Paint chip bookmarks

I thought I would share some easy bookmarks I made.

I had a load of paint chips left over from repainting my kitchen. I just loved the soft grey colors too much to throw away, so I turned them into something pretty and useful.

Here is what you will need:

Using my Cuttlebug and a bookmark die, I cut bookmarks from the paint chips.

 Don’t have a Cuttlebug or bookmark die? That’s ok, I thought about that. Just cut a long rectangle out of paper or your paint chip and use a corner rounder on the edges. Punch a hole near the top, and you have a bookmark.

After punching out all of my bookmarks, I added rub ons for some extra detail and interest.

Attach a ribbon or embroidery floss for the tail of the bookmark and you are done.

I love a simple project and one that can be easily customized. You could use scrapbook paper, photos, or even old cards or postcards as your base, add stamps, rub ons, or stickers and any sort of pretty ribbon as the tail, and you have a lovely personalized project.