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DIY Personalized Bookmarks

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I made personalized bookmarks for members of my family for Christmas. It is a fun way to make them something special that they’ll use.

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Now, I’ve printed the bookmarks out on college notebook backs and simply made the layout in Apache Open Office (AOO). I’ve used the text box-feature, which you’ll get by clicking the “T” you find at the bottom left of the window as shown on the screenshot below.

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First at the top I’ve written the first letter of the recipients’ name. Below I’ve inserted a QR-code. The QR-code is in this case an URL to the nearest public library’s website. There are several good QR-code generators out there, just pull a google search. Download the QR-code image and use the insert picture from file-function in AOO. “God bok” is Norwegian and means something like “happy reading”. At the bottom of the bookmarks I’ve inserted a picture or written a suitable sentence. At the end I’ve inserted a text box without fill but with a frame.

Well, this was the last post in 2012 – Happy New Year!

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2 Comments

  1. hahaha…I like the Bieber bookmark 😀

    • Erlend Erlend

      😉

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