Here is my take for the challenge of using mist, inks, or paint on a project at The Paper Variety. I used paints and inks on this layout of my son while dressed up for a wedding a few years back. I hand painted the flourishes on the top and the bottom of page and also hand painted the mats around the three pictures in cream. I also used some black ink for distressing on the papers.
Here are a few close-ups :