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Sunday, November 9, 2008

Tip for the Week

While I was working on my DT project for this week, I was wasting alot of cuts that were ripping when I popped them out from the paper or spending too long using my craft knife to try to save them. So, to try to keep this from happening, this is what I came up with. Turn the paper over and sand the back of the cut. This thins out the paper and the design will come out with out having to cut the design by hand. This is also helpful for intricate cuts that you risk tearing when popping out of the paper. I hope this saves you some time away from the craft knife. Happy crafting!

3 comments:

Ashlee said...

This is a great idea!! Thanks so much for sharing! I'm definetly going to be *borrowing* some sandpaper from hubby's tool box! Hope you're doing well! :)

SnoFlak said...

this is def a great idea! I got to spend another WHOLE day just scrapping and I tried this since I was having the same problem! Works like a charm!!!

Jenny said...

GREAT TIP! Thanks so much!