How to make a bookmark?

If you are a big reader, you know how important it is not to lose your place in a book.

Sure, you could use a piece of paper or a subway ticket to mark your page, but why not add a personal touch to your bookmark?

In this article we show you how to make a bookmark easily and with little material.

Whether you are a beginner or a DIY expert, here you will find all the information you need to create original and unique bookmarks.

The materials needed to make a DIY bookmark

To make a personalized bookmark , you won't need a lot of materials. Here's what you'll need:

  • Thick paper: to make your bookmark, you can use cardstock, or any other thick paper of your choice.

  • Scissors: to cut the paper into the shape of your choice.

  • A pen or pencils: to draw and decorate your bookmark.

  • Stickers or stamps: to add patterns or designs to your bookmark.

  • Glue: to attach stickers or stamps.

  • Scrapbooking materials to add a touch of fantasy.

Japanese bookmark collection

The different shapes of bookmarks

There are a variety of ways to create bookmarks , and here are the most popular shapes:

  • The corner-shaped bookmark: simply cut a triangle out of your paper and insert it in the top corner of your book.

  • The strip-shaped bookmark: cut out a strip of paper of the width of your choice and decorate it according to your tastes.

  • The animal-shaped bookmark: you can cut an animal out of your paper and add details with pencils, stamps or stickers.

  • The flower-shaped bookmark: cut out petals from your paper and assemble them to create a paper flower.

We also offer you a comparison of the best bookmarks if you prefer elaborate models.

Original bookmark collection

The different steps to making a bookmark

To make your bookmark from paper or another material, be sure to follow the following steps in the correct order.

We recommend reading them to make sure you have all the necessary materials before you start crafting.

  1. Choose the paper you want to use for your bookmark.

  2. Decide on the shape of your bookmark and draw it on your paper. You can use a template or draw the shape freehand.

  3. Cut out your bookmark following the outlines you have drawn.

  4. Decorate your bookmark with stickers, stamps or handmade designs.

  5. Add additional details if desired, such as sequins or ribbons.

  6. Let the glue dry if you used stickers or stamps.

  7. Use your bookmark to mark your place in your favorite book!

Bookmark collection

Making a bookmark is a fun and easy way to personalize your reading experience.

Whether you're a beginner or a DIY expert, you can create a unique bookmark using simple materials you have on hand.

So, the next time you delve into a book, don't forget to insert your homemade bookmark so you can find the page next time!