How to Make a Bookmark – An Adorable Marker for Book Lovers

For book lovers, this is the perfect DIY! Create these adorable bookmarks made from basic materials and a bit of creativity.

If you're a book lover, bookmarks are essential accessories. They are also helpful for students to mark their books. Instead of purchasing a bookmark, you can make your own adorable and functional marker.

What you need:

  1. Colored paper
  2. Pencil
  3. Scissors
  4. Glue
  5. Ruler
  6. Marker
  7. Small embellishments
  8. Paint
  9. Colored Pen

Grab the pencil. Draw a heart or star shape, or anything you like. It could also be an animal or your favorite cartoon character. Make about 3 or 4 drawings depending on how many bookmarks you can make. Color it and then, mark the outline of your drawing with a black marker.

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Step 1: Draw any object you want for your bookmark on a white paper.

Next, grab the scissors and start cutting your work. Trim along the black outline you made.

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Step 2: After coloring and outlining the object, cut it out from the paper.

Cut a strip of any colored paper, about the width of a ruler. This will serve as the body of your drawing. Fold the strip into half.

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Step 3: Cut a strip of any colored paper as it will serve as the body of the bookmark.

On top of the folded paper, apply some glue then gently put the cut-out drawing. After that, decorate the body with drawings (using a marker), small bows or décor, tiny gems or other embellishments.

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Step 4: Fold the strip into half and glue the cut out on top.

If you're satisfied with how your bookmarks look, you can try them out. They are lovely, cute and customized book accessories you'll be proud of.

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Step 5: Decorate your bookmarks according to your preferences.

Watch How it is Done

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