Introduction: How to Spread the Love With the Toy Society
Now. This is some good fun:
If you have a bit of time on your hands and some handmade softies that you can bear to give away, become a member of The Toy Society! It's like a secret society of crafty toymakers who "spread the love along the streets" around the world.
Check out Lola, the doll I "dropped" at thehandmadeproject.com
Step 1: Contact the Toy Society for Details.
Check out The Toy Society to get all of the info you need. Once you receive your email, make a cool softie or doll to donate. I suggest using one of your best protoypes so as to not suffer from too much separation anxiety. Lola, here, is a prototype. I love her to pieces, but she's not the doll that I want to sell. Over time, I've generated a lot of almost-there dolls and am happy to find The Toy Society to lighten my load.
Step 2: Make the Necessary Tag and Letter...
...and stuff your doll into a Ziploc bag. (This is the most morbid, but necessary step.)
Step 3: Take Your Shades to Turn Yourself Into the Incognito Observer.
Because once you "drop" your toy, you'll want to hang around to see if you get any instant bites!
Step 4: Find a Busy Spot in Your City and "Drop" Your Doll.
Step 5: Wait for Innocent Bystanders...
...if you like, but please, please don't encourage them to pick up your doll. Remember The Toy Society is a secret society :D
Remember to take pictures and follow the steps of The Toy Society to see your sneaky work in action!