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Family History Crafts & Gifts

Share your genealogy research with loved ones by creating heirlooms and gifts that speak of your family history. These are some of our favorites to make or buy.

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If you've been wondering what to do with your mother and grandmother's kitchen tools (other than using them, of course) I like this idea.

Dusty Old Thing

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Dangling 8 Frame Photo Charm Bracelet Kit Double Sided

Dangling 8 Frame Photo Charm Bracelet Kit Double Sided

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What a perfect Father's Day gift for dad (and uncle and grandpa!). DIY photo puzzle.

7 Family History Projects for Kids |

7 Family History Projects for Kids - Tipsaholic

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adorable potholder tutorial! Could transfer an old family recipe onto fabric to sew these potholders.

25 Things to Sew for the Kitchen - Andrea's Notebook

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Family photos and documents framed for unique accents

Woodlands Bedroom | Holly Mathis Interiors

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Make a family photo wall display

Family Photo Wall - Martha Stewart Weddings Inspiration

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How to make photo cubes by transferring images onto wood blocks using soft-gel transfer medium.

You can even put old family photos on rocks! Perhaps to make a paperweight or a gift for a plant lover?

villabarnes: Playing With Rocks

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20 Things to Make With Photos

20 Things to Make With Photos | Only For Her

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13 yrs of growing kiddos hand prints on the back of our tree skirt! Hard to put away each year...

SPLENDID MARKET: Family Tree (skirt)

SPLENDID MARKET: Family Tree (skirt)

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Christmas Tree Skirt Keepsake-Every year put your kids handprints on a plain tree skirt.

Life Sprinkled With Glitter: Christmas Tree Skirt Keepsake

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Rag quilt of memories - use old clothing and linen to make a blanket full of memories from your family's pre-loved stuff!

do it yourself divas: Quilts

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DIY Vintage Wedding Dress Pendant Necklace - use a scrap to make a beautiful keepsake necklace! via littleredwindow.com #craft #diy #weddingdress #jewelry

DIY Vintage Wedding Dress Necklace - Little Red Window

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save newspapers from the date of big life events and frame pictures in them (photocopy the newspaper page onto archival paper so it won't yellow or damage the picture)

Free Printable Journaling Cards for scrapbooking (or having guests fill out with a memory at a family gathering)

Never throw out old/broken china again, re-purpose with custom jewelry

Old, broken china repurposed as jewelry.

This thumbprint tree keepsake chart would be wonderful way to remember weddings, showers, anniversary parties and family reunions. The blank thumbprint tree is available in three designs as a download from ShopFamilyTree.com.

Thumbprint Keepsake Chart | ShopFamilyTree

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Family tree Christmas ornaments, made with prints of old family photos.

Family Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

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If you haven’t snagged them yet, we have 4 Free Family Tree Templates!

photo coasters: 4x4 tiles and 4x4 pics, glue photo onto tile with glue stick, cover with resin, mount 4 felt circles onto bottom corners

Photo Tile Coasters {Using Resin} | Oopsey Daisy

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My Mother, Myself, My Children ~ scrap a multi-generational page of sibling photos. For continuity, print out all pictures in B/W. It's so interesting to see family similarities through the generations!

Password Required - Digital Scrapbook Place Gallery

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