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Bookmark Bookmarks 5 December 2008

December 6th, 2008 · No Comments

bookmarkpixel.JPGAnother week’s worth of bookmark related links that I’ve found, from November 29 through December 5.


Bookmarks In the News


At BiblioBuffet, Lauren writes about the recovered “Hitler” bookmark from a bookmark collector’s perspective – Link

And here’s a follow up article about the “Hitler” bookmark, with current information on the court proceedings – Link

Every year at this time, San Juan College Library (Oklahoma) hosts a wonderful charity event called the Gift of Reading Tree. A tree is decorated with bookmarks, each of which has a different child’s name, age, gender and interests listed so that someone can pick a bookmark and then buy a book for that child – Link

While describing a handmade bookmark, the author discusses fitting art into a full life – Link

Contest Winners:

The winners of the Rapides Parish Library (Louisiana) 2008 Bookmark Contest have been posted along with pictures of their winning entries – Link

Make Your Own Bookmark

This is a great tutorial on making a metal hookmark from copper wire, by Carla at Feathered FibersLink

This German site has a PDF with a set of bookmarks that you can download and print – Link

Here are a set of bookmark templates made by Lorri at Lorri’s ScrapsLink

Towards the end of this post, you’ll find a bookmark that includes a calendar for December, by Crystal at Inspired Mommie DesignsLink

Some instructions on making a Christmas Snowflake paper bookmark, at All Home ImproveLink

Bookmarks For Sale

I had a chance to visit the Simply Said Reading Accessories site (thanks Debra), and they have a wide selection of lovely paper bookmarks, half marks (half height bookmarks), and beaded book thongs – Link

Sue Hawkins has a variety of kits for making embroidered bookmarks (see an example in Handmade Bookmarks, below) – Link

A metal swan bookmark favor for weddings, at Little Things FavorsLink

A line of bookmarks available at the German site Lesezeichen-LadenLink

Musical Notes Bookmark Favors at Moments of EleganceLink

Lil’ Duck Duck has these red snowflake design, seasonal bookmarks as well as other colors available – Link

This is interesting – a decorative spoon flattened into a bookmark, at Laurie’s Charming DesignsLink

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Marcapaginas: Natalia

Eighteen (18) Christmas related bookmarks – Link

And an additional set of eighteen (18) Christmas themed bookmarks – Link

Punto de Papel:

A huge set (I counted 27) of travel related bookmarks – Link


A big collection of bookmarks commemorating the 200th anniversary of Napoleon invading Spain – Link

A mix of items, from additional Kleenex promotional bookmarks to a three-part puzzle bookmark for the 85th anniversary of a bookstore – Link

Flikr Images:

A beautiful sunset scene by Royston VaseyLink

Hand Made Bookmarks:

Amanda completed a Sue Hawkins bookmark design (see above, in Bookmarks for Sale), at Stitching Stuff - Link

A stamped paper bookmark made by Stamp OwlLink

Another stamped paper bookmark at Storage Units, Ink & MoreLink


A clip style, metal bird bookmark, at Ozowiezo - Link

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