Initial Colour/Design ideas

From the colour scheme which represents the outdoors I looked at the following ideas as initial design ideas for the background of the app:

design idea 2


design idea 1

I originally looked at a vintage paper and a similar background to below but felt this did not connect with Amy Johnson Exhibition at Sewerby and would give the app a very vintage feel which I was not looking for:


Finally I decided on the below screen background for the first page of the app it fits in with the blue colour scheme which has been prominent throughout the design process and the clouds imply the user is in the sky: