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A Wish for Cooler Weather

I am so ready for cooler weather! Moved Allie into her apartment in Birmingham yesterday and it was hot! This week's MFPSpeedyTV Inspiration Challenge gave me the perfect opportunity to make a Winter Card and at least pretend it was cooler! Here are Shirley's wonderful inspiration pictures:

I picked the middle blue floor and my Winter wishes for inspiration on my card:

I used the snowflake stamp from the MFP Calendar set and a sentiment from the brand new Brrrr set.

Hope you will join us!



  1. A stunning take on the inspiration photos. Love the distressed edges and kind of old world feel to your creation.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  2. Fun inspiration pictures - love the pretty card you created. I think you took a little inspiration from the left picture too!

  3. A great homemade vintager feel to this card Nancy. Love this design. - Jim

  4. This is so pretty. Love the distressing and the vintage feel of the card.

  5. I love your card, Nancy, and I hope it helped cool you down. I know you miss your sweet daughter already. It's so hard with they are away. Would you believe our weather has been very cool and rainy this year? We have been more in the mid to high 80's than 90's. We haven't even seen a 100 degrees. What is going on here in North AL? You would have loved it. I don't because it doesn't seem like summer to me. And, you know, I love hot weather. Crazy me!!!!!!!!!! :-)

  6. Wonderful! I love the take on the blue floor with your "chilly" card!

  7. Your card is beautiful; love the patterned paper with the stamped snowflake.

  8. Wow, love the colors! Great winter card.

  9. Love it Nancy, great colours!
    Dawn xx

  10. This is quite pretty with all the distressing and snowflakes. We can't relate with your hot weather up here in PA, because it's been like perfect autumn weather for most of August! It has to be so hard knowing your DD is off on her own at school now, but you can be very proud! She's headed in the right direction thanks to you :)

  11. Me too! I'm ready for Fall!! What a gorgeous card!! Love the embellies on the front! HUGS

  12. Wonderfully elegant CAS Holiday card! Well done for getting one done in such heat!

  13. You aced the insp. photos!! Gorgeous card!!

  14. This is a gorgeous card Nancy, I love the distressed feel and your fabulous sentiment.

  15. Goodness, when I first saw the pictures, I thought you were going to tell us that's your daughter's apartment! Pretty card, but we don't need a chill, we're already having one!

  16. Nancy,
    Your card is so pretty and elegant and you have given it a warm and vintage feel. I really like the colors and pretty embellies!

  17. Your cool color palette is perfect! The bling snowflakes are just right on this pretty card.
    Bear Hugs,


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