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Bookmark Bookmarks 31 July 2009

August 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments

bookmarkpixel.JPGWhew! It’s been another hectic couple of weeks and so I missed last week end’s post. To catch up, this week’s is particularly large. However, the good news about all of my activities is that I’ve scored a significant batch of new bookmarks. I plan on posting photos over the next few weeks, so stay tuned!

Here are the bookmark related links that I’ve found, from July 18 through July 31.


Bookmarks In the News


Lauren from BiblioBuffet has created a beautiful tribute to bookmarks and bookmark collecting using a poem by Frank X. Roberts, pictures of several lovely bookmarks, and her own insightful prose – Link

An article about the witches of Lancashire, their trial in 1612, and the legacy of tourism – all inspired from two souvenir bookmarks, by Frank X. Roberts at BiblioBuffet - Link

Contests :

The Little Elm Library (Texas) is holding a bookmark design contest with the theme Inkheart - Link

Maybeads makes fantastic lampwork beads, and she has a contest to give away a ribbon bookmark made with her beads, at 2 Sisters 4 ArtLink

Make Your Own Bookmark

A amazingly long article with video clip that discusses using the tear-out tongue from a tissue box as a bookmark, at The Morning CallLink

A corner bookmark and card made from paper and stamped, at Ellie’s Stamp GardenLink

A video with instructions on making a hookmark with beads and bangles incorporated in the ornament, by Joey Whittaker at ABC4Link

Instructions for using flowers, leaves, or other keepsake items in a laminated bookmark, by Angela Forsyth at Examiner.comLink

A tutorial for a stitched card bookmark, by Sam at Cardstitching - Link

This site links to a PDF that has instructions for a crocheted 4 leaf clover bookmark, at Crafty BeatsLink

A chance to meet other to make western landscape bookmark, at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angles (California)Link

Corner of the Library:

An engraving captioned Lord Lufton and Lucy RobartsLink

Engraving captioned Mrs. Tulliver – Mill on the FlossLink

Engraving captioned Mr. Waken – Mill on the FlossLink

Photo of a lion statue – Link

Engraving from The Undercurrent by Robert GrantLink

Engraving titled The Little SchoolroomLink

Bookmarks For Sale

Here’s a combination bookmark, pen, flag dispenser and book strap – at Everyday innovationLink

One of these bookmarks is given out free with each purchase at Suzywan’s Magic StoreLink

Several different customizable bookmarks can be made at Businesscards ExpressLink

A pair of gilded clip marks with a pearl and a brass clock face ornament, at Anthropologie - Link

Paperclip bookmarks with monogram ornaments, at Polka Dots & PaisleysLink


A set of 5 clipmarks with iphone icons on the ornaments, by BearDuck - Link

Ribbon bookmarks that use hand-made lampwork beads for the ornaments, by Maybeads - Link

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Forgotten Bookmarks:

Some interesting photos used as bookmarks – Link

A sad rejection card (or am I identifying with the recipient?) – Link

A photo with hand written notes – Link

An 1875 death notice – Link

A telegram from 1938 – Link

A sticky note, a scrap of paper, a Costco card, and a coupon – all in one book! – Link

A 1950’s baseball card – Link

A phot of two wagon racers – Link

A photo of a woman in a large wicker chair – Link

A class phot with inscription – Link

Flikr Images:

A found bookmark consisting of a leaf and a note, by sankax - Link

Hand Made Bookmarks:

A stamped paper bookmark with lots of strawberry images, by Dawn at FroggaritavilleLink

A hand stitched bookmark received as part of an exchange, by Nic at A Girl As Mad As BirdsLink

Some cool looking corner bookmarks, at Stampin With KarenLink

Corner bookmarks with Hello Kitty images, by Monique at Moe’s Stamp n’ StuffLink

Beads and crystal form the ornament on this hookmark, by Dee S. at Cut Out & KeepLink

A lovely paper bookmark made with stamps, by Therese at My Gorjuss WorkLink

This paper stamped bookmark has a very cute interpretation of Edward from the book Twilight, made by Mariska at Sending You A Little SmileLink

A paperclip bookmark with a stamped paper ornament, by Charmaine at Oodabug AlleyLink

A set of bookmarks made for an exchange, from paper and crocheted, at The Adultrrous Whores ClubLink

A lovely corner bookmark, made by Ellie Jacobson at Ellie’s Stamp GardenLink

Some lovely tatting including a bookmark, at 25 Motif ChallengeLink

A set of fabric bookmarks, by Mel L. at Cut Out & KeepLink

Some stamped paper bookmarks, by Trena Brannon at Stamping, Painting, and Coloring Make Me GiggleLink

Some very cute corner bookmarks made with stamped paper ornaments, by Viviane Casale at Handmade by ViviLink


Here are the upcoming, new bookmarks promoting the new Twilight film – New Moon (and this is just one of many, many links announcing these bookmarks) – Link

A fabulous promotional bookmark by Courtney Milan, a romance novelist – Link

Another promotional bookmark, this one for the book Dark Knowledge by horror author Keith PyeattLink

A promotional bookmark for Julianna Hynes, PhD and her book Living On Purpose, at Tywebbin CreationsLink

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

2 responses so far ↓

  • Froggy aka Dawn // Sep 4th 2009 at 1:01 pm

    WOW! This is so cool! Love the blog and I can’t believe I am on it! I am so thrilled! Thank you for posting mine!

  • alanirwin // Sep 4th 2009 at 4:52 pm

    Howdy Dawn (or Froggy),
    Thanks for stopping by. I was happy to post your hand made, strawberry bookmark. I look forward to seeing others that you craft.

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