There are some themes by RedneckDude in the works that will do just that. Watch this thread LINK for further news on the community project that will use one of them.
DeskScapes and DX play fine together. DX desktops,widgets,or gadgets should have no effect on DeskScapes,afaik. What OS are you running and what sort of laptop do you have?
I dual boot Vista 32 bit and Win7 64 bit and have no trouble using DX and DS together with either OS.