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Weekend project: DIY bookmarks & Notecards

Posted by helen on July 14, 2019

Black White Swimsuit Barbie is a forever culture icon.

I made some bookmarks and note cards as a tribute to her 60th Anniversary. 


When I was little, I collected many bookmarks. I still have some hand-painted bookmarks from my childhood.  I still like bookmarks. I didn’t see any nice Barbie bookmarks, so I created my own.   Making these tassels is a lot of hassles–It took me nearly 2 hours to figure out how to tie a perfect “Chinese Knot”


I loved making cards. many old friends have received my hand-made cards on the days they needed a little celebrations.  Once a friend watched me making New Year Cards then said: “The day you stop making cards would be the day you truly grow up” I did stop, now I’m making them again.

Have great summer time!

p.s. I’m working on my next project, an OOAK doll for Barbie Convention raffle room


4 Responses to “Weekend project: DIY bookmarks & Notecards”

  1. Becky said

    It’s great to see your creativity at work, Helen. Have a lovely and hopefully, not too hot of a summer.

    • helen said

      Thank you Becky. many things happened. I now have a new laptop, so I’ll try be more active and creative. have a great summer, the earth is really burning up

  2. Wilma Woodruff said

    I love these! Do you have any tutorials for either of these??


    Wilma Woodruff


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