Swap-bot Time: August 9, 2020 1:46 am


Date Joined: December 14, 2015
Last Online: August 8, 2020
Birthday: April 8
Country: Mexico
Instagram: elenamazmar

About Me


Back in December 2016, I had a lot of liver issues that kept me going back and forth from the hospital. I missed and sent late some swaps so this is the reason of my poor rating. I didn't came back to Swap-bot until October 2017 and resent just not to leave my partners empty handed but was not able to reverse the poor ratings.

I always send on time and re send if needed. Please don't let these ratings mislead you. Always message me if in doubt, I usually take pics of everything before putting it in the mailbox.



My name is Elena, I'm Mexican, 30 years old and love meeting people, other countries and other cultures. I'm so excited to join Swap-bot, hope to do some amazing swaps and create great memories.

My native language is Spanish but I speak English and Portuguese as well.

I learned about this website from another site called The bucketlist and found it interesting that people wanted to do swaps as a life goal so once I read it all I knew I had to join!

I currently have no kids. I also have no pets; unfortunately I work long hours so it doesn't seem fair for pets to be home alone :( but I would love to adopt a dog one day.


I have 2 elephant tattoos and about 150 elephant figurines that I've been collecting for years from anywhere in the world and any material, from wood, wire, crystal, paper, fabric, etc.


(USA) I have noticed it takes around 6-8 weeks to receive mail from Mexico so please be patient.

(Rest of the world) I have noticed it takes around 8-10 weeks to receive mail from Mexico so please be patient.

I have no problem re sending if needed, so let me know if more than 2 months has passed and you haven't received anything.

Thank you for your patience!

Favorite Movies

The Godfather (all of them) the bucketlist, Last Vegas,Danny the dog, the shining, Psychosis, Rosemary's baby, Vertigo, and many more

Favorite Television

Saturday Night Live, The tonight show (Jimmy Fallon), How to get away with murder, Greys anatomy, Criminal Minds, Bob's burgers, Family Guy, the Simpsons, etc

Favorite Books

Great expectations (Dickens) . Banana Yoshimoto, Jose Saramago. Latin american writers (Jose Agustin, Enrique Serna, Jorge Iibarguengoitia, etc)

Likes & Dislikes


I love all fruits & vegetables with the exceptions of : Papaya and Turnip

Coming from Mexico, I love spicy food!

I have no allergies which makes me very happy since I can eat anything. I am not afraid of trying anything at all, I have eaten a lot of different things, chicken, beef, pork, rabbit, moose, all kinds of seafood (my fav is octopus), austrich, veal, lamb, snake, etc. Most people wont like it but my fav meal is beef tongue.

Food: I will take it all!.

  • I like candies (I specially love the soft chewy kind like starburst)

  • Snacks


  • Cookies

  • All kinds of tea (except chamomile)

  • Coffee

  • Anything dairy.

  • All types of spices

My favorite season is Christmas. I am a Huge Fan of ANYTHING-Pumpkin spiced.

I dont have any problem with alcohol or cigarrets, actually even though I dont smoke I usually buy a pack of local smokes while traveling as a souvenir.

I am Roman Catholic so I dont mind any Christian/Catholic items yet I am not interested in switching religions :)

I LOVE: coloring, crafts, calligraphy, cooking, baking and many more things...


  • I usually like 99% of what I am sent, no matter the colors or picture. I am very flexible, I can do dark or pastels.

  • I dont mind any picture unless it is obscene or pornography.

  • Anything but ad postcards. Not a fan of them

    I am open and flexible about receiving anything you would like to send :)

  • I prefer postcards sent NAKED & STAMPED UNLESS you feel you need to protect the pc like in hand made cases, in such cases I am fine with receiving in an envelope.

I specially like:

  • Flowers

  • All Animals (but LOVE elephants, wolves, dragonflies and butterflies)

  • Literature, authors, writers, calligraphy

  • Quotes

  • Beautiful landscapes

  • Architecture in general

  • Touristy Pcs

  • Funny/Joke pcs

  • B&W photography


  • ANYTHING WITH ELEPHANTS, pandas, wolves, dragonflies and butterflies

  • Pocket letter goodies to decorate them, Embellishments, ephemera, die cuts, fabric, Rhinestone Beads, Crystal Gems, etc

  • Pocket Page Protectors (or similar) for pocketletters, (They are not sold in Mexico)

  • Bookmarks

  • Pictures,postcards,about any beautiful place on earth! TRAVELING is my passion and love to get inspiration from other people.

  • Candy!

  • ANYTHING-Pumpkin spiced

  • Chocolate

  • Tea/Coffee

  • Key chains

  • Fridge magnets

  • Pens

  • Stationery

  • Stickers ( I like any kind, puffy or flat)(I DON'T like teacher/rewards, or promotions/ads)

  • Anything traditional from anywhere, that could help me get to know different cultures.


When I joined SwapBot I learned what Pocket Letters were. Thanks to @Johkup I got my first one and I'm in love with it!!!!!

I think they are beautiful and I am learning to do them so I am hosting a series of swaps to practice and see how you make them.

If you do them I would love a private swap for one of your creations. Just ask!


kikakreativa rated for PROJECT: HAPPY MAIL! on Aug 3, 2020
52901m rated for PROJECT: HAPPY MAIL! on Aug 1, 2020
Comment: What an amazing idea! Glad you participated 🤗
Response: I had a lot fun writing this swap, hope they write back
ScrapHappyGabi rated for PROJECT: HAPPY MAIL! on Aug 1, 2020
Comment: Isn't this a beautiful swap! To know that we put a smile on a few faces.. that is everything! xx Gabi
Response: it was a cool idea, I wish it was done in my country
ileimgruber rated for Tiny Letter INTL <3 on Sep 27, 2019
annim rated for New Years Resolution Pocket Letters on Jun 19, 2019
Comment: It arrived today! :) Thank you so much for resending. I love it and using the envelopes is such a cute idea. :)
Ikran3 rated for APRIL Happy Birthday Swap on Apr 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you :)
bjansen rated for APRIL Happy Birthday Swap on Apr 15, 2019
Comment: Thanks so much :)
romyisa78 rated for Surprise envelope on Mar 29, 2019
Comment: thank you so much, love all the things you sent to me
Response: so cool you received it already, thanks for rating and heart
tichyleon rated for Happy November on Jan 21, 2019
Comment: llego!! le tomo un monton! gracias! me encantó la estampilla :)
Response: wow si que tardo pero que gusto que ya lo recibiste :)
Comment: Thanks for the view of the beautiful architecture! I think this is my first postcard from Mexico, and a gorgeous one at that, so I am especially appreciative < 3
Response: Im so happy you liked it! Happy 2019!
Platform934 rated for Any Christmas Card on Jan 3, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the awesome musical xmas card + goodies! Hope your Holidays were everything & more!
Response: Thank you for rating and heart, enjoy 2019!
annim rated for Christmas Pocket Letter on Dec 25, 2018
Comment: Thank you! :)
Response: Glad you have received this. Feliz Año Nuevo 2019!
liucyt rated for Gratitude List - Email on Dec 24, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for 10 beautiful things you are grateful for!
LizH rated for Gratitude List - Email on Dec 23, 2018
Response: Feliz Año Nuevo 2019!
kasa rated for Gratitude List - Email on Dec 22, 2018
Comment: Hello Elena, Enjoyed reading your gratitude list, especially the ones on faith and family. Merry Christmas.
Response: Thank you, those are the things that keep you going...Feliz Año Nuevo 2019!
paperlvr rated for Gratitude List - Email on Dec 22, 2018
Comment: I enjoyed reading your list! Good luck in your new job!
Response: Thank you very much! Feliz Año Nuevo 2019!
Amandlyn22 rated for Random Questions on Dec 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the tea!
Response: happy you have received this! Merry Christmas!
Comment: Thank you for your list. I have never seen The Princess Switch. I will watch it with my daughter when she visits. Feliz Navidad!
Response: Feliz Navidad!!!!
Response: Feliz Navidad!!!!
kasa rated for Favorite Christmas Movies Email Swap on Dec 1, 2018
Comment: Thank you Elena for sharing your christmas movies with me. I agree with you it sounds nice to be in a hotel room in NY at christmas time and someone else is paying for it. merry Christmas.
Response: thats the dream!!! Feliz Navidad!!!!

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SeoulQueen on Dec 1, 2018:

The best things take time! Thanks so much again. The pocket letter is super cute.

Mishi on Nov 29, 2018:

Favorite Christmas Movies Email Swap

SAHCatMom on Oct 7, 2018:

Hi Elena, ? About adding pictures to profiles: I found the format and have tried posting several pictures and gifs found on Google, but many of them will not copy :(.
I know I am using the right format, but I am wondering if the images are copyrighted or something.?? I would love some feedback on this if you know what I’m doing wrong! Thanks! Susan. Sahcatmom

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Apr 19, 2018:

Right now I am only doing letter swaps, and easy type 3 swaps, I was doing pocket letters BUT my last swap was a nightmare. Let me know if you want to do a private letter swap or something easy?

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Apr 18, 2018:

HIIIII long time no talk How are you these days?

Maggie249 on Feb 5, 2018:

I agree on the elephants

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Feb 23, 2017:

Received your Christmas card today with the post mark December 7th 2016 2 months a 3 weeks for it to get here. I changed my 1 rating to a 5 with a heart thank you

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Jan 2, 2017:

I mailed the Christmas card private swap a month ago, I messaged you, and I never heard back from you, I dunno if you received my swap, or not, I am still waiting for yours to arrive. I see you have not been on swap bot since Dec. 16th, 2016. I would love to give you a chance to re send but i see your partially suspended with 3 1s. I hope your ok. Happy New year

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Dec 5, 2016:


Private Christmas Card swap

I mailed your card today!!!!

PrairieKittin on Nov 15, 2016:

Thank you so much for the Dia de los Muertes card! I love it!!! It's beautiful!

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