Hi everyone, It’s Josefine. I’m super excited to share a fun and quick project!
I love to send happy mail. And I have quite a few recipients outside the US and am always looking for a little extra that I can send with the card without paying a lot for the postage fee. I found that bookmarks are perfect for that.
So, I thought I share an idea with you which allows you to create a bunch at once. For this project, I’m using the Doodle Garden background stamp and the Thanks and Smile die. The background stamp is great for coloring, but I don’t have the patience for that
The next best way to color this background are watercolor powders. I wanted to go for a grungy look, so I used the PaperArtsy Infusions. I cut 4 pieces of watercolor paper, each a little bigger than the background stamp.
I stamped onto two of them using Versamark and clear embossing powder. Then I sprinkled the water color powder on top, added water and let the magic happen. Colorburst or Brusho powders will work great for this technique.
For the other two pieces, I started with the water color powders and heat embossed them afterwards. One with a gold sparkle embossing powder and the other one with a black and white one.
After everything was dry and embossed, I cut the pieces in half and removed some of the edges. Now I punched holes into the top and added twine to all the bookmarks. At the end, I added the Thanks and Smile words to the tags. I kept those simple as I wanted to draw the attention to the background.
Do you create bookmarks every now and then? I would love to see them!
Thanks for stopping by!
STOCK UPDATE! Doodle Garden Background Stamp is back in stock! We got a shipment this afternoon and they went straight on the shelf!