How to Create a Bookmark With Matching Gift Envelope

You'll learn how to create a beautiful Bookmark with matching Gift Envelope using Graphic 45's Little Women Collection as well as a few Staples from their Staples Collection.

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How to Create a Bookmark With Matching Gift Envelope
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First we will start by creating the matching Gift Envelope.

First we will start by creating the matching Gift Envelope.

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Take out one of the large black Policy Envelopes.

Take out one of the large black Policy Envelopes.

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You'll need one label holder from the package.

You'll need one label holder from the package.

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From the green paper with writing, cut a piece that measures 3 7/8" x 8 3/4". Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the green paper with writing, cut a piece that measures 3 7/8" x 8 3/4". Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the paper with red floral & writing, cut one piece 3 5/8" x 8 1/2", cut a second piece 3 1/8" x 4 1/8". Ink the edges of the papers using Vintage Photo Distress & a blending tool with foam.

From the paper with red floral & writing, cut one piece 3 5/8" x 8 1/2", cut a second piece 3 1/8" x 4 1/8". Ink the edges of the papers using Vintage Photo Distress & a blending tool with foam.

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From the large floral paper, cut a piece that measures 3 3/8" x 8 1/4". Ink the edges of the patterned paper with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

From the large floral paper, cut a piece that measures 3 3/8" x 8 1/4". Ink the edges of the patterned paper with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

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Pull out one doily from the package.

Pull out one doily from the package.

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Choose a small card from the Ephemera Cards package. Cut the card to 2 7/8" x 3 7/8". Ink the edges of the card using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

Choose a small card from the Ephemera Cards package. Cut the card to 2 7/8" x 3 7/8". Ink the edges of the card using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the border paper, pick 2 borders out. Cut one border to 8 3/4". Cut the other border to 8 1/2". Ink the edges of the borders using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the border paper, pick 2 borders out. Cut one border to 8 3/4". Cut the other border to 8 1/2". Ink the edges of the borders using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the cream paper with flowers , cut 2 cards, chapter piece, 1 lg. flower bunch, 1 sm. flower bunch, stamp & 4 flowers. Ink the edges using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the cream paper with flowers , cut 2 cards, chapter piece, 1 lg. flower bunch, 1 sm. flower bunch, stamp & 4 flowers. Ink the edges using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the large floral paper, fussy cut 1 large flower bunch, 1 two flower bunch and 1 flower. Ink the edges of the flowers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the large floral paper, fussy cut 1 large flower bunch, 1 two flower bunch and 1 flower. Ink the edges of the flowers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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Adhere the large floral paper to the red/cream paper. Adhere the red/cream paper to the green paper. Adhere the green paper to the policy envelope.

Adhere the large floral paper to the red/cream paper. Adhere the red/cream paper to the green paper. Adhere the green paper to the policy envelope.

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Adhere the 8 3/4" border 1 1/4" from the bottom of the policy envelope. Adhere the 8 1/2" border 5/8" from the bottom of the policy envelope.

Adhere the 8 3/4" border 1 1/4" from the bottom of the policy envelope. Adhere the 8 1/2" border 5/8" from the bottom of the policy envelope.

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Adhere the doily in the middle of the policy envelope.

Adhere the doily in the middle of the policy envelope.

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Adhere the ephemera card to the 3 1/8" piece of patterned paper. Foam square the 3 1/8" patterned paper piece to the middle of the doily.

Adhere the ephemera card to the 3 1/8" piece of patterned paper. Foam square the 3 1/8" patterned paper piece to the middle of the doily.

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In the bottom right hand corner, adhere the stamp and the two cards with people on them. Use foam squares as desired.

In the bottom right hand corner, adhere the stamp and the two cards with people on them. Use foam squares as desired.

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Adhere two flower bunches slightly overtop of the people on the cards and stamp. Adhere two flowers underneath of the flower bunches. Use foam squares as desired.

Adhere two flower bunches slightly overtop of the people on the cards and stamp. Adhere two flowers underneath of the flower bunches. Use foam squares as desired.

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Adhere the chapter piece to the bottom left of the flowers. Adhere the label holder overtop of the chapter piece.

Adhere the chapter piece to the bottom left of the flowers. Adhere the label holder overtop of the chapter piece.

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To finish the top left corner, adhere the remaining flowers. Use foam squares as desired.

To finish the top left corner, adhere the remaining flowers. Use foam squares as desired.

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Your matching Gift Envelope is finished.

Your matching Gift Envelope is finished.

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Now lets create the bookmark.

Now lets create the bookmark.

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Take out one large black tag from the package.

Take out one large black tag from the package.

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Take one Ornate Metal Key out of the package.

Take one Ornate Metal Key out of the package.

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From the red/cream paper, cut a piece that measures 3 5/8" x 7 1/2". Round the corners. Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the red/cream paper, cut a piece that measures 3 5/8" x 7 1/2". Round the corners. Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the floral paper, cut a piece that measures 3 3/8" x 7 1/4". Round the corners. Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the floral paper, cut a piece that measures 3 3/8" x 7 1/4". Round the corners. Ink the edges of the paper using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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Pick out 1 large Ephemera card. Cut card to 3 1/8" wide. From small ephemera card, cut the Carte Postale out. Ink the edges of the papers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

Pick out 1 large Ephemera card. Cut card to 3 1/8" wide. From small ephemera card, cut the Carte Postale out. Ink the edges of the papers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the border paper, cut two borders out. Cut one border to 3 7/8". Cut the other border to 3 5/8". Ink the edges using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the border paper, cut two borders out. Cut one border to 3 7/8". Cut the other border to 3 5/8". Ink the edges using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the chipboard package, punch out 3 daisy circles, 1 flower square and a pennant banner. Ink the edges of the chipboard pieces using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the chipboard package, punch out 3 daisy circles, 1 flower square and a pennant banner. Ink the edges of the chipboard pieces using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the large floral paper, cut out 1 large flower bunch and 3 individual flowers. Ink the edges of the flowers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the large floral paper, cut out 1 large flower bunch and 3 individual flowers. Ink the edges of the flowers using Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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From the cream/floral paper, fussy cut 2 pens, 1 stamp, 3 flower bunches & 3 individual flowers. Ink the edges of the fussy cut images with Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

From the cream/floral paper, fussy cut 2 pens, 1 stamp, 3 flower bunches & 3 individual flowers. Ink the edges of the fussy cut images with Vintage Photo Distress Ink & a blending tool with foam.

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Adhere the small floral paper piece to the red/cream paper piece. Adhere the red/cream paper piece to the blue piece. Adhere the blue paper piece to the black tag.

Adhere the small floral paper piece to the red/cream paper piece. Adhere the red/cream paper piece to the blue piece. Adhere the blue paper piece to the black tag.

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Adhere the Carte Postale piece 5/8" from the top of the blue paper. Adhere the 3 1/8" card 7/8" from the top of the tag and right against the right hand side of the tag.

Adhere the Carte Postale piece 5/8" from the top of the blue paper. Adhere the 3 1/8" card 7/8" from the top of the tag and right against the right hand side of the tag.

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Adhere the 3 7/8" border 1 1/4" from the bottom of the blue piece. Adhere the 3 5/8" border 1" from the bottom of the blue piece.

Adhere the 3 7/8" border 1 1/4" from the bottom of the blue piece. Adhere the 3 5/8" border 1" from the bottom of the blue piece.

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Adhere the two pens, stamp and 1 flower bunch in the bottom right hand corner.

Adhere the two pens, stamp and 1 flower bunch in the bottom right hand corner.

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Adhere the key to the right of the flower bunch. Adhere the red flower underneath the stamp & flower bunch.

Adhere the key to the right of the flower bunch. Adhere the red flower underneath the stamp & flower bunch.

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Adhere another red flower, 1 flower bunch and 1 individual flower in amongst the elements already there. Adhere the square and 1 circle chipboard piece by the stamp.

Adhere another red flower, 1 flower bunch and 1 individual flower in amongst the elements already there. Adhere the square and 1 circle chipboard piece by the stamp.

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In the top right corner, adhere the large flower bunch and the pennant flag.

In the top right corner, adhere the large flower bunch and the pennant flag.

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Adhere the rest of the flower images in amongst the flower bunch. Adhere the other 2 chipboard circles in amongst the flowers.

Adhere the rest of the flower images in amongst the flower bunch. Adhere the other 2 chipboard circles in amongst the flowers.

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To finish your tag, add a couple of ribbons.

To finish your tag, add a couple of ribbons.

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Here's your finish bookmark.

Here's your finish bookmark.

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Your Little Women Bookmark with Matching Gift Envelope is now complete!

Your Little Women Bookmark with Matching Gift Envelope is now complete!

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