Thursday, May 31, 2007

Thursday Thirteen : Edition # 16



My Unusual Bookmarks : I get from a gift or a prizes



*Notice - To see the picture clearly, you can click on each picture to enlarge it*

These are all the bookmarks that was either hand-made or store brought from my friends and authors. I appreciate and love them all. I've been collecting them over the years, and hope to get more. There is a story behind some of these boomarks, and I'm going to tell you.....just scroll down to see the pictures AND the stories underneath it. Happy Thursday Thirteen everyone!
















1. A movies film - This was sent to me by my dear friend Annie. She work in movie theatre and get these movies film for free. The manager didn't know what to do with them and gave it to Annie to pass to people who want it

2. A swirl cherry clip - This was sent to me from a friend for the "Fall Book Exchange Bookmarks" that one of my email yahoo group.

3. "McNab" bookmark - This was made by my friend Jill, who is member of the "McNab" of the JDRobb yahoo group list email we both are in. Confusing? *grin*. On the other side of this bookmark is the biblical of the word "McNab" : Many Crazy Noraholics And Biblimaniacs

4. "Julia" boomark - This was made by another friend Wendy. When I first went to TTP (Turn the Page) 4 years ago, Wendy made this to welcome me to the "McNab" group. I was newbie and virgin there...hehehe.

5. "I Came For the Book, I Stay For the People" - This is our group motto. And it is true what it exactly said. My friend Jill made this one, after a dear friend, Sara who was a member of the "McNab", passed away recently. If you notice the second pictures in the middle, you will see the picture of my friend Sara. The bookmark was to honor her.

6. "Blue thong" - was a prize sent to me by an author.

7. Swirl bookmark - made by a friend

8. "Purple thong" - was another prize sent to me by another author

9. "Small Purple thong" - was another prize sent to me by another author

10. "Red Bead with Red Ribbon" - sent to me by a friend for the Secret Santa Exchange that Sandy Blair group was participating in

11. "Small Red & Gold Chinese bead" - The same friend who did book thong # 10 also made this one

12. "Dream, Believe, Achieve" - This is a thin silver metal bookmark that was given by my friend Julie, who is also a member of the "McNab" JDRobb yahoo group. She is working for Mary Kay line and sent me this for the Fall Exchange bookmarks. I love this things!

13. Authors "postcard" and "bookcover art card" - These cards was given to me from many authors and friends. It is a promo cards and I thought some of the cards are really beautiful made. Some are even fun and cool. I use them for my bookmarks. The three bookmark I show here is "Jane Millionaire" by Janice Lynn, "Tall, Dark & Dangerous" (Team 10- Navy SEALs) by Suzanne Brockmann and "Midnight Bayou" by Nora Roberts. I did get another promo card of an very sexy picture of a man that my dear friend Darla sent me. I can't remember from which author thought. But I got bunches of promo cards from authors and I kept them in box.

What about you? Got any unusual bookmarks you like to share?

Links to other Thursday Thirteens!

1. JennieBoo : Items in the Fridge
2. Stephanie : Kick Ass Chicks in Flicks
3. Susan: Shapeshifter do in Summer
4. Thomma Lyn: Novel in Progress
5. Byoc: Why She Cried, Wept, Sobbed or Bawled
6. Darla : Her Son Going to Be....
7. It's Totally Randsom
8. Dana: Don't Want to Hear In operating room
9. Melody: Be Mine Review
10. Raggedy: North Dakota Fact
11. DragonHeart: Search Terms Used to Find Blog
12. Alice's Friday's Feast

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23 comments:

JennieBoo said...

What an interesting 13. I never thought to much about bookmarks. Thanks for awakening my appreciation!

Thanks for sharing your 13!

Happy Thursday!

Stephanie said...

Cool bookmarks!! I've got a book blog too! (for the most part...lately I've been doing the movie thing there!)

Nice blog!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

I've got bookmarks for you... want some? Drop me an e-mail!

Happy TT and thanks for visiting!! Yes, ShapeShifter can come to your town; where are you, again?

(heh heh Het)

Thomma Lyn said...

What neat bookmarks! And neat you won them as prizes.

Happy TT, and thanks for visiting my blog!

Julia said...

Stephanie - Thanks for comment, and I will check your book blog later, given if I have the time :)

Susan - Sure I would love bookmarks from you! Thanks! How do I reach you in email? Well I hail in..Louisiana...hehehe

Thomma Lyn - Thanks for comments..and yes I love my prizes

Thanks for visiting my blog everyone! Have good day!

byoc said...

I usually use bill payment envelopes - but I do have some neat bookmarks - and often give them as gifts. Thanks for stopping by my tt

Darla said...

Hey, Julia--some of those look very familiar. ;-)

Cute idea for a list!

YellowRose said...

I'm always searching for a bookmark!! Neat collection and wonderful TT!!

Happy TT!

Toni said...

What a cool list! Thanks for sharing! Mine is up at Being An Air Force Wife!

Julia said...

Byoc - I also use other stuffs to too. Like receipts, photos, papers, movies stub..etc.

Darla - LOL yeah these are familiar aren't they *grin*

Yellow Rose - You can find unusual stuff for booksmarks, they just around the house..somewhere heheh. Thanks for comment

Toni - Thanks for comments, and thanks for being here

Thanks everyone for stopping by! Happy Thursday Thirteen

Melody said...

Hey Julia, great collections! BTW, where's mine?! LOLOL. ;P

Raggedy said...

What a fabulous bookmark collection!
Great TT!
Mine is up too

Julia said...

Melody - Thanks and....whatcha you mean where your?? ;) LOL

Raggedy - Been long since I seen you blog, welcome back. And thanks for the comment

Thanks you both for visiting my blog, have good Thursday Thirteen!

Melody said...

*Gasp* Don't tell me you have forgotten about it already? Remember a bookmark which it shapes like a little carpet?? ;P

Julia said...

Melody - *gasp!* I feel so bad, and I'm honestly sorry. I will make it up to you....I promise :)

Dragonheart said...

Lots of very cool bookmarks! You have some very creative and talented friends. :)

Alice Teh said...

Wow Julia! These are wonderful, sentimental collection... I wish more people would do the same for me too. Maybe I can be that person... Hehe...

I love reading stuff like this. Thanks for sharing! :)

Julia said...

Dragonheart - Thanks for comment :)

Alice - Thanks for comment. Hey I can make a hand-made bookmarks for you! Want one? I love reading your blog too, Alice.

Thanks you both for stopping by my blog. Have a good weekend!

Carmen said...

oh my, I'm bad, because I don't use bookmarks. I dog-ear the pages. I know! booooooo.

pussreboots said...

Yay for bookmarks!

Julia said...

Carmen - *laughing* you're so bad! ;) :)

Pussreboots - thanks for comments

Thanks both for visiting my blog

Alice Teh said...

I want bookmark, I want bookmark! Oh... this is the first time someone offered to do a bookmark for me. *sniff sniff* Thanks, Julia!.... :D

Julia said...

Alice - awwwww (hugs!) but it might take awhile until I do one *grin*, as I'm slowly doing Melody too! She been waiting for ever LOL!

Is there a way we can contact each other to talk about this further?