Thursday, 22 March 2012

It's D'Arcy day !

Gooood morning sweet friends!
Thursday again and we have another fantastic D'Arcy day here with a new release of gorgeous images for us all to play with and we are starting our second challenge!
Thank you so much for all the wonderful entries for our first challenge, we were overwhelmed by the number of entries, but most of all over the standard of your creations!!
D'Arcy friends,- you really are amazing!

The design team loved visiting your blogs and we have picked our winner
for the wonderful prize of five D'Arcy's Diaries images

Overall Winner
And the two runners up are
If you gorgeous ladies could contact Gayle via the D'Arcy website for your prize and your winner badges that would be great
The challenge today is another easy, but very lovely one...

Ribbon and lace
-Use one of them or both on your project
  • You must use a D'Arcy's Diaries image
  • You must follow our theme
  • You may enter more than once
  • Closing date for entries is midnight (UK time) Tuesday 4th April
  • and the prize is
    with 2 runners up each receiving a free graphic....and of course your winner's badges for your blog...x

Now, what's NEW this week?!

And here you can see what the wonderful design team have come up with:
Miss Caroline-My Minds Eye Papers
Glitter Paper
printed sentiment
vintage lace
cream ribbon
ice stickles
star dust stickles
gelly roll clear star
Prisma colored pencils/OMS
Gold Frame-thrift store find

Tim Holtz Vintage Shabby papers
Camel seam binding
Lace from stash
Button - Woodware
Image coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Autumn Leaves
Brushed corduroy distress ink
Kraft cs - Stamping Up


Coloured with Copics
Glitter on stars
Seambinding and ribbon from stash and the "dry grass" (halm in norwegian!!!) from Panduro
Flower from WOC, feather from Bikuben and pearls from Edna :)
Lovely sentiment from here


I've used  DARCYSDIARIES_030 on my card as well as lots of die cuts.
Tim Holtz on the edge doily, Cuttlebug sentiment and a few Spellbinders create a carnation.
The paper is a really old piece of My Minds Eye Bohemia.

I lightly coloured D'Arcy with flexmarkers and dabbed the flowers with Mulled Lavender Distress Ink.


Eco park papers
Wimsy bottle die
Ms border punch


DARCYSDIARIES_028 coloured with copic's
I also added clear glitter pen to her eyelids (which I rubbed with my finger to make it very light) and her lips.
Papers are First Edition Summer Breeze
Lace from my stash
Nestabilites fancy labels with matching stamp from Gina K


Image - DD_028 - Coloured in Photoshop
All papers - Gorgeous 2 - Clipart Fairy
Border - Martha Stewart punch - Layered Arches
Lace - stash
Ribbon, charms and pearls - MeiFlower


Aren't they all just beautiful!!?

Thank you for joining us today and we hope you will enter our challenge...x

Catch  you later...Gayle & the D'Arcy Girls...xx


Karen said...

HUGE Congrats to Vicky, Georgina & Gro! All gorgeous creations! :0)

And Girls, loving your super inspiring DT creations again this week - those new releases are just so fabby! Smiles.. guess where I'm headed from here? Hehe!xx

Karen said...

Oh - I love the new look of the blog by the way! Smiles.xx

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