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Madhubani Bookmark

Madhubani Bookmark – DIY

As the love for Madhubani continues to grow, here is how you could make some classy bookmarks designed the Madhubani way. Following is a tutorial on making madhubani bookmarks…

Madhubani Bookmark

Before we start… I was so tempted to use my good old sketch pens set after a long time; so for this project, have used permanent black marker for the outline and sketch pens for adding color.

How to make a Madhubani Bookmark – Tutorial

Step 1:

Start with a strip of card stock of suitable size. The dimensions of the card used here – 2.5 inches width and 7.5 inches length.

I always prefer a white base for Madhubani work so that the colors stand out well. However, any light shade could also be used.

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Step 2:

Started by drawing a rectangular border.

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Step 3:

Decorative corner designs are drawn.

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Step 4:

Continuing with some border style designs…

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Step 5:

The Sun God pattern is one of my favorite Madhubani designs and so the main pattern drawn is that of Sun god with a cool moustache!

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The outline in black is now complete.

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Step 6:

Following up by filling different bright colors that go with the design drawn.

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The corners…

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And here is the completed Madhubani bookmark.. so colorful isn’t it!!

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Of course, I had to make another one. A majestic peacock in black and white.

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Branches..

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The ornate tail…

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The completed black and white bookmark.

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