Hey, friends! Today we’ve got a fun project if you’re a book lover – making your own watercolor bookmarks!

These are the perfect gift for anyone who loves to read, and guess what? You can even add your own personal touch.

Skip to my Lou - Watercolor Bookmarks - The whole bookmark collection
Such beautiful bookmarks!

These aren’t just any bookmarks – they’re splashed with vibrant colors and different designs.

The good news? These bookmarks are a great hand-made gift and are so much fun to use! They’re also a great way to encourage reading. 

Related: Butterfly Bookmarks and Lemon Slice Bookmarks.

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Watercolor Bookmarks Craft Supplies

Get ready, artists! Before you dive into making your own beautiful watercolor bookmark, you’ll need these art supplies:

  • Your free Watercolor Bookmarks PDF download
  • Color printer with color ink
  • White card stock (or watercolor paper)
  • Pair of scissors, or paper trimmer
  • (Optional) Hole punch

How to Make a Watercolor Bookmark

Just follow this easy step-by-step tutorial, and you’ll have your own colorful bookmark in no time!

  1. Download the free Printable Watercolor Bookmark File 
  2. Print on white card stock (or paper)
  3. Carefully cut around the bookmark
  4. Your watercolor bookmark is ready!
  5. (Optional) As a final touch, punch a hole in the top and add a tassel

Your new favorite bookmark could be right here:

Colorful Bookmark

Watercolor Bookmark 1 - An assortment of colorful watercolor paints
Look at these colorful watercolor paints!

Blue & Purple Bookmark

Watercolor Bookmark 2 - A beautiful blue and purple watercolor gradient
A beautiful blue and purple watercolor painting

Leaf Patterns Bookmark

Watercolor Bookmark 3 - Pink hues with leaf patterns
Can you see the leaves in this colorful bookmark?

Heart Bookmark

Watercolor Bookmark 4 - Four different-colored hearts with watercolor patterns
Look at these beautiful original paintings!

More Fun Arts and Crafts Activities

Looking for more great gifts? You’ll be happy to know we’ve got loads more DIY bookmarks right here:

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