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Hidden Memories Miniature Books by Rhonda Thomas

Filed under Miniatures, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Written Memories Kit

Oh, these books (with hidden treasures) by Design Team Member Rhonda Thomas are just wonderful!

I’ll let Rhonda explain some of her process:

I am absolutely obsessed with old books. I come by it honestly, my mother and grandmother being the book goddesses that they were. I have all of my mom’s old book cases, spilling with their books that are each a treasure to me. So, how could I not say “wow” to this months Written Memories Kit?

Each of these books is actually a matchbox holder that holds an accordion book. And one box is full of letters and music from the past.

The Written Memories 6×6 Paper Pad has designs that can be used for feminine and masculine projects.

Note that the accordion book in the bottom of the photo at right was made by using the images from a grid of mini frames that fills a whole page in that paper pad.

Then, I chose which photos I wanted to use from the collage sheet Miniature Cabinet Card Photos.

Next, I used the images from the other side of the same page to create both sides of another accordion book. (See the wide photo below with the light blue cover.)

Below are those letters and music pages that I mentioned before. Many were folded to make a crease. I also used a small brown ink pad on the edges and creases. Check out my supply list for quick links to the collage sheets I used.

Great job, Rhonda! I love the mix of accordion books (with a variety of themes) and the miniature “love letters”!

A few more supplies are shown below; see everything Rhonda used to make her Hidden Memories in the Supply List. And see tutorial pics and more details on Rhonda’s blog post.

New & Back-in-Stock Goodies!

Wow! Lots of miniatures I ordered months ago have finally arrived! Tons more than are shown below so click here to see them all. Also, note that ALL FOUR of the new tiny frames below are also included in today’s sale!

NEW: Hidden Memories SALE

This is a custom collection that includes ALL of the supplies from Rhonda’s Hidden Memories artwork. Plus I also added ALL FOUR of the new tiny frames and more designs of the tiny filigree Rhonda used to decorate corners of her book covers!

Use coupon MEMORIES when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection!

The sale ends TUESDAY NIGHT, February 22nd at midnight PST.

See the entire sale collection here!

Posted by Leslie, February 20th, 2022

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