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Page corner bookmarks

Page corner bookmarks
This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection. Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world.* They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks. If you like this tutorial, here are a couple others that might be up your alley. For the monster-loving adults in the room, try some googly-eyed paper monster wine charms. What you’ll need: Putting it all together: 1) Follow steps 2 and 3 from above.

http://tallystreasury.com/2011/02/corner-page-bookmarks-3/

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Paper Flower Key Holder Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it! It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one. I for one am always losing my keys and this, by far, is the easiest way for me to keep track of them. Here’s how:

Friendship Bracelets Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties. All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. I would ride my bike down to the five-and-dime store and pick out the most sophisticated color combinations of embroidery floss I could find, but when it came to the actual macramé I never got beyond plain stripes. Recycled Paper Twiggy Tags - Keeping With The Times Use old paper, dried twigs, and a bit of ink, to create these cute recycled paper twiggy tags! Great for hanging on the Christmas tree or using for tags. I wanted to complement my Dictionary Page Garland, and cardboard snowflakes; re-used, re-cycled, and cheap! I took some cardboard tags and covered both sides with paper from an old dictionary (what else), then I sanded the edges and “inked” them with a brown scrapbook ink pad to add a bit of antiquing. I made a twiggy little tree from some dry old willow branches and cut out a small brown star for the top.

Five Pointed Origami Star I love that this star is neatly finished and attractive on both front and back. Update: March 2013. It has recently come to my attention that this design should be credited to Tomoko Fuse. I haven't been able to find it in a published work--can anyone confirm this? Pliant 5 pointues Ornements Origami étoile de Noël These 5 pointed origami stars are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around. We don’t have our tree up just yet so for now I’ve put these Christmas star decorations on our mantelpiece. One of the 5 pointed origami stars is folded from a dictionary scan that I printed from the Graphics Fairy , while the other stars are made from scrapbook papers.

Origami Box I came across a tutorial for this origami box yesterday and couldn’t resist folding it immediately! It’s not like any other box I’ve folded before, it appears to be a rectangular box from outside but when you open it up there is another box inside – a square one! It also has a lid which closes down very tightly. The box is made out of a single square sheet of paper without scissors or glue. A sheet of scrapbooking paper will be probably the best choice for this box.

Friendship Necklace from String : How to Make Embroidery Floss Friendship Necklaces Love this website? Give us a "like" Make a Friendship Necklace or Friendship Bracelet Using a Dead Simple Technique This friendship necklace technique is really easy, and versatile too! You could easily use this same string technique to make a friendship bracelet, an embroidery thread anklet, or even to wrap your hair beautiful colored embroidery floss for a carefree summer look. sewing 101: recycled paper basket Thanks to a few recent online purchases, I had an enormous pile of long brown packing paper strips in my studio. I couldn’t bear to just recycle it; it seemed to have so much crafty potential. So tasked with the challenge of creating a project to help get organized for the new year, I decided to turn that pile of paper into a woven basket. Folded into strips and edged with stitching, the paper took on a whole new quality that calls to mind upholstery webbing or even leather. This project is super easy to do, takes only an afternoon and is a great way to give new life to leftover materials. Let’s get started!

Mio Design blog Roll system seriesparts : 30paper size : 7.5cmnot use glue(C) Mio Tsugawa Happy new year.I hope we will be able to enjoy kusudama works together this year, too! This work is easy folding and easy assembling. DIY Cozy Home Repurposing from the recycling bin is great! It’s fun to see what you can come up with and it’s always better to make something you need rather than buy it. Like a spade for the garden or temporary planters for starts. This roundup from Awesome Inventions has whole heaps of DIY crafts and projects sure to impress. I have made the piggy bank craft with the kids before. Pablo was awesome with button eyes, a pink curly pipe-cleaner tail, and wooden spool legs.

-Diagrams — Page 2 A Christmas and holiday greeting to you, your families, friends, and loved ones. Today is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere! From one of my south-facing windows, I can see the sun following its lowest and shortest arc across the sky. The good news is that for the next six months, the days will […] Tagged as: christmas, Origami Box, videos 35 Funny Illustrations by Tiago Hoisel – with Exclusive Interview Today we have the special honor to discuss about digital art and painting with Tiago Hoisel. Besides the great collection of humorous illustrations that he has provided for us, Tiago also gives precious advice and shares interesting information in the below exclusive interview. Amazing creativity, detail and fun are the perfect words to describe his artwork. The humor and realism are perfectly combined to depict real life situations or imaginary scenarios meant to make the viewer laugh and want more! Q: Howdy Tiago!

Paper beads By Kate on October 30, 2010 I made these paper beads a while ago and dug them out the other day for my eldest son to play with. At three and a half he’s grown out of playing with his chunky threading beads – so these were the perfect replacement. Origamii Here, I’ll show you how to make an origami heart out of a dollar. There are many different patterns out there and this one is sometimes called change of heart. You’ll need a dollar bill or any U.S. paper currency.

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