Maybe I am just really out of shape but after a day hanging out with the lovely arounna and learning how to letterpress I could really feel it in my left arm and abdominal muscles the next day. DId you know you can burn between 200 and 300 calories an hour using a press. What a beautiful, functional workout that could be especially if you have wonderful company like arounna, john, liam and piper. You might get an extra bit of exercise dodging those carpet cheerios ( oh I know piper it is environmental art). Jokes aside I loved working with the beautiful papers, inks and of course the press. It was magic seeing my covered stone images pressed into the surface of the paper. Time just flew by and I did some blind pressing with type and then used a mossy green ( looks more yellow in these photographs, sorry) and then a blood red. I made folded cards ( although they aren't yet folded) , post cards, thank you notes and my favorite the tags.
I realized last week that I had missed celebrating my 2nd blog birthday on January 11th. So today I am making up for that by offering a giveaway. Leave a comment under this post and on January 31st at midnight I will choose a winner of an assortment of resurrectionfern letterpress paper goods, a crochet covered sea stone and I will even throw into the mix a few special surprises.