Since I knew the entire base sheet was going to be covered, I used two "ugly" papers instead of cardstock for the bases. Well...that's using my noggin!
My two page spread:
(I know the photos are not the best, but getting the double layout in one photo, was pretty hard.)
I was able to get ten 4x6 photos on this two-page spread and used the last of my Cricut cut cactus, journaling cards and punched bits for embellishment clusters.
If you need a great sketch, or just want some inspiration, click on over to Let's Scrap. The post a monthly two-page, one-page and card sketch. It doesn't get much better than that!