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Bookmark Bookmarks: 9 May 2008

May 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

bookmarkpixel.JPGAnother week’s worth of bookmark related links that I’ve found, from May 3 through May 9.

Enjoy!

Bookmarks In the News

Articles:

Over at BiblioBuffet, Lauren is writing about Carrie Chapman Catt, inspired by a silk bookmark with the suffragette’s image – Link

Kat Rocha has a guest blog entry at Needle and ThREAD reflecting on books and bookmarks – Link

Chas Newkey-Burden, who writes a blog for the Guardian in the UK has a posting about bookmarks – Link

I had never looked at the Bookmark entry in Wikipedia until this week – Link

Contests :

The Charleston County Library (South Carolina) is holding its annual Children’s Book Week bookmark contest – Link

Contest Winners:

Swansea Mall in Massachusetts announced the winners of their 2008 Bookmark Contest – Link

The La Crosse County Library (Massachusetts) announced their 2008 Bookmark Design Contest winners – and all the first-place winning entries can be seen on their site as well as all their branches – Link

Make Your Own Bookmark

Some bookmark designs you can print, color, and then laminate for Mother’s Day – Link

A tutorial for making wooden bookmarks – Link

Some paper bookmarks made and personalized for teacher gifts – Link

A diamond pattern lace bookmark – Link

A book-thong style bookmark made with ribbon and beads – Link

Over at Make and Takes there are instructions on making a bookmark from those strip of photos you get at a photo booth – Link

Printable pieces and instructions on making a photo-bookmark – Link

A printable bookmark created to promote a graphic novel – Link

A set of instructions for making soft bookmarks with a toddler (Warning: the text is a bit rough to read – it appears to be a poor translation into English) – Link

Over at Sprite Stitch there’s a cross stitch pattern for the Zelda Triforce bookmark – Link

Here’s a crochet pattern for a Triple Chevron BookmarkLink

Here’s a pattern for an origami bookmark, located at (Another) 52 BooksLink

Bookmarks For Sale

Melody Lea Lamb has a new bookmark for sale from her painting of a baby bunny – Link

A colorfully painted bookmark from Mexico – Link

A set of hook style bookmarks, handmade with glass and metal beads, by Two Girls JewelryLink

A metal bookmark, colored and shaped like a seashell, made to be a wedding favor – Link

Free Bookmarks

Boscov’s in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is giving away a self-exam reminder bookmark with a $1 donation to the Breast Cancer Research FoundationLink

A free bookmark (and magnet) celebrating the launch of the author’s book, available in Autralia – Link

A promotional bookmark to be given away by Ching Teoh with every purchase from her Etsy store – Link

The library in Burlington, Vermont is giving away a bookmark that lists several book related websites – Link

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Inside Books: Bookmark of the Week:

Yay! Simon is back with a bookmark from the Art Institute of ChicagoLink

Mirage Bookmarks:

A beautiful set of bookmarks from the Swiss chocolate factory Kohler - Link

Coleccionista Chilena de Marcapáginas:

To celebrate International Book Day, a school took some of Olga’s bookmarks and created a fun and colorful display – Link

Some photos from her display at the Central Library of the University of Santiago (USACH) – Link

Mondopunt:

Here are bookmarks from publishing houses which are inspired by books that they publish – Link

Flikr Images:

A colorful bookmark with a baby’s photo made for a bookmark challenge – Link

A little embroidered bookmark – Link

The back of the previous bookmark (a very nice fabric) – Link

Miscellaneous:

A lovely, beaded bookmark in a bookmark-thong style by The Holistic KnitterLink

A beautiful bookmark made by Deb for an internet swap – Link

A promotional bookmark from the company Tomorrow shown by Grain EditLink

I don’t know what Chocobo Tales is, but here’s a felt bookmark that it inspired – Link

Over at Tatting Chic, a couple of tatted bookmarks made for an exchange – Link

The American Crafts Studio had their design team create a set of bookmarks which they have on display – Link

A promotional bookmark for the author rather than the specific book – Link

A knitted bookmark by 1SexyGrammaLink

A very ornate bookmark designed as a thank-you gift by Noelle GarrettLink

I believe the chinchillas on this bookmark are cross-stitched – Link

A couple of crocheted bookmarks at Biblio’s BlogLink

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