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Meljen’s Designs–Bookmark Challenge

You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. ~Paul Sweeney

It’s Thursday so it means it is time to show off the new Meljen’s Designs release on Whimsy Stamps and announce the new challenge – “Make a Bookmark.”

I love reading and am usually reading 2 or 3 books at any one time. I thought I would take this opportunity to replace the receipts and scraps of paper that I have been using as bookmarks with a “real” bookmark. (That was the plan anyhow. My DD has already “pretty pleased” it out of me.) I used the corner bookmark tutorial HERE on Splitcoast Stampers.

Here is a peak at all of the new images available at Whimsy Stamps today.

Sorry my post is short today. My daughter is on spring break. Although I worked most of the week, I took some vacation days today and Friday. Today I think we are going to visit our closest Ikea for some additional shelves and goodies for my new craft room. I know that probably isn’t exactly how she hoped to spend spring break but we will do something more fun (museum, American Girl store?) tomorrow.

Thank you for stopping by!


  • Stamps: Thumbellina by Meljen’s Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Inks: None
  • Papers & CS: Papertrey kraft cs, Neenah Solar Crest CS, misc. October Afternoon DP (used scraps), misc. pink CS (also scraps)
  • Tools: Scor-Buddy, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Martha Stewart edge punch, copic markers
  • Embellishments: Cotton Candy stickles



Kathy and Lucky said…
Sweet bookmark, I have been meaning to make one or two, oohh....teacher appreciation week! Love this with the dp and the image, thank you for the idea. Hope you and your DD have a great few days together, I say American Girl store.
Saskia said…
Beautiful bookmark! :)
1CardCreator said…
This is Adorable Cheryl, love the use of DP's and punch.
Wow awesome creation dear.
Karin said…
Darling! Love the girlie papers with this image!
Anita said…
Beautiful bookmark Cheryl. Love the image with the copic background and the little eyelet border is so pretty. I'm sure your daughter loves it.
Sara I. said…
I just love this Cheryl!!! So adorable and I'm so the same way - always picking up scraps to put in my books! You've inspired me to give this a try and hope you and your dd have a wonderful time together (good luck craft shelf shopping!!) xx
Kristie said…
Very cute bookmark! I love to read too and have yet to make one of these style bookmarks. Maybe this is the kick that I need to do it! :)
Cheryl said…
oh this is one,gorgeous bookmark just love it,hugs cheryl xxxx
Chrissy said…
This is a really cute book mark...and I know what you mean by scraps of paper we all use.
I have made one but it is so big it will probably only be good for 'Gone with the wind' or 'War and Peace'
Marlene said…
Love your bookmark, Cheryl! I haven't made one of these yet, but I do think they're adorable. CUTE!!!!!!! Love the corner bookmark!!! And that image is adorable!!! Now that I have a sewing machine, I might need a thimble sometime!! lol

Hope you enjoy some time with E - I'm always happy to go to IKEA!!!

Iris said…
Absolutely adorable! Those colors are so cute and the image is now one of my favorites!

Thanks for joining us at our anything goes challenge at Iris's Spot!

Andrea said…
Love the image and the bookmark! Adorable!!
Awesome bookmark! Enjoy the time with your daughter. They grow up so fast.
MiamiKel said…
Oh this is just darling! What a whimsical and happy bookmark :) Enjoy your baby girl! I love the AG store :)
xiumaiyuki said…
And a darling bookmark this is!!! Such an adorable image.

Have a fabulous time at Ikea!!! That's my favorite place to "look around" (can't buy anything to bring home) whenever I'm visiting the mainland. :o)
Janna Werner said…
I love this kind of bookmarks, yours is really sweet, Cheryl! Think I need to create some by myself now :) Thanks for the inspiration :) Janna
Imke said…
Cheryl, your bookmark is super cute. Sweet image and great DP !!
oh i just love corner bookmarks and this is absolutely fabulous!

hope you are well. always good to see you.

hugs :)
Marie-Anne said…
What a gorgeous card.

Tammy said…
OM Gosh this is so sweet Cheryl!! I love that image!! Have a great weekend!
Hugs, Tammy :)
Pat (mspfd) said…
This is adorable! I love that sweet image. What a super bookmark!
Paddington fan said…
This is so cute, I must give these corner bookmarks a try soon! Thank you for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck, love Jacky x
Debbie said…
Fabulous book mark and lovely design. :)
Perfect for our challenge this week at The Crafty Pad - thanks for sharing with us this week. :)

Debbie The Crafty Pad Designs
Tammy said…
Really cute bookmark. Love the image and your coloring is fabulous!
Lisa Jane said…
what a cute little bookmark
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month
Lisa x
Alicia said…
Awww so cute!! I love to make these bookmarks. Yours is gorgeous!
Alicia xx
Country Mouse said…
These bookmarks look fun. I think I need to try that tutorial. Love your bookmark! So cute!
aqualeiga said…
Such a cute bookmark, and it's perfect for our Circles challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD this week, thanks so much for joining in! Hugs, Ali x
Miria said…
Such a lovely bookmark, Cheryl. Thank you for joining Lexi's Creations, hugs, Miria
Joanne Gilch said…
How adorable that wee thing in the thimble!!! Gorgeous bookmark!!
Wendy Colledge said…
How Adorable Cheryl!! Thank you so much for participating in the Lexi's Creations with it.
corinne said…
very nice. thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. Good luck !
Manuela said…
Yay, an absolutely adorable bookmark! Like it :)
Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!
craftybunny said…
Sweet bookmark.Beautiful colouring and the papers are just perfect.Love the lace effect punched piece.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x
debby4000 said…
Love your gorgeous, adorable bookmark.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

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