In today’s episode, we are discussing what to do with Grandma’s China! You know, the fancy plates, platters, and dishes that only come out for special occasions. Learn how to declutter china plates, platters, and other fancy dishware.
We get this question A LOT. What should I do with my grandmother’s china?
Can you be sentimental but also a minimalist? Contrary to what some people say, I truly believe you can.
Controversial opinion: I’m a firm believer that you DO NOT have to keep all of your grandmother’s china. I know. I know. There are a lot of people who will disagree with me on that.
When it comes to sentimental items, you don’t have to keep all of them. This allows you to still have sentimental items without having an entire collection of those items. There is a difference between sentimental items and sentimental clutter.
Some questions to ask yourself to figure out if the sentimental item is necessary to keep:
- If you aren’t using the item, why not?
- If it isn’t out on display, why not?
- Do you have a specific place to display the item?
- What is the worst thing that could happen if you used this every day.
Fun fact about my family: we use our wedding china every single day. It is very sentimental to us so we want to use it. Instead of using the items instead of saving them for “one day,” you will be able to honor the sentimental feelings.
Focus your attention on using those special things because someday may not come.
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