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Jan 6, 2014

A little Bookmark

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you are all doing great and staying warm! Arctic  weather here again, we got snowed in on Saturday and Sunday, and now it's bitterly cold again.

I had a chance to create something this weekend, and thought I'd get out the cute "playful kittens" set from Whimsy stamps, and create a cute corner bookmark with it.

There are lots of tutorials on how to do it. Can't believe how simple it was to make. Here is a tutorial by Iris. Her verion is slightly different, I didn't cut any of my corners off, but I used the same steps up until that part.

I colored the image  using copic markers. Glitter was added to the heart. The corner I added to the bookmark was done using Whimsy's Lace Doily Corner Die 2.

These are so quick to make too, perfect for little valentines, and you could even hide a little wrapped candy inside. I am giving this one to my daughter. Will make a boy version for my son soon too!

Would love to play along in a few challenges:
Colour Me Creative Challenge -  Anything Goes
A Creative Need -  Die cuts/ Punches 
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too -  Anything Goes
 Creative Knockouts-All that Glitters 
Crafter's Cafe - Animal Friends

Have a great day!!

Products used:
Stamps: Playful Kittens (Whimsy)
Papers: Winter Blues (Whimsy) xpress blend it card, SU
Tools: Lace doily corner 2 die, circle nestablities shape, scallop border punch



Jane said...

Ah that is so cute, shame I do most if my reading via my Kindle these days! But I may have to make one for when I read from a real book
Thanks for sharing!!

Simko said...

Beautiful bookmark Ellie! I love the cute kitten stamp. Nice coloring too.

Amy Johnson said...

This is so sweet Ellie! I love the sparkle!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh, I just love this!!! So cute!

Danni said...

Very cute and sweet!

susiestacey said...

Sending warm hugs Ellie and hope the temperature rises soon. Lovely book mark corner and a sweet image x Susan x

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous and adorable bookmark, haven't made one of ages.

Anjie said...

Lovely project. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

Bev said...

Awww a lovely project & so cute too! Thanks for joining in with us at polkadoodles.

Scrappy Scatty said...

Awwww lovely bookmark
sooooo cute
Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles this week
Love Scatty Jan

Michele Spera said...

Super cute:-) I love the shading and this is such a cute Idea! Thank you for joining us at CMC