How to age a paper document

 

Step 1: Write the entire letter

Step 2: Slightly crumble the paper into a loose ball, and then flatten out the paper

Step 3: Soak the paper in a large bowl of coffee or tea for approximately 5 minutes. (Coffee works best)

Step 4: Allow the paper to dry

Step 5: Tear the paper around the outside edges.

Step 6: (Only with parent supervison) This step is optional. With a lighted match, slightly singe the outside edges.