Looking for a fun Christmas project? Why not create a photo slideshow to share with friends and family? The toughest part is choosing the photos. In this example, the photos got a bit of scrapbooking treatment before they were used in the slideshow project. See for yourself.
Several years ago - while preparing for one of our larger Christmas family gatherings - my cousin in California asked if I would set up an appointment with a photographer to have a family portrait taken. I liked the idea of a family photo, but doubted that many others in this clan would be thrilled… Continue reading Family Portrait
Project Life is a great idea for easy and quick scrapbooking - and using digital platforms such as Keynote or PowerPoint make it even more fun.
Looking for a way to organize and present your family letters? You might be surprised to find that your presentation app is just the thing for bringing those letters back to life.
Sometime back I wrote a column for the Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal discussing a cemetery inventory project I'm working on. The point being made in this article is that this project, like many family history projects, will never be "finished". There will always be more research and new information to add. But, thanks to today's… Continue reading The Living Book of the Dead
What are you leaving behind for future generations? This project idea gets its inspiration from a Susan Branch book and will quickly generate a lot of great memories.
Family jewelry - both fine pieces and costume jewelry - are as fascinating as old photos. Here are some tips for digitizing jewelry and a few ideas for putting them to use in family projects.
Not long after I got my iPad, I spent a whopping $27 for an electronic book titled Digging into WordPress, the blog software I use to run the Gazette. Why would I spend this much money on an ebook? Because the authors promised a free updated copy of the book each time WordPress released a… Continue reading Scrapping Keynote: A Living History