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« on: March 11, 2014 04:04:15 PM »

I was gifted a whole bunch of darning yarn cards a few months ago. Apart from using the yarns on them for their intended purpose, I wanted to do something with the pretty cards. I was finally inspired to make them into bookmarks. I got quite excited and made a whole bunch. You can never have too many bookmarks! Cheesy

They all have pretty much the same design elements, lace and ribbon tops (attached with staples), paper tape measure, flowers, stamps and butterflies.





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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2014 04:52:15 PM »

They are now massively glamorous. Wonderful transformation. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014 05:36:32 AM »

So pretty and practical. Smiley

Have loads of those in my Grandmother's sewing box, and never knew what to do with them.
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014 05:46:22 AM »

Thank you! They make great bookmarks, you're just limited to thin paper decorative bits and bobs so you can keep the bookmarks pretty flat. The tape measure I used is from a paper sheet I bought in Italy, but I think you can buy paper variations in lots of places. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014 07:53:07 AM »

What a great idea! They all turned out beautifully. I also think they'd be pretty all framed together as a set.
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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2014 08:09:02 AM »

Very pretty!They are so springy.
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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2014 08:17:10 AM »

These are so lovely and romantic! The cards are unique and make such a great base for the bookmarks.
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« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2014 01:23:53 PM »

Ooh, these are gorgeous. Love them. A great thing to give someone with a good book.
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2014 12:12:43 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2014 12:48:52 PM »

These are fabulous!
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