Saturday, February 13, 2010

Pretty Poppies

Bold Red Poppies and a wee bit of Cricut sentiments here and there make up for cards packing a vivid image. Last year I bought a pack of Poppy paper from M's and I was so taken with these beautiful red flowers on that black paper I could not bring myself to do anything with the pack but put it aside to admire. However, in this pack I found a few sheets of nothing but punch outs. I detached each one and stacked them in a box for later use. Here are the results of just sort of slamming cards together using the punch outs. These cards basically made themselves.
Not all of the flowers were the Red Poppies. There were punch outs of happy little white and orange daisies and they are holding their own on these cards. The background papers here are from a 4x6 black and white pattern paper card pack, and it is quite a decision to shift from page to page trying to decide which one of these lovely papers to use.
Hope you like these bold cards. TFL.


Rose Petal said...

Hi there. Wow. these are big, bold and bright. Just fabulous. I love these striking colours. I think I would want to admire them too.
Happy Crafting.
Love Sandra xx

Kris L said...

Carole the pics are fab - but I saw them in person and the colors pop even more! I can't believe that's only been a week since I was there - can I come back? Hugs...Kris

Lana said...

I love bright and bold colours and these are just super Carole!
Lana x

Scossie Jane said...

Stunning cards Carole, certainly a wee bit different for you - no Cricut!!

I totally understand the need to admire papers - I just cannot, I mean CANNOT, cut up my Webster's Pages!!

Happy Valentine's Day, my dear blogging friend xx

ScrapMomOf2 said...

I LOVE the bold cards! I love that paper collection! Such a gorgeous color combination!!

Happy Valentine's Day!! ♥

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh WOW Carole, these are fabulous! I could kick myself not getting any of this gorgeous stuff while it was available. You did wonders with it! xxD

Anonymous said...

I love your bright and nice colors! You are so creative!
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Nikki said...

WOw, these are all amazing!