I was watching episode 18 of Gosick and the characters looked inside the contents of a memento box/keepsake box/memory box. I thought this was interesting because I’ve been collecting things that are precious to me in a box (even though I did not know that memento boxes were an actual thing). I started collecting things from age 13 and upwards.
Obviously the contents are personal so I won’t be taking pictures, but I can share what some of the things are:
- polaroid picture with a couple of my closest friends
- movie ticket
- Purikura pictures
- concert ticket
- my draft for a letter
- broken cat charm
- wrapping paper
- a letter to myself
- birthday cards
- goodbye letter
- encouraging words from a friend
Kind of random, right? Now, I’ve been to many movies but I’ve only kept a single movie ticket. I’ve also only kept a select few letters and cards in my box (the rest are in the basement). Why these items in particular, I am not completely sure but it’s important to me that they are in my box. They are items that are unique to my life and I can associate them with good or bittersweet memories.
Do you have a memento box or something similar? Please let me know, I am interested to hear. 🙂
P.S. Merry Christmas!!!