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Saturday, 11 September 2010

Commissioned Bookmark

Well, this was a first for me.  I was asked to make a substantial bookmark for a customer - ie not flimsy so it would be left going back with books to the library!!  I used a piece of A3 card and folded it in half and then cut it across about 10cm and that was the actual width of the bookmark and it folded over tent-fold over the top of the page.  The images are from the Card Creations Di Kaye Art Deco CD and I used various different images and as the recipient liked dogs I picked a few images with dogs on them.  The papers are all off-cuts from my scrap box.  The embellishments include sentiments from magazine freebies, brads, gems, Papermania glitterations, charm, papers flowers and of course a beloved tassel.

I am entering this bookmark into the following challenges:

Craft Your Days Away - Girly n glitter
Cupcake Craft - Books and stories
Spoon Full of Sugar - Animal
Fab n Funky - What 'eva
One Stop Craft - Fashion through the years
Crafts and Me - Gems and sparkle.


Francesca said...

They are all beautiful bookmarks, thanks for joining us this week at OSCC and good luck!

Ingrid said...

What a great bookmarks you made. They will make reading even more fun!
Thanks for joining us this week at A Spoon Full of Sugar.
Hugs Ingrid

gina g said...

Wow these are gorgeous Kym love the pink one best of course lol. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me for our challenge this week. luv gina xx

Faye said...

Oh these are such wonderful bookmarks, I love what you've done with our books and stories theme. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake. xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Wow these book marks are excellent I'm sure whoever you made them for will be dead chuffed & take the lot, good luck & thanks for joining in at OSCC. Janet

kelly said...

These are great bookmarks, Kym.