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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - Easy Bookmark

This is a great way to recycle old calendars into practical objects. Recommended for ages 8 and up.



How to Make a Bookmark 1

1. Select your motif. This sheet came from a calender with famous paintings.

How to Make a Bookmark 2

2. Cut a strip measuring 6-7 cm wide and around 20 cm long. You may vary on the sizes as you wish.

How to Make a Bookmark 3

3. Select a piece of cardstock that matches in color and cut it with a 1 cm margin on the sides and bottom and a 3 cm margin on the top. Glue your strip now centered on the cardstock.

How to Make a Bookmark 4

4. Cut a piece of contact foil larger than your bookmarker. Remove the protective adhesive and now stick the foil wrinkle free onto the bookmark. Repeat the same step for the back side, too.

How to Make a Bookmark 5

5. Punch a hole in the top center of the bookmarker.

How to Make a Bookmark 6

6. Insert an eyelet in the hole.

How to Make a Bookmark 7

7. This is how it looks once the first wall has been added.

How to Make a Bookmark 8

8. Now knot the ribbon or raffia in the hole.




Easy Bookmarker for Kids to Craft in the Summer 200
Bookmarker Craft Project
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