Paper Clip Bookmarks


These adorable bookmarks take just minutes to make and are a great gift for a book-loving friend!

Materials

  • My Minds Eye The Sweetest Thing Paper Collection, in pattern of choice
  • Paper clips

Tools

  • Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Machine and Bow, Butterfly, Heart Cuttable Designs
  • Craft glue

Directions

  • 1. Using Silhouette CAMEO, cut bow shape from cardstock or patterned paper of choice.
  • 2. Apply glue to each bow end; fold ends toward bow center and hold in place until glue is dry.
  • 3. Place paper clip over tab; add glue and wrap tab up over paper clip to back side of bow.
  • 4. Add more glue to tab; press down, and hold in place until dry.
  • 5. To create butterfly paper clip, cut two butterfly shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between butterfly cutouts and adhere together in center. Let dry. Slightly bend wings up on top butterfly to create dimension.
  • 6. For heart design, cut two heart shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between cutouts and adhere together. Let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use up your cardstock scraps to create more fun designs. With the Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Machine, the possibilities are endless!

by Jeana Goodwin for Silhouette America

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