Friday, November 23, 2012

Bookmarks L: Retro Blooms

Fifty bookmarks, that's what the "L" in the title means. Well, a few more, because some are pairs or triples. That's a lot of bookmarks. It's still way fewer bookmarks than I've got books, though.

There's nothing particularly 50-ish about this bookmark, except perhaps the colors. I don't really have a good grasp on popular color combos from sixty years ago, but certainly the turquoise seems about right...

But that wasn't the inspiration for this bookmark. It was very simple: I had some new paper. I had a highly unseasonal stamp set. And after some mix-and-matching of the papers to get two that worked together, I had this bookmark. I like how the froggie is slotted on top of the sign -- it seems much more dynamic than simply putting the two pieces of paper next to each other.

I suppose it's somewhere around late spring in the Southern Hemisphere right now, so hey! It's not unseasonal for everyone.

I'm entering this seasonal-depending-on-your-hemisphere bookmark into the following challenges:

Supplies: (the tape is some of Target's printed paper tape)

7 comments:

  1. Great bookmark - love those colours! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  2. Very cool bookmark, love how you used the tape! The frog is such a fun addition too!

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  3. What a lovely bookmark! Don't worry, it's perfect to be entered at Deep Ocean :)

    Thanks for sharing it with all of us ;)

    Hugs, Franz.

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  4. Thank you for joining the December Challenge at One Crazy Stamper! Cheers, Lora Sinkler-Lake

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  5. What a super cute little card! Thanks for playing along with us for Timeless Tuesday at Flourishes!

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  6. Thank you for sharing your inspiration with us at One Crazy Stamper. Great card!

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  7. This is so cute!!
    Thank you for playing at Natalie & Amy's Challenge xx

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