To Sand or Not to Sand…

November 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog

That is the question for this Tuesday’s Tip.

For this card Linda Beeson sanded the pre-embossed Stacy Julian Core Impressions cardstock lightly for a soft effect:

Hera Frei uses the same paper line from Stacy Julian coupled with some Cosom Cricket Core Impressions without sanding:

Well..How about both? Heather Bowser left her Core Essentionals background paper as is and then sanded her pumpkins:

How do you decide whether a projects needs that little extra touch of sanding? We would love to hear your thoughts!


5 Responses to “To Sand or Not to Sand…”
  1. Cari Locken says:

    Beautiful projects!!!

  2. Amy H says:

    Love these ideas. Would love to know what punch Linda used on her card. I want to get one! Thanks

  3. rkokes says:

    I tried sanding after applying gesso on top (idea from Doris Sander.) I will definitely be doing that again!

  4. Jo says:

    I always assemble the project without sanding first, and if it doesn’t quite look finished to me I add the “little extra touch.” Not very scientific, I know, but it works for me!

  5. which Core’Dinations should NOT be sanded ?

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