Monday, 30 August 2010

Reading is Fun!

Happy Monday everyone! It's time for another fun challenge over on the Karen's Doodles Challenge Blog and this week we are challenging you to make a bookmark.  Yup, get creative and show us how you'd like to mark your page, in whatever style you choose.

I can't live without my books. They are constant companions and I feel lost if I haven't at least one book on the go at any time.  I bought three new ones today, so this week's covered!  But my bookmark won't be for me to use - it's going to find a happy home with my friend's little one, who is going back to school next week.  So here it is:

Image: Karen's Doodles, 'Reading is Fun'

Papers: October Afternoon

Strange bookmark, you may think.  But, ah! Wait and see what's hiding inside.

This card has a tear-off bookmark attached, with matching image.

I've been dying to do this card for ages - I love the idea of a little gift being tucked inside and this was the perfect opportunity to give it a go.

Here's a close-up of the bookmark part.  It was quite a challenge to get both images coloured up identically but they match really well and I'm pleased with the end result.  Isn't this little fella cute? and I love those beautiful books too!

I coloured both up with my Copics before adding a little grounding and glow with (altogether now, 1, 2, 3 .....) my Prismacolors. (Yaaay, you got it!)

I'm just hoping the little bookworm I have in mind will like this as much as I enjoyed making it!

So, now it's over to you. Use a Karen's Doodles image and show us how creative you can be. There will be three winners, as usual:

* 1st place winner of 3 digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles will be awarded by merit. The Design Team members will vote for their favorite entry and the winner will also get a Card of the Week blinkie to display on their blog.

Both 2nd and 3rd place winners will be chosen by and the prizes will be:

* 2nd place winner - 2 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles.
* 3rd place winner - 1 Digi stamp of your choice from Karen's Doodles.

Don't forget to check out the wonderfulness of my Teamies' creations too - you'll not be disappointed!
Can't wait to see your remarkable projects!

Happy crafting. 


  1. Wow,this is reMARKable. and so very cute! Such a fab idea! X

  2. Peri this is gorgeous your colourwork is stunning!!! Joey.x

  3. OH WOW! how fantastic is this? luv the image...he's such a cutie xx Lizzy xx :)

  4. Oh wauw Peri.
    This is just stunning. Well it´s amazing. Love your bookmark. The colors are just perfect and so are your coloring and choice of paper.
    Dorte aka dot-scrap

  5. Peri, this is just beautiful, excellent choice of papers and your coloring is fabulous as always.

  6. This is just fab xx
    I bet this book mark will be the start of many,your friends little ones friends will want one too xx

  7. This is gorgeous Peri and very cute. Are you a bookworm.

  8. this is very beautiful
    great coloring

    greetings karin

  9. This is gorgeous! And the colouring: wow!


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