Make a Bookmark Book

by DIY Maven

Make a Bookmark Book

Imagine having a bookmark BOOK to jot things down upon when you're reading your next book club selection. Clever, huh? And what a great little addition to those books we'll be giving during the upcoming holiday season! DIY Planner innowen shows us how to assemble a bookmark book in just 5 minutes. Yup, 5 minutes! Here's what you'll need to make one:

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Book Shelf + Reading Lamp + Book Mark

by DIY Maven

Book Shelf + Reading Lamp + Book Mark

The seriously cool Lili Lite from Studio Smeets Design is a reading light, bookmark and bookshelf all in one. To turn off the light, you must put your book over the 'bookmark' as shown in the picture to engage a sensor. When you lift the book off, the light will come back on again. Available at lili lite for 99 euro, but--you know what I'm thinkin'--something similar would be DIYable, sensor and all. The only tricky bit would be to find a...

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80 How-To Sites Worth Bookmarking.

by Chris Gardner

80 How-To Sites Worth Bookmarking.

The internet has been so integral to the DIY and handmade revolution, its no surprise to find an enourmous collection of how-to websites from around the world. Lifehack.org has assembled a solid eighty, in areas like home decor, crafts, dining, business, and personal finance. Though, there's no Curbly. Write in and make it eighty-one!!!!

Also, check out this collection of fifteen from DumbLittleMan.

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How To: Handmade Hardwood Bookmark.

by Chris Gardner
How To: Handmade Hardwood Bookmark.

I was squaring up a block of mahogany, and I shaved off several “scrap” strips: thin, almost flexible sheets of hardwood. I couldn’t let something so interesting go to waste. “Business cards?” I thought… No, I don’t really have a business. “Name plaque for my office door?” No, I don’t really have an office. "A bookmark, perhaps?"

Perfect.


Materials

o Thin sheet of wood (see below for ideas)
o Small 1x1x1/4ish” wood block
o Permanent markers or
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