With the popularity of the Kindle, you would think that bookmarks would be a thing of the past, but you’re wrong! With the popularity of paper crafts, DIY bookmarks and ideas for creating them are as hot as ever.
Bookmarks can be printable on paper, made from scrapbook paper, or created from other thin materials like popsicle sticks, chipboard, paperclips, and yarn.
Make a custom personalized bookmark using an address stamp from Simply Stamps. If you’re a scrapbooker or card maker, you probably have enough scraps to created tons of these.
This cool vacation photo bookmark is a brilliant idea for saving your vacation memories. No more junk mail envelopes marking your pages. Now you can smile when you see your creative page marker.
Printable bookmarks are a super easy way to get a bookmark. This Beauty and the Beast Bookmark can be printed then colored with pencils, crayons, or markers. They are easy for kids to decorate, but an adult Disney fan would love them too.
Bookmarks can be made from any type of paper or material that will lay flat without damaged the pages. After choosing your paint colors, what do you do with the paint chips? This paint chip bookmark is a good idea for saving something that would normally go in the trash.
If you’re enjoying the planner trend, handmade clip style bookmarks are your best friend! There’s nothing that you CAN’T attach to a paperclip to make a cute and sassy bookmark. This bright colored Fabric Yo-Yo Bookmark is easy to make and SO PRETTY!
Celebrate the joy of reading with this great Summer Reading bookmark made using the Cricut Explore. The post has a free SVG file and printable notes to leave for the next reader. What a great way to surprise someone.
Here’s another bookmark idea using the Cricut. Since the Cricut can cut any shape, you’re able to customize your bookmark with any shapes and words you want. Add some fiber and a decorative edge, and you have a lovely bookmark.
A popsicle stick bookmark may not be your first idea, but it sure does work. When you add google eyes and feathers, you realize that it’s a great way to mark your spot. What a cute bookmark for kids to make.
This beautiful homemade bookmark is a wonderful memento for a special occasion. If you didn’t want to use a map, this creative bookmark is a wonderful way to display a special photo as well.
We often think of paper bookmarks but there are other way to make them. This pretty handmade bookmark has a felt bow and elastic strap to mark your page.
Print these Mother bookmark designs on heavy card stock to give to your Mom. She will appreciate the reminder that you think she’s awesome.
Now that you have some ideas for making bookmarks, I hope you will be inspired to make some. Many of these ideas don’t take much time. You can create a cool handmade bookmark in no time.