the early bird
Sweet Teresa's blog was the first place that I saw this particular handmade giveaway twist, and since I was one of her first five commenters, I'm 'paying it forward'. (I haven't decided yet if that's one of those phrases I detest, but I think it might be. Too catchy.)
The rules are (and I'm copying the text from Teresa, with some edits):
The first 5 people who respond to this post will get something made by me: it will be my choice, but will, hopefully, be something you can use or enjoy for its aesthetic merits. (The picture of my sewing machine does not mean that it will be used in the handmade wonderfulness which is this swap, although I just had a brilliant idea...) This offer does have some restrictions & limitations...
*I make no guarantees that you will like it...but I hope you do!
*You will receive this item before the end of the year (December 31, 2009) or sooner.
*You will have no idea what the item will be, or when you will receive it.
*To participate, you must re-post this meme on your blog and put together something to be sent out as 5 surprises of your own. These surprises can be anything....a piece of art, a photo, a poem...whatever you choose.
Now I'll just wait for the comments to come rolling in! If you're one of the first five commenters, please e-mail me your mailing address (grahamsherrie AT yahoo DOT ca), and those will go in the mail sometime in the next 9 months! Happy Handmade Friday! (Yes, I just made that up.)