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Bookmark Bookmarks 20 February 2009

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bookmarkpixel.JPGAnother week’s worth of bookmark related links that I’ve found, from February 13 through February 20.

Enjoy!

Bookmarks In the News

Articles:

Here’s a connection for selling scented bookmarks as a fundraising event, at Fundrazine - Link

At Chicken, Monkey, Dog the question was raised about what to do with a bookmark when you are reading – Link

A great story about making personalized bookmarks as a Save The Date card for the author’s wedding, by Cyd at Elizabeth Anne DesignsLink

This week, Lauren uses a vintage bookmark advertising the benefits of an electric reading lamp (as well as a story by Arthur Conan Doyle) to discuss the creation and commercialization of the light bulb, at BiblioBuffet - Link

Contests :

The Chinn Park Regional Library (Virginia) is sponsoring a bookmark design contest called Talking To The Artist Bookmark ContestLink

Swaps:

An interesting swap over at Swap-bot: send a hand decorated postcard to you partner with an outline they can cutout to create a bookmark – Link

Another basic bookmark swap involving hand-made bookmarks, at Swap-botLink

Make Your Own Bookmark

A simple bookmark project at Preschool Storytime CraftsLink

A workshop to make Lucky Leprechaun Coins and Wire Bookmarkers is coming March 1 at Rahr-West Art Museum in Manotoc (Canada) – Link

Instructions on making a Twilight themed hookmark with beaded ornaments, by AmazedWithYou - Link

Instructions for making a corner bookmark using stamped paper, at 3D Design ChallengeLink

A downloadable template for printing a bookmark with an orchid image, along with a variety of additional sites with free bookmark downloads, at Free Calendars and Free Bookmarks (interesting site name) – Link

A tutorial to make a bookmark with an embroidered orchid, by Cathie at Country Garden StitcheryLink

Bookmarks For Sale

A bookmark with LED light made by Thinktank, at Deals PlusLink

Etsy:

Matty8080 is selling a set of 4 bookmarks based on his drawings – Link

Gorjuss has the bookmark My Tree Is Special for sale – Link

Another Gorjuss bookmark, this one titled I Haven’t Fallen Down In A WhileLink

A very cool clipmark with a steampunk style ornament featuring a photo of Edgar Allen Poe, by Poet Summer - Link

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Punto de Papel:

Here are more bookmarks from the FITUR conference in Madrid – Link

Mondopunt:

Owls are the theme of this huge set of bookmarks from various times and publishers (and I just noticed that all of the owls in the images are reading books) – Link

Flikr Images:

A bookmark shaped photo of rose thorns by Catimini - Link

Here are some fun bookmarks from Picke Bicke, photo by I Heart KittyLink

A paper bookmark made from a design available on a CD, by Joan ThewlisLink

Nameless LeTTer:

A bookmark found in On Beyond ZebraLink

Found in 20000 Leagues Under The SeaLink

Here’s a fun one placed in If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa ParksLink

Found in Twilight - Link

Found in a copy of Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell…And Outnegotiate Your CompetitionLink

Lots of llamas found in a copy of The Love DareLink

An old image put in the book Two Wheels and a MapLink

This bookmark left in War and Peace left me chuckling – Link

Found in 101 Ways to FlirtLink

Hand Made Bookmarks:

A nice little bookmark stitched for a one-year old boy named Fredde, by Nic at A Girl As Mad As BirdsLink

A bookmark with hand colored owls decorating it, received by Dena at Tales at Wayne Manor as part of a swap – Link

A very nice assemblage made into a bookmark, at My Little Raggedy BlessingsLink

Miscellaneous:

Tags: Contests · Making Bookmarks · Needlework · Printable · Swaps

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