i was too late to add it to the challenge but i played this week too. i'll post that one this week. for the patterned paper i used a technique from T!m Holtz's blog. it's a variation of emboss resist.
Gather your supplies: Patterned paper, background stamp (fairly solid but also with alot of open space,) versamark, clear embossing powder, foam ink blending tool, paint dabber, paper towel.
ink your stamp well with versamark, stamp over patterned paper, cover with clear embossing powder, shake off the excess and heat to melt.
i have lots of fun stuff to share with you this week AND fingers crossed for boxes of studio G goodies to show up (FINALLY) this week!