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Gold Focus – Elegant Shaker Bookmark

Gold Focus – Elegant Shaker Bookmark

My blog today is to share my Gold Focus – Elegant Shaker Bookmark with you. I am focusing on GOLD for this week’s creative makes and blogs. I have detailed a list of products used which can be seen further down this blog.

Stamp Set Bundle used with this project is the lovely Magnolia Mood Bundle. Sequins are from my own stash!

Products Required:

1. Cardstock (Basic Black, Gold Card, Marbled Gold Velum, Window Sheets ‘Acetate’)
2. Magnolia Mood Bundle (save 10% if you buy as a bundle)

3. Gold Embossing Powder and accompanying supplies for wet embossing
4. Stampin’ Up! Trimmer  / Scoreboard
5. Multipurpose Adhesive Glue
6. Stampin’ Up! Cut & Emboss Machine
7. Spotlight on Nature Dies (or other circular dies / punch)
8. Patience….. only kidding, you will need some relax time however
9. Oh don’t forget, some GOLD bling!


  • Base in Basic Black measuring 2-1/2 x 6
  • Cut piece of Marbled Velum to 2-1/4 x 5-3/4 and adhere to black
  • Wet emboss, in gold, some flowers and leaves and die cut / fussy cut out
  • Die cut out some gold foliage
  • Using half of one of the Spotlight on nature dies, wet emboss a gold sentiment on to it
  • Adhere half circle to top half of bookmark
  • Arrange and adhere all your images and die cuts on bottom left
  • Cut a piece of Window Sheet (acetate) down to 3″ x 6-1/2, score at 1/2″ on all four sides
  • Fold and burnish your window sheet leaving one top short side unfolded (do this at the end)
  • Attach tear and tape around the back of the bookmark
  • Slide bookmark inside the acetate sleeve and adhere three sides only (leave top open)
  • Sprinkle in some sequins or glitter then seal the top
  • Cut a piece of Marbled Velum for sticking on the back of bookmark (to hide glue panels) this should measure 6 x 2-1/12 inches.
  • Admire your beautiful creation!

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