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Patterned Bookmarks

Guests will recall your wedding during quiet moments spent reading if you provide them with these bookmark favors.


  • Railroad board
  • Floral print paper
  • Patterned paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Satin ribbon
  • Stamps


  1. Step 1

    Cut railroad board, a buff cardboard, into 2-by-7-inch pieces. 

  2. Step 2

    Cut a 2-by-5-inch piece of floral-print paper (you can make your own floral paper by gluing lace-paper over solid-color paper).

  3. Step 3

    Cut a 2-inch square from patterned paper.

  4. Step 4

    Glue two decorative papers end to end on one face of railroad board. Cut a 2-by-1/2-inch band of solid-color paper, and glue over seam to cover.

  5. Step 5

     Punch hole at one end; loop 8-inch length of satin ribbon through hole.

  6. Step 6

    Stamp wedding date on band.

Martha Stewart Weddings, March/April Spring 2002

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  • 11 Jun, 2008