I bet you do the washing up with your washing up sponge - I don't ;-)
Sponges make the most fantastic background texture - the best ones are the big yellow car washing sponges with the big uneven holes - they look fantastic.
I covered the page with some border peel offs and sponged a green and turquoise ink over the top - then you take off the peel offs to reveal the pattern.
The papers are from the cover of the santoro paper pack - I only ever seem to get the left overs these days - so I make good use of them.
The lines are stardust lime green gel pen