Pay it forward, creatively

Have you paid it forward? There are many reasons to dislike Facebook (which I recounted here) but Creative Pay It Forward, which first appeared on Facebook, temporarily suspends my disdain:

Creative Pay It Forward
I promise to send something handmade to the first five people who respond to this post. They must, in turn, promise to post this and send something they made to the first five responders. It must be handmade by you, and it must be sent to your five people sometime in 2011.

I answered the call, and just completed my handmade gifts. I love the concept, and appreciate the artful twist. The gift possibilities are many: cookies, poems, letters, paintings, drawings, photos . . . Something big, something small, something made with hands & heart.

Need a bit of inspiration? Check out Art, a delightful short film directed by Andrea Dorfman, with song by Tanya Davis