More to explore:
bugs by Wanda's Designs www.flickr.com/...
beetle shadow box by Aya Rosen
Ephemera. Bug in a box. The papers are from 7 Gypsies, the Conservatory range. Not a tin, but cute.
Like the texture the newspaper gives and the different values. Great tints and shades lesson!
DIY: make your own paper out of almost everything.
construction paper flowers
Tutorial for paper tulips... would look lush on a cake!