Handmade Bookmarks Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

The holiday season is one of the busiest and merriest times of the year. But, it can also be the most costly, if we don’t stay within our budget. To avoid high costs, overspending, and throngs of holiday bargain shoppers, many of us started preparing months ago. We got our baking, decorating, and gift-buying or making for the people on our list done early. But, while we try to stay on top of things, it’s inevitable that we will forget something or someone.

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Have you ever forgotten to get a gift for a family member, friend, or someone important in your life? And Christmas is only days away? We all have! Or maybe, there is someone on your list that seems to have everything and you’re not sure what to get them. This is where handmade Bookmarks can save the day. Bookmarks are thoughtful and neutral gifts that can be customized to the receiver. And there are oodles and oodles of gorgeous patterns on the market. But for me, I get the vast majority of my patterns from Etsy. There’s a plethora of awesome designers on Etsy that have created some of the most beautiful patterns. One of my very favorite designers is Kate from LittleOwlsHut. And she has lots of adorable bookmark patterns for crafters, that would make ideal last-minute gifts. Check them out!

LittleOwlsHut Bunny Rabbit Bookmarks
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Everyone loves bunnies. They’re fluffy, cute, playful, adventurous, and downright adorable. Did you know that 2023 is the year of the Water Rabbit? The Rabbit is a symbol of many wonderful things including longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture. 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope.

The Bunny Bookmark’s finished size is approximately 22 cm (9 inches) long if you use the recommended sports-weight yarn. Make a whole bunch in different colors and have them on hand for last-minute gift-giving. If you were born in the year of the Rabbit, or know someone who is, or just loves cottontails, or know someone who does, then you’ll enjoy making these bunnies. Right now, this pattern is on sale for 30% off!

Cat Bookmarks by LittleOwlsHut
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I’m a cat lady. We’ve adopted abandoned and abused cats for decades, and we love having them around in our home. They’re more than beautiful purring companions, they’re family members to us. There are lots of cat people and many of them are our friends and family members. Make the Cat Bookmark the same colors as their cats. How delighted they would be to receive this purr-fect bookmark as a gift for the holidays and on other occasions. FINISHED SIZE: approx. 26-28 cm (10.2-11 inches) long using the materials stated in the pattern.

Cat Bookmark pattern by LittleOwlsHut
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All of the LittleOwlsHut PDF patterns are written in US terminology. They’re well laid out and organized with easy-to-read instructions and step-by-step visual tutorials.

Dog Bookmarks by LittleOwlsHut
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Dogs are well-loved as precious companions and family members. They’re with us through thick and thin and they’re non-judgemental. A dog lover would welcome a sweet puppy bookmark to keep their place in all their active books. This Dog Bookmark has a happy face, floppy ears and a happy tail. FINISHED SIZE: Approx. 23 cm (9 inches) long using sports-weight yarn.

Handmade bookmarks are practical, budget-friendly gifts that can be given any time of year to both kids and adults. They make great stocking stuffers, birthday gifts, housewarming gifts, thank-you gifts, or kindness gifts to cheer someone up. Swing by the LittleOwlsHut and check out all of her Bookmarks and Other Patterns.

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  1. These are adorable, and I am making some for our rescue K9 advocates auction to raise money for our vet bills

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