I recently wrote about my grandparents' former home in St. Francis Wood of San Francisco. Though the house is no longer in our family, I inherited several pieces of art and furniture that are now part of the backdrop of my own family's stories. Here are some beloved pieces, then and now.
These carved wood nesting tables stood in a black-and-white checkered hallway in their first home. Their Formica tops place them squarely in the era of 1960s furniture.
In my current home, they're awesome for creating extra surface space when my mother and daughter are bopping to Pandora while sewing dolls in the living room.
Placed in the nook of a baby grand piano, this needlepoint tapestry armchair looks right at home.
It currently resides in my husband's office, which could stand a little tidying up. Yes, even Apartment Therapy bloggers who write about cleaning and organizing don't have "perfect" spaces all the time.