9 Jun 2009

Yellow Butterfly

This cheerful yellow butterfly flew to me from the Netherlands. Thank you Bianca for this bookmark :)



8 Jun 2009

Jesus Loves Me

Two magnetic bookmarks with a boy and a girl arrived to me from Singapore! "Jesus loves me" is written on the bookmarks.

Birdhouses bookmark

Ulla-Maija from Finland sent me this bookmark with birdhouses:



If I were a bird, I think I wouldn't mind to live in one of these birdhouses:)


4 Jun 2009

A Special Bookmark

Handmade bookmarks would certainly make a book more personal and special. They keep the warmth of someone's hands.
This bookmark is made by Ilona, from Lithuania.

3 Jun 2009

Switzerland

The metallic bookmark from Switzerland joined my collection - welcome :)





Switzerland is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in Western Europe where it is bordered by Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.
The two global cities and economic centres of Switzwerland are Zürich and Geneva.

Reflections of India

Two fantastic bookmarks from India. Thank you Abhishek for sending these to me :) I hope I'll visit Taj Mahal and ride an elephant one day!





The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was cited as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage."

In 1631, emperor Shah Jahan was griefstricken when his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their fourteenth child. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632, one year after her death. The court chronicles of Shah Jahan's grief illustrate the love story traditionally held as an inspiration for Taj Mahal.

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