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Remember L’Amour Bookmark for the Adventurer

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By: Maria Loomis, Artistic Guide

 Finished bookmark size: 7.25” x 3.75”

Supplies:
Stamps:         
Main image, Paris post and word stamps from “Paris” Plate (The Stampsmith)
Background stamps from “Medieval Ornaments #2” Plate (The Stampsmith)
Black flower image, from “The Great Wall of China” Plate (The Stampsmith)
Texture background stamp from Marble Cube TC01 (Stampendous)
Paper:                       
Cream Cardstock (Neenah Crest)
Light Mauve, Black and Red cardstock        
Ink:                
Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Rich Cocoa Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
London Fog Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Rhubarb Stalk Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Paris Dusk Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Bamboo Leaves Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Tuxedo Black Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Other:
Red Rouge Pearls (Crystal Stickers – Mark Richards)
Double-stick tape, 3M mounting tape, paper cutter, Speedball rubber brayer
Corner Punch (EK Success)
Note: The Stampsmith rubber plate images are unmounted. You will need to adhere Tac-n-Peel (Tsukineko) to your Acrylic Block

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Directions:

  1. Use Speedball rubber brayer to roll on Versafine Onyx Black ink onto rubber stamp “L’Amour Paris” image on Cream Neenah Crest Cardstock. Cut out and layer with red and black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  2. Stamp “L’Amour” and “Paris” words on cream cardstock with Memento Paris Dusk. Cut out and edge with Memento London Fog. Layer with red and black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  3. Cut a piece of light mauve cardstock 7” x 3.5”. Use corner punch on all four corners.
  4. Cut piece of black cardstock 7.25” x 3.75”. Use corner punch on all four corners.
  5. Begin layering stamped images in the following order: Stamp Marble Cube onto light mauve cardstock with Memento Bamboo Leaves, Stamp Background stamp images from “Medieval Ornaments #2” Stampsmith Plate with Memento Rhubarb Stalk, Stamp Paris post stamp with Memento Rich Cocoa, Stamp flower image and Paris post stamp with Memento Tuxedo Black.
  6. Edge light mauve cardstock with Memento Rhubarb Stalk.
  7. Using double-stick tape, adhere light mauve background stamped and rounded corner piece onto black 7.25” x 3.75” cardstock with rounded corners.
  8. Using double-stick tape, adhere main image to middle of bookmark, slightly skewed to the left.
  9. Using 3M mounting tape, adhere word stamped images as shown in the picture above.
  10. Add Red Pearls to accent bookmark.
  11. Insert bookmark into your next "Romantic" novel to help you remember your place. 

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