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You're Living with the "Aw, You Shouldn't Have"s
Maybe it's a commemorative plate your grandmother bequeathed you or a seashell-superglued frame you received as a wedding present—no matter the item, it just isn't your style, and you felt guilty about tossing it, so it's now on display. However, there's another way to honor your grandmother or a crafty aunt without having to adopt her style. Designer Nate Berkus hangs up unexpected items, like the jacket his grandfather wore when he was 2 years old
, that have strong meanings to him. In that sense, he's living with the things he loves while celebrating the people he loves.
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