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Bookmark Bookmarks 15 May 2009

May 16th, 2009 · No Comments

bookmarkpixel.JPGWow! Miss one week and there is an awful lot of catch up. Our area’s big fire hasn’t quite been extinguished yet, but I’ve been busy updating the last two weeks worth of bookmark related links. There are a huge number of hand made bookmarks on display.

So, without further delay, here are the bookmarks I’ve found starting May 2 and ending May 15.


Bookmarks In the News


Laine Farley revisits the pervasive and yet elusive phenomena of bacon used as a bookmark, over at BiblioBuffet - Link

The interesting part about this link is the story of Karolina Flores, the winner of the WrestleMania Reading Challenge (including a bookmark design competition), sponsored by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)Link

Some thoughts on designing bookmarks (and other materials) for promoting children’s books, by Elizabeth Bluemle at Publisher’s WeeklyLink

Contests :

Here are pictures of the winning entries in the Design a Bookmark Contest at the Daniel Boone Regional Library (Missouri) – Link

Several commenters on the interview post of author Cindy Pon will win free bookmarks, at Katie’s BookshelfLink

The Washington County (Maryland) Free Library is having a bookmark design contest during their Children’s Book Week - Link

Contest Winners:

The winners of a bookmark design competition focusing on local heroes in Lincoln, Ohio were announced – Link

Winners of the Energy Superheroes: The Quest for an Energy Efficient Planet bookmark design contest in Wisconsin were announced – Link

Winners of the Chino Valley (California) Independent Fire District bookmark design contest were honored at the Fire District’s board meeting – Link


Make your own corner bookmark and then swap it with your Swap-bot partner – Link

Make Your Own Bookmark

A pattern for tatting a beautiful bookmark, by Nancy Price at Be-StitchedLink

A beautiful handpainted image that you can download and print, by Izzy Gumbo at Perfectly TwistedLink

A very elaborately decorated clip style bookmark, by Irene Tan Aka at Scrapperlicious - Link

A video tutorial on how to create and laminate bookmarks, at Cargo NetworkingLink

A download and print Mother’s Day bookmark, by Amy Locurto at Living LocurtoLink

A paperclip bookmark challenge with instructions and an example, at Jennifer’s Sweet DesignsLink

Download the pattern and cut out your own naked mole paper bookmark, at Extreme Cards and PapercraftingLink

A double arrow pattern for a knitted bookmark, at Clumsy MotheringLink

A magnetic clip style bookmark with stamped paper, by Jessica Taylor at Ink It Up!Link

Bookmarks For Sale

Kimberly Madison has been working on some bookmark designs and is looking for feedback – Link


A beautiful hookmark with lampwork and bead ornament, by Renee SuichLink

It’s another Gorjuss bookmark, titled I Found My Family In A BookLink

Fabric and paper magnetic clip bookmarks, by Magnetic BookmarksLink

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Punt Per Punt:

Nuria is back with a set of 4 bookmarks from Brussels – Link

A set of bookmarks from Sterling Press with weird animals mash ups – Link

Three sets of American bookmarks with art, writers and animal themes – Link

Marcapaginas: Natalia

A set of chicken and rooster themed bookmarks and a discussion of the myths around them – Link

A beautiful set of bookmarks with images of a mother and her child – Link

Inside Books: Bookmark of the Week:

A bookmark celebrating Library Week from the Warrenville Public Library (Illinois)Link


This post has bookmarks from San Jordi, some with images of roses, others from a book about demons, and more – Link

A bookmark collectors meeting organized by the library of Girona - Link

The TV show Gossip Girl has made it to Spain, and here are bookmarks from the show and the books the series is based on – Link

Additional bookmarks from San Jordi and The International Day Of The BookLink

Flikr Images:

Beautiful graphic on this bookmark, shown by Joanieponytail57 - Link

Wow! a set of gorgeous hookmarks with fused glass ornaments, by Iawatha - Link

A fabric wire fox terrier ornament on a ribbon bookmark, by LeafPeople - Link

A fabric bookmark with a Pretty Kitty theme, made by Reyney - Link

A bookmark shaped image of a plant, by Catimini - Link

Hand Made Bookmarks:

A beautiful tatted bookmark with an arabesque look, at Saying ThingsLink

A clip style bookmark with a flower ornament, at El Petit TresorLink

A very interesting corner bookmark with a beautiful butterfly made from a clear vinyl report cover, at Paper TrailLink

A stamped paper and colored bookmark, at Pinky’s WorldLink

A whimsical bookmark made from stamped paper, by Deb at Crafty Card-I HigginsLink

A tatted and very colorful bookmark, at Lace-lovin’ LibrarianLink

A nice corner bookmark with a different decorative design, by Lorie at Live, Love, Laugh, CreateLink

A beaded hookmark with angel beads, by Elin at Be Creative…Link

A wire clip bookmark shaped as an outline of an apple, by Dawn at UK Lass In USLink

Beautiful lace bookmark, at tatt3r’s lacystuff – Link

A paper bookmark and card, at Jessica Lynn Original Design TeamLink

A delicate tatted cross bookmark, at Umi & TsuruLink

A paperclip bookmark with a stamped and colored paper ornament, by Nikki at Bunny-Zoe’s Blog - Link

A colorful cross-stitched bookmark, by Tatyana at The World’s Largest Collection of Smalls TooLink

A paperclip bookmark with stamped paper ornament on a gift card, by Nikki at ScrapMagasinet - Link

Two lovely, tatted bookmarks, at Vicki’s Creative CornerLink

A stitched bookmark and a crocheted bookmark, by Gaby and shown at Hooked on ExchangingLink

Early prototype design for a laminated bookmark, by Lynette at Dichroic Glass & Art ~ SilvermoonlynLink

Responding to a bookmark challenge, Mandi at Scrap This…Stamp That created this Monkey Business bookmark – Link

A beautifully stamped and colored paper bookmark, by Hels at Ink On My FingersLink

A lovely knitted bookmark, made for her mother by Tvini - Link

Clip style bookmarks made from decorated paper ornaments and paperclips, by Robin at Robin’s Artful MusingsLink

A stitched bookmark by Caroline, photo by Rice and SoupLink

A baby album bookmark, made by Cindy at Cindy’s CreationsLink

A couple of pictures showing intermediate steps in making a set of magnetic clip bookmarks, at Artlife - Link

Two scrabble tiles made into charms are the ornament on this hookmark, by Christine at Romantic CottageLink

A star shaped paper ornament on this paperclip bookmark, by Lisa at Lisa’s Paper FunLink

A cross stitched Celtic Knot pattern on this bookmark by Scattie at Pins and NeedlesLink

A beautiful and colorful altered image bookmark featuring a mermaid, by Kersten at Altered GypsyLink


Nameless had quite a few (19!) wonderful posts of bookmarks targeted to specific books. Rather than point to each one in this entry, I’ll just direct you to the home page so that you can enjoy them all – Link

Some lovely graphics on bookmarks by Dan The Man at Denominator GraphicsLink

A set of bookmarks with characters from the Full Metal Alchemist, at BK201Link

Ken shows off some of his bookmarks and is asking readers of his blog to share some of theirs, at Neth SpaceLink

An opportunistic (or found) bookmark which is reminding the user of some good times, by Inimicalfool - Link

A great vintage bookmark advertising an optometrist, found at Forgotten BookmarksLink

A beautiful graphic on this bookmark that’s also a business card for Beklina, at CoinOp - Link

2009 Bookmark Challenge:

A reminder post with the deadlines for several bookmark design competitions – Link

The challenge has been accepted and now Jen will be designing a bookmark a month – Link

The 2009 Bookmark Challenge is over and the final counts are still being tallied, but the winner of the Bookmark Design Contest has been announced – Link

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

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