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Mark Angelo Askew is the author of "Fimark's Family Reunion Planner Guide Workbook and Keepsake" and the founder and director of the Family Reunion Planning Group that established November as Annual Family Reunion Planning Month.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Fimark's Genealogy Presentation Awards February 2014

The Fimark Genealogy Presentation Awards feature of our family reunion planning blog presents creative, artistic  presentations from professional and amateur genealogy researchers, family reunion planners, artists, crafts-persons  and interior designers. Monthly winners are determined based on creativity, uniqueness and professionalism.
This months winning entries are:

The Heirloom Family Tree in a Glass Dome

Create a unique family tree using a random assortment of family keepsakes in a delicate glass dome.

Learn how to make this heirloom using a random assortment of family keepsakes, from a grandfather's spectacles to a baby's first spoon, takes on a cohesive, deliberate look that's both attractive and timeless when encased in a delicate glass dome. The little tree is a lightweight branch, then spray-painted matte gold and held upright with epoxy.

Voted 5 stars and one Like by Fimark's Genealogy Presentation Awards.

For more ideas see More Suggestions below.

The Family Tree

This gorgeous quilt incorporates old family photos and an ancestral diary. It was made by Eileen Campbell. Quilts like this can be made from photographs printed on cloth. 

Voted 5 stars and one Like by Fimark's Genealogy Presentation Awards.

Both these presentations are ideal for family reunion genealogy presentation tables and reunion fundraisers.

More Suggestions:
When I saw these presentations my creative juices started flowing. In minutes the cup runneth over!.  I quickly entered by Zazzle craft shop and started tinkering with ideas on how to make my own  Family Tree Glass Dome. There are so many ornamental personalized keepsakes featured that would look great hanging from the family tree. It is a great place for making  keepsake gifts like watches, necklaces, ornaments, keychains, stamps and photo buttons. Visit our Zazzle page at*/

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