Thursday, 14 April 2016

Shark Bookmark

Another of my Design Team projects was posted on the Fiskarettes UK Facebook page yesterday - a corner bookmark. I've made corner bookmarks before HERE and HERE, but this time I decided to make a shark.


I've made a template for the basic shape of the corner bookmark.  Cut off the red areas and score along the other lines.

 Start with a 5” square piece of grey card and cut as shown in the template.

 Fold along the score lines.

Using a small strip of white card, cut a zigzag pattern along the edge to make the teeth.

Use DST to attach the teeth to the top of one of the triangles.  Fold the second triangle over the first and stick down well with strong DST.

Cut three fins and attach to the back, as shown in the photo.

Add two eyes.  This photo shows how the bookmark fits over the corner of the page.


14 comments:

  1. That is one cute shark. Great bookmark idea. Cara x

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  2. Oh you are so clever x I have never seen this idea before, such fun and loving it! x

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  3. Great idea! Would make a great little gift for a young boy learning to read!

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  4. I have seen your corner bookmarks before Liz and they keep on being fun to look at. Great.
    Veerle x

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  5. LOL! TOOOOO cute and fun! Love it!
    Lynn

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  6. Oh my gosh, I love it!! It's so cute!! What a fun project!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  7. Brilliant fun card Liz.
    Pam x

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  8. Love your previous bookmarks and love this one as well Liz! They are so fun and very useful as well. I will have to try and make some for some kiddo's in my life, especially that minon one. lol Too cute! Hugs, Brenda

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  9. Oh, how terrific, Liz! I'm not sure I could keep my eye on the words, but I know two 11 yo boys who would get such a kick out of this! Thank you for the how-to!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Great bookmark and a really fun project. Thanks for sharing the "how to".

    Hugs, Sarn xx

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  11. Brilliant idea, love it.

    Michele

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  12. These are brilliant Liz, I think lots of children will be making these!
    Janice x

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