Crafts ’n things Craft of the Day
These adorable bookmarks take just minutes to make and are a great gift for a book-loving friend!
- My Minds Eye The Sweetest Thing Paper Collection, in pattern of choice
- Paper clips
- Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Machine and Bow, Butterfly, Heart Cuttable Designs
- Craft glue
Using Silhouette CAMEO, cut bow shape from cardstock or patterned paper of choice.
Apply glue to each bow end; fold ends toward bow center and hold in place until glue is dry.
Place paper clip over tab; add glue and wrap tab up over paper clip to back side of bow.
Add more glue to tab; press down, and hold in place until dry.
To create butterfly paper clip, cut two butterfly shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between butterfly cutouts and adhere together in center. Let dry. Slightly bend wings up on top butterfly to create dimension.
For heart design, cut two heart shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between cutouts and adhere together. Let dry.
- Use up your cardstock scraps to create more fun designs. With the Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Machine, the possibilities are endless!
by Jeana Goodwin for Silhouette America (blog.silhouetteamerica.com)