Wednesday, March 17, 2010
construction paper, any color, scraps work too
markers or watercolors, crayons
decorative stamps (optional)
stamp pad (optional)
your favorite decorations
Pix #1. On an old envelope, in a corner that doesn't have
printing, measure 8, 9, or 10 cm (3-4") from a corner(1)
along a side and then along the other side(2). Connect the
two dots making a triangle. Cut on the dotted line.(3)
Pix #2. Carefully open the corner of the envelope (1a) to use
as a pattern (2) or use the corner as is (1) adding
decorations to it.
Pix #3 and 4. Transfer your design or pattern to the front of the triangle of the opened bookmark. Paint and decorate it to your heart's content.
Pix #5 and 6. Fold the decorated bookmark into a triangle and glue the overlapping pieces together. Hold for a bit or slide under a book for a few minutes. That's it. You're done!!
Posted by Pussyfoots at 3/17/2010 10:27:00 AM