Last evening, I began work on other projects that I will start posting next week ... you'll see! So I only had time for this quickie project for today's posting.
In my spare time (haha!), I enjoy reading novels. Most of my current reading is either business reports (blahh!), magazines or easy-carry on my e-reader (a Kindle). But, I still occasionally carry an honest-to-God book. I know, I know, you're asking, "Book? You mean, from the library?! Who has time for those?!"
Not only am I always losing my train of thought, perhaps my mind too, but I certainly also lose my place in the book. I can never have enough bookmarks! So I came up with this fancy-fold bookmark using a folding technique like that we used to use as kids to make newspaper hats. Remember those? Fold here, tuck there and voila!
So, using a miniaturized version of that on a 6"x6" piece of paper, I first punched the Double Loop pattern (by Martha Stewart) on the exposed side. This happened to be on a printed pink border on a green piece of cardstock. I gently folded where I wanted the creases to be, and then scored and properly folded the final version. This holds so tightly that no glue was necessary. I adorned it with a Creative Charms felt butterfly, and I'm good to go back to reading.
I hope you have a sunny day!
(P.S. For those fans who have told me that leaving a comment has been difficult because of the format I had initially chosen for this blog, try again! I've updated the settings and I hope it will be easier. I would love to know what you think about what I am making in my Craft Loft.)