Easy DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks

We’re always looking for quick and inexpensive gift ideas and these paper clip bookmarks are so easy you can make several at a time. And, you probably already have all the necessary materials on hand too. So grab your ribbon scraps, buttons, brads, paper clips and get crafting.  These DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks are easy as 1-2-3. Pair them with your favorite book and you have the perfect gift for family, friends and teachers too!

Easy DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks

Easy DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks

Paper Clip Bookmark How-to:



  • Large paper clips
  • Ribbon scraps
  • Brads/Buttons
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue

ribbon tutorial

Using 4″ strips of ribbon, fold in half, slide ribbon end through paper clip, pull ends of ribbon through the loop and pull tight. You can trim the ends of the ribbon at the desired length.  That’s it!  They really are that simple. You can also try hot gluing buttons and brads to the paper clip too.

bookmark b

Aren’t they simply darling in books?!

bookmark c

How many will you gift and how many will you be keeping for yourself? They’re so cute you may not want to give them away!

ribbon bookmark a

If you love this easy DIY project check out our other DIY tutorials for more inspiration!

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