Do you remember when I posted about whoopdwhoop? (To sum up: it’s a site where you can swap your handmade things for points to “buy” handmade things from someone else.) Yesterday I received my first item through the site.
Thanks Alicia! Isn’t it cute? (The half-used crayons are ours, Max insisted on filling the whole thing up as soon as I explained what it was for.) It’s just like something I would make for my kids, if I had my sewing machine unpacked and could sew much more neatly than I do. Completely filled, it rolls up to be bigger than a cell phone, but smaller than a soda can – the perfect size for slipping into my purse for entertaining the kids on the go.
As you can see, the back is made of an adorable circus fabric to coordinate with the circusy words on the inside:
Interested? I was initially dubious about the format, but it seems to be working very well. Now that more people are joining, there’s a larger variety of items there, too. Come check out the things I’m offering to swap! (I really need to list a few more pieces.) Don’t have an account? Sign up here!