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Super Fun and Easy!!
In elementary school, we all used to make these bookmarks and I've been reading a lot latly so I decided to make them again! There so funky! :)

Posted by @nni3! from Delray Beach, Florida, United States • Published See @nni3!'s 3 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, find a Spacemaker or other kind of pencil box with a shallow basin, and pick your favorite color markers. Crayola washable markers or permenate markers or whatever you have will work great!

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next, color in the basin in your choice of colors and patterns. But, make sure to keep it simple because when it dries, all of the colors will be blended together.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fill the whole basin with color or leave part of it blank for a clear bookmark. You can do anything you want, be creative! Even if you mess up, it will turn out great!

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next, fill the depresion with Elmers Multi-Purpose Glue. Fill all the way around and up to the edges.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 5
    Step 5

    You'r ganna want it kindof thick because when it dries, it will turn out sturdier. They last forever!

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Crazy Glue Bookmark! - Step 6
    Step 6

    After about 2 days, the glue is completely dry and the glue is totally clear, whereas you can see the logo of the pencile box clearly, peel the glue back and let it sit on a dry surface for about 5 minutes and enjoy!! The perfect bookmark!!

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Miss_Fit
Miss_Fit · St Catharines, Ontario, CA · 44 projects
That is amazing. I've never seen them before, even when I was in elementary. Maybe we just weren't very smart of creative...
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Amber Spectacular
Amber Spectacular · Atoka, Oklahoma, US
I remember making these all. the. time in elementary school. We all thought they were absolutely genius! Too bad I don't have a pencil box anymore. ):
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Michaeljackson6499
Michaeljackson6499 · 2 projects
SO cute and easy!!!!!
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Fay S.
Fay S. · 1 project
That's such a good idea! I am gonna try it out NOW!
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Joanna
Joanna · 4 projects
OMG, I cannot WAIT to try this with my little sister! Thanks for sharing! =D
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Jenny
Jenny · 9 projects
I tried this with red food dye, glitter and a heart shape cookie cutter. It turned out fab! (now we have an endless supply of bookmarks ....)
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naruto uzumaki
naruto uzumaki · 5 projects
omg thats sooooooo cool !!!!!!!!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Oh thanks for your answer, i will try this out, i have made something like that but much thinner i used it as a kind of fabric, now i understand your awesome cool project so much better , thanks a lot!
its a cool thing to make as a present to give. love it so much!
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@nni3!
@nni3! · Delray Beach, Florida, US · 3 projects
Acrylic Glue will work fine as well, as long as it's liquid, any glue will work! Thanks for the comments!! Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
awesome and soo cool , love it, but i'm a dutch crafting girl and we can't buy the elmer glue, is it a acrylic white glue, that you can use for all kind of craftings? please can you tell me? but i love this, and thanks for the tute and sharring.;-D
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