Tuesday, March 8, 2011

pay it forward...

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Pay It Forward 2011...

Perfect for this girl who is feeling very, very lucky these days and wants to share her happiness.

I first read about this project over at Petite Michelle Louise and then again over at French Laundry.  I am so happy to be taking part in what Michelle describes as...a wonderful way to share friendship, inspiration and creativity all while "paying it forward."

Here is how it works...

The first five people who comment on this blog post will receive a handmade gift from me ~ Sandi of A Cottage Muse.

In return, you must first write a blog post explaining "Pay It Forward 2011".

Then you must send out a handmade gift to the first 5 visitors who leave a comment.

Take your time...you don't need to send them all today or tomorrow. Good things come to those who wait!!

This is such a sweet way to make new friends and share the love of things we create with our hearts and hands.
Michelle has a great way with words!!

"It's not the size of the item that matters, but the spirit of paying it forward."

So start celebrating Spring's arrival today and Pay It Forward!!
Thank you for stopping by!


Trisha said...

I would love to join you! Please stop by my blog and join in on my Pay it Forward as well!


Pamela said...

HI Sandi!!

Thanks for visiting my blog and the nice comment! I'm a new follower of your blog!
Am I the first five??

Have a great day!
Pamela :)

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

well count me in...what a fun thing to do for another...I love this game!

wandalee said...

Sandi - I did this on my Facebook page too! Count me in - hoping to make it down to Wrentham real soon.
Wanda in NH

The Vintage Vagablonde said...

i would love to play.......count me in.

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Hi Sandi, looks like I am number 6! :) That's okay since I live oh so far away! I've thought about doing this too but I am such a procrastinator and mail is so dang unreliable on this side of the world. I will still give it some serious thought as I love nothing more than paying it forward. Best wishes to you, Tammy

bikim said...

lovely photos!
take care,

Shabby Vintage Junk said...

Hey Sandi....!

What a LOVELY idea....I hope everyone participating has a ball....What a GREAT way to meet new Friends....!

THANK YOU as always for visiting with me....Yes indeed....LOTS of chippy goodness....hahahahahaha....

I hope you're having a FABULOUS week Lovey....!

Cheers from Oz,
Tamarah :o)

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Thanks for all your sweet comments and for the encouragement also. It's a trying time and one that I NEVER thought I'd find myself in, but I have to believe God has a plan. :) The store and my new space are good distractions for me right now.
Blessings and Hugs,

Gypsea Nurse said...

Thanks for the visit! Trisha did good today!!!
Send me your addy at gypseanurse@gmail.com

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

She was certainly right. Your home is lovely. I have been trying to get more white into mine, but it will mean a lot of painting of walls ugh!!!!! But with warmer weather coming I will give it a try. Maybe by Christmas!!! Have a Blessed day. ~~Sherry~~


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