Eileen, great page. Effective use of the flag colors and the drop shadow on the location.
We went to Dubai in 2007. I did not know how I wanted to scrapbook it. Now with the travel challenge I will be able to complete it. I was there for meetings and we added another week for vacation. My husband came too. I did google and found the map of the United Arab Emirates and located Dubai with an X. I added a bevel and with the paint brush I added blue to the water borders and brown to the edge of the border that has land. The picture of the camels I took, I cut just a narrow strip of the picture. Using sand texture from Scrap Book Campus I added a paper behind the camels and applied the sand texture. Then I erased with low opacity the top of the camel picture so it would blend in. I had purchased a flag template and copied, from google, the flag. I tried to put a perspective shadow on the flag, I think it turned out OK. I had a picture of the 7 star hotel and a picture out our hotel room. I added a small border and applied a bevel. I applied the sand texture to March 2007 with a darker brown. For the border papers I used the colors from the flag and added a texture and drop shadow.