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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Freebie of the week: Shirt bookmarks

Hello, hello!! Jinjerup has some speedy shirt bookmarks just in case you guys need some quick Father's Day printables! ;) Here are some cute super easy shirt bookmarks, 6 cute little shirts, designed as working shirts, argyle vest-y and sporty types to suit your dads' fashion!

Note:
Apart, from the blue, green and purple shirts, I've also created red, yellow and orange shirts, not photographed below as my printer has decided to print out all my yellows as muddy browns. Bad Printer!! Looks like I shall have to be going printer hunting soon :) You can still check out how the yellow/red/orange shirt bookmarks look like, scroll to my second image, have digitally created the image there :)




All the cute little shirts together!
Pick your fave & let's begin!


I've also included some shirt bookmark templates for your little ones to color or design in dads' fave colors and patterns. Or they could even draw and color in his favourite football worldcup teams' shirt designs? :D

A list of items you'll need to make the bookmark:
1. Paper (of a preferably thicker stock)
2. Printer
3. Scissors
4. Box cutter (blade)


Here's a pictorial tutorial I've whipped up:


Have your materials at the ready!



Select and separate the bookmark(s) you want



Using your box cutter, snip along the inner sleeve outlines of shirt. This creates the flap for which the bookmark grips itself to pages.



Trim the off the excess white paper off the shirt & you've got your bookmark



Here's the grip area



Color in dad's fave colors to make these bookmarks special & personalized.
You could also write in your Happy father's day message too!



Add in a Happy Father's Day message at back of bookmark



Shirt bookmarking a page, style 1



Shirt bookmarking a page, style 2



Fashionably marking them books ;)



Some more samples of the shirt bookmarks

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Here's where you can download the templates for the bookmarks:

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UPDATES
(29-09-2011) Hi there, thanks for your interest in this Jinjerup freebie. We’ve updated it, please visit this link to view & download the new updated freebie:
http://jinjerup.com/1613/freebies/shirt-bookmarks

Visit our new Jinjerup Blog for more cute freebies & printables:
http://jinjerup.com/category/freebies

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Measurements: Sizes of bookmarks are about 8cm in width with a height of 7.8cm (more or less, depending on your printer’s printing specifications) Please click on the colored links below for the downloadable templates!

Shirt Bookmark Template :

Measurements of template: letter size (w)8.5inches x (h)11inches

Note: The measurements provided above are based on the templates provided but actual sizes depend on your printer settings, you may even reduce their sizes by shrinking them in photoshop!
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Happy Father's Day folks!!

XOXO,
Lynn

8 comments:

MiC said...

such a nice idea... BRAVO !

Limar said...

These are so cute, thanks so much :)

lynn said...

Thank you MiC & Limar!! :D

Saklı İnci said...

Hey! These are very nice ..
Thanks for sharing,
Have a wonderful day :)

http://meknun.blogspot.com/

. said...

ohhh, so cute!

Aimee said...

My readers are going to love these! I think they are adorable. I'm sending them your way...linking up from http://onthelap.blogspot.com/
Thanks so much for such an awesome free book mark.

dusty@TheRedPolkaDot said...

just wanted to say thanks for the great free printable. these are so great. I featured them on TheRedPolkaDot. Have a great day

Nancy Ward said...

I posted a link to the bookmarks today.

Nancy Ward
PaperFriendly
http://www.nancywardcrafts.com

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