Summertime family reunions may leave you feeling inspired to create or display a family tree in your home. The holidays also invoke nostalgia, and you find yourself wanting to dust off the old family photos to give them a place of prominence.
There are a number of ways to honor your family's history with customized family tree art and accessories you can either order online or make yourself. Displaying your family's genealogy in your home is a wonderful way to create a meaningful space, whether it's with a custom piece of art purchased through an online retailer, or a handcrafted accessory.
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Customized Family Tree Art
One of the easiest ways to create a family tree is to order a customized one from places like Minted. You choose the pictures, the caption, the frame, and the color scheme, and it arrives on your doorstep ready to hang.
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Family Tree of Names
Don't have pictures of everyone in your family? Consider a piece of art that uses everyone's names instead. Etsy has tons of sellers willing to create customized family trees for you.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
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Tree Ring Family Tree Art
Here is another example of customized family tree art found on Etsy. This one is best for displaying the names of immediate family only and would look great in a child's nursery. You could create a DIY version of this idea with an actual wood slice purchased from a craft store.
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Family Tree in a Vase
Decorating with nature is inexpensive and fun. Find a tree branch that you can anchor in a vase, then hang tags made from wood slices or pressed leaves on it—one for each member of your family. This literal translation of a family tree from Simply Vintage Girl is both stunning and interactive.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
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Family Tree Chalkboard
Chalkboards are trendy and versatile and look particularly great with old black and white photos. Frame a large chalkboard like Leigh Anne from Your Home Based Mom did, and arrange photos depicting your genealogy on it, then write names and captions on it with a chalkboard pen.