My 10 year old son Nate helped me design this after I came home from CSS Dev Conf.
Facebook killed the gradient background so I thought I would try and make something different. Although this style may not be that modern, it serves as an example that you **do not need** heavy blurry background images to pull this off.
Look at the size savings in the comparison image below.
![alt text](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/97621/bg-blurry-comparison.png “CSS Gradient backgrounds are smaller in size”)