Making Bookmarks With Punches

I love making bookmarks. They are very easy to make and in just an afternoon, you can make quite a few. Let's make some bookmarks for your children or friends using punched stencils. School term has just begin. Your children will need some to put between the pages of his or her school text books.

So why not make some bookmarks yourself with the help of the instructions following. Save money and make something unique. Add some encouraging words or quotes and make them very personal.

Bookmark #1

"Take Time To Listen To Your Heart." : Red heart and scalloped border with red ribbon.

making bookmarksListen to Your Heart

Bookmark #2

"Think in unlimited ways." - Fall gingko leaves 

Bookmark #3

"Confidence is an attitude." - Dophins dance

Supply Needed for Making Bookmarks:

  • white cardstock
  • punches
  • paper scrap
  • stencil brush
  • ink pads
  • saying stamps (optional)
  • computer generated texts
  • repositional glue
  • fiber/ribbon
  • hole punch


  1. Print quotes or saying on white card stock.
  2. Cut to bookmark sizes.
  3. Punch on paper scrap.
  4. Apply some repositional glue to the back of the punched scrap.
  5. Place the negative punched image on the bookmark.
  6. Ink your stencil brush with the inkpad.
  7. Fill in color on the punched out scrap.
  8. Remove scrap and fill in details with a pen.
  9. Punch a hole on top and tie with ribbon of fibers.

Bookmark #4

"Champions never give up." - Kitten playing with ball of thread.

Bookmark #5

"Think SUCCESS always." - Squares, triangles and circles.

Bookmark #6

Falling Leaves - sorry, can't see the words.

More Bookmarks Ideas

  • Make Beads Ribbon Bookmarks - not your traditional bookmarks. This is a beaded ribbon - actually beads at the two ends of ribbon. Have a look!

Make Bookmarks

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