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
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
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
I'm feeling possessive of my curtains. Paranoid might actually be a more accurate descriptor. We're getting ready to move again in a few months & my anxiety has decided to fixate on whether or not we'll be taking them with us to the new place. I'm sure that sounds like a small petty thing; maybe… Continue reading Not Without My Decor
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!