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ElenaMaz

ElenaMaz
Date Joined: December 14, 2015
Last Online: June 2, 2023
Birthday: April 8
Country: Mexico
Instagram: elenamazmar

About Me

ABOUT MY POOR RATING

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.

Thanks!

Elena

My name is Elena, I'm Mexican, 35 years old and love meeting people, other countries and other cultures. My native language is Spanish but I speak English and Portuguese as well.

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 AM OBSESSED WITH ELEPHANTS.

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.

About MAIL FROM MEXICO

(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!

Likes & Dislikes

In general, I love elephant, pandas, wolves, flowers, vintage, Christmas, colorful stuff, kawaii stuff, caligraphy, art, etc

I LOVE FOOD, Coming from Mexico, I love spicy food! I have no allergies and I am not afraid of trying anything.

In terms of colors, I am very flexible, I can do dark or pastels. There is not one color I dislike.

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

Postcards

  • Anything but ad postcards. Not a fan of them

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

I specially like:

  • Flowers

  • All Animals

  • Art

  • Literature, authors, writers, calligraphy

  • Quotes

  • Beautiful landscapes

  • Funny/Joke pcs

  • B&W photography

Wishlist

  • Postcards, pretty paper, envelopes, etc.

  • Anything beauty related, chapsticks, lipbalms, handcream, face mask, etc

  • Pocket letter goodies to decorate them, Embellishments, ephemera, die cuts, fabric, etc

  • Candy and chocolate (I specially love the soft chewy kind like starburst)

  • ANYTHING-Pumpkin spiced

  • Regional spices to cook

  • Tea/Coffee

  • 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.

Ratings

arose26 rated for My Top Songs This Month - May 2023 on Jun 3, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for all of your song choices! Loved the graphics!
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Comment: I love the little graphic that you made for your songs - so cute and creative! Thanks for sharing!
Catt007 rated for PC - No worries #1 INTL on Jun 2, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for. the card. Good list, all things that we should never worry about - life's too short. Be Happy. šŸ˜ŗ
Response: Thank you! I just went to a wedding and did not wore high heels!
mymerakidesk rated for FPG: Themed #4 on Jun 1, 2023
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Comment: Dear Elena, thank you so much for the lovely swap. You truly did wonderfully in making the flipbook, lots of tuck-ins and I enjoyed the bird theme! Thank you for making my day. šŸ˜Š
Response: I am so happy you got it! I had func creating it! Thank you for the rating and heart
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Response: Thank you for the rating and heart!
Rainlover rated for Tourist Postcard #6- Europe on May 31, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the card! I enjoyed Spain too, but only went to Barcelona and Palma de Majorca. Would love to see more, and Portugal too
Response: Thank you for rating and heart! I loved it! I hope to visit Barcelona one day, I have heard many great comments.
cherlita rated for Weekly Wrap Up Email #8 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Love to hear your fitness journey :) Stay safe near the volcano, I hope you are always safe!
Response: Thank you! I am feeling very proud of myself although I must admit I started from a place of fear (of not becoming diabetic) instead of motivation, but I am getting there, step by step
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Comment: Wow!! The guy asking for photos really ruined what sounded like a neat project! What a bizarre thing to do (send you all those photos). Thank you for sharing your experiences! I appreciate how dedicated you are to ensuring your swap partners have wonderful swaps!
Response: It was very weird, but I guess it was a very specific case that might not happened in another type of swap. We will never know LOL. Thank you rating and heart!
WoodlandBanshee rated for FPG: Scrapbusters! on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Lots of fun little pockets, thanks! A good idea you had to send all three swaps in the same envelope. They were clearly marked as three swaps and they were all fun to go through! Take care
Response: I am happy the envelope got safe to you :) I thought it was funny to have the same partner for 3 swaps in one week!, it was cool!
WoodlandBanshee rated for FPG: Paper Scavenger #2 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for all the scavenger hunt finds! I'll use them in the next flipbook I make! Take care
Response: I am happy the envelope got safe to you :)
WoodlandBanshee rated for FPG: YouTube Tutorial #4 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: I love this vintage botanical themed envelope flipbook! The only reason I did not choose the envelope flipbook for my partner was because I had made one before and wanted to try a new one. Thanks also for tucking in so many great items! Ill.use them all! Take care..
Response: I had the most fun creating this one!
snailmailrocks rated for Ugly PC Swap #67 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Hi Elena, I just received this postcard, thank you very much :-)
Response: I am happy that you got the PC, It really looked to me like I imagine an acid trip would look like.
Mountaingirl82 rated for Weekly Wrap Up Email #8 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for your weekly wrap up. Aww that sounds like a lot of work to clean the ashes but I hope that's all and you won't have a big disaster. Glad that you lost weight. Keep on going and you will be fine soon.
Response: thank you! I am trying really hard not to become a diabetic, And sweeping those ashes should count as exercise too!
LadyGuenevere rated for For The Newbies #14 on May 30, 2023
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Comment: Thank you so much for your swap! I'm happy to know I'm not the only one who thinks mail is sloooow! (I live in the desert of Southern California, closer to Mexico than much of the U.S! LOL. ) I also love we are name twins--well, same name, different spelling! <3 - Alayna :)
Response: I am happy that you got it in a month, that actually feels fast to me! LOL
HappyWitchGirl2023 rated for My Swapbot History on May 26, 2023
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Comment: I love bucket lists too...Have you read any of Barbra Ann Kipfer books? They are all done in bucket list style.
Response: I have not, thank you for the suggestion, I am googling that right now.
Johkup rated for Postcard swap with a RAK wish on May 26, 2023
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for joining and lovely cards.
Response: I am glad they made the postcard and bday cards arrived safely!
Cindymt rated for My Swapbot History on May 25, 2023
5
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Comment: I enjoyed reading about your SB history!
Response: Thank you the rating and heart, it was fun to answer!
mysmashbooklife rated for Weekly Wrap Up Email #7 on May 23, 2023
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Comment: Congrats on losing the weight! You are doing great, keep it up! I feel you by spending too much time watching reels and other stuff, but I am really trying to read and that worked out for me. Thank you for sharing!
Response: Thank you, I will for sure dedicate some time to read this week, enough with watching all the dances I will not learn and the recipes I will not cook
WoodlandBanshee rated for Paper Galore on May 23, 2023
5
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Comment: THis took so long to arrive, but it was so worth the wait. Thank you for this very nice swap full of diverse craft and letter papers. I look forward to swapping again! take care!
Response: I sent this 01/21, wow 4 months! Thank you for your patience!

Rating Overview

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4.9841 572 58 67
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591 753 2 2
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Comments

Gaga2015 on Feb 14, 2023:

Thank you for hosting the B&W PC swap!

teejlc on Jan 5, 2023:

Wow- thank yo so much for sending the amazing Christmas card for the "Special Card" swap. You are a really great host and I appreciate you resolving my issue with this swap. It certainly did make me smile!

SeoulQueen on Dec 1, 2018:

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

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 Iā€™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:

Hello

Private Christmas Card swap

I mailed your card today!!!!

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