Monday, 27 February 2012

Good morning D'Arcy's friends

I hope you like all the cards we are showing you from each new release and it is really fun to see more and more cards with the lovely D'Arcy's Diaries images out there in blogland from you,- the friends of D'Arcy's.
The 8th of march we are starting our very own D'Arcy's Diaries challenge and we really look forward to see what you create for that! So exciting :)

We have made some more inspiration from the latest release for you, and like always the designteam have done a terrific job!

Bo Bunny Polka Dot Paper
K & Co Butterflies
Prima Flowers
Rub on
gelly roll clear star pen
Colored with Promarkers

Coloured with Copics
Papers from MME
Flowers from WOC and Kort og Godt
Poststamp from Whimsy stamps
Key charm from a sweet friend :)


Spellbinder die
Papers from Panduro
Coloured with Promakers
Text is saying" you got a girl"


I have used DD020 for this card, and coloured her with Inktence pencils. The paper was from MCS Paperwords as is the sentiment along the bottom. I have added a couple of Easter Egg stickers and a little ribbon too.

Echo Park 'Springtime' papers
Basic Grey button
Promarkers and Prisma pencils for colouring
Marianne design swirls
Ribbon from stash
Spun sugar distress ink
Bowdabra for tying bow

That's all for now friends, but we are ready to show you some more fantastic work in a few days.
Thanks for visiting us and I hope to see you again soon :)

Hugs from Jill and the rest of the designteam

Thursday, 23 February 2012

A new D'Arcy Day :)

Good morning and welcome to the 4th release of D'Arcy's Diaries
We're delighted you popped by to see us.  We have some great of our next release (Thursday  8th March) D'Arcy's Diaries will have it's own Challenge!!  We really hope that you can join in with us.  More details to follow.
So...what's new this week?

and here is some wonderful inspiration from the DT

Copics markers
Papers from Vibece spigset and Papirdesign
Calendar sheet from Debbie
Flowers from WOC, Kort og Godt and Kaisercraft
Homemade pin from my best friend and some pearls


Darcysdiaries 019
Papers from Sheena Douglass 'Paint Fusion' CD
Border die X-Cut 'Rosa'
Sentiment LOTV
Sentiment mat Go Kreate Frilly# 2 die
Heart from Cheery Lynn Heartland America die
Pearls, doilies and ribbon from stash


Lovely Pion Design papers
Magnolia fence die
MS punch
Calender rubberstamp from Inkido(i think?)
Hugs Maritha


DARCYSDIARIES_020 coloured with copic's
MME everyday Flair paper
Lace from Stamp and Craete
Marianne D rolled roses and leaves



I really love this one, I love how I saw it as a sisters card and it's a mothers day card lol!
I have used papers from Kanban they are from the Cambridge collection. The flowers in the corner I cut on the silhouette and I've added a few pearls and gems too. I really love how it's turned out.

I have used DD016 for this card, the papers were free with a magazine a few months back, I have just added a little ribbon and button too.


LOVE applique
Oriental Trading Company Field Notes Papers
Gelly Roll Clear Pen
Colored with Promarkers



Paper: My Minds Eye Signature Suite
Tim Holtz Doily Die
Personal Impressions Sentiment Stamp



image - DD_019_02 - A gentle touch coloured in Photoshop
Digi papers - Kraft Capers and All Things Bright - both from Jessica Sprague
Teal and Taupe ribbons, Metal butterfly and self adhesive gems- MeiFlower


Hugs, Gayle, Jill and the gang xx

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Hazel's first DT card

I fell in love with this image as soon as I saw it and I loved coloring her in. She was a dream to colour

and remember, it's D'Arcy Day

Thursday, 16 February 2012

We can't stop playing...






First Edition Bird song papers
Stamping Up felt flowers and leaves
Lili of the Valley sentiment
Whimsy die cut
Copics and Prismas for colouring
D'Arcy 013

D'Arcy 009
Papers from Sheena Douglass 'Paper Fusion' CD
Promarkers and Prismas for colouring
Sentiment from Paper Makeup
Edge stamp by Ippity (Unity stamps)

text saying: on your confirmation day
Button from BoBunny
magnolia swirl


Wednesday, 15 February 2012

A bitty more inspiration

Good Morning we have some wonderful inspiration from Edna who has used these fantastic two colours together to create a delightful card.....x

D'Arcy 014 Cupcake queen
Carolina Breeze papers - Teresa Collins
Ribbon - Papermania
Cupcake die - Sizzix
Promarkers and Prismas for colouring
Buttons - Basic Grey
Sentiment - Stamping Up


Monday, 13 February 2012

Beach Babe D'Arcy 015

A wee card made with this fab graphic.
Echo Park Summertime papers
Promarkers and Prismas for colouring
Rubber Stampede 'Girlfriend' stamp
Die-namics bunting and flower dies
Marianne design leaf dies
D'Arcy 015
Close up of coloured image.

Thank you for looking. Check out the new releases this week at D'Arcys Diaries and keep an eye on the blog for more inspiration from the DT!

Sunday, 12 February 2012

More inspiration






I've made a 'boy' card with this one.

D'Arcy 011
Echo Park 'Little Boy' papers
Basic Grey buttons
LOTV sentiment
EK Success border punch
Copics and Promarkers for colouring

Friday, 10 February 2012

Look what I found!

While I was blogsurfing yesterday I saw these wonderful projects made by two Norwegian friends of D'Arcy's and I just had to show you, as they are so wonderful in every way!

The first one is from Trine, a lovely and very talented lady.
The image Trine used is The lovely DARCYSDIARIES_002 called "My heart"
You will find the details on her blog here

The next one I want to show you is made by Kjersti, a fantastic talented crafter and a really sweet lady too :)

Kjersti used the sweet image DARCYSDIARIES_001 called "Ponder a moment"
To see more of Kjersti's beautiful work, visit her blog here

Thank you girls for creating these wonderful projects with D'Arcy's Diaries images, it has been a pleasure for us to see  :)
So friends of D'Arcy's we would love to see what you do with the lovely images and I hope these lovely projects have inspired you. It sure has inspired me, so I am off to the desk to colour in some more!

Wishing you all a wonderful day
Hugs from Jill and the rest of the D'Arcy girls

Thursday, 9 February 2012

::It's Darcy Day::

Good Morning ladies and gents....I hope you are enjoying the wonderful posts that Jill has been treating you too.....and all the wonderful cards that the Design Team have been making!?

Well, today we are delihted to present to you the latest release from D'Arcy's Diaries!
And like always all the images are just a wee bitty different..x

Here you have them, enjoy!

And of course we have made you something to look at with all the wonderful images!
Here is the inspiration from the D'Arcy girls :)








Black, white and silver cardstock
Border punch
card candy - stash
Organza ribbon - MeiFlower



Basic Grey 'Printery' papers
Marianne design roses and leaves
Sentiment from Stamping Up
Image D'Arcy 012 coloured with Prismas
Martha Stewart doily edge punch
Old Paper distress ink



I´ve played with the adorable image *Swinging Blues*
colouring with Prismas and Polys
sentiment by HeroArts
cardstock from Bazzill
design paper by First Edition Paper
heart punch by EK Success
embellies lace, rhinestones and staples


Fabulous work don't you think?!
Head over to the shop here and find your own D'Arcy's Diaries images

Until next time
Hugs from the D'Arcy girls

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

A sneak peek of whats coming

Hi friends of D'Arcy's Diaries!
I made myself a calendar for my craftroom with one of the new graphics that has release tomorrow, the 9th. february. I just loooove this image and I think you will love all the new ones too!
Keep your eyes open for the release tomorrow!
Meet D'Arcy_012

The lovely girl is coloured with Copics, added glitter to her dress and wings
Around the image I have stamped with a flower stamp from Prima
Papers from Vibece Spigset and MME
Lovely swirl from Cheery Lynn and all my fantastic flowers comes from WOC
I was so lucky to get the calendar sheets from my DTfriend Debbie :)

I hope you like the creation and I guess you look forward to see the new release!!
You will find them all in the shop HERE on thursday 9th february
Until next time, take care :)

Hugs from Jill

Monday, 6 February 2012

Beautiful inside and out

Edna made this wonderful card with the beautiful "Dream" image

D'Arcy 008 'Dream'
Chloe's Closet paper (Imagination Project) from my stash
Bazzill cardstock and vellum
Paper Makeup sentiment
Label punch Stamping Up
Spellbinders circle dies
Marianne design rolled roses and leaves dies
Tropical flourish die from Cheery Lynn
Copics, Promarker and Prisma pencils for colouring
Martha Stewart border punch
Thanks for checking in with us today.
Please come back tomorrow for a sneak peek from the next release.
Have a nice day sweet friends

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Confirmation card

I think the D'Arcy's Diaries images can be used for a lot of different cards
Maritha on the DT has made this lovely confirmation card with D'Arcy's Diaries_008 "Dream"

CL swirl(addicted to it)
Magnolia die angel wing
Magnolia die Flower
the text says "in memory of Confirmation"

Fantastic card don't you think?!
Hope you find some inspiration here today
and we can't wait to see your creations!
If you need a new image, you find them all here

Hugs from the D'Arcy's girls