This background is paper towel painted with different colors of lumiere's. After it was dry, it was torn into smaller pieces and applied to an atc sized piece of cardstock. I liked the 'idea' of stamping images on the background. However, even with tons and tons of ink and lots of pressure with my stamp, I had difficulty obtaining a clear image. I thought it may have been due to the 'bumpiness' of the torn pieces, so tried in on a solid 2.5 x 3.5 piece of toweling with the same result. Maybe I just need more practice!