Today’s hostess is Mona. She challenged us to create a corner bookmark. I hadn’t made one of those since I wrote the tutorial. With me buying all my books on Kindle now, I don’t usually have books laying around. But…. I do have magazines I can use them for. And since it’s for a magazine, I don’t have to worry about making it not bulky so it doesn’t hurt the book pages. 🙂

I couldn’t help myself. I had to use the Rose from A Year in Flowers 2 again. I LOVE that image. I stamped it several timed in Rich Cocoa Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock. They were colored with Copic Markers (Roses: R00, R01, R02, R05   Leaves: G40, G43, G46), cut out and layered.  A piece of white cardstock was cut with a Standard Circle Nestabilities die and embossed with the new Elegance M-Bossibilities folder. The circle was stitched to a piece of Kraft cardstock, cut and embossed with a Beaded Circle Nestabilities die. The rose layers were adhered slightly to the lower right of the circles.

My bookmark base was created out of a 4″ square of Neenah Solar White cardstock. It was scored and the bottom edge was cut and embossed with the Eyelet Borderabilities die. The edges of a 1 1/4″ x 4″ piece of My Mind’s Eye Follow Your Heart Be Happy paper patterned paper were sanded, stitched and adhered over the lower part. Seam binding was tied around it. The bow was topped with an  October Afternoon button tied on with Linen Thread.

With the same Linen thread I tied on a small tag, cut and embossed with one of the new Tailor-Made Classic Tag Template die.  The center was lightly sponged with Antique Linen Distress ink before a sentiment from Tiny Flowers and Tags. I didn’t want the seam binding in the back of the bookmark to get in the way of the magazine pages, so I taped another 1 1/4″ x 4″ strip of the same patterned paper over it on the back.

The image layers were adhered to the right of the bookmark. Baby Bling Rhinestones on the embossed part and parts of a Finesse Rhinestone Swirl finish off the bookmark.

Check out my fellow Timeless Tuesday Challenge Members for more inspiration:

Cindy Haffner
Heather Jensen
Maki Jones
Mona Pendleton
Tammy Hershberger
and February Guest Designer Tera Fujan

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

35 Responses to “Timeless Tuesday – Corner Bookmark”

  1. This is so stunning! Almost to pretty to put on a magazine…lol
    Thanks for sharing

  2. Good morning my dear!!! This bookmark is so lovely!!! I totally love how you coloured the image!!!
    Huge hugs

  3. Oh wow so wonderful. Gr Marja

  4. Beautiful bookmark – I made mine a little less bulky – love my kindle but still have a few books laying around to use a bookmark on 🙂 Love all the layers and bling on yours!!

  5. Ack! Beate! This is gorgeous! Love all the popped up layering and the beautiful colours! I LOVE your tutorial and have made probably a dozen of these! haha! They make a great little gift 😉 TFS!

  6. Hey, Beate! Had to pop in and say how much I love your corner bookmark! I too am a Kindle reader but your idea about magazine is a wonderful idea 🙂 Birthday gifts are always purchased so I might have to get a nice book and create this bookmark as a gift for someone! Thanks for your inspiration today! xo

  7. You made those roses come alive Beate. I love the embossed circle and pretty border edge. 🙂

  8. I absolutely love these bookmarks. This is just stunning!!

  9. I have also made these bookmarks. they are great!
    stamping sue

  10. Such a pretty bookmark Beate! Love the gorgeous roses and sweet tag! Thanks for sharing the awesome tutorial!

  11. Hello!

    This is one beautiful bookmark! I love everything about it – the colors, the layout – a work of art! Wishing you a happy day!


    Barbara Diane

  12. what a beauty! I would have to read a real book just to use it! Do you read Nicholas Sparks? I am just reading The Best of Me and it is really good

  13. Beate, this is a gorgeous bookmark! I’d hate to ever put it in a book because it’s so beautiful. I love the coral reds and it’s beautifully embellished!

  14. I love these corner bookmarks…I haven’t made one in a long time, either, but think I’ll give it another shot! Thanks, Beate….beautiful work, as always.

  15. Your bookmark is absolutely gorgeous, Beate!! I love all of the white, bling, and great texture!! Your coloring is perfect, and makes your roses so realistic and beautiful! ♥

  16. This is so stunning, Beate!! The red rose is standing out with the white background so beautifully! I love the every detail you did to make this beautiful bookmark!

  17. Very pretty. Love the stamps, coloring, embossing and button bow.

  18. Gorgeous bookmark Beate, just stunning, makes me want to read more!!! 🙂
    Thanks for sharing

  19. This is so pretty, Beate. Beautifully coloured and assembled. It would make the perfect little gift.

  20. INCREDIBLE Beate thank-you for a GREAT Tutorial!!~

  21. Hi Beate, your tutorial is great, I’m off to make one myself. I love how you layered this one up.

  22. You sure now how to work with white, Beate … this bookmark is so nice and I bet they would sell like crazy if you were to make them resale. The tutorial is terrific and now it’s on my to-do list.

  23. WOW Beate!!! Gorgeous and beautiful!!! what a pity to close it in a book!!
    Have a great day sweetie!

  24. Love corner bookmarks! This one is spectacular!

  25. It’s the prettiest book corner I’ve seen….love it…

  26. What a Beautiful way to make a bookmark Beate! Thank you for sharing! ;0)

  27. Gorgeous, such lovely flowers and like how you have them off center with the embossed background, those tags are too cute too!

  28. Beautiful bookmark Beate.

  29. wowwwww ! so wonderful Beate
    I love it.

  30. gorgeous! love all the textures and the clean background that really allowed your beautiful flowers to shine. fabulous work as always, Beate!

  31. This is just BEYOND beautiful, Beate! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!


  32. One beautiful bookmark! Thanks for the tutorial too.

  33. Beautiful bookmark, gorgeous coloring! Thank you for the tutorial, super easy and will make beautiful gifts! Blessings! Kathy

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