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Sunday, March 13, 2011

The 1st Ever Layout On My Blog & RRR Blog Hop

Hello All!
It is the 13th of the month which means that it is time for another fun Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings blog hop!
If you came from Cheryl's sweet blog, you are in the right place. If you just happened on to the hop here, you will want to start back at the beginning at RRR design team blog.

Yes....it's a scrapbook page and No...you are not on the wrong blog! LOL!
I am sharing my first ever layout on my blog. It is simple but I wanted my beautiful niece Emily's picture to be the focal point.


This is one of her senior pictures. Isn't she beautiful!?!


For the hop today, I used a ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon's - March Ribbon of the Month Club package. Bonnie picked out lots of pretty purples and whites  for this set.  :)



Here is a closer look at the ribbon treatment. I used Scor-Tape and scrunched it. I did a VIDEO some time back showing how easy it is if you want to check it out a little bit later.


The pearls are White Gradient Pearls from Creative Charms and I colored them with Copics to match.

The papers and most of the embellishments are from K&Company's Tim Coffey ~ Cottage Garden collection. The pretty flower is Prima and the green cardstock is Bazzill Swiss Dots.

Your next stop on the hop is the wonderful Tilly's blog.  ;).

Remember to leave a comment on all of the hop blogs for your chance to win some beautiful ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Just a reminder....Really Reasonable Ribbon is having a full design team call right now.
If you love ribbon and would like to get lots of it free every month...you should check it out.
Click HERE for all of the details.....after you leave me some love that is!  ;)

I would love to here what you think about my first posted layout...and please be nice...I'm a newbie! ;)

Thanks so much for dropping by!

Hugs
True :D


82 comments:

Dawnll said...

Oh True this is just stunning- now that picture is priceless of that beauty.
I think you are amazing girl! Love the use of the ribbon on your layout.

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Very beautiful scrapbook page, lovely girl! Awesome :O)

Stephanie said...

What a beautiful page and I really like the scrunched ribbon.

Lisa said...

Hi True, Wow this is a stunning layout! Such a lovely photo of your niece.

Lisa x

kissinia said...

She is such a beauty - your niece!
The page is gorgeous!

carol said...

wow your page is adorable, beautifl colours and embelishments, x carol

theCook said...

A wonderful page, the picture is so beautiful and with those flowers and butterfly, it screams spring!

okienurse said...

Beautiful layout. Love the purple and blues together. Thanks for sharing. Vickie

Cindylu2u said...

1st layout, WOW, can't wait to see more, this is fabulous. Love how you do your ribbon too!
Cindy

Maryann said...

Are you sure, it´s your first? To me it looks like it´s been made by a pro. It´s just gorgeous and I love the scrunched ribbon and was glad to see the video link for that, as I´ve often wondered how people made it look like this, so I´ll be on my way now to watch that, thanks so very much for that hun. And let´s just see a lot more LO´s in the future, as this one is definately awesome. Your niece is a very beautiful girl, that´s for sure, and the LO fits her perfectly.

Randi WS said...

Lovely layout - and your niece is really beautiful!! :)

Lots of love,
Randi WS

Mervi said...

Hi True,
so lovely page;-))m

Marie-Anne said...

What a gorgeous layout.

Marie-Anne

Debbie said...

Wow, for your first layout it's stunning.It looks like alot of work has been put into this project.Gorgeous colours.Thank you for sharing.Debbie x

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi This is so wonderful. I think your niece will love it. Loving the ribbon and your artwork is always so divine ! Kitty :)

jude said...

True this is absolutely delightful hun.Love the ribbon and colours and design just gorgeous together .Thanks for show casing
hugs Judex

Kasia said...

nice page, I really like colours which you used, they are so fresh and cheerful.

Ank said...

Een mooie pagina heb je ge maakt met schitterende kleure.
groetjes
Ank

Francy said...

Oh I love your Lo, it's gorgeous.
Francy

Donalda said...

Girl !!!!! Your layout is just gorgeous !!!! And so is she just beautiful dear. Love those papers but that ribbon is awesome. My so favorite color. Hugs

Ardilla said...

Very pretty LO... I like blue and purple combo!

Ardilla
papersardilla.multiply.com

A Christy Production said...

The ribbon looks fantastic! So clever!

Pam said...

Love your layout with all the purple and blue flowers! And YES....Emily is a beautiful girl.
Hugs,
Pam:)

Trisha said...

Your layout is gorgeous and just truly showcases the beauty of your niece. Thanks for sharing and I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com
www.trishacreates.blogspot.com

Cristina C. said...

What a harmonic layout!!!! Now i'd like to leard to use ribbon the same way! thank you!!

kreative basteltante said...

What a beautiful page and I really like the scrunched ribbon.

Hugs Manuela

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Great layout Trudy. I love that ribbon treatment. Your niece is a beauty! Maybe we'll see some more layouts once in a while now. :)

Linda said...

I love the layout and the colors are stunning and so is your niece!!!!!

kurlygirl said...

I love this color combo and the ribbon treatment is gorgeous. I'm going to try it out.

Sue said...

Ooh this is gorgeous. Such beautiful colours. I love the scrunched ribbon! And your niece is beautiful and looks just perfect centre stage.

Smiles :-))
Sue xx

Donna said...

This is a beautiful layout! Great job!
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Doris said...

I find it hard to believe that this is your first layout - I love it and of course I love anything butterfly related. I think you will do very well with scrapbooking with a start like this.

Colleen said...

First time at your blog and you are one talented lady. Awesome work. What a beautiful young lady as well.

Jenn said...

Wow, for your first layout its stunning! I love the colours used and that ribbon treatment.

mitch1066 said...

Great job!!

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Megan A. said...

beautiful! just gorgeous!

Sharon said...

Stunning layout and the colours are so yummy together. Thanks for explaining the technique for the scrunched ribbon..sounds so easy!
Sharon
aka Celticrafter

Priyanka said...

this is gorgeous stunning, I always visit ur blog, u r just soooo amazing.

Jill said...

This is the first time I visit your blog, and I must say Your work is amazing! Todays Lo is so perfect, a good photo of a beautiful girl, nice details, gorgeous ribbon and everything in beautiful colours! Love it!
Big hugs, Jill

szbacn1 said...

Gorgeous... difficult to say which is prettier: the layout or the girl in the picture! Thanks for sharing!!!

MrsETaylor said...

I absolutely LOVE how that ribbon looks True. Your layout is the perfect balance to truly showcase your beautiful niece. Thanks for sharing today True

Erika

skated said...

WOW this is beautiful, love the colours

Kate xxx

Shime said...

Very beautiful page :)

Ginger (Games) said...

Beautiful niece! and layout. love it!

Jamie said...

i LOVE this layout! it is so beautiful! i think you did a wonderful job love the boarder/frame around the pic it really makes it pop. thanks for sharing :)
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Nikki said...

Wow love all the 3-d work and the ribbon looks fab with this layout
hugs Nikki

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

WOW! That is a GREAT page! I am new to scrap pages too but I think yours is gorgeous!

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh My! :) This looks amazing. Striking colours and details and the picture is just beautiful.

I love the purple ribbon too - great how you have 'ruched' it, it looks perfect.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Mary said...

This is gorgeous!!!

bernietom47 said...

STUNNING!! Everything comes together to perfectly frame this lovely photo of your beautiful niece.
Blessings Bernie

Brook said...

You did a great job on your first layout! LOVE it! Pretty butterflies and pretty niece. I love what you did with the ribbon too!

Kelly Massman said...

Oh, how gorgeous! Love the beautiful colors/flowers, etc.--great details!

Brenna said...

that is a beautiful layout!! this may be your first layout that you've posetd, but not your first layout!! great colours and embellies!! tfs
brenna
rbanderson@live.ca

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so beautiful, love it

Deb said...

Your layout is a stunner...the first one on here you say...I hope it's not the last...wonderful job!

Linda Imler said...

True,

Your layout is beautiful and so is your neice!!!

Linda Imler

sandee said...

Love the page, your niece is very pretty!

sgrcookie said...

It is my first time at your blog and if this is your first LO, WOW! I will for sure be back! It is stunning and so is your neice :)

Julye said...

Stunning layout, love the papers and the ribbon is perfect and yes you have a very pretty niece. You should do more scrapbook layout. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa aka Myran said...

You really should make more layouts True! This is gorgeous! TFS :)

Sonia said...

I absolutely love this page. What a great way to showcase your beautiful niece. The whole layout takes my breath away!

Sonia said...

I absolutely love this page. What a great way to showcase your beautiful niece. The whole layout takes my breath away!

Rosa-kreattiva said...

meravigliosa card ti ho scoperta grazie all'hop e quindi ne sono felice ciao rosa.kreattiva
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Carrie said...

Thank you so much for swinging by my blog and following me. I am following you too now xxx

Theresa said...

What a lovely page and such a beautiful subject...your neice is lovely. Great how you scrunched the ribbon. TFS

Gloria Westerman said...

WOW!!! I love this....the colors are so beautiful....of course your niece is what makes it all tied together....both are just gorgeous....tfs

Gerri Herbst said...

Your coloration is amazing. One of the best Ive seen, Im a follower of you too now. Thanks for looking at my blog today.
http://gerriherbst.blogspot.com

Sussie said...

You made a wonderful layout! The colourcombination is bright and uplifting, but at the same time relaxing... Your niece really is beautiful. Hugs Susan

Andrea said...

I'm loving all the layouts!! Beautiful ruffles!

Anniebee said...

Stunning layout! All of your creations are gorgeous but for your first layout, this is outstanding! I'm a new follower.. and fan!

Yogi said...

nice layout. Pretty niece.

Nana Connie said...

I dearly love that ribbon treatment! Great layout, too. Of course, it helps that your photo model is beautiful! :-)

BunnyFreak said...

This is stunning. Can't belive it is your first layout. Thanks for commenting on my RRR challenge card.

Becky Dunham said...

Wow True - are you sure this is your first LO? My first layout was nothing like this! This is absolutely gorgeous! I love love love the colors and the flowers and of course the ribbon - it is all so beautiful. And of course your subject is equally beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing this gorgeous creation with us. I think it would be a sin for you not to continue making layouts :)

Janny said...

Lovely blog and cards I am follower of you now and come back to see the nex cards. Thank you for your nice post on my blog. Hugs Janny

Swedie said...

A beautiful layout, and very feminine!

Anita said...

Stunning layout! I love how you used the ribbon.

Linda said...

This is just so stunning....fabulous flowers and color combo!!

Sonja Bekker said...

Hi hi True,

What a great job on your first Lo!!
Love every detail on it especially the way you have layerd your ribbon,thanks for the video telling me how;)
I learned alot during this bloghop
and thats yea yea.

Hugs flying over.
Sonja x

bethann said...

gorgeous LO, love how the ribbon sets off the paters

Vik said...

Gorgeous layout and thanks for the tip about coloring the pearls with Copic markers!!!

Misty said...

Love the colors!

Hummer Hugs,
Misty
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