We all have layouts that have alot of empty space, or that are just missing "something". Here is a list that a bunch of peas compiled. Thanks to doglover for putting it together. In case you missed it I thought I'd share it here :)

Put a thin strip with words on it horizontally across the page
Add a diecut to the background,circle, 1/2 circle, bracket, 1/2 bracket, custom diecut shape (large snowflake, etc.)
Put a little embellishment on journaling tag
Add round metal tag
Draw a line around the edge of the whole page
Make a rosette from patterned paper
Ribbon tab
Put a word strip on a photo
Ink edges
Ribbon across whole page
Ribbon tied around photo
Ribbon around journaling block or envelope
Put a line of three or more dots and add an embellishment at the end
Paper piecing
Pierce holes with paper piercer
Cut a photo into a shape
Add wavy border strip
Use coredinations cardstock and sand
Put multiple pictures in shape
Wrinkle the paper
Put a tab over the edge of the page
Add a timeline
Add quote
Add plastic pocket
Journal in a spiral or wavy line
Add stitching
Strips with words on them
Curl or distress the edge of paper
Tear paper
Emboss paper or diecut
File tabs
Use a scalloped edge
Use pinking shear edge
Add journaling block
Use a word in a circle as an embellishment
Put a design in a circle
Photo corners
Use puff paint to make flourishes or other designs
Date stamp
Round corners
Draw a line around the outside of a photo
Use a diecut that is a shape, but has the middle cut out so the background paper shows through
Put a frame around a diecut
Monogram letter
Put extra photos in a clear pocket
Use large chipboard numbers for the date
Journal around a photo
Stamp on a photo
Put a looseleaf page edge on a piece of paper
Use a scallop mat for the entire page
Put a thin cardstock border around the whole page
Stitch around the whole page
Cut an embellishment from a patterned paper design
Use versamark
Heat emboss
Put strips of paper behind a photo
Pleat a strip of cardstock
Use an arrow to point to something
Make a numbered list
Make a border from repeated diecut shapes (hearts, snowflakes, flowers, etc.)
Reverse diecut
Put numbers on photos
Rubber stamping
Make a fringe
Paper clips
Fold-out book on page
Photo collage
Zig-zag or straight stitching
Stamp lines for journaling
Put colored areas behind, or outline, some words in journaling
Add brochures or map from place
Have a half bracket or circle peek out from behind a photo or journaling
Cut something out of pattern paper and use it as an embellishment

Also punches, i.e. gather/overlap/layer/"bunch up" a lot of puched out leaves for a nice look. Fern leaves can be either layered or strung out in a line. They can face toward or away from each other and look nice both ways, especially when the curve is draped over a corner. Add glitter to the leaves (Can you tell I use leaves often?)

Border punches: Punch out the entire sheet, or just the mat around a photo, even if only one side of the mat. Then there's that type of MS punch that punches out both sides, creating a lovely strip that can be used as a border.

Instead of only brads in the center of flowers, fill those centers with either buttons or rhinestones.

- add a banner (bunting, as shimelle calls it) - the latest and greatest sb'ing trend
- add a cool tag from clothing or a tea bag or etc.
- use real/every day ephemera (ticket stubs, brochures, maps, pressed pennies, etc).

add crepe paper (streamers)
stamp a pattern over the top of silk flowers (before adhering to the page)
machine stitch lace to the layout
add rub-ons
stamp your own personalized phrase on a piece of "twill" ribbon

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Hello :) I'm Danielle, in my 30's and truly enjoy a crafty life. When I have free time I love to create with paper, vinyl, wood, paint - really anything I can get my hands on. I've been crafting since I was 5 (all thanks to my fabulous mom!), when I joined a weekly girls craft club in town. Wow, did that ever change my life! The wheels of creativity are always going. I see things for what they can be, instead of what they are now. My blog is my creative playground, the place I go to let my imagination run.
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