I was reading through my Coastal Living Magazine this morning and there was an interview with Sam Hamilton, the owner of a San Francisco kitchen boutique called MARCH. She gave 4 kitchen design tips, and this was one of them:
Show off your mug. Don’t feel pressured to part with that keepsake mug from the 1964 World’s fair. On the contrary, Sam says mugs are a great thing to keep personal. “They don’t need to match anything; they’re just a touch of life.” (Via Coastal Living Magazine)
I love that! I’m a big coffee mug collector, it’s usually the souvenir that I will look for when I’m on trips. And it was nice to hear some validation for my mismatched collection from a kitchen designer who knows her stuff! My Nana was the same way, she collected tea cups and displayed them in her house. When she passed away, I inherited the collection and display it proudly in a hutch in my house. I love that I have such a beautiful reminder of her life that I can see every day.
So that got me thinking that I should share some of my favorite mugs & the stories behind them on my blog just for fun. And I’m willing to bet that YOU have a couple of keepsake coffee mugs with some great stories behind them too! I’ll share mine below if you share yours in the comment section. Write a blog, create a Pinterest collection, or just tell the story…I’d love to hear them!
Don’t forget to share your mug memories in the comment section!
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