Upcycled Envelope Bookmarks

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envelope bookmark collageMy girls and I love crafting.  When we’re looking for ideas, one of the places I discovered to look is MyPrintly.com.  MyPrintly.com is a great site for fun craft ideas and printing solutions.  Here’s a very simple Upcycled Envelope Bookmark Craft that uses very few items.  It’s great because you can keep the supplies you need for it in your car or bag and your kids can create a mess free craft in minutes.

an envelope (we like to use used envelopes to upcycle them)
a glue stick
scissors (or a paper cutter)
printouts of your favorite characters, photos, etc. to decorate your bookmark

How to Make It:
1. Cut the corner off of an old envelope into a triangle.  (You can use a new envelope in a pinch.)20150511_1558232. Test the envelope triangle on the corner of the pages of your book to make sure it fits.
3. Put the triangle on your character print out, photo, etc. and trace the triangle.  You can trace just the triangle or if your image hangs over the triangle like in my example you can trace around the top of the image to create a bookmark that sticks up from the book.
20150511_1604264. Cut out the image.
20150511_1604565. Put glue on the envelope and glue the image down.
20150511_1606156. Put the bookmark on the corner of the pages you wish to mark.

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