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« on: July 28, 2010 12:43:58 PM »

I've been making bookmarks from security envelopes for a while and this week I saw some other projects online using them, too!  Great minds!  Here are my latest... hope you like them! Smiley I decorated them with round, colored file stickers and skinny black masking tape. They remind me a bit of Frank Lloyd Wright stuff... anyone else?

The first one is made from a security envelope with letters instead of a print inside...


So, I doodled on the back...


One window...


I think I like the patterned insides better...


Another double window... (the colors are truest in this photo)


the back...


C&C welcome and appreciated! Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010 04:57:16 PM »

Those look awesome! Do they hold up well?  I know how flimsy those security envelope windows can be!  Awesome idea, though! Great way to use up the junk mail!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2010 08:44:58 AM »

Thanks!  I think I'm going to cover the first one with clear packing tape as it's a bit flimsy.  But since the other two have masking taped edges and masking taped "supports", in addition to the layer of dot stickers, they're a bit sturdier.  The first one I made a year ago is still in use, so, I'd say they hold up pretty well! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2010 10:06:34 AM »

These are awesome bookmarks!! Very creative.

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I NEED HELP: I am finishing up a "How to make Bookmarks" instructional product and need help! Please go to HowToMakeBookmarks.com if you can help me out.
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2010 09:40:36 PM »

Yet another good reason for me to keep collecting all these security envelopes!
Great idea!
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2010 09:24:53 PM »

These are really cool! I absolutely love your drawing on the one with the orange circles. And they do seem very Frank Lloyd Wright-ish. I also make bookmarks (will have to post them sometime). Never would have occurred to me before seeing yours.
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« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2010 02:45:23 PM »

thanks you! I'd love to see your bookmarks, too!
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