CK Shows You How to Create Sandy Looks on Your Scrapbook Pages: July/August 2010

by Lori Fairbanks

The unmistakable, gritty look and feel of sand is a hallmark of summer fun. Create sandy looks on your scrapbook layouts using sandpaper, texture powder or even embossing powder and beads. We'll walk you through a basic technique and two additional cool ways you can create the look of sand on your layouts. Gather your materials and follow along with us!

scrapbook layout

Ring of Fun by Cindy Tobey. Supplies: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper: Colorbök, Cosmo Cricket, and My Little Shoebox; Stickers: Doodlebug Design and Heidi Grace Designs; Journaling tags: Jillibean Soup; Crepe paper ribbon: Jenni Bowlin Studio; Brad: Queen & Co.; Ink: Clearsnap; Marker: Sakura; Font: Century Gothic; Adhesive: Glue Arts, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, Therm O Web, and Tombow; Other: Bamboo skewer, inflatable ring, sandpaper, thread.  

Cindy Tobey used sandpaper to create a sandcastle and sand dunes on her layout.


How-to: Create a sandpaper sandcastle.

Using sandpaper on your layout to add sandy texture is simple-it only takes three steps!

scrapbook step-by-step

scrapbook step-by-step

scrapbook step-by-step


Free download! Download a free template of Cindy's cute sandcastle design to use on your layout.

scrapbook download

- See more tips for creating sandy looks on your scrapbook pages on page 2 -


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