Reading on Sunday morning with a cup of coffee is my favorite pastime, that is why I found the perfect DIY bookmarks! If you are a bookworm like me, you know that folding the corner of a page just doesn’t cut it. That is why you need one of these amazing bookmarks that you can make right at home. There is plenty of inspiration to choose from and you can even craft them with your kids to inspire them to pick up their favorite book!
Once you have finished your book or are ready to take a break, print off one of the games below to have a fun-filled afternoon with the family! These can be a great way to make memories with the kids or simply keep them entertained while you hide away to ready a new book!
Here are the projects I found:
Resin Bookmark Inspiration
Photo credit: Basically Veronica Art on Instagram
Magical resin bookmarks to match your next fantasy novel on your reading list? Why not?! These bookmarks will look stunning in that novel that you’ll be reading. They might even look so stunning that you’ll want to put them on your wall instead of in your book. Plus, you can easily make them yourself!
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DIY Confetti Shaker Bookmarks
Source: The Confetti Bar
If you’re a book lover, you know that great bookmarks change the reading experience. Well, good news! You don’t have to spend a ton of money on pricey ones. With this tutorial, you can create the most amazing shaker confetti bookmarks! Plus, there are two different ways to make them. Perfect!
Hand Painted Bookmark Inspiration
Photo credit: Curly Brush Tales on Instagram
We all know that a nice bookmark is crucial for your favorite summer book. Here’s one! This watercolor bookmark is reminiscent of the calmest times spent at the beach, staring into the sunset. Enjoy those peaceful times!
Black Paper Homemade Bookmark
Photo credit: House Of Ojan on Instagram
Personalizing your bookmarks is just what you need to make your time spent reading even more enjoyable. Can you imagine how nice it must be to open your book and find your bookmark decorated with colorful flowers just lying there? Magnificent!
Tweety Felt Bird DIY Bookmarks
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
Being a bookworm is tough, especially when the postman rings on the door and you have lost your spot in the book, just because you hastily rushed to the door. These felt DIY bookmarks solve that problem! Make several of these and leave them around the house. They are cute to look at, even without a book
Printable Fox Bookmarks For Kids
Source: Easy Peasy and Fun
Folding the page’s corner instead of putting a bookmark in a book is the biggest crime against humanity! Well, that is according to every bookworm out there. These printable fox bookmarks won’t require much work on your part and you will no longer lose track of the page you were on
DIY Bookmark Tassels
Source: The House That Lars Built
Do you want to jazz up your bookmarks? Look no further! Here, you can find ten different ways to do that! With this tutorial, you will create bookmark tassels and pom-poms on your own. There are also other ways to jazz them up like ribbons, friendship bracelets, and much more! How amazing!
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DIY Bookmarks Cereal Box Craft
Source: No. 2 Pencil
If there is one thing all households have in common, it’s cereal boxes! Instead of throwing out that colorful box, check out this tutorial and turn the box of your favorite cereals into a bookmark to use when you read your favorite book. How convenient!
Floral DIY Bookmark Example
Photo credit: Padmashree J on Instagram
Make sure that your favorite tropical flower is always in your book. With this bookmark, you can do just that. What’s more amazing about this bookmark is that it is eco-friendly. Who thought you could save the planet while curled up with a book?
DIY Stamped Paper Bookmark
Photo credit: Lila Pracownia on Instagram
We all know books are made from trees. So, if you like reading books you need to do something to give back to the planet. This bookmark is just it! It’s made of recycled waste paper and has hand-made art on it. Stunning and eco-friendly? Sign me up!
DIY Papercut Animal Bookmarks
Source: Lia Griffith
If you love animals as much as you love books, then these bookmarks are for you! With this tutorial, you can have three different paper-cut animal bookmarks peeking through the pages of the book you are currently reading: a bunny, a kitty, and a bear. Make your reading time extra cute!
Abstract Painted Bookmark
Photo credit: Doodle Droplets on Instagram
Bookmarks with some doodles on them? How cool is that?! Even cooler, the characters on this bookmark may even resemble those in the book that you’re reading. Plus, the pastel colors make this bookmark extra magical!
Source: Sparkles of Sunshine
Do you want to give a homemade gift? It takes minutes to make these fancy ribbon bookmarks! You can do this DIY project using a sewing machine or do it by hand. After you’re done with this project, you might even want to keep that bookmark for yourself or make a couple more to give to your friends
DIY Bookmark Decoration Inspo
Photo credit: Bookmark My Heart on Instagram
What’s better than a plain bookmark that helps you keep track of the page you’re on? A bookmark with books on it! This bookmark includes some extra popular and genius books that may just be your favorites! Check it out!
DIY Bookmark Craft Tutorial With Paper
Source: Hey, Let’s Make Stuff
Everyone loves bringing a book to the beach and that is the perfect excuse to check out this DIY project. Have a cheerful fruit bookmark to match your summer classics. Choose the fruit you want to make and get down to creating your newest corner bookmark. You might even like it so much that you’ll end up creating a few other fruits
Harry Potter Book Placeholder
Photo credit: Pixels Ultra on Instagram
The Harry Potter books are a series of books that have marked generations! If you love the boy who lived and all the adventures he goes on with his friends fighting against the one who shall not be named, you must get a bookmark to match your favorite book! The little wizard peeking through the pages? Perfect!
Homemade Valentines Book Placeholder
Photo credit: Library Lab Co on Instagram
Put some quotes on your bookmarks, to mark Valentine’s day and show your love all year round. These bookmarks feature quotes from three different books and you can choose which one you want!
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Nighttime DIY Placeholder Painting
Photo credit: Creepy Creative on Instagram
Reading in the evening is such a great day to unwind from a long hard day at work. This bookmark will reflect the same peace you get from reading your book. Just look at those stars!
DIY Watercolor Book Placeholder
Photo credit: Paperstars on Instagram
When life gives you lemons, get yourself a bookmark with them on it! The vivid colors of this bookmark are just what your book needs. The lemons paired with the leaves and the background make the bookmark flawless! It’s definitely the best accessory for your book!
Floral Theme Painted Bookmark
Photo credit: Tiny Tales 20 on Instagram
Brighten up your book with this stunning bookmark! These hand-painted roses are just the way to do that. And, the watercolors add such a gentle touch. Can you ask for more from a bookmark?
Bee Watercolor Book Placeholder
Photo credit: Nicol Roba on Instagram
We all know that bees are very important! No bees, no humankind. Demonstrate your appreciation for them with this bookmark. They may even be a huge part of the plot of the next book on your reading list. Who knows?!
Cute Tea Magnetic Bookmark
Magnetic bookmarks are very popular right now! They are cute, small, and easy to use. This tea-shaped one will make you fall in love. I mean, who doesn’t love a nice cup of tea or coffee with their book? You definitely need this one!
Autumn Leaves Wooden Bookmark
You will have a hard time using this bookmark as a bookmark, just because it’s so perfect. Wooden, in the shape of autumn leaves, it is so wonderful that you will want to frame it. Choose the color of your leaves and get your book ready!
Painted Beach DIY Bookmark
Photo credit: BT Bookmarks on Instagram
If you are daydreaming of the beach and the shades of blue of the ocean, then this bookmark is for you! It’s the perfect book accessory to match that summer read and this one will do just that. Plus, it’s handmade!
Cross Stitch DIY Bookmark
Photo credit: Dragonfly – Punto de Cruz on Instagram
A cross-stitched bookmark? Yes, please! This handmade bookmark is the perfect accessory for your favorite book. Additionally, it’s colorful enough to match any book you may plan on reading. Magnificent!
Butterfly Resin Bookmark Inspiration
Photo credit: iccutie on Instagram
This resin bookmark is so wonderful that you may want to show it off and use it as a decoration around your home instead of putting it in your book. The illusion of trapped butterflies and flowers inside the bookmark adds a metaphoric touch that may match the plot of the next novel on your list!
Fell Alseep Here Bookmark
Photo credit: __bookcalligrart__ on Instagram
This bookmark will tell you just what you did on that page where you put it: You fell asleep! If you are the biggest bookworm and reading is your way to unwind, you have probably fallen asleep with your book at least a few times. So, this bookmark is even telling the truth!
Bookmark Purple Painting Inspiration
Photo credit: Merienda Time on Instagram
We all know that reading books can put our heads in the clouds. Now, you can show that you are daydreaming while reading your book with this dreamy bookmark. It’s handcrafted and painted with acrylic colors that add a special little touch to it. UH-mazing!
There Is No Friend As Loyal As A Book
Photo credit: Straight Off The Shelf on Instagram
Is there a better bookmark than one with a very fitting quote on it? Nope, there isn’t! Apart from having a fitting quote, it also quotes the great Ernest Hemingway. All of that, paired with the droplets of color on it equals a flawless bookmark!
Corner Paper Bookmark
Photo credit: The Darcie Project on Instagram
Add a few little rainbows in your life even if there is no sun and rain outside! This colorful corner bookmark will look so cute on the corner of the page that you will never have to think of committing a crime – folding the page’s corner!
Watercolor & Line Art Flower Bookmark
Photo credit: Acorns and Petals on Instagram
Watercolor bookmarks are flawless! They are even more perfect because you can paint them any way you may want to. Each of these three bookmarks is flawless. All of them are nature-inspired with soft colors that will exude peace any time you open your book. Let’s get down to reading!
Red & Blue DIY Bookmark
Photo credit: Antaripa Arts on Instagram
How cute is this leaf bookmark? This DIY craft features light blue, dark blue, and red leaves. Each leaf is painted in so much detail that as soon as you see it, you will want to have it! Plus, you can choose to make this in any colors you want
Floral Corner Bookmark
We all have that one friend that is always reading two or three books at a time. Here is the perfect gift for them! These floral corner bookmarks come in nine different prints. People who read a lot never have enough bookmarks, so get them one, or nine!
Cute Cat Bookmark
If you think your love for cats is already all over your home and your life, then you might want to check out these extra cute kitty bookmarks! Who knew you needed a kitty bookmark? Can you imagine your book sitting on the table and the cute little kitty spying at you, inviting you to read? You need this now!
Botanical DIY Bookmark Inspiration
Photo credit: Bookmarks of Joy on Instagram
Bibliophiles know no limits when it comes to the love they have for their book collection. Let’s extend that love and include bookmarks in there! This handmade bookmark, painted with watercolors, may just be the best bookmark ever!
Koala DIY Bookmark Corner
Source: Red Ted Art
Get your kids excited about reading with the cutest bookmark ever! This DIY koala corner bookmark will have your kids reaching for that book you’ve been nagging them to read. Some origami folding and voila, you’re done!
I hope you found a bookmark that you fell in love with, just like the books you read! Having a cute and fun bookmark to mark your page makes reading that much more fun!
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