Friday, November 23, 2012

7 Terrific Handmade Bookmarks to Craft with Love



Here are some some great ideas for homemade bookmarks. Just in time for holiday gift-giving, or to keep for yourself.

magnetic bookmarks
source: lollyjane
I LOVE these chic magnetic bookmarks created by lollyjane! Here are the step-by-step instructions to make your own.




photo bookmarks
source: creativefamilymoments
I think these fantastic photo bookmarks would make an awesome gift for grandparents or teachers. You can find the simple directions here.



source: specialsmallstuff
These darlings are made from fabric scraps! Bec at Special Small Stuff says the button helps to keep the bookmark from slipping down.



diy corner bookmark with ribbon
source: krcreations
This adorable bookmark, created by Kelly Rasmussen, would be a perfect accompaniment to any book. Directions here.



bookspine bookmarks
source: greenpaper

I'm really drawn to these bookmarks made from old book spines. I love them. They look so vintage. The directions are here (you have to scroll down a bit).



corner bookmark with Kusudama flower dangle
source: Sandy's space
This bookmark is my favorite so far. It's so elegant. Sandy Ang created this book mark with an origami (Kusudama) flower dangle. Check out her blog for the step-by-step instructions.




And finally, here's a video tutorial on how to do a simple, lovely beaded bookmark.

Here's a post I did for some free printable bookmarks, and a post featuring some other great DIY book re-purposing projects.

Happy crafting,
Angela.







8 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for featuring my kusudama flower bookmark !

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    1. The pleasure is mine, Sandy. I want to thank YOU for sharing :)

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  2. These are so lovely! Perfect presents for a reader.

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    1. Thank you so much for coming by, Michelle :)

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  3. What great ideas. I am definitely going to try some of these for stocking stuffers this Christmas. Thanks for sharing the how-to's.

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    1. Thank you, Alex. These would make terrific, inexpensive stocking stuffers. Have a great weekend :)

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  4. These are fantastic! I love the ones with the kids, so cute!

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    1. Oh I know! I wish I would have seen these when my kids were much smaller. Thank you so much for coming by, Jennifer. It's always so great to see you :)

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