Halfway through my first year of college, I realized that I was beginning to lose track of all the moments and events that were happening in the busyness of the school year.
Original wall in my apartment
After taping a postcard from home up onto a mirror in my apartment one afternoon, I began to slowly pin bits and pieces of special moments and funny memories to the rest of the wall.
An accumulation of ticket stubs, magazine clippings, notes, cards, and many other randomly cherished items decorated an entire wall by the end of the school year.
I was sad to dismantle the wall when it was time to move out, since it had brought me so much happiness throughout the past several months. However, I found a new place for all of the pieces once I got home.
One of the walls in my bedroom at home was covered in clipboards, so it was easy to clip all of the papers and cards up.
Now, my wall has gathered even more notes and pictures, each reminding me of a summer memory.
I definitely plan on taking everything back with me for the upcoming school year as well. The wall will continue to acquire stories and memories as the years go on.