Remember the old borders we used to make for the sides of our pages years ago? They were often intricate, time-consuming, and sometimes even a distraction from the photos.
Edge gatherings are similar to borders, but they’re much easier to put together and they’re way cooler.
They’re also not so cumbersome.
What are Edge Gatherings, and What Can They Do for You?
Edge gatherings — layered items on either the top and bottom edges of the page, or along the sides — are organic and free form, so they’re much easier to place on almost any page design without tipping the balance of weight.
But better than that — they have a wonderful design purpose. Edge gatherings will keep the eye circling around the page so it doesn’t easily float off the edge and move onto something else.
I’m assuming you would like people to spend more time looking at your page, of course. Am I right?
If edge gatherings are new to you, give them a try!
Here’s Some Help!
This week’s video tutorial will take you through the process of putting together a few very different edge gatherings for a variety of layouts. You’ll get lots of unique ideas, plus see the general concepts for how to make edge gatherings look — well — edgy.
Or pretty, if that’s what you prefer.
Whatever the style, you’ll see how to make them complement your photos and the rest of your page.
This video is for Paperclipping Members and is now available in the Member’s Area or in your iTunes feed.
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