Thursday, 5 April 2012

It's D'Arcy day and challenge 3

Helloooo and welcome to the start of a new challenge here at D'Arcy's Diaries, we have some gorgeous new images in store this week!

Thank you so much to everyone who played along with our second challenge Ribbon and Lace, the design team thoroughly enjoyed visiting all your blogs and admiring the fabulous D'Arcy creations. After much ooohing and aaahing we finally made a decision and picked our winners.

Overall Winner


and the two runners up are

and Stine

Well done ladies, beautiful creations.

If you lovely ladies could contact Gayle through the D'Arcy website for your prize and your winner badges that would be brilliant.

This time the challenge is
Flower Power
-Use at least three flowers 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 (GMT) Tuesday 17th 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
Pop over to the D'Arcy Store and check out this weeks new images, there is a particularly fabulous male image that you need to have in your collection, go take a look!

As Jill is on holiday this week she has used an image from the last release.
Papers from Glitz and Pion
Flowers from WOC and Kort og Godt
Text stamp from North Star Stamps
Swirl from TH
Charm from Making memories

Maja design papers
Memorybox swirl
Rose die
Ribbon from Panduro
other flowers from WOC

This challenge was super hard I don't really do flowers, but I gave it a go.

Spellbinder butterfly circles
Papers are summer breeze
Flowers were a lovely gift from Maritha
Sentiment stamp by Gina K
Ribbon from stash


I fell in love with this image, it comes without bubbles too, but I preferred the bubbly one. I wish I would have had more time as I feel that the card doesn't really do the image justice.

Image - DD_032_with bubbles - coloured in Photoshop
Blue, silver and cream pearl papers - stash
 Marianne Dies - Chinese Roses - Leaves set and Anja Edge
Spellbinders Dies - Oval and Scalloped Oval


Scalloped 6x6 card
Flowers WOC
Sweet Tweet stamp (Freebie from a magazine!)
Coloured with copics and chalks
Pins and ribbon from stash

Kraft Paper (actually packaging)
Embossed with polkadot folder
Coloured with copics and chalks

Kirsty-Anne (joining us this week from Teddy Bo)

DARCYSDIARIES_032 with bubbles
Prismacolor pencils
Archival Copper Ink Pad
Stampin Up Ribbons
Prima & Kaisercraft Flowers
My Minds Eye Dolled Up Papers
Glass Cabochens


smooch spritz-green olive, blue and opal (not sure on the last 2 colors names)
twinkling H2o's-french vanilla
white, aqua, turquise acrylic paint
clear dew drops
Martha Stewart punch
prima flowers
flat backed pearls
thrift store frame!
Thank you for joining us today and we hope you will enter our challenge...x
Catch  you later...Gayle & the D'Arcy Girls...xx

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