I have posted this on a new challenge site : http://creativeideaonsunday.blogspot.com/, and also on 2peas.
Here's Otto's story:
Otto worked as a tollkeeper at the Old Shorehall Bridge. In his spare time he liked to collect butterflies, and was a leading member of the Shorehall men's choir, possessing a very fine baritone voice.
The green background started life as sprayed, but I wasn't happy with it, so I then washed over it with the 2 colours to make a solid. I doubt I could reproduce this again, but I like the effect!
Stamps : Crafty Individuals
Inks : Adirondack sprays lettuce and denim; Adirondack lettuce; DI antique linen, shabby shutters, walnut stain