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Scrap Your Family History

This group is for people who are into saving their genealogy and family history data in scrapbooks, or would like to learn how. Why settle for plain old printouts when you can have beautiful creations that will become prized family heirlooms?

Website: http://genscraps.com/wp/genealogywise/scraphistory/
Members: 251
Latest Activity: Sep 7, 2015

Discussion Forum

How do you organize your heritage scrapbook? 5 Replies

Do you start with your oldest ancestor, your parents, your paternal line, or with yourself?

Started by Sue Hess. Last reply by Theresa Ann Moore Jun 24, 2013.

Post your Pages 70 Replies

This discussion is for you to post pictures/scans of your completed genealogy oriented pages. I will post some of my own too, but I don't want to dominate the discussion. Feel free to post as many as…Continue

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Elissa Eyre Nov 5, 2012.

Different ways to scrap 6 Replies

Hello everyone! I am so happy to see this group growing. I firmly believe that making something beautiful with your family data is so much better than simply printing it out and placing it in a…Continue

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Gayle Cunningham Jan 7, 2012.

What do you want to get from this group 21 Replies

Lets begin by seeing what is is everyone is hoping to get from being here. Are you looking to get started? Are you looking for ides on what to scrap? Are you looking to see what other people are…Continue

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Ms ROBIN COFFMAN Aug 22, 2010.

Mini? 2 Replies

Very new to digital scrapping..  What is a mini kit?  Is it a kit you use for small albums?  Or is it a kit with few items? 

Tags: kit, Mini

Started by Carolina Girl. Last reply by Carolina Girl Feb 27, 2010.

MS Word vs. Photoshop Elements 8 Replies

Until I joined this group, I was totally clueless about digital scrapping.  This all seems very interesting.  I have some questions: 1) Importing photos and clip art can be done in MS Word.  I have…Continue

Tags: kits, Elements, Photoshop, Word, MS

Started by Carolina Girl. Last reply by Mary Shawnee Feb 25, 2010.

Some Examples of My Style 11 Replies

I created a digital kit to use for my own history book, at least some parts of it. For several years I was a digital scrapbook artist and owner of an online scrapbook store, until the bottom fell out…Continue

Tags: scrapbook, family history, genealogy

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Robert Burns Feb 15, 2010.

I just posted my Grandparents life story

I designed and published my grandparents life story. It was so rewarding! I scanned thousands of pictures and interviewed family. I was hoping you would look at my pictures and tell me what you…Continue

Tags: Life, story., Publish, scapbooking, Digital

Started by Shari McLaws Aug 31, 2009.

Weekly Challenge, beginning of Aug 13th 2009 20 Replies

Apologies for the lateness of this challenge, I've been busy with grandchildren. We will let this challenge go for a week and a half to get it back to the Sunday start day.This week's challenge,…Continue

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Inspiration Alley Aug 31, 2009.

Free Digital Resources 11 Replies

Please post here any links you know of for free scrapbooking kits, clipart, tubes, actions or scripts, or anything else that would be useful to us in this group.Here is the one already posted by…Continue

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Marcia Loudon Aug 29, 2009.

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Comment by Judith Richards Shubert on July 26, 2009 at 9:16am
Dae, your page is beautiful. I love the colors and everything about it.
Comment by Katrina Haney on July 26, 2009 at 7:48am
There is a yahoo group called blog freebies that is for scrapbook artists to say when they post freebies. Not sure if its blog freebies or blogfreebies, but a search at yahoo groups will find it. There are literally tons of free digitals out there.
Comment by Dae Powell on July 26, 2009 at 7:35am
WHERE? I use Copernic Agent Basic, the free one, and searched for Katrina, er, I mean, Scap Booking on the Internet. LOTS of commercial sites, but nearly all had something for free. I'm a researcher, so I researched. LOL.
Happy Dae·
Comment by Katrina Haney on July 26, 2009 at 6:10am
Wow Dae, for an initial effort that is quite stunning! For an old hand at it it' s also quite stunning. I look forward to seeing more of your work.
Comment by Marcia Loudon on July 26, 2009 at 4:02am
Katrina, can we start a new discussion where we can post some free kits and elements and where they are available. Not the commercial sites for digital scrapbooking but freebies. I posted one last week has anyone found the blog?
Pewter7 is the blog. Have fun hunting but that is one of our favorite parts of this hobby.
Comment by Jan Westcott on July 26, 2009 at 12:11am
I agree with Sherri, great layout, is it digital? I'd be interested to know where you found the elements too!
Comment by Sherri Thornton on July 26, 2009 at 12:03am
Why can't I find some of those great elements??
Comment by Sherri Thornton on July 26, 2009 at 12:01am
Very nice Dae...I love it.
Comment by Dae Powell on July 25, 2009 at 9:36pm
Here's an initial effort:

"Siblings"

Happy Dae·
Comment by Lee Moats Beedle on July 22, 2009 at 8:03am
Hi everyone! My name is Lee and I just joined this group. I love to research my family history and put the puzzle together! I also love to look at scrapbook pages....they are so beautiful and creative, however I have only done 1 basic, simple scrapbook page before. I love the idea of trying to put my information in a scrapbook! It will be a challenge for me, but hopefully with the help of this group, it will work like magic! I am so looking forward to seeing everyones work!
 

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