How to Highlight Scrapbook Paper With Sandpaper

Add texture to scrapbook pages with two simple sanding techniques.


Materials and Tools:

vellum or embossed paper
two-tone card stock
light-grit sandpaper
baby wipes


Sanded Vellum/Embossed Paper

1. Lightly rub sandpaper across the paper until you've created the desired highlights.

2. To buff out scratch marks that the sandpaper has left behind, rub them out with fine sandpaper.

Denim-Look Card Stock

1. Lightly rub the sandpaper over the darkest side of two-tone blue card stock until the page looks like denim.

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