I have been tinkering with new designs for 'inchie' accordion books and am working on samples for some upcoming classes I will be teaching. I think at this point one of my biggest problems will be choosing what combination of images to include as I tend to get overhelmed with so many great design options!
Inchie Accordion books are the perfect size for a small keepsake, memory book, or a very special card with a message. But my very most favorite (can you say that?) are the alphabet accordions designed by Karen Lockhart and Vee Snyder. They are truly amazing. You may remember this photograph from the inchiearts.com web site when we first introduced Mini Accordion Kits.
I remember when I first saw Vee's book. I untied the ribbons and opened it up and was astounded with the level of detail and thought that had been put into finding images that represented each letter of the alphabet - and they are ALL Lockhart Stamp Company stamps!
I found that I would look...and look...again at each tiny page. This attention to detail has provided lots of inspiration for me and I hope it does for you as well. I thought it would be fun to go back and take a closer look at each panel so you can truly appreciate it too!
So now we flip it over and look at the other side...
It is either a happy accident...or a great coincidence...that the longer (black) pre-folded accordion that comes in the kit has enough panels to create an alphabet book (wink wink!).
So challenge yourself...go through your stamps and have fun creating your very own inchie alphabet!