Creative bookmark ideas

Creative bookmark ideas
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Interesting bookmarks are a great gift idea for bookworms. DIY bookmarks are very easy to make, even younger children can handle them very well. Such bookmarks are a great idea for spending time with children.

Bookmark with origami

If you like origami, then this is the perfect suggestion for you.

You will need:

  • a sheet of colored paper 15 × 15 cm,
  • glue,
  • scissors,
  • colorful decorations e.g.: feathers, sequins.


  1. Fold the card in half diagonally to get a triangle.
  2. Fold the arms of the triangle to the middle.
  3. Fold the folded arms so that in the middle of the creases were formed.
  4. Bend the top of the triangle down toward the base.
  5. The sides of the triangle bend to the center, and then bend them, folding in half.
  6. Decorate with colorful decorations.

Glued origami bookmark

This bookmark is similar in shape to the model described above. To make it you will need:

  • a pencil,
  • scissors,
  • glue,
  • colored paper,
  • decorations.


  1. On a piece of paper, draw a triangle with a side of 5 cm.
  2. On each side draw a triangle also with a side of 5 cm.
  3. Cut out the resulting figure.
  4. Fold the triangle so that the new triangles overlap the first.
  5. The top triangle smear glue from above and connect to what is under it.
  6. The remaining triangles form a pocket that will be inserted into the book.
  7. Decorate the bookmark according to your taste.

Tassel Bookmark

A colorful bookmark with tassels is very fashionable and striking. This is a great option for people who like tassels. To make this bookmark you will need:

  • cardboard,
  • colored paper,
  • glue,
  • hole punch,
  • yarn,
  • scissors.


  1. Cut out a 2 cm x 10 cm bookmark from cardboard.
  2. Glue the bookmark with coloured paper.
  3. In the top of the bookmark cut a hole with a hole punch.
  4. Draw a thread through the hole.
  5. Use the rest of the thread to make tassels.

Tea Party Bookmarks

If you are a fan of tea, you can make a bookmark from used tea bags. To make this bookmark you will need:

  • white cardboard,
  • used tea bags,
  • glue,
  • scissors,
  • thin pens – colors of your choice,
  • hairspray or satin decupage varnish.


  1. Cut the used tea bags and pour the remaining tea out of them.
  2. Glue them to the prepared cardboard boxes.
  3. Paint with thin pens in different colors.
  4. Use hairspray or hairspray to color.
  5. Wait until it is dry.

Christmas bookmarks

Such colorful bookmarks are great not only for children. To make them you will need:

  • sheets of colored technical block,
  • string,
  • glue,
  • hole punch,
  • scissors.

Method of making:

  1. Cut out a bookmark of the desired size.
  2. Cut out stars or other shapes.
  3. Glue one star to the end of the bookmark.
  4. Thread a string through the hole.
  5. Glue a second star at the end of the string.

Ice Cream Stick Bookmark

Everyone loves to eat ice cream in the summer. You can use ice-cream sticks in a very interesting way, e.g. by making bookmarks out of them. To make such bookmarks you will need:

  • ice cream sticks,
  • thin pens,
  • hair spray.

How to do it:

  1. Paint your favorite design on an ice cream stick.
  2. Spray it with hairspray.
  3. Wait till it dries.

Bookmark in the shape of a feather

This bookmark is a great alternative to classic bookmarks. You can decorate it in any way you like. To make it you will need:

  • sheets of colored technical block,
  • pencil,
  • scissors.

The way to do it:

  1. Draw a pattern of a bookmark on a sheet of colored technical block.
  2. Cut out.

Creative bookmarks are a great alternative to the ready-made ones. They do not require much effort.

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