Layout for Moving Forward with Motivational Quotes

I am working my through the Summer School posts. I adjusted my shadows to lift up the corners on 3 of the elements. I guess I am following the Rule of Thirds?? but not so with a visual triangle. Suggestions?

Template by Sahin Designs-Daily Life Treasured
Frame template by Little Lamm & Co.-Crisp Photo Templates
Gold flowered paper by Anita Designs-Busy Hands, Happy Hearts
Green paper by Anita Designs-Frolic
Rust paper by Anita Designs-Storytime
Background paper and string by Anita Designs-At this Moment
Flower by Anita Designs-Authentic
Banner (covered in the green paper by Anita) by Mari Koegelenberg-Plan with Me
Ink spatter by Sabrina\'s Creations-Someday