Monday, October 23, 2017

Dies R Us Inspiration - Perky Poppy

Dear Ones~
This time over at the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog I am exploring the inlay technique. 

This is my card:
One of the things I love about open die images is the fact that it's so easy to do the inlay technique. I started by creating a base with black card stock, then cut a mat with red and finished off with a white panel. Then I began to create the inlay.

Here's how I did it:

 First I cut the poppy in gold foil card stock with the Memory Box Perky Poppy die. Then I cut it again in red, green and black, and saved the insides of the die cuts. 

The red pieces were sponged with red ink and then inlaid into the gold die cut. The black and green pieces were glued over the gold since there were no open spaces for these.

 Next I cut the embellishments in red and black with Elizabeth Crafts Ribbons and Jewels dies. I wove the two pieces together. It's very easy to do with these die cuts.

 Then I put it all together. The greeting is a Waffle Flower Year Round Words die.

These are the dies I used:

Memory Box - Dies - Perky Poppy

 Elizabeth Craft Designs - Ribbon & Jewels

 Waffle Flower - Dies - Year Round Words

I hope you will try the inlay technique. It's really quite easy, you can get amazing results!!
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  1. WOW! That is one perky popping poppy! I love your inlaid technique used here, especially with the gold foiled paper. Oh My Word! This is stunning!!!

  2. Gorgeous card Judy!! Love love the inlay and the outer cut from the gold foil, sets it off like an embossing powder look..beautiful!

  3. You sure are having fun with this technique. Love the design, it really "pops"! You

  4. I love those poppies and the way you inlaid the design. That is always great look. I love the outer gold foil you cut it with. That really is gorgeous!

  5. Wonderful CAS design. I love the inlay technique you used with the gold foil and the dies on the side are so much squiggly fun.

  6. This is really lovely, Judy. You know I love red and black and I also love poppies so this card is an A+ in my book.

  7. That is one gorgeous poppy! I love the gold foil outline and all of that luscious red color. The inlay is beautifully done.

  8. Oh my this is stunning Judy!! I love it.

  9. Oh Judy this is beautiful beyond belief. Stunning in ever step of the way. There's nothing quite like a RED POPPY and you have done it proud.

  10. Sorry so late commenting! I didn't forget you, though! This is beautiful! I LOVE that flower die and how you used the red and black. Gorgeous!