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Bookmark Bookmarks 7 May 2010

May 16th, 2010 · No Comments

bookmarkpixel.JPGWell, I’ve fallen behind again, and so here are the bookmark related links that I found from the week before last, from May 1 through May 7.

Enjoy!

Bookmarks In the News

Articles:

Matthew Freeman won first place in an elementary school’s invention contest with his bookmark that included a line pointer – Link

This self illuminating bookmark has an interesting design, but is not yet a product – Link

Contests :

A little contest where the prize is a book thong with a lampwork bead ornament, at Audrey’s Give AwaysLink

Contest Winners:

Here are the 8 winners of the Friends of the Surprise Libraries (Arizona) bookmark contest – Link

Swaps:

A swap of handmade bookmarks, at Swap-botLink

Make Your Own Bookmark

A nice article on transforming a child’s art into a bookmark, by Heather Ledeboer at Mom4Life BlogLink

Here’s a pattern for a tatted bookmark, at Sharon’s Tatted LaceLink

Step by step instructions on making this bookmark card assemblage, by – Meridith Anne at Little TreasuresLink

A tutorial on making this collage bookmark, by Heidi at Hip Chicks Craft TooLink

There are some free embroidered bookmark patterns in this sample set from Linen FlowersLink

Bookmarks For Sale

Okay, this one is weird: a bookmark that’s also an electronic dictionary – Link

A cross bookmark is this week’s highlighted design, at Impressive InscriptionsLink

On-Line Bookmark Collections

Coleccionista Chilena de Marcapaginas:

Three bookmarks commemorating the International Graphic Design Day (who knew?) – Link

Collecting Bookmarks:

A bookmark with a photo of Emily DickinsonLink

A leather bookmark from Wales – Link

A handmade bookmark from the USA – Link

A handmade bookmark from Portugal – Link

E-Scriptorum:

A bookmark in Greek from bookcrossing.com, an international book exchange site – Link

Forgotten Bookmarks:

An advertisement (drink coaster?) for Sapolio soap – Link

A postcard dated from 1917 – Link

Marcapaginas: Alia

A set of manga images of tennis players – Link

Mondopunt:

A set of bookmarks picked up at an International Book Day event – Link

A beautiful set of bookmarks collected at a comic event, including a wonderful puzzle set – Link

Miscellaneous:

A bit of research on the history on this 1960’s bookmark found in a book, by S. Mehrens at A Library is the hospital for the mind…Link

I really like these Savanna bookmarks, shown at lmnop blogLink

A bookmark dedicated to the Asturian (Spain) poet Xose Antonio Garcia, at Mercadores del Libros- Link

Hand Made Bookmarks

A lovely corner bookmark, stamped colored and with stickers, at Diann’s Art SpotLink

A fun paper bookmark, stamped and colored, by Lynne at Ruby-dooby-doo’s Stampin’ SpotLink

A colored bookmark made in bulk for a set of gift bags, by Jo King at Only JokingLink

A cut paper bookmark, by Tammy at Paper Pastimes of a Scrapboooking MimiLink

Some very fun digitally designed bookmarks, by Aimer MoinsserontLink

A stamped and colored bookmark, by Smullis at Dragonfly DreamsLink

A nice tatted mark, at Sharon’s Tatted LaceLink

A ribbon bookmark with a Gothic theme, by Vicky at My Paper PalaceLink

A paper assemblage bookmark from recycled stock, by Sally at Crafty SalutationsLink

A stamped and decorated bookmark card, by Jennifer at Live. Life. Create. Art.Link

A fabric bookmark made as a gift, by Sunshine at The Cutting Edge QuiltLink

Stamped card bookmark with ribbon tassel, at Georgina’s Craft DreamLink

An elaborate bookmark card with printed design, cutout paper and ribbon, by Sandy O. at Paper TransformerLink

A beautiful water-colored bookmark (check out her whole set of bookmarks), by Louise - Link

A bookmark card with a Mother’s Day theme, at Valita’s Design & Fresh FoldsLink

A cute little felt portrait of a penguin, at Araleling CraftLink

A nifty tatted bookmark with an interesting fold design, at Jon’s Thread EscapadesLink

Here’s a lovely bookmark using tatted butterflies in the design, at Kathy’s Victorian Tatted LaceLink

Here are a set of bookmarks made for the EGA Outreach Bookmark Project, at Flying Fingers PlusLink

2010 Bookmark Challenge:

An Extreme Stitcher profile, illustrated with a lovely bookmark – Link

As the official end of this year’s Bookmark Challenge approaches, this post offers a bunch of tips – Link

Here’s the concluding post for the 2010 Bookmark Challenge with a description of how it all started – Link

Tags: Contests · Making Bookmarks · Needlework · Printable

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