This past week at Get It Scrapped, we explored the "shelf" design and its use on scrapbook pages.
This is one of my favorite designs for a layout, where horizontal strips of paper, ribbon, borders, etc. serve as the base for your photos and other page elements. You can see examples of this design on single page layouts here: http://debbiehodge.com/2013/04/scrapbook-page-starters-arrange-photos-and-elements-on-a-shelf/ I love this design because it's so versatile - it works just as well with one photo as with multiple
You can even use this design for a two page layout, like my example below. (The lovely girl in the photos is my niece, on her 12th birthday.)
You can see more examples of two page shelf design layouts here: http://debbiehodge.com/2014/04/scrapbook-design-ideas-for-two-page-layouts-with-the-shelf-foundation/
If you'd like to learn more about free classes at Get It Scrapped, click here: http://masterfulscrapbookdesign.com/free-membership-at-get-it-scrapped/ Debbie has some great tips to share and I know you'll love all the ideas and inspiration!