Jane Davies shared this super short (1.5 minute) video...
...and it got me inspired. Instead of painting my paper the way that Jane did, I gelatin printed some deli paper with plain colors. I cut out a bunch of shapes and then cut down some white cardstock to 8x8. I followed Jane's rule of 3 pieces of collage per background. Here's what I've got so far:
I think I'm going to sleep on it and decide if they need to be embellished or can simply live as is. I'll be sure to report back!
Thank you to Jane for passing me a creative spark. I hope that I've now passed you a creative spark too!