I saw some time ago a bright yellow with white polka dots background layout and decided I wanted to do something similar.
From Cassel: Doily freebie; Chrome Hearts (Lab8 Module 06); Post-It Note -heart shape- (tutorial); Bows 6 & 9 (Scripts); RicRac ribbon (Free Script).
After I had finished I thought the yellow layer was too bright and started to play with the blend mode so I added a white layer underneath… I liked very much the Luminance effect and now I am undecided which one to keep. In order to soften the yellow layout, I used larger polka dots.
Here are the two layouts