Monday, February 21, 2011

Pay it Forward 2011: Part 1

Several weeks ago a friend of mine posted this as her Facebook status:

Interesting twist on pay it forward, and right up my alley.
"Pay it forward 2011: I promise something handmade to the first 5 people who comment here. However, to be eligible, you must repost this status, offering something handmade to 5 other people. The rules are that it must be handmade by you, and it must be sent to your people sometime in 2011. Ready, set, GO!"

This sounded like a wonderful idea to me so I quickly replied with an emphatic “I’ll play!”  Then I immediately reposted the message. 

Over the weekend, the first of my participants received her handmade item.  She and I took the opportunity to meet-up and chat over a cup of coffee.  I highly suggest this to anyone participating in a similar activity. It’s a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  Below is a photo of the item I gifted that day.

I will be posting a photo of each handmade item after they have been gifted.   Are you participating in "Pay it Forward 2011"?  If so I would love to hear about your handmade gift ideas in the comments below.

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