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Tie-Dye Bookmarks

Published May 27, 2020.










Make sure to wash your hands before starting the project. And remember to HAVE FUN!
Materials Needed
  • Translucent plastic container (x. vinegar jug)
  • Scissors
  • Permanent markers
  • 99% isopropyl alcohol
  • Medicine dropper or q-tip
  • Spray varnish
  • Hole punch
  • Yarn or string
  • Beads
What to Do
  1. Cut out your bookmark from the jug (in whatever shape you want) and punch a hole at the top.
  2. Colour the entire surface with permanent markers. Be careful not to smudge it while colouring!
  3. With the medicine dropper or q-tip, drop alcohol onto the surface of the bookmark and watch your colours blend!
  4. Set aside to dry.
  5. Once dry, spray the bookmark to seal the colours in place.
  6. Thread string through the hole punch in the top of the bookmark, and tie it.
  7. Tie beads to the top of the string.
  8. Voila! Use your bookmark to save your spot in whatever book you are reading.
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