Originally Posted by Rachelrose
I saw something very interesting regarding paper piercing on a YouTube video the other day. I was actually watching it for colored pencil techniques, but the woman used a dark blue Distress Ink on the edges of her CS and when she pierced she did it from the back and then turned the CS over and used one of those fine sanding blocks to sand off the poked in paper and it left a slight white border around the holes.
Perhaps I'm the last person in the paper piercing universe to learn this, but I was impressed.
Any chance you can give us the link to that Youtube video? You've described the technique well, but (being a visual learner) I'd love to see it being done.