Pretty Page Markers

Written by Tracy Pounds

April 12, 2024

Supply List:

  • Small Ribbons
  • Twine or other small cording
  • Jute
  • Variety of Beads and Charms
  • Piece of Scrapbook Paper (size will vary by book)
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors

Today, I’m excited to share with you a crafting project that’s both simple and meaningful: pretty page markers. Whether you’re an avid reader, a Bible journaling enthusiast, or simply someone who loves adding personal touches to their books, you’re going to adore these charming creations.

Why Pretty Page Markers?

Not only do these pretty page markers add a touch of whimsy to your books or Bible, but they also serve a practical purpose. No more flipping through endless pages to find your spot – these markers make it easy to pick up right where you left off. Plus, they’re a fun way to express your creativity and add a personal touch to your reading experience.

How to Make Page Markers

Prepare your materials: Lay out your ribbons, twine, beads, charms, and pom-poms on a flat surface. This will make it easier to see all of your options and plan your designs.

Cut your ribbons and twine: Use your scissors to cut your ribbons and twine into pieces of varying lengths. Aim for lengths that are longer than your book to ensure that your page markers hang out slightly when inserted.

Assemble your page markers: Once you’ve cut your ribbons and twine, it’s time to start assembling your page markers. Begin by layering your ribbons and twine, then add beads, charms, and pom-poms as desired. Get creative with your designs and mix and match different elements to create unique combinations.

Secure your embellishments: Once you’re happy with the arrangement of your embellishments, use your glue to secure them in place. Be sure to let the glue dry completely before handling your page markers.

Insert into your book: Once your page markers are dry, it’s time to insert them into your book. Simply slide them into the spine of your book or journal, making sure that they fit snugly into the pocket.

Enjoy your creations: With your pretty page markers in place, it’s time to sit back, relax, and enjoy your reading experience. Whether you’re diving into a novel, journaling in your Bible, or planning your next adventure, these charming markers will be there to guide you along the way.

Crafting pretty page markers is a delightful way to add charm and personality to your reading experience. Whether you’re making them for yourself or gifting them to a fellow bookworm, these markers are sure to bring joy and whimsy to any bookshelf.

I go LIVE on my Facebook page every Friday at 11 am CST for a fun and easy Craft-n-Chat Session. Come learn something new while creating something beautiful! 

If you enjoyed this tutorial, come join The Faith Journaling Experience! This is a membership group where you will explore the bible surrounded by soul-sisters while learning new creative journaling techniques. 

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