After finding out that you're going to be bringing a new baby into this world, we're sure a million and one things are running through your mind! There are lots of purely exciting aspects of being a mom that you can look forward to. One of them is carrying on traditions that your own mother has passed down to you from when she became a new mom. A great way to keep these traditions going strong is to incorporate them into you and your baby's life. Some may be actions, like singing a favorite song or going on specific trips with your little one. But others can be actual physical items, like heirlooms, and you can use these hand-me-downs in the nursery you create for your own little baby! These are precious items that hold true value, and ones you'll want to treasure so you can pass down to your own little one. tutorial on how to make a little baby lace afghan for your son or daughter to keep in their family! Or check out some of our own Caden Lane baby quilts!
via jewlbal3 at raverly.comAnother way to incorporate heirlooms and hand-me-downs in the nursery is to use old pictures! You may not have anything saved from your grandparents or parents before them that you can give to your children, but pictures are worth a thousand words. Just having the presence of their ancestors in the room will make them feel at home and part of something. And it will add that vintage-y feel you've been looking for!