Sunday, April 10, 2016

Rocking the 80's at lasting memories

April's challenges theme is "Musical Montage" with all layouts  based on a different era for each week. We think you'll love the challenges this month if you missed the Disco Era you can find it here.
Currently on the play list is the greatest hits from the 80's.  
 How you interpret the challenge is up to you.  Feel free to rock out in the 80's with me. When I googled images of 80's music I found a ton of the MTV flag being planted by Neil Armstrong, so that and the neon colors were my 80's influence for this layout.
I also used the freaky fast Friday formula from the Scrap room to speed along the layout process.  I've been busy cranking out decorations for my son's Blue and gold banquet and wasn't sure if I'd get my layout done in time for the big reveal this week.  Thankfully I had a few spare minutes in between scout functions today.  Started the day dropping off my youngest daughter to her Junior leader for a trip to the Oregon coast to earn her animal habitats badge, then off to Girl Scouts Annual meeting where I served as a delegate and received a national adult award.

After cutting the neon papers and arranging them to my liking I realized that they looked really flat, so out came the washi tape.  I covered all of the pieces with color coordinating tape.  Love the funky pattern that I created on the large 7x7 green square.

here's a close up of my son posing in the cardboard cut out that inspired the whole 80's vibe for the layout.  Can't you just see him skipping across the moons surface and planting that MTV flag smack dab into moon rock. I tried to give the base page a lunar look with a bit of white paint flicked from tooth brush bristles. 

I did substitute the 4 circles with 5 starburst as it fit the overall theme better then a bunch of circles.
Finished the layout off with a bit of journaling about the pack's trip to the science factory
Thanks for stopping by for a look and I hope you join us for this week's challenge


  1. Fun page!! LOVE the bright colors!!

  2. Super cute layout and love the idea of the flicking with the toothbrush :)