One of my favorite Chic Tags pattern paper's is the "Happy Thoughts" paper from the Happy Place line. With the big title on the left I knew I wanted my photos to really stand out so I went with black&white photo strips that I duplicated and layered. The photo strips are layered and adhered with foam squares. I added Happy Place Phrase Set, Happy Place Mini Icons, Happy Place Rub-ons, to the layout to give some extra dimension.
TIPS:On this layout I used photo strips that were created with the Pocketbooth app on my iPhone. There are tons of apps out there to try. Don't worry you don't need a smartphone or a special app to make photostrips. For those of you without a smartphone you can google "free photostrip maker" and there will be lots of links that pop up like Photoboothed. You can also create photostrips in your photo editing program. When I have photos that I want in strips I just open a new blank file in photoshop usually 1.5x8 but sometimes I go larger like on this layout and sometimes I go smaller it just depends on what I'm creating. You'll have to just play around to find the size you like best.
Have fun creating with photo strips! Link up your creations in the comments, I would love to see what you're creating!
Have a great day!