With the fact school will be ending soon, this first idea is something you could use with your children or grandchildren.
These are bookmarks that you can make and give as gifts to encourage the children to read.
I made a girly one with curls by winding the twine around toothpicks, spraying lightly with water and clipping them with binder clips and then left them to dry. One of the tan ones I tied knots in the hair. You can just let the children use their imagination on these bookmarks.
I started by picking some of the yummy twine from the Whisker Graphics store, so many choices to pick from. You can see the selection here.
Once you have your twine, you start by winding around your fingers. The more fingers you use the bigger the hair will be. I wound mine around 15 times.
Now you cut the twine off and hold it with one hand and push it through the opening of the paperclip. I suggest you use the big colored paperclips.
Add wiggly eyes and your bookmark is done.
The next project was to use these bookmarks and make a card to send to your favorite book reader. You just add some of your favorite embellishments, add your bookmarks to the front of the card and it is ready to give to a special person.
The final project using the bookmark is for a scrapbook page.
I then added the photos and all the embellishments and the final touch was to add the bookmark for a little whimsy to the page.
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