Use geometrics to manipulate space and guide the eye.
Vertical stripes will add energy and height (and a formal tone) while horizontal stripes guide the eye across the page and create a more restful tone. Stripes on a diagonal add even more energy to a page.
Shelly Jaquet used a large-scale geometric of triangles placed over the break in a 2-pager to unite the two sides in a big way.
Happy Campers by Shelly Jaquet | Supplies: Pattern Paper by Studio Calico, October Afternoon, Crate Paper, Fancy Pants; Glitter Alphabet Stickers by Pink Paislee; Small Alphabet Stickers by Basic Grey; Wood Veneer by Studio Calico; Twine by Divine Twine; Flair by Studio Calico; Stickers by Studio Calico; Star Rhinestones by Studio Calico; Metal Rim Tag by Making Memories; Stamps by Studio Calico; Ink by Studio Calico; Embossing Powder by American Crafts (MSD Double Wide)SEE IT IN DOUBLE WIDE