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Minimalist Family History Pages Template for Canva

AU$47.00 ex. GST

The Minimalist Family History Pages Template for Canva is a multi-purpose design to help turn your family history into a shareable and lasting legacy.

This professionally designed template has been creatively crafted with:

  • Unique layouts
  • Content placeholders
  • Style guide
  • Element library

to make formatting your genealogy discoveries and stories easy even if you:

  • Aren’t creative or a designer
  • Don’t know how to layout content so it’s consistent, coherent and easy-to-follow
  • Find formatting family history pages overwhelming so you just don’t start.

And it’s supported by a 20+ page guide.

Have questions? Keep scrolling for more info

Let's Get Into The Nitty Gritty Details


  • versatile Canva template created for storytellers ready to create reader-friendly, shareable pages of their family stories.
  • 9 unique layouts to make it easy to turn stories, photos and other content into a professionally designed document.
  • Includes 9 extra pages of variations for several layouts, such as the first page, family tree, photo galleries, text pages and more.
  • 7-page element library with standard and alternative text blocks, icons, table blocks and the other primary elements for you to use when creating your family history book to tell your ancestors’ unique story.
  • Available in 4 sizes
    — 8 x 11 in (perfect for Shutterfly books)
    — 20 x 25 cm (best option for Blurb books)
    — 8.5 x 11 in (pick this if in North America)
    — 21 x 29.7 cm (A4 is suitable for everywhere else)
  • All layouts are fully customisable in Canva (Free or Pro account), so you can easily change the colours, fonts, text, and images.

—How It Works—

After purchase, you’ll receive instant access to two (2) PDF files.

Step 1. Download the files from your store account.
Step 2. Open with Adobe Acrobat Reader (or a similar PDF reader).
Step 3. Follow the instructions in the Guide to create your family history pages.


  • Includes a detailed instruction guide to step you through how to add the template to your Canva account and use it even if you have no design experience.
  • BONUS free mini-course — PDF guide and an invitation to join the self-paced video course – Canva Basics – on working with images, adding tables, exporting files, and editing text and colours.

—Software Required—

For the template, you’ll need:

This will work with a free or pro account but is not compatible with other software programs.

For the guide, you’ll need:


This Template Starter Kit and Instruction Guide is the first stop for any questions you have about the template or how to use it. You’ll find instructions, links to videos and other information.

If you can’t find the answer to your question there, page 22 includes all the options available to you to get support from The Creative Family Historian.

—Terms of use —

  • Purchase of this product indicates your agreement with the terms of use.
  • License for one user for non-commercial projects.
  • The purchase price does not include printing or customisation of the file.
  • Compatibility of this product cannot be guaranteed for any software other than what is listed in the description. 
  • Due to the digital nature of these products, all sales are final.
  • Products are designed to work on a laptop or desktop computer. Items may not work correctly on a smartphone or tablet.
  • Files will be available in your Template Store account for download after purchase. No files are emailed or sent via another method.

Please email [email protected] with any questions you have about this product. 

Sharing photos of your creations on social media is encouraged and we’d love it if you would tag us when you do so — @thecreativefamilyhistorian.

© The Creative Family Historian | Personal-use, non-exclusive, non-transferable license only.
Please do not recreate, distribute, sell or resell all or any part of these designs/templates.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Nancy K

As with all her product, these templates are well planned and easy to use. I am a beginner with Canva but these templates are so easy to deal with and they look great.

Mary Bell
Minimalist Family Canva template

Loved the versatility and way that this template can help bring family stories to life. Makes what you have to tell be engaging and interesting for family members .

I look forward to using this template to tell more family stories soon as it looks so professional.

Creative Family Historian

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