Red, Black and Gold

And a little bit of green :)!

Hello and happy Thursday everyone! Hope you are having a nice week so far! It’s TaeEun here today sharing two poppy cards in color scheme red, black and gold with you! I used the Thoughtful Poppies from our 2017 anniversary release and the Poppy Border stamp from the Summer release.

For my first card I watercolored Thoughtful Poppies, which is heat embossed in gold.

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To start off I heat embossed Thoughtful Poppies on a Canson watercolor paper in gold and colored it with Gansai Tambi watercolor. After I die cut the image with the coordinating die I colored the white edge in black using a black Copic marker. The black card base was prepared by splattering gold watercolor and adding three thin strips of Adhesive foil paper gold on the bottom part of it. To add the nest of the gold thread I cut the upper edge of the big poppy flower with a craft knife and put the thread behind the poppy. The poppy cluster was foam mounted onto the card. The sentiment and the banner are from Basic Banners stamp set. I gold heat embossed them on some vellum , die cut with the coordinating die and glued it on the card.

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The second card is a shaker card. Our border stamps have the coordinating dies which cut the inside of the border. It’s very easy to create unique shaker cards using them.

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I started off by gold heat embossing the Poppy Border on some black cardstock and die cutting the inside using coordinating die. I wanted to have some red on my front panel. So I stamped a big poppy on the corner on some white cardstock in Vanilla Frosted Cupcake and colored it using Copic markers. I then gold heat embossed it with the help of MISTI tool. I fussy cut the poppy and glued it flat on my front panel where the same poppy was. I added glitter on the image using Spica glitter pen and clear Wink of Stella. I cut a red fun foam smaller than A2 size and die cut the Poppy border again from it to make the well for the shaker elements. I then assembled my shaker card by adding sequins from Medallion Gold, Glossy Black sequins mix and Santa’s Sneezes Couture Mix on the dark red card base.

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The hugs word die was cut three times from some black cardstock and once from a white cardstock which I colored in ombre red with Copic markers. On the red die cut I added double coat of clear embossing.  I gold heat embossed one black die cut to add it underneath the red one. I stack them all up, the red die cut slightly off set, and glued it onto my card.

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The Ton Challenge

For this month we have a fun and summery Mood Board Challenge.

Mood Board Badge

Mood Board

Create any type of paper crafting project inspired by our Mood Board. You may be inspired by images in the photos or by some of the colors you see in the images on the board. We leave it up to you in regards to what you choose to take away from this board. Don’t forget to visit our Challenge blog to get more inspiration and play along to get a chance to win a $50 gift code to The Ton shop!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Hope you enjoyed my cards :)!

Have a wonderful day!




17 thoughts on “Red, Black and Gold

  1. Michele F says:

    Exquisite, TaeEun!!! I’ve admired all of the bouquet stamps from different companies lately … this poppy is among my favorites. Your poppy frame is so gorgeous with that just that one little poppy colored – it really makes quite a dramatic statement, my friend!

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