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Date Joined: August 3, 2013
Last Online: July 28, 2014
Birthday: November 2
Country: Netherlands

About Me

Hi there! Thank you for checking out my profile :)

I'm new here and am gradually filling out my profile - if you have any questions or need additional information, please send me a message!

I started pen palling again this year and I'm really enjoying it, looking to expand my horizon a bit. I'm sure I will love it here!

So... me: * avid reader * decent cook * dreamer * aspiring violinist and photographer * lover of all things pretty & cute

I've listed some likes & dislikes below, but please note these are only "guidelines". I will be happy with just about anything, as long as it's decent quality and some thought was put into it :)


  • books
  • movies
  • Disney
  • Hello Kitty
  • music
  • dancing
  • tea (green & fruit/herbal)
  • chocolate (dark... the only way to go!)
  • bold and bright colors (favorites: turquoise and magenta)
  • drawings
  • beaches
  • water: seas, lakes, waterfalls, creeks, a drop... I'm a water sign! ;)
  • travelling (favorite places: San Francisco, Barcelona, Madrid, Miami/Florida, London)
  • photography (especially black & white, b&w with one color and photos with interesting light)
  • elves
  • Gaudí
  • kawaii
  • interesting quotes
  • graphic design
  • animals (horses, bunnies, dogs, dolphins)

Favorite Books

While I love reading, I hate this question... there are just too many good books! I've tried to narrow it down:

  • Harry Potter
  • Sevenwaters / Juliet Marillier
  • The Twilight Saga
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • The Mortal Instruments
  • Divergent
  • The Wolves of Mercy Falls
  • The Time Traveler's Wife
  • Morgan Matson
  • Ken Follett
  • Dan Brown
  • R.J. Anderson
  • Aprilynne Pike

For a more detailed overview, please visit my Goodreads profile: http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4008271-eruwen

Favorite Movies

Again, so many to choose from! I like a lot of different movies, as long as it's not horror or useless, guns-shooting-and-cars-racing action.

  • Disney - I LOVE Disney
  • Animation
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Love Actually
  • Dirty Dancing / dance movies
  • Adaptations of my favorite books
  • Despicable Me
  • The Notebook
  • Avatar
  • Inception
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Star Wars
  • Notting Hill
  • Stardust
  • Bridget Jones' Diary
  • King Arthur

Favorite Music

♫ Backstreet Boys
♫ Delta Goodrem
♫ Josh Groban
♫ Christian Hebel
♫ movie soundtracks

Favorite Television

  • Friends
  • Charmed
  • Gilmore Girls
  • One Tree Hill
  • Glee
  • Switched at Birth
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Merlin
  • 90210
  • Gossip Girl


  • tea (green tea, fruit tea, ice tea)
  • washi tape
  • stickers
  • bookmarks (especially related to books I like)
  • stationery
  • candy
  • postcards
  • photographs (good quality)
  • quotes
  • hot chocolate mix

Thanks, but no thanks...

I am not too picky, but there are just some things I really don't like...

  • alcohol
  • coconut
  • religious items
  • strong, artificial scents
  • cigarettes/smoke


audio rated for Harry Potter Envie on Dec 14, 2013
Marie65 rated for A to Z Questions (International) on Oct 8, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the swap, I loved reading your answers. Hugs!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely package! I can't wait to try the speculaas tea and the stroop wafel, as well as make the strawberry pizza. It sounds delicious :D
Cjaworski rated for CHWH - Spooky Greetings! on Sep 12, 2013
Comment: thank you so much, I loved the stickers and the envelope, super cute!!!
Comment: Wooow, Gaby, thank you so much for your lovely swap...it was perfect and I fell in love with the swinging owl :-) Sooo cute!! But love everything else as well! I cross my fingers that the BackstreetBoys come to Europe soooon :-D
Response: Glad you like it! My first attempt at making ATCs :)
ecooper99 rated for Interest me in a new book No. 3 on Aug 31, 2013
Comment: I had to laugh when I saw you were reading Harry Potter, but no need to apologize! I love that we all have such varied tastes in books. :) I hope you're enjoying it!
Response: Well, I'm glad it made you laugh at least! ;) It's great that people enjoy different things, I just felt so bad when I saw your profile... I absolutely love reading Harry Potter, it's one of my favorite series :)
Sherri9 rated for Handmade Envelopes and a Note on Aug 30, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful envelopes. I love the paper you used. I have seen Paperchase products online only. Hope you have enjoyed your time off!
Response: So glad you like them! I am thoroughly enjoying my time off :)
MrsSparkle rated for Easy Newbie Swap #3 on Aug 30, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the swap! I shall check out the books you listed :)
emsuiko rated for Interest me in a new book No. 3 on Aug 23, 2013
Comment: Hello Gaby, thanks for your letter! This is the very first swap I received. :) I re-read Harry Potter last christmas (in English this time) and really enjoyed it. Hope you do too! Best wishes, Anett
Response: Hi Anett, so glad you like it! I love Harry Potter, I'm reading the books for the 4th time now :)
Comment: Hi Gaby! Thank you so much for the things you sent me in this swap! They made me real happy! The candy was delicious, exactly what I needed, right in time! Love, Anna
Response: My first swap, so glad you like it! :)

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Bee1981 on Aug 30, 2013:

Hi Gaby! I deleted the Adventscalendar-swap cause there wasn´t a big interest...sadly...but with 3 swappers for a few rounds it wouldn´t make sense! Wish you a great weekend! <3 Rebecca

Bee1981 on Aug 23, 2013:

Hi Gaby! Yaaay, I am so glad that you are my swap-partner for the tiny mail swap :-) <3 Rebecca

hysteriskt on Aug 17, 2013:

to swap-bot! ^.^

kerrydwynn on Aug 11, 2013:

BIG welcome to Cold Hands Warm Hearts!

Paige1900 on Aug 8, 2013:

Hello, I answered your question on the Sticker Slapping Swap Here. I hope you will join us.

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