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Genealogy Scrapbook & Family History Albums

Genealogical research and scrapbooking have both become popular pastimes. By combining the two of them you can create a lasting record of your family history and that of your children and grandchildren.

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How do you organize your heritage scrapbook?

I've been working for years to start a heritage scrapbook but don't know how it should be organize. I thought I would start with myself & work backwards. I've been collecting photographs for…Continue

Started by Sue Hess Sep 11, 2011.

What are your basic tools for scrapbooking? 5 Replies

If you started scrapbooking and you could only buy 5 things, what would they be?

Started by Elisabeth Nieuwhof. Last reply by Lisa G. Wade Aug 14, 2011.

Share family history layouts, genealogy charts and other great ideas 1 Reply

I hope you will share your scrapbook layouts and genealogy scrapbooks here. How did you incorporate genealogy charts into your pages?

Started by Elisabeth Nieuwhof. Last reply by christine woodcock Apr 4, 2011.

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Comment by Elisabeth Nieuwhof on November 13, 2011 at 12:45pm

Great selection of Family Tree Scrapbook Paper

http://www.howtofindyourroots.com/familytreescrapbookpaper

Comment by christine woodcock on September 10, 2011 at 9:01pm
Just found a great digital scrapbooking program and was thrilled with the vintage album I was able to make in less than half a day. Have a look
http://crawford-connections.blogspot.com/2011/09/preserving-family-photos-with-digital.htm
Comment by christine woodcock on March 23, 2011 at 3:55pm
Don't forget to journal as you add the pictures and the embellishments. This is an heirloom - a legacy of love. Use it to tell the story so future generations will know their history!
Comment by christine woodcock on March 23, 2011 at 3:53pm
One of the things that can be really disheartening is trying to peel the old photos out of those magnetic albums we all used to love. It's really not that hard if you have the proper tools.
Comment by Heather Isbell Kramer on January 16, 2010 at 10:51pm
I love to scrapbook! Actually family history is what led me to scrapbooking. There are so many beautiful layouts on this page and they are all so creative and inspiring. Wish I had some to share, but all of mine so far have been presents!
Comment by Elisabeth Nieuwhof on October 10, 2009 at 11:18am
Well said Stacy - I guess we do that too much already, comparing ourselves and trying to measure up to others.
Comment by Sandie Vogelpohl on October 10, 2009 at 8:49am
I have been creating heritage scrapbook pages, now enough to fill two books, for some time now. It is a wonderful way to look back on family - the faces, the smiles, the struggles, and the love. I am looking forward to seeing and hearing more ideas to create better pages. Will share some of mine in the future, but don't know if they can compare to what I have seen here already.
Comment by Michelina Hall on September 30, 2009 at 9:47pm
Hi Elisabeth,
thank you for you warm welcome! I use the online software on my website http://www.preservemyheritage.com, and take advantage of the thousands of digital art items that I have available with my premier subscription.
Once I create my projects digitally, I then have my favorites printed and shipped at my home for me and my family to enjoy.
Is this your favorite?


This is a 7 fold 4 generations family sheet, and it is enjoyed by all my family members!
Tons more ideas on my blog.
Comment by Ellen M (Procopio) Kramer on September 30, 2009 at 5:28pm
I use Legacy Family Tree genealogy software. They have Legacy Charting Companion, which I haven't tried yet. But there is also Generation Maps which does BEAUTIFUL work as well. They have lots of variations specific to genealogy.
Comment by Elisabeth Nieuwhof on September 30, 2009 at 3:52pm
Stacy, I would really like a combination program - family tree maker and a digital scrapbooking program. Is there something like that out there?
 

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