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mercredi 29 décembre 2010

Farewell 2010... Au revoir 2010

Happy Tuesday,  dear friends,
Bon mardi, chères amies,      (veuillez dérouler l'écran pour le texte français)

As this in between week goes by, we are about to say farewell to 2010.  During this time, I always find myself feeling like in a pause mood, enjoying this period as being different than all the other weeks in the year! A time-space that is quite unique, where the long road of the year that ends is behind us, and the crossroad of the year to come is just ahead of us.  I wondered what Tilda and Edwin would think about this period of the year and what would they be doing... As I mentioned in my latest post, I imagined them on Christmas eve, Edwin seriously wondering if he was going to complete his work; Tilda, my dear child, was in advance, unwrapping her gift! In this in between panel of my card, I have asked Farewell Tilda  and Heartbreaker Edwin to pose for this little mise en scène, in which we are expressing our goodbys to this year that went too fast, you could almost hear in the background this traditional song: Auld LangSyne ! Well I have Kenny J' music playing right now, and this song is on the CD!  Both stamps are available at Diana's Magnolia-licious store. Edwin seems serene, and restful... he probably was able to give Santa his lists right on time. Whereas Tilda, is shedding a tear, probably because she is getting a year older! (LOL) Or perhaps because her vacations are going much too fast for her...
I attempted to create a dreamy kind of scene, this is why I used manly whites, greys; I wanted to symbolize a neutral space, the crossroads where you leave behind a part of your life and head on to something new. I did not want to forget the holiday spirit, so I put a bit of glitter & sparkles. I have used only white cardstock embossed with Cuttlebug holiday folder to give the wall a tapestry look.The garland on top, is also from a Cuttlebug embossing folder, that I painted with Acrylic glitter paint ( a mix of white, silver and gold). The window is the same as in the first panel, and communicate with it. I took the picure of my card on a blue cardstock so you could see through the window! How happy I was to discover I could use my brayer to copy this tiny image in opposite! The gorgeous garland was cut with the Cricut Reminisce catrige, I cut the alphabet  & number with Quickutz. Edwin and the chair are colored with copic. I used the paper piecing technique to make Tilda's dress, stockings and apron, in 2 different types of cardstock (pieces from my stash).

thank you for visiting me, and always leaving me such wonderful and encouraging comments. I love you all and wish you a wonderful end of 2010. (I should post Friday the 3rd panel of this card! The arrival of 2011 will be the theme.




Il y a une atmosphère bien particulière que l'on observe tout au long de cette semaine entre Noël et le Jour de l'an. Bien entendu que le magasinage occupe beaucoup de temps, la chasse aux aubaines est ouverte. Plusieurs sont encore en vacances, et en profite soit pour jouir de l'hiver ou pour visiter la parenté. Je trouve que ce moment spécial du fait qu'entre les réjouissances de Noël et l'attente de 12h, on se croirait suspendu dans un espace-temps qui me fait penser à un carrefour, un rond-point. Le moment où l'année tire à sa fin et l'on se retrouve comme entre deux directions... C'est pourquoi j'ai choisi de créer une scène qui semble sortir tout droit d'un rêve, tout en blanc, ou presque. C'est avec un plioir Cuttlebug que j'ai embossé le fonds de la carte pour donné un aspect tapisserie au mur, la guirlande est aussi embossée au moyen d'un plioir Cuttlebug, je l'ai peinte avec un mélage d'acrylique blanc, argent et or, tout comme la fenêtre, qui est la même étampe que celle du premier tableau de cette carte. J'ai photographié sur un carton bleu, afin que vous puissiez voir au travers de la fenêtre. La guirlande est coupée avec la cassette Reminisce de Cricut. Les lettres et les chiffres sont de Quickutz. J'ai choisi Farewell Tilda pour dire adieu à 2010. J'ai utilisé la technique du paper piecing pour sa robe, ses bas  et son tablier. Edwin est colorié avec les copics, ainsi que son fauteuil.  

J'aimerais profiter de ce moment pour vous remercier de vos encouragements, vos gentils commentaires et vos visites. Chacune d'elles me fait un grand plaisir et met du soleil dans ma journée. Je suis heureuse de vous retrouver dans cet espace, et j'espère que nous allons continuer de nous retrouver tout au long de l'an prochain. Cette carte est une tryptique! le dernier tableau sera publié vendredi.







I will enter my card in the following challenges:
 Magnolia-licious Challenges. Inspiration challenge.
All that scrap - inspired by a song - (Auld Lang Syne) (missed the deadline)

34 commentaires:

Nady a dit…

ta carte est superbe!!
tout plein de détails a regarder, il y a beaucoup de travail la dedans. bravo!! Je te souhaite une bonne et heureuse année 2011 et tout ce que tu désire. merci de venir me visiter sur mon blog jour après jour et je souhaites que cela continue encore et encore. bisou
Nadyne xx

Christina C. a dit…

Danielle, I think this card is a wonderful farewell to 2010. I feel like Tilda....very sad to see the year come to an end and apprehensive about what the next year will bring!!! I love Edwin sitting in his chair reminiscing....
Your scene is absolutely wonderful and the images are colored magnificently. I love the embossing and window in the background. Beautifully done!

Julie a dit…

Just darling! What a great idea!

Julie

Pat a dit…

Oh Danielle!!! I LOVE this latest creation of yours, darlin'!!! So dang adorable! As always, your coloring is gorgeous...and I love your design and the images you chose to use. Au revoir 2010!! Happy New Year, sweetie!
Pat Frank

Karen's Fun Blog a dit…

This is so beautiful!! : )

Jean a dit…

Danielle, this is a gorgeous card and yet it tells a story just by looking at it.. yes we are loosing a year wether it was a good or bad one or good one and going onto a new year and are we afraid? Yes, I think we are.. what will the next year behold.. I think Edwin is thinking that as we all are... No one want to get older like Tilda either.. so you have done such a great job.. Thank you for sharing..
Hugs, Jean

Pam S. a dit…

super cute Danielle! The year went by too fast! What an awesome way to say good-bye! TFS!
Pam Going Postal

Barb Hardeman a dit…

Absolutely superb, Dani! You are so right about this week between Christmas and New Year's being a time to reflect, to visit the high spots and low of the past year and to look ahead to the new coming year and what lies ahead. I'm very thankful for meeting you as this year closes and looking forward to an even greater friendship in the new year...hugs, Barb

charlene a dit…

Danielle what a darling little scene you have created ! Love the colors, the window just all the detail.
Hugs

Rene a dit…

Ooooh Danielle!!!! How perfect is this scene you have created?!? I know exactly how you feel about this week (although for me it doesn't begin setting in until the 28th as the 27th is my birthday! But as soon as my birthday passes it hits me that another year has gone and then I get excited about what the new year will bring!)
Just divine! :D
Rene

Myrna a dit…

There are so many parts of your card to see. Love it! Love the snowmen out the window! This is wonderful Danielle!

Regina a dit…

Danielle!! Your card is gorgeous! I love the colors and your coloring is so beautiful as well as all the details you did!!:)))

As the poet said: "To have a New Year
Which deserves that name
we have to deserve it,
we have to make it new."

and we´ll do it!!! Happy New Year my friend!!!
With all the best, a lot of joy and peace!!

Hugs
Regina

Genevieve a dit…

Tout à fait grandiose cette carte Danielle!
Cette mise en scène....c'est comme si on y était! On croirait même entendre de la musique....
De la créativité, du talent, du travail...cela donne une petite merveille!!
Toutes mes félicitations!

Kelly Neis a dit…

I really love the colors you used on your images. Your coloring is really nice. I love your card.

Candy a dit…

Danielle,
I thought the first part of your card fantastic - I had no idea you were going to make this a 3 part card! I love your explanation for this 'in between time' of year :o)
You have done a wonderful job of this second part of your card. I am looking forward to part 3!
Hugs, Candy

Norma a dit…

Danielle, what sweet scene, or should I say bittersweet...chokes me up a bit seeing Tilda with a tear rolling down her cheek. Is the New year almost here already? This one went by so fast it seems. Marvelous job you did with the card. Love the scene you've created and your colouring is always superb.

Wishing you a fabulous New Year, my friend.

Lots of hugs,
Norma

Summite a dit…

Encore une fois tu as réussi à nous amené dans le récit d'un rêve. J'aime beaucoup cette façon de dire aurevoir à cette année qui s'achève. Merci de prendre le temps de venir commenter sur mon blog. Tes commentaires sont toujours très appréciés. Je profite de cette occasion pour souhaiter à toi et ta famille une année 2011 des plus merveilleuse remplie de tout ce que vous désirez.

zigzag a dit…

Superbe carte.On ce croiraient le 31 à minuit le blanc et le gris c'est vraiment magnifique.

Bravo Zig

cathylynn a dit…

Hello Danielle, OMG this card is amazing!!! So much talent bundled together with so much feeling. You never cease to amaze me with your creations and the stories you come up with also astound me. I love the scene you have masterfully created and the colors are perfect!!! Happy New Year my friend!!!! Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Card Crazy a dit…

Can't believe the year's over. What a lovely, sentimental card to celebrate the end.
Sue S.

Kathy Gerace a dit…

What a sweet and sad card at the same time. You did a fantastic job on your coloring and layout. Just perfect for year end.
Huggeroonies,
Kathy

Mélimélo (Paule) a dit…

FABULEUSE! Quelle impressionnante mise en scène! Cette carte, ce n'est que du bonheur!
BRAVOOOOOO!

Cordine a dit…

It's absolutely gorgeous!
Hugs
Cordine

Linda Peo. a dit…

Your card is beyond gorgeous! I love the colors you used, not only on the interior, the dark night sky really makes everything pop. Happy New Year!
Linda in California

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings a dit…

tres tres jolie!!!
A gorgeous card Danielle and I love your beautiful colouring and the scene you have created. Best wishes to you and your family for a very happy New Year and all good things for 2011. Hugs

Claudia

nath81 a dit…

waouhhh elle est geniale ta carte j'aime bcp , bisous nath

Mel a dit…

Bonsoir Danielle.

Quelle bonne idée de carte et surtout quelle belle façon de dire au revoir à l'année 2010! Tu fais toujours de belle cartes, pleine de détails.

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo!

J'aimerais te souhaiter à toi ainsi qu'à ta famille, une année 2011 remplie de bonheur, de paix, de joies et surtout de santé!

Mel

Angela a dit…

What a beautiful job you've done on this, Danielle! A sweet scene you have created with a bit of a melancholy feeling generated. Gorgeous work! Thanks for playing along with us at the Magnolia-liciuos challenge blog. Happy New Year! ;) hugs, Angela

Christine Riley a dit…

Wow Danielle, this is gorgeous! I love the scene you created. What an adorable touch to put the ltitle snowman outside the window. Too cute! Happy New Year's Eve!
Hugs, Christine

Jojo a dit…

Danielle, tu ne cesses de m'épater. D'une fois à l'autre, tes créations sont toujours des plus magnifiques. J'adore venir te lire et voir tes nouvelles créations. Tu es une merveilleuse source d'inspiration pour moi et pour plusieurs d'entres nous j'en suis certaine.

J'aimerais te souhaiter pour l'année 2011; Santé, Paix et Sérénité et surtout une autre belle année de créativité et de beaux projets.

Merci de partager tout ça avec nous.

Jojo

RubyM:) a dit…

AWWHHHHH Danni your gonn amake me cry sweetie!!! You have a heart of gold.AWE!!!!!!!!!!! Another beautiful scene with that marvelous window.HA HA I like your scenery outside the window lol! Too cute and wonderfully colored so proud at ya!!!!RubyM:)

cabio's craft corner a dit…

Happy New Year Danielle! You have such a great use of all these cute images. Lovely scene of saying goodbye to 2010~
Thank you for joining us at Magnolia-licious Challenge and hope to see you again for the upcoming ones :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

haremgypsy a dit…

so unusual and also so beautiful.

haremgypsy a dit…

So simple and also so beautiful