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Old family pictures in an antique white ironstone bowl.

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I saw this and instantly thought, "Why have I not done this before?!" It's tough to display photos in bulk, but this is brilliant. I don't think it would work with color pics, but by going with slightly worn black and white photographs, it encourages guests to pick up and sift through this bowl of history.
Vary the heights. When arranging a group of hurricanes, vary the heights for a pleasing effect.
Take a trip down memory lane.Think back to your childhood home, and anywhere else you spent a great deal of time. What about the space itself do you remember most fondly? I loved a round table full of family photos my grandmother kept in her entry hall; I always paused there to look at the old black and white photos. Today I might take this idea and give it a fresh spin by placing loose photos in a bowl — more my style, but still honoring the memory.
Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to 11 Ways to Hurricane Proof Your House
8. Keep basic supplies on hand. Keep on hand at least a three-day supply of items such as candles, batteries, potable water, foods that don't require refrigeration etc. Put together an emergency kit as recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency well in advance of any storm.
In a wabi-sabi home, possessions are pared down, and pared down again, to those that are necessary for their utility or beauty (ideally, both). What makes the cut? Useful things: the hand-crank eggbeaters from the flea market that work as well and with less hassle than electric ones. Things that resonate with the spirit of their makers’ hands and hearts: a handmade chair, a 6-year-old’s lumpy pottery, a lumpy sheep’s wool afghan, pieces of history. These sepia-toned ancestral photos and lace cloth are good examples.
Ms. Fix-It Home Solutions added this to What to Do With Old Family Photos
Hold a photo party. A wonderful way to bring people together, share photos and learn a little more is to hold a photo party. Invite family and longtime members of the community to peruse boxes, piles or albums of photos placed around the room and just let people mingle and remember. Have a notepad near each stack and ask guests to share what they know. Send each person home with a small box of treasured photos or create a scanned album of favorites to share online.

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maucamp added this to maucamp's Ideas
on Sunday
Credenza
Lourdes Beth added this to lourdebeth's ideas
July 31, 2014
lAS VELAS
beeflady added this to Living Room - den, library, family room
July 14, 2014
photos in a bowl - sofa table
Susan Russmann added this to accessorizing
July 2, 2014
Love the bowl of photos and clean look of glass/candles!
oceanblue963 added this to art niche
June 29, 2014
hurricanes
boutrosetta added this to Misc
June 18, 2014
photos in bowl
Amy du Plessis added this to Slaapkamer
June 11, 2014
mooi met kerse
Jo Starr added this to Decorating
April 30, 2014
hurricane lanterns, picture bowl
julietennent added this to julietennent's ideas
April 21, 2014
great display idea
hebprin added this to Photo Display
March 29, 2014
Just random pics
alewpanda added this to Accessories with Purpose
February 15, 2014
Display pictures freely and loose for guests to enjoy and sift through?
debbiedonohoe added this to debbiedonohoe's Ideas
February 14, 2014
Photos in a bowl
anitascarlett added this to just ideas
February 7, 2014
photos
Karen Matya added this to karen_matya's ideas
February 3, 2014
what to do with old photos
lorianh added this to HALLWAY
January 31, 2014
PICTURES
annemontreal added this to annemontreal's Ideas
January 21, 2014
photos
johnsonjp added this to dining room decor
January 12, 2014
Dresser and accessories
damicdl added this to damicdl's ideas
January 9, 2014
Cool idea. Also like the one with the glass jar.
kath263 added this to kath263's ideas
January 8, 2014
photos in bowl
notredame96 added this to Photo/Wall Art Ideas
January 8, 2014
put in bowl for all to see
docadams added this to furnishings
January 8, 2014
Grouping of candles
neline added this to Accessories
January 5, 2014
Nice 3 hurricane jars with candles in 3 different sizes
kendrabach added this to kendra's ideas
January 4, 2014
Candles
zoonhead added this to zoonhead's ideas
January 3, 2014
Different size hurricane lamps for mantle
Dawn W added this to rosydawn's ideas
January 2, 2014
what to do with those old homeless pics ?
Roxanne Langley added this to Miscellaneous Ideas
December 31, 2013
Candle grouping
alexdearmas added this to alexdearmas's ideas
December 31, 2013
photo bowl
kcronk added this to kcronk's Favorites
December 29, 2013
pictures in a bowl
sbdebolt2b added this to sbdebolt2b's ideas
December 29, 2013
hurricanes
bafclark added this to bafclark's ideas
December 27, 2013
good idea
elfrida added this to ide
December 27, 2013
qirinjte
cindyjw added this to Cindy's Living Room
December 26, 2013
doily
silviax108 added this to decoracion
December 26, 2013
velas en cristal
sophiaraw added this to Lounge
December 26, 2013
bowl with old photos
Prudential Barrington added this to prudentialbarrington's ideas
December 26, 2013
what a great idea for new year's day
cbkb1618 added this to Family gatherings
December 26, 2013
Hold a photo party. A wonderful way to bring people together, share photos and learn a little more is to hold a photo party. Invite family and longtime members of the community to peruse boxes, piles or albums of photos placed around the room and just let people mingle and remember. Have a notepad near each stack and ask guests to share what they know. Send each person home with a small box of treasured photos or create a scanned album of favorites to share online.
cbkb1618 added this to Photo Ideas
December 26, 2013
Hold a photo party. A wonderful way to bring people together, share photos and learn a little more is to hold a photo party. Invite family and longtime members of the community to peruse boxes, piles or albums of photos placed around the room and just let people mingle and remember. Have a notepad near each stack and ask guests to share what they know. Send each person home with a small box of treasured photos or create a scanned album of favorites to share online.
karani_01 added this to karani_01's Ideas
December 26, 2013
Have a photo party share ideas & memories
kitchldaeme added this to kitchldaeme's Ideas
December 26, 2013
neat party idea
Susan Walton added this to Old photographs
December 25, 2013
Great ideas for sharing with family.
matthewsvir added this to great room
December 25, 2013
family photos
mpeart2011 added this to Decorating
December 25, 2013
Idea of having a photo party -- bring photos to share, tell sstories, etc. Can scan them for online album
amg3rose added this to Family Reunion Ideas
December 25, 2013
Photo Party
Pat Berryhill added this to Photos
December 25, 2013
Display idea
mrsstewart added this to mrsstewart's ideas
December 25, 2013
photo dish
buddyann added this to buddyann's ideas
December 25, 2013
photos
aawilder added this to Bedroom Ideas
December 25, 2013
Old pics in a bowl for guest room
rivergitljones added this to Decorating Ideas
December 25, 2013
What to do with old photos
Sarah Tohamy added this to sarah_tohamy's ideas
December 25, 2013
frame work
goatleap added this to RANDOM
December 25, 2013
Photos in a bowl
danni_elle added this to danni_elle's Ideas
December 25, 2013
Interioare
bellis6268 added this to bellis's ideas
December 25, 2013
Photo display idea: bowl
gilbert14 added this to deocorative
December 24, 2013
Bowl full of old photos
mystuff6838 added this to mystuff6838's Ideas
November 26, 2013
The idea of a "memory bowl" of photos. So much more usable than a tucked-away album!
grannyjune5 added this to grannyjune5's ideas
November 24, 2013
Photos in a bowl
2086sh added this to sarahgherbert's ideas
November 12, 2013
Take a trip down memory lane - think back to your childhood - what did you love about a special space you still remember today?
kkrasic added this to Laina's entryway
November 8, 2013
Candy canes at Christmas and candles thereafter
merrigay added this to Entry
October 29, 2013
pics in bowl
wilgusj added this to wilgusj's ideas for Ocean View house
October 23, 2013
candles
Welcome Home Interiors of NC added this to Gre-004
October 12, 2013
Frame is great contrast w/white wall
leannecarlx added this to leannecarlx's Ideas
October 11, 2013
Candles
rclement411 added this to Living Room Ideas
October 2, 2013
sepia-toned photos in a bowl
carrievillani added this to Accessories
October 1, 2013
Different sizes of hurricanes and candles
ellereve added this to Accessories
September 28, 2013
Hurricane jars
misslynette added this to misslynette's Ideas
September 23, 2013
Photo bowl
zitazen added this to zitazen's Ideas
September 19, 2013
a bowl of pictures!
deidreb added this to deidre foyer
September 17, 2013
Pictures in a bowl, Hurricanes that don't match. 3 instead of 2
samyberry added this to Decorating Ideas
September 9, 2013
hurricane vases
hoovencarmen added this to hoovencarmen's Ideas
September 9, 2013
Photos in a bowl
kmjm11 added this to kmjm11's ideas
September 8, 2013
candle holders
luckyandpat added this to Accessories
September 6, 2013
Candles
avener added this to Candles
September 5, 2013
Pretty black&white grouping on a lace runner.
tonyc1211 added this to tonyc1211's ideas
September 1, 2013
b&W old photos in white bowl
gayletulk added this to gayletulk's ideas
August 27, 2013
old photos
anitacor1 added this to anitacor1's Favorites
August 24, 2013
Idea for mirror and sofa table!
ktf2011 added this to Common areas
August 19, 2013
Bowl of photos. Maybe a large glass jar filled with photos?
voyager594 added this to DIY IT
August 18, 2013
Loose photos in entryway bowl
shawnac24 added this to Things I love!
August 18, 2013
Love the bowl full of pics
a3anwacoli added this to a3anwacoli's ideas
August 18, 2013
The photos in the bowl
Ddi Brilmann added this to ddi_brilmann's ideas
August 17, 2013
apaador wabi sabi
maryinminden added this to maryinminden's Ideas
August 8, 2013
Good for candles
ocnalop added this to ocnalop's Ideas
August 5, 2013
pictures in a bowl
roetje added this to roetje's ideas
August 1, 2013
Photos in bowl(P.G.'s box
Nissa Quill added this to nissa_quill's Ideas
July 31, 2013
Love the loose, old photos in a bowl, that you can just sift through and enjoy.
deldancer28 added this to deldancer28's Ideas
July 30, 2013
Candles
saraswen added this to Dining Room Ideas
July 28, 2013
Simple-pure-easy decorating with candles Could use multiple colors for candles to bring in personality
angelacarter added this to floors and walls
July 28, 2013
like the picure idea
Diane Jentilet added this to sunroom
July 25, 2013
Centerpiece
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July 24, 2013
deco
CherylinVentura added this to General decorating ideas
July 24, 2013
photos in a bowl, candles
nancywales added this to nancywales's ideas
July 24, 2013
Wabi-Sabi - that is a decorating term I have not heard before. Have seen the look. I like this picture, nice clean look.
aidabernalcruz added this to aidabernalcruz's ideas
July 24, 2013
marco del espejo
subirabuyu added this to living room
July 24, 2013
clean candle arrangement
susanjohne added this to Living Room Ideas
July 23, 2013
Candles in jars
amcdowell added this to living area
July 23, 2013
Photos in bowl
awtmarriott added this to awtmarriott's Ideas
July 23, 2013
Bowl!
cathyhlee added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 23, 2013
candles
lmichow added this to lmichow's ideas
July 23, 2013
photos in bowl
noordermeer731 added this to extras
July 23, 2013
Bowl of pics
yukonsally added this to Interior and decor
July 23, 2013
Like the bowl full of old pictures
jodybeans added this to jodybeans's ideas
July 22, 2013
SUMMER TABLETOP
bizj added this to bizj's ideas
July 22, 2013
wabi sabi
Susan Neill added this to susiesky's ideas
July 22, 2013
Old pics. on display...I like the idea...
djdh added this to Living room
July 22, 2013
candles in glass lovely
nicolahan added this to Around the house
July 22, 2013
Bowl of photos
matthewcassandra added this to Living Room Ideas
July 22, 2013
love the picture/bowl idea
brettbradshaw added this to diy
July 22, 2013
the black and white photos in a bowl -- could put where the pussy willow are - or on buffet
toot77 added this to toot77's ideas
July 22, 2013
VASES
snejaim added this to Living Room Ideas
July 22, 2013
on the shelves cover in coffee beans
szerejko added this to szerejko's Ideas
July 22, 2013
Bowl full of pictures
joleneward added this to joleneward's Ideas
July 22, 2013
table top
ceilmueller added this to ceilmueller's Ideas
July 22, 2013
Jars with candles
nursejazzy22 added this to Living Room Ideas
July 22, 2013
Candles on stand
Kelly Luzier added this to kelly_luzier's ideas
July 22, 2013
pics in a bowl
sinead76 added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 22, 2013
candles
narniesnook added this to narniesnook's ideas
July 22, 2013
nice nice nice
croimc added this to croimc's Favorites
July 22, 2013
Wabi sabi
katttt added this to little things
July 21, 2013
photos in a bowl
Rachel White added this to rachel_white's ideas
July 21, 2013
bowl of photos - would be great for postcards and other paper things too
bensee100 added this to bensee100's Ideas
July 21, 2013
old black and white photos and doily add interest
rs3t added this to unique ideas for decorating
July 21, 2013
bowl of pictures
bugsie00 added this to Bedroom Ideas
July 21, 2013
the memories in a bowl
cbechara added this to cbechara's Favorites
July 21, 2013
candles, photos
robsco added this to robsco's ideas
July 21, 2013
old photos
leslietracyblair added this to leslietracyblair's ideas
July 21, 2013
Wabi sabi - things that have a history necessary for utility of beauty. Turn off harsh overhead lights and use candles and table lamps instead, extra blankets, a place to rest a cup and book at every seat.
claudiakalcaraz added this to claudiakalcaraz's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Detalles
takasurazeem added this to takasurazeem's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Not a bad idea
suzanne625 added this to guest room
July 21, 2013
photos out in bowl
karinkress added this to karinkress's ideas
July 21, 2013
idea of just throwing pics in a bowl loose.... change out randomly
pedro_cabanillas added this to Pedro's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Fotos
Lise Hedstrom added this to lise_hedstrom's ideas
July 21, 2013
The glass candleholders, the bowl with pictures, the framed mirror and the tablecloth.
rookroc added this to Home accents
July 21, 2013
wabi-sabi
carlajene added this to carlajene's ideas
July 21, 2013
wabi-sabi: what makes the cut?
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July 21, 2013
photos
daga2013 added this to daga2013's ideas
July 21, 2013
candles in vases
elli1952 added this to guest room
July 21, 2013
Bowl with loose old photos!
helron added this to helron's Ideas
July 21, 2013
The mirror
nancysiegs added this to nancysiegs's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Storing old photos to enjoy
msmooser added this to msmooser's ideas
July 21, 2013
Photos in bowl
wandabutler53 added this to wandabutler53's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Old pictures in a bowl, mammas white bowls.
windhill whistler added this to NEXT HSE
July 21, 2013
Hopefully everyone will pour through the photos when displayed this way.
bystander43 added this to bystander43's ideas
July 21, 2013
Simplicity with neutrals
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July 21, 2013
Wabi sabi
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July 21, 2013
photos in a bowl
whughes added this to whughes's ideas
July 21, 2013
Love this idea of a bowl of photos
katewhiteside added this to katewhiteside's ideas
July 21, 2013
accessible photos
Nat Urazmetova added this to DECORATION
July 21, 2013
candle holders
tonimench added this to tonimench's ideas
July 21, 2013
Q
martha490 added this to martha490's ideas
July 21, 2013
Bowl of black and white photos
rolavizmonte added this to rolavizmonte's ideas
July 21, 2013
candle holders
Kellie Bergen added this to kellie_bergen's ideas
July 21, 2013
Pictures in a bowl invite guests to view.
toujoursparis added this to Wabi-Sabi
July 21, 2013
In a wabi-sabi home, possessions are pared down, and pared down again, to those that are necessary for their utility or beauty (ideally, both). What makes the cut? Useful things: the hand-crank eggbeaters from the flea market that work as well and with less hassle than electric ones. Things that resonate with the spirit of their makers’ hands and hearts: a handmade chair, a 6-year-old’s lumpy pottery, a lumpy sheep’s wool afghan, pieces of history. These sepia-toned ancestral photos and lace cloth are good examples.
tap7866 added this to Living Room Ideas
July 19, 2013
cnadles
birdyonabike added this to Interior simplicity
July 19, 2013
wonderful way to show old pics
laf54 added this to laf54's ideas
July 19, 2013
pics in bowl
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July 18, 2013
velas
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July 18, 2013
pics in bowl
mmbaccanari added this to Getting Organized
July 17, 2013
A nice way to look at those photos stuck away in boxes
lsnydertiwins4 added this to Living Room Ideas
June 25, 2013
mantle candles
mvogt1 added this to mvogt1's Ideas
June 20, 2013
Bowl of photos or hall table full of l Old photos
Donna Strader added this to Decorate With Intention
June 16, 2013
Make room for your passions. Love to sew? Surf? Dance? Wherever your passion lies, be sure that it has a place in your home. This could mean carving out a nook to write in peace, organizing a hall closet to hold your knitting projects, or simply hanging inspiring artwork and photography that reflects the loves in your life. Take a moment to jot down a few ideas while they are fresh in your mind.
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June 4, 2013
Photos
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June 2, 2013
Candle holders to buy
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May 14, 2013
Candles
Jayne Goddard added this to Living Room
April 23, 2013
bowl of photos
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March 30, 2013
Candles and mirror
jayzee15 added this to jayzee15's Ideas
March 23, 2013
Photo bowl
kathywiele added this to kathywiele's ideas
March 19, 2013
Photos, candles
valerie59 added this to valerie59's ideas
March 11, 2013
Black and white photos in bowl for display
alvat added this to living rooms
March 8, 2013
mirror and candles
mac8906 added this to mac8906's ideas
March 6, 2013
photos
heatherjwolfe added this to misc ideas
February 22, 2013
Photos in bowl
rsb62273 added this to rsb62273's ideas
February 20, 2013
Love the idea of the old photos displayed in the bowl.
debm109 added this to debm109's ideas
February 6, 2013
Bowl with loose photos. Change photos once in a while.
lm1009 added this to lm1009's ideas
January 29, 2013
bowl of photos
starlightjudy added this to starlightjudy's ideas
January 24, 2013
A BOWL OF FAMILY PHOTOS SO ANYONE CAN LOOK AT ANY TIME-NEAT IDEA
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January 16, 2013
To display photos
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January 9, 2013
mirror and photos
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January 6, 2013
the simple candles
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January 6, 2013
Bowl of old photos
hopegagne added this to Master bedroom
January 3, 2013
Varied glass jars with white candies
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December 16, 2012
Pictures and candles
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December 2, 2012
candles in glass holders
pslowry added this to pslowry's Ideas
November 25, 2012
like pictures in the bowl
Donna Strader added this to Hurricane Proof Your House
November 25, 2012
8. Keep basic supplies on hand. Keep on hand at least a three-day supply of items such as candles, batteries, potable water, foods that don't require refrigeration etc. Put together an emergency kit as recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency well in advance of any storm.
jyll055 added this to jyll055's ideas
November 13, 2012
Candles
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November 6, 2012
8. Keep basic supplies on hand. Keep on hand at least a three-day supply of items such as candles, batteries, potable water, foods that don't require refrigeration etc. Put together an emergency kit as recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency well in advance of any storm.
swilliams325 added this to Elliebel!
November 4, 2012
have out Mamo's photo book, williams family photo book
cydbritt1 added this to cydbritt1's ideas
November 4, 2012
Good idea for entry. Photos in tray or bowl, candles, etc.
yvonita added this to yvonita's Ideas
October 31, 2012
typhoon
cbeagye added this to Creative Ideas
October 31, 2012
Do this with Cricket's photos. I need an Expedit shelf unit in my den to keep stuff like this too high for little hands to reach.
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October 30, 2012
Tout
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October 18, 2012
accessories for hall table
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