I'm having a great time in the Pattern Play class from Online Card Classes. Day 3 was all about using those hard-to-use patterned papers. There was great advice for using those bigger, busier patterns especially. Here's my first card for Day 3.
When I finished, I liked these two papers together so much that I decided to make another card with them. Here it is.
Details: stamps - Verve, Papertrey Ink; dies - Spellbinders, Papertrey Ink, various patterned papers