Two days in advance, make royal icing poppies. Combine Red-Red with a moderate amount of Christmas Red to get red color shown. Prepare royal icing according to recipe. Using Moss Green icing color, tint ¼ cup icing green. Using Black icing color, tint ¼ cup black. Tint remaining icing red using color combination provided.
Prepare bags with royal icing. Prepare one bag with tip 104 and red, one bag with tip 32 and green and one bag with tip 2 and black.
Using the poppy technique, pipe 8 to 10 poppies. Let dry 24-48 hours, longer if conditions are humid.