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Suggested by Tammy:

What items have you ever used as a bookmark? What is the most unusual item you’ve ever used or seen used?

Most of the times, I use bookmarks to mark my books. There were a few times I used receipts as bookmarks because I wanted to read the books I bought on my way home. Sometimes, I will also use post-it tags but they are more of a mark for quotes (to be quoted for my reviews) than as a bookmark. I have also used postcards as a bookmark too, but that is because I have extras (they are promotions from the Tourism Board and are free of charge).

What about you? What other items have you used besides bookmarks?

17 Responses
  1. Novroz Says:

    me too :) i usually use a special bookmark, special because I made it from the picture of my lovely pets :)

  2. Sandy Nawrot Says:

    Lately I've been using this beautiful bookmark that looks like an Asian rug. It is beautiful, and has drawn several compliments (thanks again)! I collect them actually, but have been known to use whatever in a pinch.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    I am quite boring when it comes to bookmarks, it's normally a bought bookmark or a scrap peice of paper, but I have been reading some great ideas for bookmarks! Great Answer!

  4. Veens Says:

    anything that stays and doesn't destroy the book is a bookmark!

    my recent bookmark was grocery store bill!

  5. I agree with @Veens--anything that won't destroy a book is fair game!

    I've used everything from stray receipts, post-it notes, straw wrappers, junk mail... whatever is handy, really.

  6. As long as it marks my page, I can use anything!

    Booking through Thursdays: Spot on!

  7. Anonymous Says:

    Similarly I use a range of objects, preferring bookmarks but using other bits and pieces when they aren't available!

  8. Anonymous Says:

    I try to use actual bookmarks most of the time, but often I use whatever is at hand that won't hurt the book.

  9. Marce Says:

    I may start the post it for quotes, good idea.

    Here is my post.

  10. Ladytink_534 Says:

    I've used a leaf before lol. These days I'm never without a bookmark though

  11. Melody Says:

    Hi, everyone! Thanks for your comments. I love reading everyone's answers. Some of you have given me some good ideas what I should use for my future reading. :P

    Sandy - I'm so happy to hear you're using that bookmark! Enjoy! :)

  12. Nise' Says:

    I try to use bookmarks too, but will grab whatever is nearby.

  13. I have quite a few bookmarks and do try to use them whenever possible. I sometimes find myself without them though and end up having to use a receipt or scrap of paper. I used a penny the other day because I had nothing else.

  14. The Bookworm Says:

    i'm bad, I dog ear :)
    but I also use bookmarks or post- its. If the book is for review, I tend to use the letter that came from the publisher or author as a bookmark.

  15. Melody Says:

    Nise' - Me too!

    Wendy - I'm very much like you, Wendy. I've not used a penny before though, that's interesting!

    Naida - I don't dog-ear, unless I really can't help it, LOL.

  16. Alice Says:

    Apart from bookmarks, I use those subscription cards found in foreign mags. Some of them are very pretty and well designed.

  17. Melody Says:

    Alice - Ah...that's a good idea too!

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