about shop patterns projects printables extras sponsorship wild olive twitter flickr pinterest subscribe

keep your spot...

marking bacon

Today I have a little printable for you! This is really easy, and so fun!

Let me start by telling you that the inspiration for this little printable project was a lovely item called Master Magnetics® Flexible Magnetic Tape. My mom gets it for school things, and it is so cool! It is very thin and comes on a dispenser roll. It isn't especially cheap, but you'll love it!

Download the PDF with five designs (bacon, pencil, pickle, bandage, and ruler).

YIP2010 - 230

Print on either paper or cardstock. Cut out your pieces.

folded bacon

Fold in half.

magnet bacon

Stick a piece of magnet to one side, then take another magnet piece and let it attach (sticky side up) to the first magnet. This is because it needs to find the spot where it will shift and stay.

Now you can fold the paper down to stick to the second magnet piece.

marking bacon

Ready to hold onto a book! This bacon one is my sister's favorite, and is now holding her spot in a Civil War textbook. Love that!

I've got plans for more of these, so if you like them and want more, let me know!

UPDATE: More designs can be found here!

63 comments:

  1. Oh, Mollie! Those are so cute, thanks a million. These are going to make great school gifts. And yes, I'd love more! :0)

    ReplyDelete
  2. these are stinkin' cute! what a genius idea. thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  3. those are so cute. and they would probably leave my books less greasy than the actual piece of bacon I've been using as a bookmark.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I bought one of those a couple years back at Barnes and Noble. Thanks for the PDF! You can practically mark exactly where you are supposed to read next.

    ReplyDelete
  5. this is so adorable!! thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love these. I vote for more please. They are so so cute. Thanks Mollie. I love to read. What were you reading in the picture.

    ReplyDelete
  7. so cute! I never heard of that magnetic tape before, it excites me!!

    ReplyDelete
  8. the pickle, oh how i love the pickle!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Thank you all so much! I'm thrilled that you like them! (and Jessica, I do believe that you are awesome...)

    ReplyDelete
  10. Oh, and Laura! The book is called, She Walks in Beauty by Siri Mitchell. I haven't read it yet (soon!), but my mom loved it!

    ReplyDelete
  11. oh so cute, I just get back to my uni really good ideas to keep note page up or reading book up. You amazing!!! love

    bitofeye

    ReplyDelete
  12. aaa love it <3 gonna make it really soon. thanks for making this post.
    btw i've just found your blog and i totally like it. just following you :)

    ReplyDelete
  13. Adorable - the best things are often the most simple!

    Would make a great present for a bookworm friend^^

    www.adventuresofagirlfromthenaki.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  14. LOVE THIS! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  15. So cute!!
    I like the pencil and ruler best :)

    ReplyDelete
  16. Sooo cute!

    I really love them! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Oh! Oh! A Pickle AND bacon!!! Thank you thank you thank you!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Omg. Mollie, these are the cutest darn bookmarks I ever did see. :) I love them to bits!!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Wow! These are soooooo cute - I love them :)

    ReplyDelete
  20. Super cute! I prefer the "vegan" icons...or is that vegan bacon LOL? :)

    ReplyDelete
  21. Anonymous9:18 AM

    More please :D The bacon one will make a perfect little gift for my boyfriend. A lollipop or popsicle would be a sweet idea for more of these :)

    ReplyDelete
  22. These are SO awesome. If I can find the magnet stuff I might make some for my daughter's teachers! <3

    ReplyDelete
  23. Anonymous1:29 PM

    Oh! Very cute! I love the pencil! More please! :)

    ReplyDelete
  24. These are the best!!! If you do end up releasing more, I think I will collect them because I love them so much! Time to make a million of them for all my books! :D

    ReplyDelete
  25. Thanks so much! These are adorable!

    ReplyDelete
  26. aahhh! I am so making these for some christmas pressies. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  27. Anonymous11:41 AM

    I love these so much! :D
    I absolutely adore little, cute things like these.
    But for some reason, I haven't been able to find that many online..
    Hope to see more!

    ReplyDelete
  28. So cute! I saw this in Craft Magazine & had to stop by :) Thanks for posting these adorable bookmarks!

    ReplyDelete
  29. Hi there,
    These are just gorgeous and such wonderful gifts for the kids to make their friends for Christmas. Thank you so much for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  30. Anonymous9:50 PM

    Oh, Mollie, you're a GEM!! Magnetic bookmarks are my favorite!! And these designs are TOO precious! Thanks!!! Molly

    ReplyDelete
  31. Anonymous11:35 AM

    Goodness! These are VERY cute! I vote for more!!!(: Mollie, I think that I just might have to visit this site more often!

    ReplyDelete
  32. Mollie.2:56 PM

    I love you guys!!

    ReplyDelete
  33. These are just adorable. I printed off a set for our granddaughter. She will love them as she just started reading chapter books (she's in 2nd grade).

    Ironically I've had some of that magnetic tape for ages and didn't know what to use it on. This is just perfect. Thank you so much!!!

    ReplyDelete
  34. i'm sure you already knew this, but i just saw these over on ready made's site!

    http://www.readymade.com/blog/craft/2010/08/23/kawaii_not_too_cute_bookmarks_you_can_make_yourself

    <3katie

    ReplyDelete
  35. I know! Ready Made! I can't even begin to express how happy I am that so many folks have visited for these little bookmarks...

    Thanks, Katie. And especially thank you to all!

    ReplyDelete
  36. Thank you so much. I love this and as soon as I can find some of that magnetic tape, I am going to make some of these for friends. Darling idea!

    ReplyDelete
  37. JustinaLinn2:45 AM

    Has anyone tried laminating the paper first? Or would that not work so well..?

    ReplyDelete
  38. These are great.
    Thank you for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  39. These are so cute! We will be giving lots of cookbooks as Christmas presents this year since my husband has one coming out next month, and the bacon bookmarks would be the perfect accessory!

    ReplyDelete
  40. Lovely bookmarks.....I´ll feature this post on my blog to you leave the credit.
    Thanks for sharing
    Hugs from Brazil

    ReplyDelete
  41. I absolutely love this project and your blog. I featured it on my own blog today! http://www.theletteredset.com/2010/09/crafts-for-your-weekend-diy-magnet.html

    ReplyDelete
  42. brilliant & adorable! thanks :)

    ReplyDelete
  43. LOVE

    Shared on my blog....
    http://buggieandjellybean.blogspot.com/2010/09/mention-me-monday-sept-12th.html

    xo
    Amy

    ReplyDelete
  44. Anonymous10:35 AM

    these are awesome!!
    if you can't find the tape, would also be a great way to recycle all those free pizza/misc advert magnets from the fridge
    dianimal

    ReplyDelete
  45. I love this idea, I didn't have any card stock so I printed mine out on paper and am planning to glue it to card stock or a magnetic sheet.
    Thanks for the great idea
    Tina

    ReplyDelete
  46. Lovely bookmarks ! Thanks so much !

    ReplyDelete
  47. soooooo cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute :)

    ReplyDelete
  48. These are v cute. Mr pickle my favourite!!

    ReplyDelete
  49. TeresaK7:32 PM

    Thanks for sharing these! I printed both sets, laminated them with packing tape, and shared them with my husband's young cousins for Christmas. I had so much fun, I may try designing some of my own!

    ReplyDelete
  50. I am TOTALLY giving these out to my class on valentines! Hahaa the guys will LOVEEE the bacon one... Hahaa <3

    ReplyDelete
  51. These are so cute! I hope you don't mind but I featured your bookmarks on my blog :)

    http://www.deeindesign.com/blog/2011/03/bookmarks-for-bookworms/

    ReplyDelete
  52. I really love this. I want to use this in school. but my problem is I can't find a magnetic tape. What will be the best substitute to this magnetic tape? I really need your reply. I can't get over with their cute-ness. :))))

    ReplyDelete
  53. Yang, you could use regular magnetic strip, but it's thicker so it won't let your book close as flat.

    ReplyDelete
  54. You mean the magnet itself?

    ReplyDelete
  55. Right. Magnet strip (the kind on a roll in craft sections) is about 1/16" thick, and you would have two pieces (one for each side), so that would prevent the book from closing flat. It would still close, just not as nicely as with the really thin magnet.

    ReplyDelete
  56. So easy, so simple, so cute, thnx for sharing :D

    ReplyDelete
  57. Love these so much. We are making them tonight with the kids after dinner. :) Would love more designs too!

    ReplyDelete

I often reply to comments in the comments...check back if you have a question!