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Whether your a seasoned genealogist or a newbie who just inherited  a shoe box of family treasures . . . inevitably at some point it is time to figure out how to display and share your family treasures.

Now is the time to create the keepsakes for the future !


Yes – You can do this project in ONE Day !

This custom Family Memory Game can easily be done in ONE DAY including the time to have the photos printed at a commercial 1 hr printer for a higher quality product if you do not have a good printer.

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Use Vintage Post Cards to make custom photo mounts

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for instructions


Celebrating the Veterans in your family with Military Collages. READ MORE


Celebrate Family names with the simple

Word Cloud Pumpkin

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Photo of Color your own Day of the Dead Pedigree Chart

Day of the Dead –

Honoring Ancestors in Mexico.

Photo of Day of the Dead Ofrenda made from a Plaid Shutter Picture Frame.

Day of the Dead Ofrenda made from a Plaid Shutter Picture Frame.

Read more about how ancestors are celebrated in Mexico and by Mexicans in other countries and how “Day of the Dead” art and genealogy relate.  Click here


Creating Pedigree Charts that Celebrate your Heritage

Tlingit Button Blanket this simple pedigree chart

Styled after a Tlingit Button Blanket, these pedigree charts shows off family heritage – READ MORE





Perfect Tote for Genealogy Research

Photo of the perfect tote for Genealogy Research !

Word Clouds are easy to make and when you use family names it makes the perfect embellishment for a simple tote for genealogy research . . .Read More . . . .


Your Pedigree – A Long Line Of Love

The concept behind these projects are taking the initials from your pedigree, and carving the initials in a tree. Stamping the initials into pre-cut wooden or paper hearts.

Read More . . . and see more examples

A Pedigree of Initials carved in hearts on a tree of hearts.

A Pedigree of Initials carved in hearts.

From Basic to Elaborate: Scrapbooking the Love Stories of your Family on boxes of chocolates.

Whatever your scrapbooking style it is easy to adapt to the top of a box of chocolates. Read More . . .


Simple Cookie Cutter Photo Christmas Ornaments

Click on image to see more Photo Cookie Cutter Ornaments and simple instructions for making your own.

Whether vintage cookie cutters from grandmothers kitchen or bought on sale after the holidays, cookie cutters make the perfect frame for family photo ornaments.Click on image to see more Photo Cookie Cutter Ornaments and simple instructions for making your own.

Read More . . . and see more examples


Coffee Cups – The perfect photo album

Click HERE for more information on designing for Coffee Cups


How to transfer Photographs to Tin

Tin Ornament with the photograph of John L Whedbee Sr and his grandson Charles in aproximately 1934, Arkansas

Tin Ornament with the photograph of John L Whedbee Sr and his grandson Charles in aproximately 1930, Arkansas.

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Albert Mattingly (husband of Louise Catherine Ryan)

Paul Benton Hoyt and his first wife Amilia Long

Paul Benton Hoyt and his first wife Amilia Long


Trimming the tree with Family Photos…

The-Christmas-Family-Tree

Click on image to go to the tutorial.


Jackie and Larry Cube

Get FREE PRINTABLE template to make these cute photo cubes by clicking on image.


Christmas Ornament Jackie

Click image for Cookie Cutter Tree Ornament tutorial using your Family Photos


Passing down the family recipe’s

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Passing Down the Family Recipies. Click on image to go to tutorial.


Bible Journaling your family history:

It’s Not Your Grandma’s Bible Any More

Click on image to read the inspiration behind this page illustrating the life of my great grandmother, Anna Theresa Downs Freund in conjunction with Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

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As Bible Journaling becomes more common the way we document our family history in them changes also.


Fabulous Necklace made from reproductions of headstone rubbings.

Click on image to go to the tutorial for making your own version of this and a simpler version of the family headstone reproductions necklace.


William Thomas Whedbee

Click on Image for tutorial for creating your own classy Halloween Jewelry featuring your own ancestors photographs

Portrait of William Thomas Whedbee

Portrait of William Thomas Whedbee

Click here to go to tutorial !


Many more tutorials may be seen by clicking on Categories or Recent Post in the right hand column.

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