I've thought of many ways of incorporating things we've inherited into our present home situations, but this idea was beyond even my imagination.
I was bowled over!
The other day, a friend showed me how the former owner of her home honored and preserved his grandmother's mixing bowl.
All I can say is, wow!
If you have items that give you joy, that you want to see each day, go for it. It's your home. It's your life. It's your chance to smile at your memories.