Learn how to make a memory keepsake bookmark from admission tickets. This purple & violet design is actually a bookmark in a glitter pocket for a little extra girly note.
If you are working with very young children and rather not use this tool, check out the turquoise & blue design I’ve created here.
Supplies for A Shaker Bookmark in a Glitter Pocket
You can find the complete supply list for this project here.
Step-By-Step Instructions to Your Bookmark in a Glitter Pocket
1 – Cut a Base for your Bookmark
Place the entrance ticket on a piece of paper. I’ve used a violet cardstock my little god-daughter INSISTED I buy, lol. She loves herself some purple and violet and so this was the most perfect paper for her design.
2 – Decorate the Edges with Washi Tape
I am a serious lover of Washi-Tape. I have a big collection and I use it for almost everything. Here are just a few examples:
- Stick a photo to a wall or a piece of furniture. It looks super decorative if you give the photo a ‘frame’ of washi tape and if you take it off again, no harm will be done to the wall or furniture.
- I use it instead of tape: Seal an envelope with it for extra fun. Stick a to-do list to your memory board. Or that grocery list to the fridge.
- I use it as design elements in my crafts projects.
- Wrapping gifts with washi tape and just simple brown paper is super fun.
Find a color and pattern of washi tape in your stash that matches your design. Stick it along one side of your bookmark’s base. Make sure to only stick half of the washi tapes width to the paper …
… turn your bookmark around and bend the washi tape over.
3 – Glue the Ticket and Embellishments in Place
5 – Create the Glitter Pocket
6 – Seal the Glitter Pocket
Using the fuse, you’ll be sealing the glitter pocket shut.
Normally you’d use a little rolling fuse tool that I could not find. Arrrgggghhhh!!! It was one of those moments. So I had to make do with what I had at hand.
7 – Create a Hole for the Ribbon
I didn’t use the fuse on purpose as I wasn’t so sure about the reaction of the paper and the melting tool of the fuse. I used a hole punch instead.
8 – Add a Ribbon
Add one or two pieces of ribbon in a matching color. I used a store-bought one on the left, but I recycled the ones on the right for free! Are you interested to know where I got them from? Then go read up about it in my FREE Guide to Craft Supplies for Low or No Money.
And you’re done!
My god-daughters favorite summer book right now is about a little mermaid called MEJA. What is your kids favorite summer read?
- Why not learn how to make the blue & turquoise keepsake bookmark now?
- If you don’t have any tickets, but lovely photos you want to turn into a bookmark. Here is some great inspiration.
Or get creative and come up with your own design? What supplies would you include?
PS: Make sure to PIN this if you want to make it later.
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