The word of today is "confetti."
I started a new project using the lovely green Aida I got for 75 cents at SCRAP. It's going to look like this:
It's called "Marsh Marigolds on Logan's Creek" out of a 1989 Cross Stitch and Country Crafts mag. The designer paints, so this is based off one of her paintings.
Painting = confetti stitches
The confetti is almost worse than Snow White Discovers the Cottage (which is based off a Kinkade painting). On small pieces, I normally don't mark the stitches but the colors run so close together that I had to break down and make a working copy.
This is what it looks like so far: