when teaching a "maximizing your 6x6 paper pads" class i tend to pick out some card bases & ink colors that coordinate with the paper pad as a whole and mostly stick to those colors. but, this time i checked myself and remembered that when working with just one of the papers you can make your own color scheme for something completely different.
"origins" is full of earthy browns, greens & yellows that helped me create these cards;
but, when you take just one patterned paper away from the rest of the collection, especially one like this with a brighter green, you can put it with something different, in this case bright raspberry pink, these girlie stamps from hero and the awesome martha loop punch and make something completely stand alone.
random crafty advice - don't let yourself get caught up in the collection!