A recent Day One update includes the ability to turn your journal into a book. This is only available on Day One 2.0 - desktop and mobile versions. To find it, go to Settings and choose the Book Printing option. This slideshow walks you through the steps to create your book. When you are ready, … Continue reading Day One Book Printing
I stumbled onto this delightful family tree in an old pamphlet promoting Kodak photography. Paint a trellis then glue some string "vines" and paper leaves as frames for family photos. With a little pre-planning you could easily build it with room to add more relatives as you discover them. I knew there was a reason … Continue reading Fun Family Tree
Thanks to the mobile phone, we will leave behind many more photographs than our ancestors could ever image. Not only that, but our photos will automatically include date and place information in the file. With little effort on our part, we can also add even more descriptive information - all embedded in the photo file. … Continue reading Telling Stories with Pictures
WordPress.com has opened all their premium themes to all Jetpack users and WordPress.com users with a Premium or Business account. Sweet!
Yesterday I stumbled onto two delightfully creative iOS photo apps from an Australian company called The Lens Lab. Between them you can turn journaling into an eye-catching experience.
If you've been blogging for a while with a self-hosted WordPress site, chances are good you've changed themes once or twice, experimented with a few plugins and done more than a few revisions. These actions often generate a lot of digital trash which is hiding in the corners and behind the "real" stuff. This can … Continue reading Tidy Up Your WordPress Blog With WP-Sweep
Etsy is the first place I go to find affordable graphics to use in my family history storytelling projects. These vintage graphics come from the Electric Anthology shop which offers gorgeous graphics along with scanned images of things like old keys, jewels and hardware. Each of the items you see in these examples are digitized images that … Continue reading Etsy for Digital Storytellers
Want to use your iPad when you present, but hate the limitations on fonts in Keynote? Here’s one solution.