Magnetic bookmark on a card. A Step by step tutorial with photos Supplies: black card (A2 size- 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" when folded) pattern paper mat cut to 4" x 5 1/2" - I used 'top billing' pattern from new Curtain Call collection of papers from Graphic 45 pattern paper panel cut to 2" x 4" - I used 'leading ladies' patter from new Curtain Call collection Black cardstock strip cut to 2 1//4" x 8 1/2" additional black cardstock for punching additional pattern paper for punching one postage stamp image cut with a stamp edger scissor from the new Curtain Call collection Black ribbon about 1/2" wide - about a 6" length Crackle Glossy accents (photo below) thin sticky back magnetic sheet (you'll need 2 small pieces - approx 1" x 1 3/4" glue dots, pop dots, and tape runner
Required tools: Scallop circle paper punch circle punch paper piercer distress edger tool foam applicator tool Distress ink pad in a brown color- I used 'vintage photo' color
Step 1 Gather supplies cut papers to size punch 1 black cardstock scallop circle punch 1 circle using the scraps from 'top billing' pattern paper
Step 2 Using the foam applicator add ink to the edges of each of the 3 pattern papers like this:
Step 3 Using a distressing tool - drag the blade along the edges of all 3 inked pattern papers like this:
Step 4 adhere the pattern mat to the black card front
Step 5 fold the black cardstock strip in half adhere the leading ladies panel to the front of the folded cardstock. The fold is the TOP so with a pattern like this one you'll want to make sure to position your paper correctly.
Now adhere one of the 2 cut pieces of magnetic sheeting to the INSIDE of the black folded strip like in these photos. You want them to match up with each other when folded shut.
Step 6 piece holes in each of the scallops of your punched black scallop circle adhere the distessed punched circle paper to center of scallop circle
tie ribbon into a TIGHT knot in center trim ribbon ends to desired shape/length add a flat glue dot to center of your layered circle medallion and place the knot of your ribbon into the glue dot. set aside
Step 7 use deco edge scissors to cut out 1 of the postage stamp images from the postage stamp paper add a layer of Crackle Glossy accents over the surface and allow to dry. this can take about 1 hour- or you can speed dry using an embossing gun heat tool if you have one
When the crackle glaze is dry, you can add a couple of pop dots to the back side of the image and then place over the knot of ribbon on your medallion like this:
Finally, you can glue the medallion to the folded strip you put magnets on like this:
Wrap the magnetic book mark around the card front
The lucky recipient of this card will get to use the book mark portion!
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