Monday, November 15, 2010

*Waiting For The Winter Wonderland*

It's a good thing I put on socks and shoes last week... the weather forecast for Calgary is ugly!!!  There is a chance of up to 10cms of snow tonight (almost 4 inches) and the temperature is going to fall severely.  We've been above freezing for the most part all fall, and tomorrow our high will be about -8C (17F).  And our nightly lows will be around -18C (that's 0F).

And from what I've heard, the long term forecast shows temperatures below freezing until at least the 26th of November.

I think I need to find my mitts and scarf too.... and probably my boots!

It's all a part of living here, but that first big snowfall and the first dip into such cold temperatures is always a difficult thing!

So, since we're looking at Winter in Calgary, I'm sharing another Christmas card with you...
Items Used:
*Cardstock:  Stampin' Up! Tangerine; Classic Crest white
*Pattern Paper:  My Mind's Eye Colorful Christmas
*Images:  Hero Arts
*Ink: Stampin' Up! Tangerine Tango
*Challenges:  MTSC94

As soon as I saw the sketch, I knew I wanted to play with Christmas papers.  I love this MME paper as it's so untraditional in it's colours...

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Anonymous said...

So that's the reason I've been saving all those little pieces of designer paper...
Lovely card Nancy.

Sue R.
Logan Lake

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

What a beautiful card! It is such a lovely Christmas card with the sentiment front and center and the colors. Ohhh! How fast you went from flip flops to boots, ugh!!! I remember those days when living in New England, you know wait a minute and it will change.

Courtney Johnston said...

Too cute! I really like the patterned paper and font of the sentiment! Great layout too! Thanks for sharing!

Rhonda said...

love this card! such a great layout and the perfect stamp!

enjoy your snow; send some West!

Allison said...

Very pretty Nancy!

Cheryl said...

This is awesome! What a great way to use up some left over strips of paper. I might have to CASE this idea. TFS.

Amber said...

Love the card... great use of the different papers!

Sparkly Pink Star said...

Hello fellow Calgarian!! Are you enjoying the snow this morning ugh!!! I am tempted to stay in bed all day! You card is the colours :)