If you have a scanner, you may scan a piece of cloth or napkin and use
it as a background for bookmarks or greeting cards. Save
scanned file in the .bmp (bitmap) format so that most painting software
can open it. (Your scanner's manual should have instructions about
The following is a scanned picture of a piece of cloth:
To make a bookmark with the above graphic, follow these steps:
1) Use your painting program to open the graphic file which you have
Then click on the "-" (minimize) button on your screen's upper right
to reduce the picture for the moment.
2) Without leaving the painting program, open a clip art program and
the picture you want to
on the first graphic.
3) Use your mouse to select an area from the clip art
From the toolbar, select "Edit" then "Copy" to copy the selected part.
4) Click on the reduced picture's maximize button (the square one next
to the minimize button) and return it to its normal size. Now,
the toolbar, select "Edit" then "Paste". The selected clip art is
added to the first picture.
here for an example.