today and features one of my favorite blog posts on using heirloom family photos as […]

Nov 112011
 
Military Shadowbox Honors Veteran

What better way to teach our kids to honor our veterans’ for preserving our liberty and freedom than to remember their service rendered and continue their legacy…… While researching recently for the Heirloom Accessories Series, I came across a post on Two Peas in a Bucket website. The “remembering” theme of the post was part […]