The first is from Artastic challenge blog and we were to be inspired by the following photo:
The next challenge was from The Memory Nest and their Make it Monday Sketch Challenge No. 47:
Close up of some of the embellishments.
p.s. forgot to mention (blame my cold for that) that I also have been playing around with Gelatos recently - and I made a liquid by shaving some orange Gelato into warm water and diluting to the strength I wanted by mixing with a brush. I then took a dry brush and flicked it onto the corrugated paper.