After discarding the first two cards I came up with, I ran with a completely new idea, and am really pleased with the outcome. So, thanks Mae, for challenging me! Here's the sketch (sorry - couldn't get the outer border to show):
..... and my card:
Stamps: Morning Cup, Tagtastic, Friendly Words jumbo wheel
Card: Crumb Cake, Elegant Eggplant, Watercolour Paper
DSP: Beau Chateau Designer Series Paper, Perfect Plum Patterns Designer Series Paper
Ink: Jet Black Staz-On inkpad, Crumb Cake stampin' pad, Elegant Eggplant stampin' pad and marker, Perfect Plum stampin' pad and marker, Always Artichoke stampin' pad and marker
Other: XL Oval punch, 1" Square punch, Postage Stamp punch, Always Artichoke seam binding, Scallop Edge border punch, sponge daubers, aquapainter
You must head on over to Just Add Ink to check out the AMAZING samples made by the Design Team - you'll be inspired to play along, I promise you!