Europe Trip: Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

Europe Trip: Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

Europe Trip: Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

On these pages commemorating my visit to the Roman Forums in Rome, Italy, I used a new technique to me – but one that has been used for many years by experienced scrapbookers.  Look carefully at the frames on the pictures.  Instead of mounting the pictures directly on to the frame using sticky tabs, I instead used a corner cutter to cut the corners so that they would hold the photograph in place – no sticky tabs needed on the back of the photograph.  This is an excellent technique to use to mount pictures that you do not want to damage with sticky tabs.

Notice that I used a detailed background page on the left hand side, while using a plain color on the right hand side – this helps to keep double page spreads from becoming too busy. Notice also though, that I also used a strip of the left hand side background paper as an accent on the right page in a place where there was some awkward empty space.  This simple design element helps to tie the two pages together.

Categories: Europe Vacation 2002

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