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Bookmark Mondays (VII): Handmades

Sometimes, there are bookmarks that just look cool because someone put a little thought & creativity into making them. This week, a few handmade bookmarks from my collection:   The cross-stitched French horn on the left was a gift from an internet friend way back in the day who knew I was in band in… Continue reading Bookmark Mondays (VII): Handmades

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Bookmark Monday (VI): Vacation Memories

The smallest things can be souvenirs, as everyone knows.  A stone or a pressed leaf or a picture or a handmade craft.  Bookmarks count too, I think, so here are two that might qualify: Being the book people that we are, Kurt & I had to stop at the Chincoteague Library while we explored the… Continue reading Bookmark Monday (VI): Vacation Memories

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Bookmark Monday (V): The Good China Bookmarks

Frequently while I was growing up, I was told that gifts or things that were given to me were meant to last & 'wouldn't it be nice if you were able to give this to your children one day?'  Going through my bookmark box, I found a few of those bookmarks that qualified.  Ones that… Continue reading Bookmark Monday (V): The Good China Bookmarks

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Bookmark Monday (IV): Leather, oh my!

I was processing some donated books for work the other week & amid the ephemera tucked between the pages were two leather bookmarks. This was completely new to me; I've never really seen these kind, much less commemorative ones for a specific place. I'm not saying that leather is a poor choice for a bookmark;… Continue reading Bookmark Monday (IV): Leather, oh my!