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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Pay It Forward - Giveaway

I found this idea at Confessions of a Sewing Dork's Blog... sounds like fun! Please read through the entire post if you want to participate! :)

This giveaway is aka Random Gifts to Total Strangers
. I believe it originated at clevergirl.org. She wanted to cheer up people she's never met by mailing them a handmade gift. And now you can play too:

I am entering into the following agreement with the first 5 people who comment on this post and then commit to doing the same on their blog. Just read below and if you feel up to the task, copy the following into your blog and leave me a comment.I am willing to post overseas (I am in Canada), but remember you must commit on your blog to do the same for others.

1. I make no guarantees that you will like what I send you. But you may be pleasantly surprised. It will definitely be sewing/craft related.
2. What I send will be made just for you, with love, by my own hands. See, I can go to your blog and read your posts and a really great idea will pop into my pretty little head.
3. I promise I will complete all 5 gifts this year - 2009.
4. I will not give you any clue what it’s going to be. It will be something made in the real world, that you can touch and feel, and not something cyber.
Perhaps you'll send it forward to someone who will absolutely love it.
5. In return, all you need to do is post this text on your blog and make 5 things for the first 5 to respond to your blog post.
Send your mailing address - after I contact you to confirm.
Everyone is welcome. I guarantee that you will receive something from me providing you do the same for 5 other people in your blog post. Are you game? Let's do this and I can't wait to send you what I hope you'll consider a nice surprise!!!!!!!!!

I also stumbled across this blog - Super Stitches - written by an 8-year-old girl - take a look, so cute!

5 comments:

Jeannette said...

I love being part of Pay It Forwards and would love to play

ade said...

Could I join in too? It'll be my first pay it forward and quite excited about the prospect of the giving and the surprise!

Anne said...

SO far as I've seen I love your crafts...I would love to join the pay it forward! count me in!

Amy said...

Since I just won, I will leave it for another commenter. But, wanted to thank you for entering mine!! :)

This is a great idea! Have fun with it. :)

Amy said...

Aug. 11th--- Hey there.
Just letting you know that you won on my PIF giveaway.

Drop me an email and tell me your address so I can get it out to you soon. My addy is in my blog profile. Have a great day. :)