Friday 4 May 2018

Crafty Catz Challenge blog - Anything Goes with the optional twist of Add Flowers

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends and Visitors

How has your week been? I hope you have something nice  planned for the weekend. Here in the UK we have a long weekend ahead of us. For us the Saturday will be spent doing jobs in the garden sadly last year with all the wedding prep we did the garden got away from us. On Sunday we will be visiting our parents again. We will be taking my parents out for a meal all our birthday come in the following week. We need to see my husband's parents to give back the hat and jacket that were borrowed for the Murder Mystery Meal. On Monday we will be meeting our daughter and son-in-law and having a meal together and we will be seeing Infinity War at the posh cinema in Southampton. That is a birthday treat for me.

Back to business being Friday the new challenge starts on the Crafty Catz Challenge blog. This time the theme Anything Goes with the optional twist of Add Flowers. The fabulous sponsor is All Dressed Up Digi Stamps.  The prize is two images of choice to the winner.

I do love the shades of mauve that come in centura pearl card. The corners were cut with the  Cottage Garden die that came free with a magazine last year. The ribbon and doily were in my stash. 

There are some truly beautiful images in the Store. If you click on the logo you will be taken there. 

This image is called Girl on Bike and she is available HERE.  She was printed onto Neenah card and coloured with Promarkers. I then cut her out with my ScanNcut adding a border. 

The sentiment I had in my stash. 

This corner die set is so pretty. 

Here we all are dressed up for our 1920's Murder Mystery Meal. Everyone made an effort and the hosts decorated brilliantly. 

Here are me and my husband in our borrowed costumes. The dress I was wearing was so comfortable to wear. The lady with us was playing my daughter so it seemed right to be photographed together. 

Here we all are sat down to eat. There were eight main parts and we all had a script. There were three scenes fitted in around the food. I won't let on who did it as some of you might get the chance to have a go at this one. 

We had loads of fun and we raised £140 for Macmillan cancer support. The pack for the event came from them. I do hope they do one next year. 

I am going to save this card for someone who loves biking. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Have a great weekend. 

Happy Crafting 

Hugs Jackie

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Liz said...

Gorgeous card, Jackie. I love the background you've created for the lovely image. Looks like your Murder Mystery evening was lots of fun. xx


Gorgeous and beautiful card Jackie love the corner and colour's and love the pic's of you all hope you had a brilliant time and have a lovely week end
Dianne xx :)

Lilly said...

Stunning card Jackie, the purples are so pretty. The Murder Mystery evening looks like it was great fun! Have a good weekend. Lilly x

KarinsArtScrap said...

very beautiful card Jackie and gorgeous photo's

Gr Karin

Alison59 said...

Love the colours on your beautiful card Jackie :-)

Great photos; very "Agatha Christie" ish x

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Jackie, very cute..
Your pics are fabulous, great way to raise funds too..
Enjoy the long weekend..x

Janet Packer said...

Another lovely card Jackie, the colour is gorgeous!

Unknown said...

Stunning card Jackie, so very pretty. Great photos too. Cathy x

Monika said...

Wow!!! So beautiful! Love background die!

Sylvia said...

Fabulous card Jackie, gorgeous colours, papers, dies and image.

Sylv xx

Gwyneth said...

Looks like you had a good night out.
Your card lookd fab.

Aunty Sue said...

Great card jackie and looks like you had a awesome night and hope that your birthday is just fab too. take care AuntySue

Lori Turner said...

What a beautiful card, Jackie! I love the background dies and your coloring is amazing. Looks like you had a fun evening with friends - very cool! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxoxo

tilly said...

A beautiful card in my fave colours, the murder mystery looks fun , enjoy all the get-togethers.... I hope you have a lovely bank holiday with sunshine xx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Such a pretty card Jackie, I do love lilac and the stamp is so cute.
You murder mystery dinner looks fab, 1920s is such an elegant period for dress - both men and women.
Enjoy your weekend, it sounds very busy.
Crafty hugs

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous card Jackie, love the image and wonderful design. Fabulous costumes and great photographs. Thanks for sharing.
Linda xxx

karenlotty said...

Gorgeous card I ought to use my ScanNCut more often to cut images out like this I have this die (from the magazine) and love it
You all looked fabulous in your costumes

Grudniowe Handmade said...

Beautiful card :)
Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week.

Andree said...

A gorgeous card Jackie. Lovely colour and image. Your 'murder' evening looked great fun. Enjoy the long weekend xx

Wendy L said...

It looks like you had an amazing time and your costumes look fab, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket with your lovely card too, xxx

Jean said...

Stunning card, loving the image and your colour choice, just love purple.
Thanks for joining us over at Penny's, hope to see you again.
Jean xx

Patricia said...

Brilliant card using a really cute image, love it.
I just LOVE all your great photos, they are amazing.
Love your dress, you look really good in it.
Looks like you had an amazing time.
Have a great weekend
Patricia xx

Tracy Welham said...

Fantastic card Jackie. The Murder Mystery weekend looks awesome, just my sort of thing. It sounds as if you have a full and busy weekend ahead, hope you have a lovely time. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

Diane Green said...

Hi Jackie
What a great card, the image is lovely and beautifully coloured in. Loving that corner die too, isn't it pretty. What a great fund raising idea, you all look fabulous and you ( and "daughter") look amazing and your husband looks very dashing! Enjoy your family weekend.
Love Diane xxx

Jackie C said...

Super card and the weekend break looks fab! Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at Through The Purple Haze. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie DT @ ttph xx

NanaConnie said...

I love the lavender on your card, Jackie, and it sounds like that was a wonderful evening. Congrats on raising the funds! Now, putting on a DT hat - Thanks so much for playing in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Mrs A. said...

Your murder mystery evening looked fun. Love the pretty card you have made. The fussy cutting with your scan n cut really finishes the card nicely. Sounds like you have a busy few days ahead of you. Hugs Mrs A.

Kate M said...

Beautiful card, love the colour and those corner dies - sweet image - fabulous!!
Looks like you had a good evening! Great fundraising idea.

pam said...

Gorgeous card Jackie, fabulous photos.
Hugs Pam x

The Craft Princess said...

I love the delicate and pretty....the image is so sweet! As for your Murder Mystery Meal...oh what fun!!!! You all look great!!! :) Hugs...Janie P.S. I hope you enter Crafter's Castle monthly challenge at

Paper and Stuff said...

Gorgeous card, Jackie! Looks like you had a blast at your murder mystery. Infinity War is AWESOME! Have fun xx

Laine said...

Such a pretty card and great photos Jackie!

Jan Ltc said...

Great card and pics. TFS xxJan

NickScrapShack said...

Fantastic card Jackie. Those corner dies you used are stunning and I love the design you used for this card.
You where all looking great on those pics, looked like a fun night. I love 1920´s dress design would like to have a few dresses and that.
Hope you´ll have a great week to come.

Lorre-Anne Archibald said...

Beautiful card Jackie, enjoy the long weekend x

Patricia said...

Hello Jackie, just to say have a great time in my favourite Scottish City. I just love visiting Glasgow and traveling on the Underground. The people are so wonderful as well.
Patricia xxx

Billie A said...

Cute cute card. I love the background die and doily. The image is so cute. Thanks for sharing over at Always happy birthday.

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Janice said...

A gorgeous card Jackie, I love the corner dies you have used.
Great photos...thank you for sharing them.
Janice x said...

Beautiful in purple. Great color and die cuts

JoAnn said...

Very pretty card. Looks like you had lots of fun at your 1920's party.
Thanks for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

Michelle said...

Beautiful card!! Love all the purple and your coloring is awesome!

Thanks for joining us this week @ Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you back again soon :)

Juls said...

Beautiful thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Choosday crafty hugs Julia xx

Lori Kobular said...

Your outfits are perfect! What a fun night that must have been! I love your card, the flowers in the bicycle basket are so pretty!

Brenda said...

Gorgeous card. I love the intricate die cuts. Looks like a great group you were with. Thanks so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge!

Donna Ellis said...

Adorable creation, Jackie, and such sweet colors and elements. Yes, those corner dies are beautiful! Love seeing your mystery dress up party photos. Thanks for sharing! xoxo

Shabneez said...

Super card Jackie but you all look wonderful dressed up! Loved seeing your photos. Shabneez x

@d_e_crafts said...

Such a pretty card! Love the colours. Thank you for joining the CRAFT challenge this week.

The Craft Princess said...

Me again....I already left a comment on this beautiful card but am stopping back by to say....Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
Hugs... Janie
Crafter's Castle

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Jackie with a beautifully coloured image. Everyone looks great for the party...well done. hugs, Pat K xx

Dawn said...

Such a fun card and image. Great party pics too!! thanks for sharing your work at Through the Purple Haze.
DT Dawn

Granmargaret said...

Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again next time.