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« on: May 04, 2011 02:06:08 PM »

I was trying to think of simple craft ideas to make with the kids I work with and I found a load of old pokemon cards so I  decided to turn them into bookmarks. They are so simple and only take a bit of card, glue and about 5 minutes to make.





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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011 02:28:25 PM »

wow! thanks so much for the inspiration! my brother turns 16 next month and he was OBSESSED with pokemon as a little kid!
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011 02:49:22 PM »

These are so cool... I  may just have to do something interesting with my 1000+ pokemon cards. Smiley Are two identical cards used on each bookmark?
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011 03:11:54 PM »

ack send me all your pokemon! don't craft with them lol

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Sorry about that... the bookmarks are very clever, it just hurt my brain for a sec. We have a pokemon obsessed 10 year old here and it pretty much revolves around the cards in my house!!

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2011 05:38:20 AM »

Those are so great!  I'm a little boggled by how it's done, but it's ingenious!
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2011 10:09:52 AM »

These are so cool... I  may just have to do something interesting with my 1000+ pokemon cards. Smiley Are two identical cards used on each bookmark?

Thanks, no I just used an energy card for the back as I have about a million of them. You can use any card for the front and back though.

ack send me all your pokemon! don't craft with them lol

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Sorry about that... the bookmarks are very clever, it just hurt my brain for a sec. We have a pokemon obsessed 10 year old here and it pretty much revolves around the cards in my house!!



Lol, I'm Pokemon obsessed too. Most of my cards are staying firmly in my collection but I have a lot of damaged ones, energy cards and loads of common spares so those are the only ones I'm using. I couldn't bring myself to cut up any other ones ever I don't think.


Those are so great!  I'm a little boggled by how it's done, but it's ingenious!

Thanks, I've made a crappy paint drawing to show how I did it.

You start off by drawing three squares then lay your pokemon card sideways across the bottom one and draw around it (pink area) Make the two top squares into triangles and cut it all out (pink and blue areas)
Score along the lines and fold the two triangles inwards, glue your pokemon card to the top triangle and cut off the excess. Glue this onto the bottom part of the bookmark then just glue the 2 triangles together and glue a pokemon card facew down on the back.



I hope that made sense Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2011 10:15:43 AM »

Awesome, thanks so much!  It made perfect sense.
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