Attack of the Anobium Punctatum

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February 27, 2013 by drandmrso

Meet the insatiable microbe known as anobium punctatum:

We call him Punky for short.

We call him Punky for short.

This plush bug–better known as the book worm–was a gift from Dr. O a couple years back. My husband knows me so well! There’s nothing I love more than cuddling up on the couch with a chai latte, a big blanket, one (or both!) of my kitties, and diving headfirst into another time or place. A close second is discussing books with others, which inevitably leads to exchanging tomes. But how to politely remind borrowers of a book’s ownership? Enter my creation of the…

Free Editable Printable Lending Bookmark Template
Five per page!

Five per page!

I chose green, but it would look great on any color cardstock!

Super cute, right?

I chose to print on green cardstock, but I think it would look great on any color (the template itself is black and white). I was motivated to tackle this little project by Sherry and John over at Young House Love and their Winter Pinterest Challenge. The deal: find something on Pinterest that you’ve been meaning to do and just do it! I always pin printable bookmarks when I come across them, but I never actually get around to editing or printing them. I really love these from A Place for Twiggs:

Love the patterns and colors! And the quotes!? Swoon.

And these from Paper Coterie:

Efficient use of paper plus cute phrases!

And of course these from Piper’s Place on Etsy:

Printable Ombre Chevron Bookmarks

Hello ombre chevron! Could you be any hotter? No, I didn’t think so!

But I have yet to find exactly what I’m looking for: a customizable bookmark that doubles as a book plate with room for notes. So I decided to make one. What do you think?

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I really wanted to be able to include some personal thoughts on the bookmark when I tucked it into a book that was going to a friend.

Fill in the stars & prompt further discussion!

Fill in the stars & prompt further discussion!

I’m pretty pumped about the result! You can download a free Word template version of the template I created right here: lotsobookmarks

How about you? What are you creating from Pinterest inspiration lately?

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Dr. O is an otorhinolaryngology resident. Mrs. O was an English major and is easily grossed out by blood and guts. This is the blog where Mrs. O documents their adventures in (not bloody) detail. Enjoy!

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