Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Rock Out in Neon

I missed the last challenge at The Male Room. I was trying to get all the posts ready to schedule whilst I was away and that one slipped through the net. So, I have diligently worked on my masculine card for this next challenge.

Of course, on any DT you know what's coming up weeks, or even months in advance, so when I saw Visible Ink had some stamps on sale a couple of weeks ago I got the rocking guitarist image with this challenge in mind. I used a green background paper which I matched to the neon green in my post-it note block and then I had a lightbulb moment- you know, when some stroke of genius comes to you from who knows where! I would use the actual post-it for an upbeat, young and trendy touch.

I hope you think it works, I'm so pleased with this card. Young teenage males seem very hard to design for. The Spider-Man card I made a few challenges ago for TMR started me thinking, bold, bright colours seem to work, and punchy sentiments. 

I added the 'on your birthday' bit by stamping part of a sentiment from the Happy Hour set. The image is embossed to add some texture and I have fixed the post it note more firmly with double sided tape.

I'm going to link up my card to the Anything Goes challenge at Seize The Birthday  and, with my tongue firmly in my cheek, to the music theme challenge at Cas-Ual Fridays too.


  1. Yes I think your lightbulb moment works. In fact I think it's genius and so right for those pesky teenage males!

  2. Oh boy, this is brilliant. Love the grungy green background with that fabulous image. It is indeed a stroke of genius to use the neon post-it for the sentiment. Perfect card for a teen and great take on the challenge. xxx

    Good to have you back x

  3. Love the sticky note....very clever idea! Thanks for joining the girls and I over at Seize the Birthday, we hope you will join us again soon!

  4. The post-it is a great idea. Fun card!


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