just a simple bookmark

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I was asked to make a bookmark for a friend several weeks ago and finally got around to getting it made!

This is for a teenage girl and I was asked to put her name on it and add a turtle.  So the first image that came to my mind was Rachelle Anne Miller’s Playtime image.  (If you love her animals as much as I do, you can purchase them here at All That Scraps.)

The bookmark was a pretty simple design but I think it turned out ok in the end.  I didn’t want to add too many layers or any bulky embellishments that would ruin the pages of a book.  The butterfly was left over from a previous project, as was the green paper by DCWV.  It was a piece of scrap from the card I posted yesterday.  The DCWV papers are nice and heavy and I knew it would be just fine to stand alone as a base without layering it.  And I was visiting a friend the other day who was showing me her Cricut machine, so I had her cut out the letters and photo turn.  I figured a die-cut photo turn would work much better than a real one here.  Then a few faux stitches, some Stickles and ribbon finished it off.

stamps- Rachelle Anne Miller’s Playtime by Stampavie; paper- white, black, Cool Caribbean, Elegant Eggplant, DCWV- Blossoms and Butterflies; ink- Memento Black; accessories- Copic markers, Stickles, Jumbo eyelet, ribbons, Cricut machine, Martha Stewart Royal Butterfly punch.

It looks like it might be a nice, sunny Saturday…I hope!  Enjoy your day!

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8 responses to “just a simple bookmark

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  2. Diane this is so cute! I LOVE it! What a great idea! I might have to make this for my daughter…that RAM turtle is the perfect little size! So sweet!

  3. This is adorable, Diane! I love how you colored the turtle’s shell!

  4. This is adorable and I absolutely love that stamp!!

  5. This is so cute. This young lady is lucky to have you make it for her.

  6. This is so cute :) I love that image!

  7. Oh Diane! How adorable! I am sure this teen will be thrilled to bits! :)

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