Thursday, October 8, 2015

Darling Poppies in Black and White


My friend Jan brought some new toys over for a play.

The Darling Poppy Die was in her stash.

I'd seen these cards by the very talented Betty Keefe.
(scroll down a bit to see the cards.)
So I knew just what I wanted to to with this die.


I used the die to cut from both a piece of white and black cardstock, 
then inlaid the black flower into the outcut of white.
So simple and I love the results.

A sentiment and a little stamped design down the side and I was finished.

It just so happens that the 

Challengebadge
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Card Recipe
Stamps:  Fabulous Flamingo (Reverse Confetti), Butterfly Basics (SU)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper:  Solar White (Neena), Whisper White, Basic Black (SU)
Other:  Darling Poppies Die (Memory Box)


23 comments:

Mrs A. said...

This is gorgeous and you know what you have given me an inkling of an idea. Hmm. Hugs Mrs A.

Betty Keefe said...

your card is so lovely Bonnie - just perfect in black and white - and how sweet of you to mention my blog - i had totally forgotten i had done that little exercise of making 5 cards with that pretty die - must do that again sometime.

Betty Keefe said...

hi again - the link to memory box challenge is to my blog so maybe get that fixed :-) and thanks tho for mentioning that challenge as i missed it.

Faith A said...

This is beautiful love the B&W.

Barb said...

Yes I see what you've done. Your card is lovely Bonnie. That's such a pretty die and I really like your border too. I also looked at Betty's lovely work. Barbxx

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Love the monochromatic effect of this stunning design Bonnie my friend! Just lovely. Have a great day! Hazel xx

LesleyG said...

Love black and white, and this is simply elegant, hope you had a fabulous day too! xxx

jimlynn said...

I know I should be creating instead of looking - but just had to tell you how pretty this was. So elegant looking in the black and while. Really a pretty die too!
Lynn

Maxine D said...

What a stunner Bonnie - the delicate die cut is perfect in the black
Blessings
Maxine

Pam said...

So elegant! Love this.

Pat said...

This is so simple but elegant in black and white Bonnie. x

OH Babs said...

I love black and white cards and this is gorgeous Bonnie. Honestly I couldn't figure out the caption "Darling Poppies," and then I read the name of the die. Hope you are safe from all the rain.

JoAnn said...

Such an elegant card in b/w. Love that poppy die and the way you used it.
I checked out Betty's lovely cards also.

Susan said...

Elegant and sophisticated in black and white! Love the inlaid die.

Maria A. said...

Bonnie, I love the simple elegance of this card, this die truly pops with the black background, just beautiful.
Thank you for sharing.
Hugs,
Maria.

Scrapmate said...

such a pretty card. I like the look of this die (I'm a sucker for anything poppy related)and you have matched it with a great quote.

Greta said...

I love black & white--you've used that combo perfectly, Bonnie!

Penny Ward said...

Beautiful, gorgeous card Miss Bonnie! I love the inlaid look and must try it myself. How wonderful of your friend to come over and share her toys. Thanks so much for playing with us at Outside the Box. hugs, :)

Carol L said...

I love the inlaid look of these pretty flower dies, and I went with the same idea! GMTA! I especially like that fun vertical border too! Pretty card!

Bobby said...

I can see why you were smitten with this die, Bonnie, and it looks so elegant in black and white.

Marnie said...

Such a pretty card thank you so much for playing along with the Memory Box Challenge.

Laura said...

Love this design. It really showed off the Memory Box so well. Thank you so much for participating in our October Memory Box challenge!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Betty's cards are so much fun; I can see why you wanted to try doing something similar. Black and white always sends me to the moon so I'm really liking your card!