Home Inspiration: 21 Ways To Display Travel Keepsakes, Old Photos & Other Clutter-Causing Treasures

One of the hardest parts of decorating or spring cleaning is finding a place for the precious mementos we’d never dream of getting rid of but rarely display or even look at. Most of my ticket stubs, old family photos, greeting cards from loved ones, artifacts of my grandparents’ and random souvenirs I’ve picked up on vacations sit in designated shoeboxes or folders, where they’re kept safe but otherwise serve zero purpose, taking up shelf space and providing zero clues as to what treasures lay inside those ugly containers. They represent a huge piece of my memories and who I am, so I always intend to incorporate them into my home, but my struggle with how exactly to do that makes them start to feel more like dead weight. Click through for 21 tips to start actually cherishing your mementos…