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Monday, February 21, 2011

Magnetic Bookmarks

My oldest (who is a book worm) loved this idea. Now when she accidentally drops her book or if her little sister pushes it onto the ground, hopefully, she won't loose her place as easily.

What You'll Need:

- Cardstock or other stiff paper

- Scissors

- Ruler

- Magnetic tape

The How To:

- First decide how big you want your bookmark. Mine are 2 inches by 6 inches. Then with a ruler draw the size of your bookmark on your cardstock.

- Next cut out your bookmark.

- Carefully fold it in half so the ends match up evenly.


- 1. Now cut a piece of your magnetic tape that will fit the width or you bookmark. Then peel the paper off the magnet and stick it onto the inside of one of the ends.

- 2. Cut another piece of magnet of the same size as the first. Set this (with the sticky side up) on the magnet that you already stuck on to let them line up so they will be magnetized to each other correctly.

- 3. Now (leaving the magnets together) take the paper off the second magnet.

- 4. Fold your paper in half...onto the sticky side of the second magnet.


And thats it!!! Now you can put it to use!




Michelle said...

ADORABLE!!!! I NEED to do these. Poor Kaleigh always loses her place, thanks to Peyton. :) Thanks for the awesome idea!

mjhaymond said...

Love it! What a great idea!

Tiffanee said...

What a brilliant idea! So cute!!

Kimberly said...

I need to make some of these!

Arlene (CO Kid) said...

Wish I had a class to make these for Mother's Day!

Becky Marie said...

What a super cute bookmark! Thank you for sharing this.

maribel rodriguez said...

Where did you buy magnectic tape?