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Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Harvest...what does it mean to you?

Hello friends!  Hope you are well.
So, as the question says, what does harvest mean to you?  For me, harvest is the British version of Thanksgiving in USA.  It's a time to be thankful for all the blessings we have in our lives.  We have so much and yet we still complain that we haven't enough.  It's a good idea to sit back and count the blessings we have - family and friends, physical, financial, health and spiritual blessings.  Of course for the Christian, the best blessing we have is the free gift of salvation given to us through the Lord Jesus Christ.  Nothing is better than that.  One day, God will gather in all the souls of His saved and redeemed people and we will be at rest for all eternity in His care.  The labours of this life will be over for ever and we will spend eternity worshipping the One who gave His all for us.  What a reason to rejoice and feel blessed! 
 
Today I have, not a card, but a gift box (inside there is a lovely bar of soap and a bookmark made by my friend Marlou)I made for a friend who has been a great help and support to me recently.  All supplies are SU! (some now retired).
 
I am entering this into three challenges:
 
Addicted to CAS - Autumn / Fall
CASology - Harvest
The Paper Players - Tic Tac Toe (ribbon, embossing, banner)
 

 
 Aren't these wee gift boxes just the cutest?  Stamps are Chalk Talk with the matching Framelits dies.







Thanks for visiting today.


12 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Karen! What a wonderful gift too! I love your thoughts on thankfulness! Sometimes when one feels down and out, it really does help to dwell on all we have to be thankful for!
    Thank so much for joining us at CASology this week! :)

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  2. These SU gift boxes are so cute Karen, and perfect for gift-giving, and together with the Chalk Talk tag and the striped ribbon, you have chosen some of my favourite SU products!
    Thank you for sharing with us at ATCAS - Sylvia x

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  3. What a lovely gift box , I love the window and the ribbon is the perfect addition to the beauty of this box. Thank you for sharing with us at ATCAS :)

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  4. I think this is very very beautiful, thoughtful and lovely!

    Thanks for joining at CASology, I am thankful that you shared!

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  5. Karen this is absolutely stunning, clean and just beautiful! Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology!

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  6. This is an adorable little gift box, so pretty :) Your friend is going to be so pleased to receive this! It's a very lovely way of saying 'thank you' - very apt at harvest/thanksgiving time :)

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  7. What a beautiful gift box! Love the tag you made and oh how I wish SU still carried that ribbon! Great project for our challenge...thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

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  8. Just gorgeous...the colors, the stamps, everything! Thanks for playing with us this week!

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  9. Such a lovely gift box, Karen ... fabulous colours and a simply splendid ribbon! Anita :)

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  10. This is so beautiful. I love the colours you have used. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

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  11. AWESOME gift box! Thanks for joining in at ATCAS!

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