Hi friends! I am a big Alice in Wonderland fan (I have a binder full of children’s storybook stamps and more than a few are Alice in wonderland!) and now these lovelies have joined the collection!
I’m not gonna lie, these bookmarks were time-consuming (I watched the entire Casual Vacancy mini series on HBO while making them!) but they were so fun and isn’t that the point of crafting, To enjoy taking your time? And enjoy it I did! Watch the video for instructions!
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- Alice in Wonderland Stamps & Stencils
- Fibers stencil
- Dots stencil
- Time tunnel stencil
- Scan ‘n Cut2 CM350 (what I used to cut out stamped and colored images instead of dies)
- Distress oxide inks
- Alcohol ink markers
- Memento ink (for use with alcohol markers)
- Cheap watercolors in cute tin
- Shipping tags (10pt large) *This is a box of 1000 on amazon with free shipping, I got mine at Papermart where they are $16.61 for 500 plus shipping so Amazon is a better deal if you can use that many (or just cut your own from cream cardstock, the size is 3 1/8″ x 6 1/4″)
- Laminating pouches
- Paint pens for opaque details
- Wet glue
- Patterned paper scraps
Tips for making bookmarks:
- If the media you used may migrate to a book be sure to laminate them. You can use contact paper, clear packing tape or a laminator (I must confess, I take any chance I can to laminate something LOL!)
- Make sure the tags (including all wet glue) is fully dry before laminating or you can trap moisture in the plastic and it might not seal well.
- If you laminated slightly damp bookmarks (don’t ask me how I know this…) run it through the laminator a few times and it will help.
- Feel free to use any yarn, string, ribbon, fibers, rope or tassel you want in your bookmarks! Or leave it out, it’s your bookmark:)
I hope you try your hand at making bookmarks. They are the perfect tiny canvas to try out new stamps, mediums and ideas without fear of messing up a card. Even if it doesn’t turn out the way you like it will still mark your place in a book just fine! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!