I love these patterned papers by Michelle Martin; they're so fun! I was inspired by a layout by Tina Cockburn who used little bits of patterned paper with black.

Nia Paper Pack, Nia Solid Paper Pack by Michelle Martin; Stamped Stiches No. 3 Brushes-n-stamps, Edited Remarks Brushes and Stamps & Recorded Brushes and Stamps No. 2 by Katie Pertiet; Say Yes Page Set (buttons), Karvella Page set (bird) & Scratched Edge Overlays No. 2 12x12 Anna Aspnes