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80 Free Amazing Bookmarks to Make {free printables}


I just love a pretty bookmark to use when I’m reading a book.  Here are 80 free tutorials on how to make bookmarks for free with these printable bookmark patterns which include coloring bookmarks, free printable bookmarks for kids, Harry Potter bookmarks, and homemade bookmarks with templates.

80 Free Amazing Bookmarks to Make plus free printables

These free bookmark tutorials include pictured step by step instructions as well as free printables you can quickly download to use now or later.  These bookmarks would make great DIY gift ideas and party favors for a book themed birthday party.

Free Printable Bookmarks

10 Free Printable Bookmarks

1.  10 Free Printable Bookmarks ~ If you are a book lover, you’ll absolutely adore any one of these 10 bookmarks designed to get you diving into your next favorite book!

Bookmarks for Mama and Kids!

2.  Bookmarks for Mama and Kids! ~ Celebrate the joy of reading by gifting a bookmark to your kids, and while you are at it give one to yourself!  {wink} It’s never too early to instill a love the love of knowledge that comes from books!

Printable Quote Corner Bookmarks

3.  Printable Quote Corner Bookmarks ~ Corner bookmarks are fabulous to use because they mark not only where to open the book, but which page you are actually on. {so helpful} These fab bookmark templates feature quotes from popular literature. The free printable features eight different choices, ranging from The Hunger Games to Where the While Things Are.

Bookmarks to Make

Yarn Ball Bookmark

4.  Yarn Ball Bookmark ~ These yarn ball bookmarks are so fun! And, easy enough to make that your older kids can even help you make them! Inexpensive because all you need is yarn. Perfect to give as gifts year round.

Paint Chip Bookmarks

5.   Paint Chip Bookmarks ~ Create your own bookmark by simply punching a hole in the paint chip and adding embroidery thread.  Add a cute bead or button to the end of the thread.  Or, you could even add a tassel.

6.  Corner Bookmark with Kusudama Flower Dangle ~ An adorable origami flower with a corner bookmark embellished a bit for a very elegant look.

Corner Bookmark with Accent Ribbon


7.  Corner Bookmark with Ribbon Accent ~ To create the bookmark I folded a 4?x3.25? piece of cardstock in half and sewed along the top and right edges.  The left side and bottom need to be left open so it can slide over the page.  Super easy!

Bookmarks with a Vintage Feel


8.  Bookmarks With a Vintage Feel – To make some like this use that super-sticky archival Canson self-adhesive paper and cut shapes in it with an X-acto knife.

9.  Stampin Up Bookmarks – I just love these darling Owl bookmarks embellished with ribbon and stamping elements.

10.  Free Printable Chick Bookmark – There are many different colors that you can quickly print out and cut to suit your own personal preference.

Monster Corner Bookmark


11. Monster Page Corner Bookmarks – Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world. They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks.

How to make a fabric corner bookmark

12.  How to make a fabric corner bookmark – This tutorial is so cool because she uses magnets to hold the fabric bookmark together when in use.  Now that’s cool.

4 Darling Homemade Bookmark Patterns

13.  Scrap Savvy Bookmark Tutorial – Start by cutting 2 complimentary pieces of fabric into whatever size you want your bookmark to be, but around 7 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide.

14.  Fabric Scrap Cloth Bookmarks – A fun recycling project making bookmarks from vintage sheets, pillowcases and buttons.

14.5  Layered Fabric Bookmarks – Cut watercolor paper 1 1/2? wide x 6? tall, glued a piece of fabric to the back with fabric glue, then I glued smaller pieces on the front, overlapping a little.

15.  Love You Bookmark – I just love how this paper bookmark incorporates a touch of fabric for such an elegant feel.

homemade paper clip bookmark tutorial

16.  Bow Tie Paper ClipsThese could work as bookmarks, on wedding invitations, Valentines, etc. Or attach the bows to hair clips for little girls or pencils for bridal shower games.

17.  Paper Clip Fabric Bookmark Tutorial – These are super easy to make. Cut scraps of fabric at varying lengths and widths.  Before cutting the fabric see what you prefer…long, short, thin, thick, etc.

Christmas Gifts for Women

18.  Charming Bookmarks ~ Create these beautiful bookmarks from junk jewelry or mismatched jewelry and ribbon.  You could even use some family heirloom jewelry to attach to the ribbon.  Pair it with a book and you have a fabulous gifts.

Homemade Bookmark Patterns

19.  Scripture beaded ribbon bookmark Tutorial – This is such a great pictured tutorial and when used in a book, you want just flat ribbon to be laying in the pages, and the pretties hanging out either end.

20.  Monogram Ribbon Bookmark – Make a lovely, personalized bookmark.  If you are giving a book or journal, wrap it up in brown craft paper and attach the bookmark to the front in place of a bow.

21.  Super Simple Beaded Bookmarks – Make these fun beaded bookmarks for any occasion!  Birthday, Christmas, lesson handout, baptism, you name it!  Look at the picture below for a packaging example.

Coloring Bookmarks

Lil Monster Bookmarks

22.  Lil’ Monster Bookmarks ~  Foster a love of reading with these cute Lil’ Monster bookmarks.  Let your kids color them one their own and then laminate them so that they last awhile!  {{wink}}

Print and Color Bookmarks

23.  Print and Color Bookmarks ~ If you have a reader who  likes to color then these bookmarks are perfect.  Just print, color and cut out!  You can even laminate to make them last longer.

Printable Bookmarks to Color

24.  Printable Bookmarks to Color ~ It’s always nice to be able to color one’s one book marks and these bookmarks are great for boys or girls!  {{score}}

Free Printable Bookmarks for Kids

Free Printable Bookmarks

25.  Printable Ice Cream Cone Bookmarks ~ These free printable bookmarks would make a great reading incentive for the kiddos, especially if there is an ice cream outing when they reach their reading goal!

26.  Readings a Hoot Bookmarks ~ You can print out all of this fun back to school set including the darling owl bookmarks.

Printable Animal Bookmarks

27.  Printable Animal Bookmarks ~ Print out these colorful animal bookmarks for free.  They are great to pass out to a classroom or stick in a new book when giving as a gift.

Printable Dr. Seuss Bookmark

28.  Printable Dr. Seuss Bookmark ~ Rebecca created these free printable bookmarks to coordinate with her Back to School Reading Log.  Both are great for readers of any age.  Whether or not you use a reading log however, the bookmark is great!

Harry Potter Printable Bookmarks

Harry Potter Bookmark 29.  Free Harry Potter Bookmark Designs ~ Download one or all three FREE Harry Potter Printable Bookmarks.  Your Harry Potter fan will love to mark their place with these cute Harry Potter themed bookmarks!

Harry Potter Printable Bookmarks

30.  Harry Potter Printable Bookmarks ~ With this free download, you or your child can bookmark your favorite Harry Potter story with coordinating bookmark and feel like the top of the class!

Blank Printable Bookmarks

Printable Fox Bookmark

31.  Printable Fox Bookmark ~ It seems like  owls are getting all the love these days, but these little foxes are equally adorable. Print a few of these bookmarks for yourself, the kiddos, or you bookclub gals.

Printable Bird Bookmark32.  Printable Bird Bookmark ~ This free printable featuring adorable birds would make me want to read just to see the bookmark again. {{snicker}}

7 Free Owl Book Printables

33.  7 Free Owl Book Printables {book plate, bookmarks, & journal set} ~ I just adore these fun FREE Owl book printables from Tricia-Rennea!  She designed this retro book printable set which includes 4 printable bookmarks, 4 book plates, as well as 4 printable journal pages specifically for Tip Junkie.  {squeal}

Create Bookmarks

ruffled bookmark

34.  Ruffled Bookmark {homemade} – These ruffled bookmarks are adorable!  They are a no fail gift because every teacher reads.

handmade bookmarks

35.  Handmade Bookmarks ~ These beautiful fabric bookmarks are easy and inexpensive to make, a great project for your beginning sewer to work on, and would make a wonderful thank you gift!

fun photo bookmarks

36.  Photo Fun Bookmarks Tutorial ~ I just adore the smile that these little photo bookmarks bring to my face when I look at them.  These are so easy to make and would make lovely homemade gift ideas.

Felt DIY Bookmarks

37.  Felt DIY Bookmarks ~ I think these sweet little bookmarks would be a fantastic gift for a little girl to make for her friends.   They cost almost nothing, have a practical use, and are cute to boot!

Free Printable Bookmarks to Make

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80 Free Amazing Bookmarks to Make plus free printables
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