DIY Washi Tape Bookmarks

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This is my last simple gift idea from my series before Christmas and I think its my favorite because I came up with it all on my own, well, basically.

My inspiration came from this sweet little bookmark: 

I picked it up at my local library. One of the librarians had cut up a bunch of Christmas cards into bookmarks and they had them by the circulation desk for patrons to take. I thought it was such a beautiful gesture and creative idea. I kept thinking about how could I do something similar, but take it to another level. I had these tissue boxes with really pretty designs and thought those would be a good starting point and would also make a sturdy bookmark. Then I've been wanting to use washi tape for a long time and thought this would be a perfect opportunity!

Supplies Needed

  • Discarded tissue boxes (or decorative cardstock or old greeting cards)
  • Washi tape
  • Stickers
  • Scissors
  • Paper cutter
  • Hole puncher
  • Ribbon


Cut your paper or cardboard into desired lengths and widths. Decorate with washi tape and stickers. Punch a hole at the top and pull some ribbon through and secure.


I didn't end up spending much on these between the stickers and washi tape I probably spent $5 because I had coupons. Also you probably won't use all of the washi tape and stickers. So, over all I think this is a truly frugal Christmas gift, but also a thoughtful and pretty one! You can also try making all Christmas one's using your old Christmas cards and making some that are more appealing for men.


I hope you've enjoyed this simple gift idea post!

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