A few weeks ago, I shared some collage bookmarks I made to give away to my Etsy customers. I made another two batches, usual the same technique of tearing magazine pages into long strips and attaching them to cardboard from a cereal box.
Here's the start of one set of bookmarks:
I distressed the paper by lightly sanding it. I like the raw look.
The finished product:The other side:
I don't know if I'd choose the same stencil again for this purpose. It's so busy that the background gets lost. And it's not very pleasing to look at.
The second set, one side:
Finished:The other side:
These are my favorites. Who can resist that dancing bear?