They have a unique and very cool texture and their patterns are gorgeous and different! They work well for urban looks, for vintage looks, for tropical looks -- whatever look you're going for there is a BMPS paper. This really is a case of 'you have to see it to believe it' as it is hard to appreciate the unique beauty of these papers until you actually see and feel them in person. Beautiful!
I used this for my son and daughter-in-law's wedding album I'm making them for Christmas (they are so NOT pastel people) and it's just gorgeous. I've actually had the photos for two years waiting for the right paper and this was definitely it. Double sided always gives so many more opportunities and this is also perfect for greeting cards!