Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Neon Motif




This week at Make It Monday it's all about the stamping...
it's a fun one guys!



hosted by Betsy Veldman 


How often does it happen you envision a card and it comes out the way you want,


FIRST
 
TRY?!


Um, almost never 
 
 
for me~
 
 
until now.


(stamps: Papertrey Ink Grunge Me/In the Meadow snowflake/Winter Penguin sentiment)



I wanted a rockin' neon motif consisting mostly of the Grunge Me elements.

Although you would think the circles would intimidate me, they didn't.
 
I was expecting them to not center and figured I would overcompensate with the last elements to give an overall feel of focus.

No, the scariest parts to incorporate were the splatters~

mostly because they were the last to add and I didn't want them to overwhelm the design.

After I figured out where the tip of the little splatter was, I centered each between orange sprays.

"Stay Cool" is an apropos sentiment for a rockstar motif~ don't ya think?


Hope you like~













9 comments:

  1. This is so clever and original - you really rocked it! I love how you took the rather folksy look in the motif tutorial and turned it on it's side to create such a modern look. Fabulous card - love how you think out of the box to make it your own.

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  2. Great design idea, Marlena! Love the Motif with these stamps :-)

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  3. Good for you Marlena! I totally get your feeling of surprise/satisfaction--it's the best! Happy for you--and really enjoyed seeing you put your own stamp on this challenge!

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  4. Bold and beautiful Marlena...love it!! :0)

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  5. Beautiful! Congrats for having your card chosen...

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  6. Great card and elements for boy or girl, Marlena. Love the bright colors! Congrats on your win!

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  7. Oh,Marlena this is such a cool card! You sure had a good vision to start with! Congratulations on your win at Papertrey Ink ,couldn't happen to a nicer girl! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  8. Marlena, you rocked this challenge with your grunge and neon. Congrats on your PTI win and happy shopping!

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  9. You've definitely rocked the motif technique, with the images, the neon and, especially, the sentiment! Congratulations on your win...shopping spree!
    Hugs~c

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