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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

I'll Wait Here for You!

Hey there! I'm here to show you my project for this week's anything goes challenge at Inspiration Destination. I made a magnetic bookmark! Rather pleased with myself on how it turned out!
I don't like bookmarks that stick out of the book. I prefer flat bookmarks. I've had bookmarks with tassels on the end and they get caught on something and slip out of the book! What a hassle trying to figure out where I was especially when it's been more than a couple of days before I got back to my book. I've seen magnetic bookmarks and when I saw this image, I knew EXACTLY. What. I. Wanted. To. Make. :) Isn't it awesome when it all falls into place like that? So this is how I like my bookmarks to be waiting for me. :)
Click on the images for a closer look!
I fussy cut the bottom portion of the image to create the flap that will go over the page. I layered a flat magnet between the image and backing and then another piece under the pattern paper. 
I recycled the flat magnet! You ever get those flat magnets for your refrigerator from sales reps, companies and on and on? Well, I. Love. Getting. Those! Ha! I save, cut and use them as closures! :D I bet those people that send these out wouldn't send them to me if they knew that! I even have my family save them for me! :D

 Here's a peek at what's under the flap.
I'm aging and it's hard to have a steady hand some days. I guess I should invest in a tripod! :p lol It surely wouldn't hurt. But in case you can't make it out... it reads "I'll wait here for you!" lol I like to tell folks that when I'm in a situation I have to be there when they come back... for example... when I've driven someone to the grocery store or doctor's appointment and I'm their ride home as well. :) Or at the office, when my boss and coworkers tell me they are going to lunch. Ha! :D And well, the bookmark will have to be there when I get back to it... like this! lol
Here's a pic of my coloring. I'm starting to get the whole brown hair thing. :)
I've used Book Lover from SLS Lines, our fabulous sponsor at Inspiration Destination this week. I've colored the image with Copic markers and it took everything I had to keep from adding Glossy Accents on her glasses! I like to do that but I wanted the image as flat and non-dimensional as possible. All other supplies are from my stash. :)
I'd like to enter my bookmark into these challenges, if I may please:
Thanks for stopping by!

14 comments:

  1. Lovely your bookmark. The sentiment fits so fantastic to it.
    xxx Michelle

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  2. Gorgeous book mark Ema just love the image
    Dianne xx :)

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  3. Great project, brilliant colouring!
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments
    Dianne xx

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  4. Amazing project!!! what a great idea! I love the front of the bookmark, great coloring! Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. Hugs, Patricia

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  5. What a great bookmark! Thanks for playing with us at The Crafty Addicts :) xx Mari

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  6. Many thanks for sharing this gorgeous bookmark with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Lorraine DT

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  7. Great bookmark!! Such a lovely design.
    Nicely done. Thanks for playing along with us at LTSCB and good luck.
    Hugs
    Irena

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  8. Great project! Thanks for playing at TTCRD with us this week! I hope I will see you again soon!
    Hugs,

    Alessandra - DT

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  9. This is such a fabulous bookmark - love it!! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Craft Your Passion Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  10. It's lovely! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  11. Beautiful project.
    Thanks for joining with us at Retarte.
    Yaiza(Stampartpapel DT)

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  12. Adorable project!! I love your choice of image and coloring is phenomenal!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Lynne, Creative Moments DT

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  13. mmm interesante tarjeta! Gracias por participar con nosotras en Retarte de Stampartpapel...feliz semana. Paula, DT.

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