Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A Book Lovers Birthday

The challenge this week at Just Rite Stampers is to make a bookmark, a perfect challenge for a little birthday gift I need for a friend this weekend. She loves to read, so a new bookmark and gift card will make a perfect present!

I used the Just Rite Stamp set called By the Sea. I got this wonderful set a while back and this was my first chance to ink it up!

The image is colored with Copics and I used a white gel pen to highlight the waves. I stamped the sentiment on Kraft with red ink. The layout for my card is Karen's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #74. I added stitching around the edges, added a little lace, and a charm tied on with twine.
On the inside I made a little pocket to hold a Barnes & Noble gift card and used a sentiment from the Just Rite sentiment set, Just a Note.

I mounted my bookmark on a thin piece of chipboard. I used paper to coordinate with the card. I used the lighthouse image from the By the Sea set. I added a little more twine, sewing, and some ribbon at the top.

Hope you are having a good week. Thanks for stopping by,

DP - Girls Paperie On Holiday


  1. This is a beautiful set! Very inspiring!

  2. Ohhh wowwww Melody,So beautiful,i love your images and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  3. Beautiful image and sentiment Melody!What a wonderful gift idea that is sure to please! Tfs! :) Tracy

  4. What a great card and the idea of a gift card for a book store with the bookmark is brilliant. Love the colors

  5. I love everything about it. The stamp, coloring, twine, ribbon, charm, sewing and paper.
    God bless!

  6. Melody what a beautiful set, its perfect.
    hugs chris xx

  7. This is gorgeous, Melody! What a fabulous gift your friend will treasure!