Today's Lesson From The Craft Room: Your Progress Will Become Apparent To You!I went to the gym yesterday and, as always, I decided to warm up a bit on the recumbent bicycle. I hadn't been to the gym in waaaaayyyyy too long, so my expectations weren't very high regarding what my body would be able to do. And yet, when I got on that bike, I found that my usual level of 2 was way too easy, so I pushed it up to level 7 to warm up. It felt great! What I realize is that the time I've been spending on my bike has really been helping me make progress both on a muscular and cardiovascular level! I was pretty surprised since the only exercise I had been doing lately was going on bike rides and taking Buddy for walks. It's amazing how progress can sneak up on you and show itself when you least expect it! My weight workout went well too - my stamina was a lot better than I imagined it would be! I'm actually looking forward to my next trip to the gym...and yes, I'm going to make that happen this week! So whatever exercise you are doing, keep doing it! It's making a difference whether you're aware of it or not!
Today's card was inspired by a handmade book by Alisa Golden, shared in her book Making Handmade Books. I saw her book and thought that it would be fun to make a tea bag shaped card to hold a tea bag gift! I began with a piece of Confetti card stock and cut it to 4 1/4" x 11". I then scored it in the center and folded it in half. I cut off 1" from one of the ends and I scored the other end at 1" to create an inside "pocket" for the tea bag. Here is what the inside looks like: