In this month’s Collage Kit, you’ll find some brightly colored images to get your creative juices flowing. The objects I chose are lavish and energetic but have some lingering aches and unfulfilled desires here and there.

These pages of cutouts are packed with objects for you to mash together, starting with this one:

And another:

Then set the stage for the action with these backgrounds. Here is the first page:

The second:

And a third:

Send the collage you made with this kit to [email protected] with your first name, last initial, age, and location by 6 PM ET on Monday, April 17. In the email, please use the subject line “April Collage” and save the image file at 300 dpi, if you can. Later this month we’ll publish a gallery of your collages, which honestly are some of our favorite things to see each month. ♦