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Painted Bookmark for Mom


For any mother who loves to read, a painted "Mom" bookmark makes a wonderful gift for Mother's Day or anytime.

Painted Bookmark for Mom


DecoArt Products Required
Paper Effects

  • PE01 - Clear
  • PE02 - White Pearl


  • any medium sized round or flat brush
  • glue
  • decorative tissue papers or stickers
  • assorted decorative yarns or ribbons
  • round hole punch
  • assorted watercolor paints
  • water container
  • paper towels
  • palette or plastic plate
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • watercolor paper
  • various solid color decorative papers


  1. Cut piece of watercolor paper approximately 2 1/4" x 7".
  2. Paint as desired with watercolor paints. Let dry.
  3. Cut 2 separate pieces of decorative paper approximately 1 1/2" x 3 1/4" and 1" x 2 3/4".
  4. Glue decorative papers onto center on watercolor paper with smallest piece on top.
  5. Tint decorative papers with watercolor as desired.
  6. Cut designs out of decorative tissue papers and glue to bookmark (or apply decorative stickers) as desired.
  7. Cover tissue paper designs with Clear Paper Effects.
  8. Using White Pearl Paper Effects, decorate bookmark as desired. Let dry.
  9. Using hole punch, create hole at end of bookmark; tie decorative ribbon or yarn through hole to finish off.


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