New This Month


Patterned Bookmarks

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

Photography: Reed Davis

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, March/April Spring 2002


  • Railroad board

  • Floral print paper

  • Patterned paper

  • Glue

  • Scissors

  • Hole punch

  • Satin ribbon

  • Stamps


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

  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. Cut a 2-inch square from patterned paper.

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

  6. Stamp wedding date on band.

Reviews Add a comment