Something important I’ve learned from being immersed in genealogical research, both as a professional genealogist and as a host on “Genealogy Roadshow” (PBS), is that every family history contains amazing stories.
Whether creating a scrapbook, photography book, or snapping a photo, it’s important to consider the use of colors. Colors effect mood and composition. By finding and using beautiful color combinations, you can ensure your project looks amazing. But before we reveal the tricks to making great photographs using color…
I grew up listening to family love stories. As a little girl I was often told that my paternal grandparents knew each other for a few weeks before they were married. How romantic! During World War II my paternal grandfather, Grandad, was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. My parents and other relatives told me that…
Today almost all of the photos we take are digital. Rarely do we think back to when cameras were taken to the local drug store to be converted into photo prints with an accompanying bag of photo negatives. With old photos though, those photo negatives are surprisingly important.
It is my opinion that of all the resources and records available to research – newspaper articles are most critical, because of the richness and variety of their content.
Here at MyCanvas by Alexander’s, we love supplying products, templates, embellishments, and more to make your projects look great. You may have noticed the new layout of our MyCanvas.com website, and the improved quality of our Share feature.
Danette and I were not close as cousins go. We were born 10 years apart; she lived in Virginia, I lived in Canada, plus with 45 cousins in the family, we naturally migrated towards cousins closer to our age. However in 2007, as adults, we found a common interest—a family history book.
As we mentioned before, we’ve asked guests from near and far to share inspirational stories relating to families, history, the research process, and preserving memories. Our sixteen guest bloggers are from around the world, and our Feature Guest Blogger loves Italian culture. We’re so excited to announce that joining us in this series is…
MyCanvas is pleased to announce our new Guest Blog Series! We’ve asked guests from near and far to share inspirational stories relating to families, history, the research process, and preserving memories. If you’re looking for tips and tricks about genealogy, creating photobooks, and more, there will be something here for everyone to learn from our wonderful guest bloggers.
Remember those exciting new upgrades we’ve been promising? They are here! We’re pleased to announce the arrival of several new features, including the Share Capability, a user friendly contact form, shipping to Canada and more!