Right now’s paper bookmark thought is one which’s been brewing for weeks, if not months — Harry Potter Bookmarks – based mostly on the paper bookmarks with chevron, we mix the colours of Hogwarts homes with home logos for Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin and Griffindor!
One other Paper Craft day and one other DIY Bookmark Thought day (lengthy gone are the times of our bathroom paper roll obsession??? I nonetheless cannot throw away TP rolls… teehee), however as soon as once more I digress. Time for some Harry Potter enjoyable!
Do you know that Harry Potter turned 25 in June 2022? Nicely, the books turned 25. I believe Harry Potter is technically 35 years outdated. However I am pedantic and digress once more. In the event you love this candy wizard and are on the lookout for straightforward Harry Potter crafts for youths, try our straightforward chevron bookmarks at present.
Sure, all of us love Harry Potter and we love new Harry Potter Craft concepts (our DIY Harry Potter Wands are undoubtedly my favourite – you simply want some chopsticks and a scorching glue gun – however I believe at present’s bookmarks are second coming!). These Harry Potter bookmarks discover the colours of the Harry Potter home – so Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin and Ravenclaw and are based mostly on a phenomenal and SIMPLE Paper Chevron Bookmark DIY (this chevron bookmark is in reality “nothing however paper weave with 4 strands and appears improbable).
We used the home colours from Harry Potter and in addition printed some home insignia (printable beneath) however I believe they give the impression of being nice JUST in the home colours and with out the home insignia from Harry Potter – excellent for these of you who haven’t got entry to a printer .
We even have each a paper chevron bookmark video tutorial and step-by-step images of the way to make a chevron bookmark. So you’ll be able to select which medium you like!
DIY Harry Potter Bookmark – Supplies Wanted
- You will want 4 strips of paper per bookmark, 2 of every of the home colors
- 1 cm strip about 25 cm lengthy (minimize 1 cm strips from the aspect of an A4 paper)
- Just a little glue
- Non-compulsory: The Harry Potter Home Badges (I’ve made a collection of Home Badges so that you can print as I do know everybody has favorites
The Harry Potter home colours we used –
- For the Slytherin Bookmark – Inexperienced and Grey
- For the Hufflepuff Bookmark – Yellow and Black
- For the Gryffindor Bookmark – Maroon and Yellow
- For the Ravenclaw Bookmark – Blue and Grey
As at all times, work with what you’ve available. In case your colours do not fairly match, it isn’t the tip of the world!
Tips on how to Make a Chevron Bookmark Out of Paper?
You may watch the video tutorial that performs robotically or observe our steps!
Step-by-step Harry Potter bookmark weaving tutorial
Within the meantime, try these step-by-step directions on the way to make a paper chevron bookmark!
Time required: half-hour.
- Lower your paper strips in Harry Potter Home colours
Begin by slicing our 4 strips of 1cm vast paper. Ours is about 25 cm lengthy – we minimize the aspect of an A4 paper. Lower these as CLEANLY as you’ll be able to. We used a slicing board for it and it was fast and simple.
- Fasten your first strips earlier than weaving the bookmark
Use your glue stick (or double-sided tape) to attach two strips of the identical colour collectively to create excellent proper angles. We began with yellow, as a result of that is the principle colour of Hufflepuff!
- Add the second Harry Potter home colour
Now take your distinction colour, in our case black and glue it with somewhat glue as properly. It ought to align completely with one of many yellow strips.
- Add your 4 strip to weave
Repeat with the second contrasting colour, however now pin it perpendicular to the primary black strip.
- Begin weaving
Now you might be prepared to start out folding. You may simply (and shortly fold this…) BUT I like including somewhat glue on every fold simply to safe the bookmark and stabilize it a bit.
Repeat with the opposite aspect and proceed. Make your folds as neat as doable.
- Disable the Chevron Bookmark Off
Whenever you get to the tip of your bookmark, safe the final bits of paper with some extra glue and trim the sides.
All it’s a must to do now’s minimize and glue your Harry Potter Home Badges as neatly as doable. Ta-da…your individual Harry Potter bookmarks are prepared. I believe they give the impression of being improbable and would make a fantastic reward for any Harry Potter witch and wizard in your life!
I hope you loved these straightforward chevron Harry Potter bookmarks!! I believe youngsters of all ages from newcomers to skilled crafters could make these. And I like that you just solely want paper. They might even be nice as a small Harry Potter reward for a party or as get together crafts!
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You may as well watch a barely longer video on YouTube:
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