Nothing beats wandering over to a vendor at a crop, buying paper, and then logging into Facebook and seeing that the manufacturer you'd just picked up had posted a new challenge. YES! An excuse to use my new paper immediately.
Here's what I did for the November Sketch Challenge at Authentique.
Ranger Distress inks, broken china and walnut stain
American Crafts flower and rub on letters
Silhouette Cameo, oval and sketched on doily
MME Indie Chic designer tapes
Teresa Collins Celebrate Stamp, Martha Stewart gold ink