I've always had the issue of wanting a pen to mark some things down in a book but never had one around when I needed it. So I decided to make a bookmark that is also a pen! Here's how to do it...
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- Printed out maps or something similar
- Double-sided tape or glue stick
- scotch tape
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Step 1: Print Your Maps (Or Whatever)
You'll need some sort of paper item to use as a bookmark. I used a map because it's awesome! Plus, you can use a significant place for a person and it makes a great gift.
Feel free to use some of the maps I have available for you or print your own. AAA has some cool maps to print out for free: https://www.aaa.com/mapgallery/
Step 2: Cut Out Your Maps
Step 3: Glue or Tape Together
Use either a glue stick or double sided tape to attach your map to and around the pen tube. Make sure to have the wiring end exposed at one end.
Step 4: Tape the Outside
I found that this sort of inevitably comes apart so I recommend running a piece of clear scotch tape along the outside edge to hold it together.
Step 5: You're Done! Use It
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