Bookmark Craft Ideas

November 3, 2009

Felt bookmark in the shape of a mitten.Felt mittens make handy bookmark.



  1. Draw a template of a mitten 3 inches long and 1 inch wide. Use it to cut four scraps of felt. (The palms of the mittens can be a contrasting color.)
  2. On the center of the cuff end of each palm-side piece, cut out a tiny rectangle the width of the pin curl clip and 1 inch long.
  3. Glue the two sides of each mitten along the edges, catching in the ends of the yarn loop as shown.
  4. Decorate the top of each mitten.
  5. Clip together.

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September 5, 2008

I am looking for a crochet pattern for a book mark that fits on the corner of the pages.

kddid from Springfield, MO


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September 6, 20080 found this helpful

Yes, this is what I was looking for... Thank-you so much.

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I know we hate it when people answer our questions with something else, but I did want to point out that from my experience the large loops that you put over a book with some cute thing at the bottom, works the best for me. The corner ones would not stay on and got bumped off very easily. The ones I prefer are also called book thongs. The added nice thing is that you can just slip them over your wrist when you start reading and then slip them back over the book when you are done. No searching to see where you put the bookmark.

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February 15, 2017

Some paper, glue, scissors, and your endless imagination are the only supplies need to make an assortment of corner bookmarks. This is a page about making cute corner bookmarks.

4 cute corner bookmarks

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June 8, 2019

Ribbons in your choice of pattern and color joined with elastic hair bands are the basis for this fun to make bookmark project. Learn how to make elasticated ribbon bookmarks here.

Elasticated Ribbon Bookmark

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January 22, 2017

Here is a good pattern for making a quick and easy crochet project, that can help use up scrapes. This is a page about making a crochet medallion bookmark.

A crocheted medallion bookmark.

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November 16, 2021

Make beautiful patterns with ink and water and turn them into useful bookmarks. You can, of course, do this with watercolour paint but the finished product will not be so durable and vibrant.


Watercolour would be a better medium for children because ink stains on carpet and clothes are permanent.

The completed colour smudge bookmarks.

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November 7, 2021

As a child, my friends and I made such bookmarks. If you have never made such bookmarks, then I would be happy to share this idea with you. You can make these bookmarks with your children.

The finished decorative bookmark.

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July 7, 2021

I wanted to find a use for my expired dry eyeshadow. I used it to color the transparent adhesive tape.


The result is original multicolor bookmarks. Shiny eyeshadow adds a delightful shine to the bookmarks.

Colorful bookmarks made from adhesive tape.

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May 7, 2021

To create this bookmark, I used the crochet filet technique. You need to know how to crochet chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, bullion stitch, slip stitch. I am the author of this nautical pattern with one sailing boat, one dolphin, one starfish, one seahorse, four seagulls, and eight fish, corals.

The completed and colored bookmark in a book.

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March 19, 2020

Take old computer or music CDs and make these pretty bookmarks in a feather shape. These could also be hung as suncatchers or as part of a wind chime.

Making Feather Bookmarks from CDs - finished feather bookmarks, with white dots added

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March 2, 2020

Your child's handprint becomes a delightful paper giraffe bookmark. You will need construction paper, scissors, a dot marker, googly eyes, glue, and a Sharpie to create a fun kids' art project that also serves as a bookmark.

Handprint Giraffe Bookmark - finished bookmark

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February 29, 2020

Use a traced outline of your child's hand to create this cute paper, hand shaped flower, bookmark. It is very quick and easy to make following the instructions on this page.

Making a Paper Hand Shaped Flower Bookmark - bookmark inside a book open to a page on sea life

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June 4, 2019

With just two widths of lace braid, a couple of beads, scissors, and some glue you can make this pretty bookmark for your self or to gift a reader friend. The instructions are simple to follow and are accompanied by photos.

Easy Lace Bookmark - bookmark in a book

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May 7, 2019

Paperclips make great bookmarks but why settle for a plain one? You can add small decorations to regular paperclips to make them fabulous. A great craft project for kids, teens and tweens.

Paperclip Bookmark

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