Hello again, neon!

Hi! You knew that I couldn’t stay away from neon inks for long, right? Ha.

I made this card back when I first got my hands on the ink prototypes, just playing around to try and answer the question: what goes good with neon?

And while I think the answer is — what doesn’t go great with neon! — it’s true that some things go a little better with neon than others. Just a little, mind you. :)

So, this card shows some of what I like best: happy, summery colors and diamond gems!

The diamond gems go great with neon because they aren’t clear — they’ve got bits of all kinds of colors in them. Plus they’re different BIGGER sizes than usual, and bigger == more bling! Can’t go wrong with more bling and neon.

And I think neon pink looks fab stamped on a mandarin notecard, don’t you? Throw in some pool and you’re ready for summer.

As far as stamp designs go, bold and geometric are at the top of my list for mixing with neon goodness — like this word pops stamp. Want to see another super fun idea with neon inks and the word pops? Check out this card by Cheiron — love it so much!

And I worked in a few pennant stamps from the BasicGrey Clippings collection — totally different than the masculine card I here, isn’t it?

Hope this gave you a few ideas for mixing and matching with neon! Have you tried it yet? Any combos you like? I’d love to hear!


10 Replies to “Hello again, neon!”

  1. Thanks for these great tips and this glorious card, Lisa! A perfect example of the ways we can play with neon and not get shocked! Ha! Thanks a million – love it here for a great inspiration “hot” spot!

  2. Oh, my gosh – love, love, love the neons with pool! Looks amazing, Lisa! What a fantastic card! :)

  3. Sandi Neumann says:

    Wonderful card! Love the design and colors:)

  4. Virginia L. says:

    Wow, these colro are just amazing together! They sure are my kind of happy cards! Thanks for the inspiration, Lisa! Happy summer!

  5. Love these colors together Lisa. TFS your gorgeous card.

  6. You are rockin’ the neon! I haven’t tried them yet, but seeing your cards makes me want to give them a try.

  7. These colors are so fabulous together Lisa! You are making me want these inks now!

  8. janet Wilson says:

    OH wow! Love all the neon goodness – keep em coming :)

  9. lovely SUMMER colors, Lisa … your card is so bright and happy :)

  10. so pretty and fun! love the neon pink on top of the mandarin base!

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