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DIY Origami Bookmark

| Origami , Stationery

Have you ever picked up your book only to have the bookmark fall flat on the floor, leading you to curse until you find your spot again? Well, thanks to Japanese Twitter user @rukow994, that problem is no more! Just follow the steps below.

There are two ways to make the origami bookmark. We’ll start with the method that uses fewer folds.

First, prep your square piece of Rilakkuma stationery (Pokémon or Hello Kitty will also suffice).

Fold it in half from left to right.

Then fold that in half from top to bottom.

Now fold the upper and lower “squares” in half, folding up the triangle on the lower one, and stuffing the triangle on the upper one inside the bottom pocket.

And there you have it! A bookmark as serious about page-number accuracy as you are.

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