Paper Crafts

Mother's Day Bookmark

Do you have a mother in your life that enjoys reading? This Mother’s Day, gift her a new book paired with these cute bookmarks! Customize the bookmarks with cardstocks in her favorite colors. Of course, Glue Dots® come to the rescue to adhere all the colorful embellishments.  


Made by: Melanie East

Time: 25 minutes

Level: Quick and Easy

Size: 2.4” by 5.986”



  • Mini Dots™
  • White cardstock
  • Magenta cardstock
  • Turquoise cardstock
  • Yarn or twine
  • Cricut machine – Cricut Explore Air 2 or Cricut Maker – with fine point blade
  • Cricut LightGrip Cutting Mat
  • Cricut 0.4 Pen

Open up the Cricut Design Space software. Log in to your account. These bookmarks are ready made for you to cut. Enter to access the bookmark designs. If desired, resize the bookmarks to be larger or smaller. Send the project to the cutting mat. Be sure that the Cricut Pen and fine point blade are installed in the Cricut machine. Follow the prompts in Cricut Design Space to complete the cut.

Use Mini Dots to adhere the cut out letters and designs to the bookmarks as shown.

Thread yarn or twine thread through the top hole for the bookmarks. 


For the intricate pieces of the cut out designs, either use Micro Dots or fold the Mini Dots in half with a pick before applying to the smaller designs. You can always use a combination of Glue Dots or adhesives if you have them on hand.

~ Melanie

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