Today I did this layout, it was for the a la Carte menu challenge
1. Use an ampersand, dollar sign, or other symbol in your title.
2. Use three shades of green.
3. Use a silver, gold, or brass embellishment.
4. Use a tree. (Even though money doesn't grow on them!)
5. Use stamping as your background.
6. Use book print or an actual page from a book.
you choose three, I used 1, 2, and 6.
It was also for the sketch challenge at PageMaps, here's the sketch and the prize they are offering:
Here's my layout: