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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.

Enjoy!

Bookmarks In the News

Articles:

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

Mondopunt:

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

Miscellaneous:

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

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