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Inspired by the "Guadalupe Posada" exhibition :D I fell in love with his art
If you want to check out Guadalupe Posada`s art go to http: // munal.mx / munal / It's really awesome!

Posted by Gaby R. from Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico • Published See Gaby R.'s 33 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Paint Chip Book Separator - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials: glue stick, scissors, x-acto, paint chips, ribbon.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Paint Chip Book Separator - Step 2
    Step 2

    I went to a exhibition where they were handing out this paper sheet with a "Lotería" or lottery game board. It´s like bingo with pictures. I cut out some of the engravings (Grabados de Guadalupe Posada)to decorate the paint chip. This could be pictures printed out, drawings, anything you want.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Paint Chip Book Separator - Step 3
    Step 3

    Measure and cut a little bit smaller than the actual size of the drawing, kind of like a frame with a picture. Repeat as many drawings you have.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Paint Chip Book Separator - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue them to the paint chip and secure from the back by adding a piece of paper to the back to protect the cut outs.

  • How to make a recycled bookmark. Paint Chip Book Separator - Step 5
    Step 5

    Punch a hole in the middle, add some ribbon, round the corners. I painted with watercolor the cutouts, it looks really cool. I´m happy with the result.
    Don´t forget to share if you make your own. Enjoy!

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Great way to reuse paint chips!
Gaby R.
Gaby R. · Mexico City, Federal District, MX · 39 projects
Thank you
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