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A Bookmark For My Daughter

I am so happy that my daughter loves to read. She is going through books this summer like crazy. Her latest craze is the "Little House on the Prairie" books.

A few months ago, she was looking over my shoulder when I was blurfing (blog surfing) and saw that some one had made her daughter a book mark. She has been asking me for one ever since. Luckily, the Meljen's Designs challenge this week is to make a book mark or tag. I had to take this opportunity to make her a personalized book mark.

Here is a look at the clip I used on the back. I bought a package book mark clips a while ago with the intent of using them to make her a book mark but had not had the time to use them. (They are from Jewelry Shoppe Findings purchased from Hobby Lobby for $1.99 for 2.)

Here is a close up of the cute little sunflower from Meljen's that I paper pieced. It was sprayed with Glimmer Mist even though it does not show up in the photo.

Here is a peek at the entire new release. Remember you can buy individually or as a set.

I hope you will join in the Meljen's Designs Challenge to create a book mark or tag. Remember you do not need to you a Meljen's image to participate. Stop by the challenge blog to see the creations from the other DT members.

Edit: Also, Meljen's Designs is moving to Whimsy Stamps. You will be able to purchase your Meljen's images HERE. All new images will be at Whimsy and Melissa is busy moving all the old ones over there too. Older images will still be in the old shop during the transition.

Thank you for looking!

Challenges for this card:


  • Images: Sunny Day Flower from Meljen's Designs
  • Papers & CS: PaperTrey Inc kraft, SU Bashful Blue & Delicate Dots DP
  • Inks: None
  • Tools: Cricut & George cartridge, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Xyron
  • Embellishments: Crystal Stickles, Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist in pearl, cardboard (from pizza box between layers to make stronger), Copics & Prismacolor markers (highlighting on flower), misc. beads, rings, thread, book clip


Karin said…
Super cute with all the extra details...Love it!
1CardCreator said…
I bet your daughter adores this! I love how her initial is all glitter and is framed on the book mark. The sun flower is adorable too! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane
beautiful bookmark!!!! how super that DD loves to read. my granddaughter loves her books too. i wonder is she knows what a bookmark is????? hmmm. i'll have to ask her on that one.
Cindi said…
what an awesome bookmark!. I'll bet she loves it
such a unique bookmark - i definitely have to look for those backs next time I am at HL. TFS!
Nordicblogger said…
This is just perfect! Love it!!
Dawn said…
What a special bookmark, bet no one else has one as special.
Great colors I really like.
Marlene said…
Super cute!!! Your daughter is going to love this!! I know I would.
What a special treat for your daughter! That's great she likes to read too!! I'm sure she really appreciates this from you!!
Kimberly S said…
This is adorable Cheryl! Love the clip idea too. I'm an avid reader and can't tell you how many times one of the 'slick' bookmarks have fallen out and lost my page. I'll have to look for these the next time I'm out to the craft store. :)
Pat (mspfd) said…
Oh my goodness! This is fabulous. What a super cool bookmark! Your daughter must be thrilled. Love it!!
Erin Gonzales said…
I LOVE YOUR PROJECT!!! I think this is a great idea and I think these would be AWESOME for teachers gifts, thanks so much for playing along with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.
Karen said…
What a great idea, I used to love to watch Little House on The Prarie when I was younger, I also read the books. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
That's such a wonderful project. Very pretty and sweet!
Jane Wetzel said…
oh how sweet is this?? love it! glad u joined us at S2G!
Micki said…
Awww wow, totally awesome. I bet she loved it. It's awesome!!!
This is so cute, all the different textures and levels, the flower her initial, awesome. Never thought to put the clip on it. TFS
Katja of Katzz said…
Thanks for joining our 'everything goes'-challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best! Great bookmark and love the strawberries...

Greetings, Katja (DT)
KymKreates said…
What a scrumptious bookmark! Keep her reading!!Good luck and thanks for sharing at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

Nancy said…
Great bookmark!

I loved the Little House series so much as a kid... about 10 years ago I gifted my complete set to my (then) 10 year old niece who also loved the series...
The Crafty Den said…
What a pretty bookmark. Love the image and gorgeous colour scheme. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best challenge. Hugs, Denise (GDT) x
Amber said…
Fabulous Cheryl! Love all the details!
Judy said…
Hi Cheryl,

Oh my word this is just so cute! I've never seen a book marker like this, and I AM IMPRESSED! Love it! Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Karin said…
Hi Cheryl, Just popping by to say thanks for visiting my card at the DRS Designs blog yesterday :)
Pascale said…
Cute Bookmark I love it and those stamps look way cute too. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge hugs Pascale
shellshearer said…
Stunning hun...I'm sure she we treasure it
Thanks for joining us this week at 'The Crazy' Good Luck!
Hugs shell xx
Fabulous! Glad you can join us at DDSB challenge!
Shannon said…
What a great gift for your daughter. I know she will cherish it. Thank you for sharing and for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.
Ann English said…
This is sooo cute-encourage that little kiddle to read up a storm! I get so excited when I hear that a child enjoys reading in this day and time! The Little House series is such fun!
Karen Howard said…
Adorable bookmark, I'm sure your daughter will love it!!!
Sprytebyrd said…
Oh, i used to LOVE the Little House on the Prairie books - they were my first favorite! This is a beautiful bookmark, and would work perfect for my daughter as well! :o) Great job, Cheryl!
Heather said…
AWWE! this is just precious! Thanks for playing along this week at Freshly Brewed Challenges!
Georgia said…
Lovely! Thanks for playing S2G TT.
jo said…
Fabulous project! Thanks for playing along with us this week at DDSB! :)

Cat said…
What a gorgeous bookmark! Thanks for joining us at S2G for our "Something New" Challenge!

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