I love to use my Xyron Mega Runner to adhere my items to the page and then just do some stitching here and there for interest and texture. To adhere the die cuts and sentiment the Xyron Create a Sticker items as they make applying them so easy!
I used this sketch from My Scraps and More:
Now be sure to head on over to the Be Inspired Challenge to see what the other Unity designers have created. I hope you play along!