Hello Pebbles fans, it’s Monique here today sharing a “quick gift” project using the Midnight Haunting collection. If someone asks me what kind of gift I would like to receive most, I’ll always say a book as I’m a huge book lover! Every free minute I have is either spent scrapping or reading. So it goes without saying that one of my favorite gifts to create is a bookmark! For lovers of thrillers, detectives or mysteries I created this set of three scary bookmarks:
It’s so fun to use the Midnight Haunting collection with it’s many (puffy) stickers and die-cuts of owls, ghosts and bats to create scary & spooky bookmarks. Bookmarks can’t be too bulky otherwise they damage your book, but in this collection there are so many embellishments that are just perfect for creating (flat) bookmarks!
I started the bookmarks by cutting 3 strips of black cardstock (3″x 8″) and choosing some patterned papers I wanted to use. If you want to create really quick gifts you don’t have to stitch the sides of the patterned papers, but I just have to add sewing to my projects otherwise they don’t feel complete. If you do decide to use your sewing machine make sure you do this before glueing the patterned papers to the cardstock background.
Next I added the embellishments, stitched a bit more and glued the papers to the black cardstock and added a few ribbons.
And here are the bookmarks one by one. I just love the gold accents in this collection, like the gold bat in the photo below, the gold foil vellum in the second photo and the gold Thickers in the third photo:
My daughter, who’s also a huge book lover, already claimed one of the bookmarks and to be honest I would really like to keep one too, but that would mean that I would have only one left to give away …. I suppose I’d better start making more of them as they are really quick to create and I’ve got so many book loving friends!
Thank you so much for stopping by our blog to have a quick look at my quick gift! I hope I inspired you to create a few quick bookmarks of your own!
Here’s the list of supplies I used:
Midnight Haunting Ephemera (733654)
Midnight Haunting Puffy Stickers (733656)
Midnight Haunting Cardstock Stickers (733653)
Midnight Haunting Specialty Vellum Sheet 12″x12″ Gold Foil (733651)
Midnight Haunting Alpha Thickers Stickers Gold Foil (733652)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Pumpkin Patch (733642)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Eyes on You (733643)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Autumn Plaid (733644)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Hocus Pocus (733648)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Batty (733649)
Midnight Haunting Double-Sided Cardstock 12″x12″ Pumpkin Plain (733650)
American Crafts Sticky Thumb Adhesive Runner & Refill (340261)
American Crafts Sticky Thumb Double-Sided Super Sticky Red Tape (340264)