A Harvest Of Happy Memories Card

A Harvest Of Happy Memories Card

Card Of The Week – A Harvest Of Happy Memories

To everything there is a season,
A time for every purpose under heaven.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

This weekend, my husband and I ventured into a new Costco that recently opened near our home to do a little grocery shopping. We weren’t surprised to see that the store was filled with Christmas decorations – after all, retailers are notorious for promoting holidays months ahead of schedule.

What surprised us, however, was that on our drive home, we passed several homes that were already decked out in fill Christmas attire, covered from hedges to chimney tops with Christmas lights and wreaths and other décor that traditionally does not make its appearance until Thanksgiving weekend and beyond.

I’m not sure how you experience time, but time really flies by in my world. If anything, I’d like to slow my days down – not speed them up!

With that said – the theme of this week’s card is A Harvest Of Happy Memories.

This year, more than ever before, I want to truly take the time to savor the moments I have with my family and friends. I want to savor the time I spend praying and worshiping – the time I spend resting and playing – the time I spend crafting and creating – the time I spend reading and writing.

I want to savor each moment of my life because it’s a precious gift that should never be taken for granted.

This season, I encourage you to do the same. Let your fall be filled with a Harvest of Happy Memories!

Have an amazing week – and be sure to share your creations with us at one of our weekly parties!


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60 Responses to “A Harvest Of Happy Memories Card”

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  1. April S. says:

    Wow – what a great list of challenges. Thanks for sharing.
    April #53

  2. Dionne says:

    Fab card, I love the vibrant colours, it is very striking. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

  3. Valerie-Jael says:

    Thanks for linking your lovely work to Moo Mania and More, Valerie

  4. Anna says:

    Very beautiful card!!!
    Thanks for joining Brown Sugar Challenge!
    Anna Dt

  5. froebelsternchen says:

    Fabulous art!
    Thank you for joining us at Moo Mania & More!
    oxo
    Susi

  6. Janis says:

    Great Halloween card!
    Thanks for linking up over at PDE Linky Party.
    Janis
    Pause Dream Enjoy, blog
    PDE Linky Party, challenge blog

  7. Marilyn Webb says:

    Beautiful fall harvest card!! Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    hugs
    Marilyn DT

  8. Janis says:

    Me again! Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks.
    Janis, DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party

  9. Cathy(Kraftykoolkat) says:

    Gorgeous colours. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creations with us at Creative Card Crew.
    Hugs
    Cathy DT Member
    xxxxx

  10. katieO says:

    Beautiful fall card. I love the purple accents. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Fall Food Challenge. KatieO-DL.ART DTmember

  11. Wen says:

    A beautiful autumn card. Happy belated WOYWW! Wen #54

  12. Maria Pilar says:

    Nice card! Thank you for joining us at Retarte63 in Stampartpapel.
    Maria Pilar (Stampartpapel DT)

  13. amy says:

    I totally understand the early Christmas topic! Great card and sentiment too. Thanks so much for joining our challenge at CCC Digi Creations.
    Amt-DT

  14. Jackie T says:

    Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog challenge R for Ribbon. Hugs Jackie (DT)

  15. susan stacey says:

    Lovely card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts ‘Purple/Black/Orange’ challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

  16. michele says:

    Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity 🙂 hugs x

  17. Theresa Pace says:

    lovely card. i agree with you on decorations. some people are starting too early. it shouldn’t be. thank you for sharing it with us at FFFC and good luck, Theresa DT xx
    http://craf-ther.blogspot.co.uk/

  18. Carla says:

    Thanks for sharing your lovely card with Simply Papercraft!

  19. Wonderful card. Love pumpkins. Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It.
    Cindy DT

  20. Sue says:

    Beautiful and so vibrant. A really lovely Autumnal card. Thank you so much for sharing this with us over at Scrappers Delight. Sue DT. xx

  21. I completely agree with you that we should focus on the moments in our life and enjoy them, I have also tried to be more aware of enjoying things in the moment. And I definitely agree with you, it’s a bit early for Christmas decorations… although I have to admit I have been making Christmas cards for ages now, and it’s nice to know that task is almost complete! Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge, “Halloween or Make a Card”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, CGE DT, InvisiblePinkCards

  22. Eemeli says:

    Very nice creation and fits perfectly to our “Fall Colors” challenge at Wags ‘n Whiskers. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you next time too.

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli {DT}

  23. doudou2106 says:

    Cute card! Thank you for joining us at Stampartpapel Retarte#63
    Alexandra Dt

  24. Jo says:

    Very sweet card! I love the pumpkin… and the papers are so pretty! Thanks for linking up in our Halloween Funday Friday challenge!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    ♥ Jo’s Scrap Shack ♥

  25. Maura says:

    Lovely harvest card in the perfect colors! Thanks for joining us for the throwback challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge!

  26. Beautiful creation and yes … things really need to slow down a bit! I totally understand wanting to get your lights up outside while the weather is still decent but come on … don’t light them up until after Thanksgiving! Some how THAT particular holiday which is so important to remind us to be thankful for our blessings … has been pushed aside! So sad! Anyways … beautiful creation and Thanks so much for joining our challenge at 2 Crafty Girls! We hope you’ll join us again real soon! Remember, you can enter THREE times! Good Luck!
    Darlene
    2 CRAFTY GIRLS
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

  27. Tina C says:

    A lovely card for the season) Thank you for joining us at Jo’s this week for Funday Friday.
    Tina DT

  28. vic says:

    Lovely card – super autumnal colours. Love the sentiment on this card – made me smile and think about my family. Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week, at Glitter n Sparkle, Vic – DT x

  29. Awww . . . cute! I LOVE pumpkins and the one you used is a cutie! Great color combo, too. Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

  30. Lilian says:

    Cute card! Lovely colors!
    Thank you for joining us at House of Cards!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

  31. RobinfromCA says:

    Very pretty! Your use of textures is wonderful!

  32. Mynn xx says:

    What a gorgeous mix of patterns and colors! I LOVE the fall feel–fabulous job! Thank you SO MUCH for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx

  33. What a fantastic creation, Thanks for joining in on the Glitter N Sparkle Challenge this week. Good Luck
    Tracey C – DT Member

  34. Lovely bright colours on your great card. Thanks for sharing it with us at OSAAT. The verse of scripture you have used is a favourite of mine and very apt. I totally agree that the world has gone mad! Decorating for Christmas in October???????? Christine DT x

  35. I love the color combination you used for your card!

    Happy belated WOYWW!

    Greetings, Sofie #44
    http://sofies-succulent-beads.blogspot.be/

  36. Jeannie says:

    Hello there and Happy Halloween! This is a beautiful Fall creation with all of the perfect colors too. Love the purple scrollwork especially. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week 🙂

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  37. MeretheA says:

    Thanks for playing along with our challenge at House of Cards
    Ma (✿*‿*) HOC DT
    http://majaapia.blogspot.no/

  38. ~ginny says:

    So colorful! I like your coloring on the pumpkin and the DP you have chosen to use. I’m like you, I can’t imagine having my Christmas decorations up this early! Wowza! AND, I can’t imagine all the work you went to to enter 64 challenges! I get freaky trying to do 15 or 20.
    Thank you for sharing your project and creativity at 613 Ave C!
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave C : [ ATG / or Use Subway Art]
    Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

  39. Lisa says:

    Beautiful card 🙂

  40. Pippa says:

    nice card – and a busy collection of linkies! P.

  41. Starcyl says:

    This is a lovely make and perfect for our challenge of Add some bling or glitter.
    Thanks for sharing it with us over at Polkadoodles Jenny x
    Polkadoodles DT

  42. Claudia
    Twitter: Imagesbycw
    says:

    Your card is beautiful and so are your words. I totally agree with time flying by way too fast for my taste. I can’t believe Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner.
    I am not well versed in the Bible, yet, those words are part of an all time favorite song by The Mamas and Papas, I am sure you know the one 🙂

  43. ~DEANNE~ says:

    Sweet card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our MELONHEADZ challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  44. Scrapper69 says:

    Such a Lovely Card! Thanks for playing along with us over at CDD Linky Party!

    Theresa (CDD DT)
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

  45. michele s says:

    a beautifully colorful creation! happy autumn! xo

  46. Lynn aka Lynnpenguin says:

    What a cute creation. Love the colours. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Inspiration Destination.
    Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, ID Creative Team Member

  47. Bonnie says:

    Your card is lovely. The colors are gorgeous. Thank you so much for joining our challenge over at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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