Thursday, 8 March 2012

It's D'Arcy day and the Challenge starts!!


Today is a very exciting day here at D'Arcy's Diaries since we are starting our first challenge!
We are so happy to give you our first theme and it is set to

#1 Anything goes!!

We wanted to start easy and we really looking forward to see what you can come up with, so come on and join us!

  • 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 20th March
Gosh..that wasn't hard was it!!
    and what's the prize?!?!?
    with 2 runners up each receiving a free graphic....and of course your winner's badges for your blog...x
 We really hope you can join us....but in the meantime, here's what's new this week...x

And this is the fantastic inspiration from our design team:

Basic Greys 'Printery' papers
Elegant swirl - Sizzix die
Seam binding coloured with brushed corduroy distress ink
Prisma pencils for colouring
Label die - Tim Holtz
Sentiment - Whimsy stamps

October Afternoon paper and others from my scrapdrawer
wooden flower buttons, red button
colored with promarkers
twine, machine stitching

Coloured with copic's
Papers are First Edition New Leaf
Martha Stewart border punch
Ribbon and card candi from my stash

Paper: Teddy Bo

Coloured with Copics and distressed around image with DI
Papers from Pion
Sentiment about friendship from Papirgleder
Rosette from TH, brand new today :) and some rhinestones from stash

Money box made from an empty gravy granule tub
image - DD_022 - coloured in photoshop
Papers - various - Clipart Fairy
Ribbon, gems, pearls, charms - MeiFlower
Die cut - Nellie Snellen


Thanks for visiting us today....we hope you have been inspired by our designs and visit us again soon....x

Gayle and the D'Arcy Girls...xxxx


kelly said...

WOW these are all gorgeous cards.Thanks for the inspiration and can't wait to join in your first challenge.

Mette said...

Oh yes!!! A challenge for D'Arcy - I am right there. And loving the new images but my bank balance won't lol.

Hugs, Mette

Mette said...

Oh - one question, where do I link up the card once ready to post???

gina g said...

Wow stunning creations ladies i absolutely love the new images. luv gina xx

Nicolchen said...

The new images are just adorable ... wonderful DT-projects you all have made ... inspiration pure :0)))

Hugs Nicole

Sheryl Hare said...

Wow as always ladies - stunning!!

Sonia said...

Thanks for the inspiration, great cards as always. I couldn't wait ti take part :)
Hugs Sonia x

Stine H said...

I'm so happy that this challenge is started!! Love the new releases and great DT cards with lots of inspiration. But just wondering where to put the link when the card is ready?

Stine :)

FairyD said...

Hi Stine.....the link is on the right hand bar of this I can't wait to see what you make..x

Stine H said...
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Stine H said...

Thanks!! Guess I just didn't look enough to find it, sorry.. :)

Karen said...

Wow!! Breathtaking!! I only just found your store and your images this morning... I made my very first purchase and "she" is printed and ready to be 'brought' to life as I type.. smiles...
Can't wait to enter your first challenge - way to go girls!!
Good luck with your challenge blog too! :0) xx

Karen said...

LOL - a few hours later and my challenge entry is in!!
So very proud of how she turned out too - Have nicknamed her "distracted" - smiles..
Hugs - Karen.xx

Karen said...

I'm truly in love (or is that addicted??!!) - "Shades of Love" (entry no.2) is in! Smiles.xx

Lau W said...

I'm reday for this first challenge ! Your creations are gorgeous ladies !

Lau W said...

Oh no ! I have problem with inlinks ! My card is here :
Hope i can play !!