Today's Lesson From The Craft Room: Sometimes We Fret About Things For More Time Than It Actually Takes Us To Do Those ThingsI'm guilty! Sometimes I get myself so worked up about my "to-do" lists - all the things I need to get done by a certain day. I think if I counted all of the minutes I worry about getting those things done, they would far surpass the amount of time the tasks actually take to get done. So why am I bothering to allow myself to worry about them?! Case in point. On Friday I had a list of things I needed to get done by Monday and I had anticipated working on them all weekend. I think I had started worrying about the list beginning on about Wednesday of last week! So, what happened? On Saturday I decided to take a 2 1/2 hour hike rather than sit and do work (yeah!). In my mind I began to realize that the work would likely, in reality, not take me much time. And then on Sunday I ended up on a 4-hour biking adventure to a gorgeous park! And here I sit (I am writing this on Sunday night) and guess what? I was able to get the tasks done in about 2 hours of focused time! I am so glad that I decided to stop all the fretting and do those things I really wanted to do. I know I still need to work on minimizing the fretting - at least I'm headed in the right direction!
Today's cards were made using a retired stamp set from a number of years back. I LOVE the quotes! I stamped the images with Jet Black Staz-On and then colored the images in with colored pencils. I added a dash of Crystal Effects and a bit of dazzling diamonds for some added texture and bling. I really like the simplicity of these cards since the quotes are truly the focal point. These are headed to a family member as a birthday gift. I hope she likes them! :)