Here I stamped a sentiment from the Your Own Kind of Wonderful stamp set directly on the picture. I first tried it on the paper, but it disappeared into the background.
Lollydoodle paper pack
In the Background, Flair (D1540)
Circus Alphabet, July 2014 SOTM
Diagonal Striped Ribbon, slate (NEW!)
Foundry book plate (retired)
Your Own Kind of Wonderful (D1627, NEW!)