One of the things I did was this "A day in the life" mini. For this i used thin cardboard as a base. Papers and embellishments is various bits and bobs that I had handy (suppliy list in the end of the post).
Material used; Patterned papers: My Minds Eye Momorable (Hello, Journey Journal paper). Crate Paper (Sensation & Haute). Echo Park Photo Freedom (Everyday Moments). Embellishments: Jillibean Soup Banner Bites No 1, Ormolu Flair, Crate Paper Sleigh Ride Border Stickers, Kelly Purkey Stamps, Flower cut out from a napkin. Twine from my local flower shop.