Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday - Mid Challenge Reminder and NEW GRAPHICS

Welcome to another Teddy Bo Tuesday and we have some fantastic news - we have got new stamps to play with this week and here they are,

We all love them and had such fun playing this week, If you want to get hold of them you can find them HERE. Go on treat yourself and then maybe you would like to enter the challenge we have running at the moment that is to DISTRESS IT!

We would really love you to play along too :0)

Heres the cards Team B have made to inspire you today


TEDDYBEA_214 coloured with Promarkers
Paper, ribbon, crystals & pearls from stash
Little Claire die-cut sentiment
Die cut butterflies from a friend
Papermania "Beautiful Things" Embossing folder
Cor'dination card
Tim Holtz Distress Ink


I´ve played with TEDDYBEA_214 (I flip the image)
colouring as always with Prismas
cardstock in light pink and white
patterned paper by cArt-Us
dies by Cheery Lynn and Whimsy Stamps
embellies: flowers and pearls



Using TeddyBo_207
Wooden Clock from Crafty Embellies
Cor - Dinations Card Stock
Tim Holtz Distress Wheel
Sanding Block & Dust Buddy
Bearly Mine Designs Design Paper (For The Boys Set.)
TLC Sentiment.
Ivory Centura Pearlescent Card Base.

Hugs & HaPPy Crafting Everyone!


Teddy Bea 213
Prisma Pencils
Paper Snippets
Doily Die
Ribbon, Pearl Hearts, Sentiment


Clairebears x

I have also used Teddy Bea 213 because she is just so beautiful (and a new favourite of mine!!!)
I hav coloured her with Promarkers and layered her onto a paper from MCS - Finest Filigree. Which I have then added onto some pink card stock and distressed. I have added pearls and and littpel posy in the corner as well as a little butterfly to finish it off!


Image TEDDYBEA _214
Coloured with Prisma pencils
Papers ~ Prima Botanical
Flowers Wild Orchid
Craftwork cards Oval greeting
Bow & Pearl from stash



Coloured with copic's and clear glitter pen for his cape.
Making Memories paper distresser used on the red and blue card
Boom and Bang were found on the net, printed,
cut out then glazed with glossy accents
Double stepper card by Which craft UK
Stars cut in glitter paper using my spellbinder star circles

Thanks for stopping by and hope you will play along too.

Love Clairebears x

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Challenge #11...Anything Goes...x

Good morning our wonderful followers and welcome to D'Arcy's Diaries today.
We are so happy to see you here :)

Today is the start of a new challenge and we would like to give you an easy one this time....

Anything Goes!

Hope to see a lot entries this time too :o)
The lucky winner will recieve
And the two runners up will get one image each....

Here are the easypeasy rules:
  • You must use a D'Arcy's Diaries image
  • Your entry must be with us by Tuesday 21th august at midnight UK time
  • You must link back to your actual blog post, otherwise it makes it harder for people to find your beautiful cards
  • You must stick to the challenge theme to be in with a chance of winning....xxx
Of course, as a new challenge start the last one ends....and as always it was an absolutely wonderful collection of cards....WOW ladies, you all certainly know how to knock our socks off with your monochrome creations!!

Our winners this time around are:
Overall winner
And our two runners up are
Congratulations ladies...can you please contact Gayle via the website to collect our prizes...x

The winners of our previous challenge are
Sharon -Overall winner

Edna - Top 3

Sheryl Hare

Ladies, I'm so sorry that it's taken me so long to announce them, please contact me (Gayle) via the website...xxx

And from the design team we have this wonderful inspiration for our Anything Goes challenge

Wellington paper and Magnoila paper
Text from TLC Creations
Memorybox swirl
Coloured with promakers

Items Used
Darcy No 47 Strike a Pose
First Edition Spring Drop Papers
Memory Box Butterfly Swirl and foliage
Flowers from Mulberry Crafts
the large flower i made myself from ribbon and lace

DD_031 coloured with Promarkers.
All the papers are from my scrapbook and the buttons been borrowed from my Mums!


Coloured with Copics, added a TON of glitter...
Papers from maja design and some leftovers
Flowers WOC
Magnolia swirl
A fantastic pin made of a fantastic crafter and friend Susan
Lace and ribbon from Panduro

prima flower
Making Memories Papers-Paper Reverie

DARCYDIARIES-003 is colored with Copic.
The papers are from Pion.
And the text is from Ett Trykk.
The flowers are WOC.
The beautiful pin I got from my dear friend Kjersti

Have a wonderful day crafty friends and
take care xxxx