Saturday, December 1, 2012

Scraps of Elegance December Blog Hop

     Welcome to the Scraps of Elegance

                December Blog Hop 
                Design Team Reveal 

We are unveiling our December Kit

“Winter Wishes”

Scraps of Elegance 
Is giving away our fabulous
December Kit
To one lucky winner!

Our Scraps of Darkness Designers
Are sharing their work with the November
“Karma kit”

We would also like you to meet our newest design team members!
Sara Onneby
Vivian Keh
Kristie Taylor
Agnieszka Bellaidea
Sarah Bargo
Evgenia Petzer

All you have to do is become a follower of the Scraps of Elegance blog and “like us” on Facebook. You must visit each participating blog and leave a comment on each blog in order to be eligible for the prize.

When you have visited and commented on all the blogs return to the Scraps of Elegance blog and leave us a comment letting us know how much fun you had.
If you post about this blog hop on your own blog you will be entered into the drawing twice for an extra chance to win!

We are sure you will be inspired by our talented design team.
The December kit is stunning and you won’t want to miss out on grabbing one for yourself!
**Open to international entries**
You have until
Monday December 3rd 1:00 AM PST to complete the hop.
The winner will be announced on the Scraps of Elegance blog on Tuesday December 4th.
Be sure to check back on that day to see if you have won…

Have fun!
Blogs to visit

Scraps of Elegance-
Karolina Stopyra-
Rachael Funnell-
Helena Johansson-
Agnieszka Bellaidea-
Sarah Bargo-
Evgenia Petzer-
Sara Onneby-
Vivian Keh-
Kristie Taylor-
Charlotte Jenkins -

If you have arrived here from
Kristie Taylor
you are on the right track 

Here is the "Winter Wishes" Sketch for December

My First Layout is based of this month's sketch

This layout is of sweet Alex... I used distressing ink and a distressing tool to created the distressed edges. Added a stamp sentiment, a few rub-ons  and I cut the flourishes using Spellbinder die cuts.

I love creating alter pieces, I found a unfinished wooden tissue box at a local thrift store.  I cut the papers, adhered them to the box, stamped a few flourishes, added rhinestone flourishes and paper flowers. This project is very quick and easy.  I usually give away most of my altered pieces...not sure if I will give this one away or keep it. I am thinking about placing it in my office. 

I used Spellbinders dies and embossing tools, added a few paper flowers to create this card.
I made this for a scrapping friend for her retirement gift. 
Another layout of Alex...I love this soft photo of him, he is growing into quite a handsome young man.
I distressed the edges with a distressing tool and distressing ink. I added many layers of fabric and paper under the photo.  

Detail of layout

A couple more details of the layout
  Thanks for Stopping by.....


  1. omg your layouts and the box are amazing!

  2. Beautiful work! Love your sketches!

  3. Exquisitely beautiful! Love your paper tissue holder! :)

  4. Beautiful project, I adore layout about Alex!

  5. The details of your work is wonderful and you should keep that tissue box! It is gorgeous, I never thought of making things like that. You are so inspiring. Love your ideas. The soft photo is beautiful, you did a beautiful job on that layout. I wish I could do as well. I could just look at it for hours with all that detail. Have a great day

  6. Beautiful work! I love the tissue box...I saw it and them looked at my box of tissues and said geez I need one of them lol.....I would follow your blog but I couldn't seem to find the link to follow.

  7. Gorgeous layouts! Love the kleenex box so cute! TFS!

  8. wow. so gorgeous... great photos.. and that kleenex box is fabulous!!!!!!!!!

  9. Everything looks so gorgeous and that last layout is so breathtakingly dreamy~love them all!

  10. tissue box is perfect! great works :)

  11. Gorgeous projects!!! I especially love what you did with the tissue box!!!

  12. Gorgeous!!!!! love that tissue box, beautiful!!!!!

  13. the tissue box is glorious@ wow !!! I cant find how to follow you on this blog tho :(

  14. oh my word all the beautiful projects! this is an awesome hop! - vivian

  15. stunning creations here ... I loved blog hopping around the places today :)

  16. The tissue box is so pretty.. what a neat idea.

  17. love how you used the graphic 45 on the first layout!

  18. I've never done this before, but I'm enjoying hopping and seeing all the fabby scrapbooking ideas !:)

  19. Wonderful projects! Amazing work! Love this blog hop!

  20. Oh my gosh! I just found this blog via the hop, and I am glad I did! Everything I saw is STUNNING!!!!!

  21. Love your work. Your blog is amazing.

  22. Oh my goodness gracious - your work always makes me smile. I love to see the twist and turns you take with your art that makes you so darn inspirational and unique.

  23. Oh.... your two Alex layouts are stunning! Maybe I am biased with a son named Alex, but I love the embellies, particularly he flowers on a boy layout! Starting to follow your blog:-)

  24. So many details to stare at, great job with this kit

  25. Beautiful and creative work this month Char, lovin it!!!