Sunday, 6 September 2009


Well I feel that I have been a bit of a bad blogger recently...I've had sooooooo much on, work is a bit mad, and then there was my class this weekend to prepare for and if that wasn't enough I hosted a shoe box swap this weekend too! (photos to follow) A LOT of preparation was needed for those two things so there has been little time for anything else but I am back today with a vengeance! I have made about 10 cards today!

Here is the Sketch and Stash challenge sketch...

...combined with the 'Sunflowers' challenge over on Daring Cardmakers. Sunflowers? I wasn't sure where to start with that one so I raided my stash for some goodies and here is what I came up with...

My neglected stash item is pretty much everything on this card! The flowers for one but most especially the glittery yellow flowers background paper which I have had for years but never found a use for!


  1. We are always glad to enable the use of old stash (gives an excuse for new stash). This is a lovely card Niki. Thanks for Daring with DCM :)

  2. Lovely card Niki. Perfect image and the background papers and other flowers look great with it

  3. Gorgeous card! I love sunflowers :)

    When was the shoe box swap?? You must tell all & I want lots of piccies!

    You & Siobhan should pop round one evening for a catch up

    Steph xxx

  4. It’s a shame that most of the things you’ve used were ‘forgotten’ stash because put together they’ve made one fab card.

    Thanks for joining in with the dare this week.

  5. What a great card Niki, I'm glad you got to use up all that neglected stash!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
    Love Becky xx

  6. What a fabulous, vibrant card Niki, just what we need to cheer us up with this gloomy weather!
    Well done on managing to use your neglected stash.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash.

  7. This is beautiful and I love your sunflowr stamp - it's surprising what we have tucked away and forgotten about!

    Lynda xxx

  8. beautiful card Niki so elegant thanks for joining us at sketch and stash challenge hugs Jill xx