Even before my husband and I bought our first home, I was addicted to HGTV. It’s amazing how the channel’s interior “design stars” can transform spaces—even tiny apartments—into gorgeous and functional living areas. These shows have actually been known to siphon my attention away from finding my great-grandpa’s naturalization records.
Members of the FamilyTreeMagazine.com Forum weighed in with stellar ideas for decking out their genealogy rooms. See more ideas and add your own at forum.familytreemagazine.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=2722&posts=12&start=1.
7. Family tree chart
The right tools
- You can plan out your space using the tools at www.seemydesign.com/livingroom/designaroom/layout. Another option is using the free Google SketchUp 3D modeling software or floor planning software offered by your furniture store.
From the February 2012 issue of Family Tree Magazine
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