Swap-bot Time: October 31, 2020 12:41 am


Date Joined: April 14, 2012
Last Online: October 30, 2020
Birthday: January 4, 1978
Country: Israel
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UPDATE: I'm looking for partners for private "send postcard back" swap.I have tons of blank postcards I would love to come back to me written and stamped. I used to do this swap with a swappers from Korea and New Zealand. Usually we would send 1 or 2 postcards to be sent back and 1 for the partner to keep. If you're interested - send me PM, please.

Hello. my name is Ksenia. =^x^=

I was born in Russia, Moscow. When I was 14 my family moved to Israel. Currently I live in Tel Aviv. (I speak Hebrew, Russian and English) I am a painter / IT operator. I have BFA in Arts from Bazalel Academy of Art and Design. I love painting and drawing a lot, but I like my job too. Once I thought computers and art have nothing in common. Now I know it's not true.

I have very very eclectic taste... I enjoy contemporary art, urban culture and character design. When I'm traveling aboard I will go to at least 10-15 galleries and all of the museums. I'm a big fashion geek... (My favorites: Red Valentino, Ulyana Sergeenko, Meadham Kirchhoff and Orla Kiely) I'm crazy about shoes! I love all kind of music: pop, j-pop, j-rock, indie, folk, goth and metal. All together! but not classics... Currently most played: Elliphant, LP, Teagan & Sara, Beatrice Eli, Zella Day and Noonie Bao. Last live gig I went to and loved: Lola Marsh.

I love to cook! I like Japanese, Chines, Indian, Mexican and French foods. ( I'm not so much into baking thought) I could live on Eggs and Sushi... I love Strawberries and drink my Tea with Soy Milk. I adore Oysters and love any sort of raw fish dishes. My latest food-addiction: soy milk based cappuccino and bacon&egg salad sandwich

I read mostly fantasy books and watch SiFi movies and TV shows. I love comedies and romantic dramas.

  • Last book I loved: Shadows in Time by Julie McElwain

  • Last TV show I loved: Lucifer season 5, The Expanse (re-watch), The Witcher (re-watch)

  • Last movie I really enjoyed: big screen - Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) ; TV - Fast and Furious franchise (re-watch); Netflix - Old Guard

  • Stuff I am obsessed with right now: going for a walk every day. I do between 6 to 10 km a day.

I love opera and ballet.

I go to Zoos a lot! I love pandas and lemurs :)

Kawaii - is state of mind! I adore Japanese street fashion and I'm in love with Japanese products and sweets.

I collect Christmas ornaments. I have 362 of all kind: store-bought, hand-made, vintage; they come from more than 20 different countries. I always open for more... :)

Oour poor Kitty, left us for a better place. RIP sweet pushosh, we loved you so so much!

We have a new furry friend - his name is Soni. He is a cute rescue sweetie (his previous owner left him for reason unknown at the animal shelter when he was 9 months old...) Now he lives with me. And he is the sweetest kitty I ever honer to meet.

I like anime and cosplay; for every con at which I and my partner have our Steampunk goodies stall (and especially) for Purim I make one adorable (or NOT) character; one I can relate to. My last cosplay was Emily the Strange

Previous cosplays: Angel Crawfordfrom White Trash Xombie series , The Stalk from Saga graphic novel. Also last autumn I re-imagined my Delirium cosplay. It was the best version so far. ( Past ones : Daria from the 90's MTV animated series, Silent Hill Nurse, Nadia from First Squad, Pino from Ergo Proxy, Konata Izumi from Lucky Star, Dejiko from Di Gi Charat, Chii from Chobits, Delirium from Sandman)

I'm addicted to GoodReads...


I really like to do private swaps, if you're interested - please don't be shy :)


  • IMPORTANT: I will always always sent my swaps. Israeli post works as best as it can, but it may take time. If anything goes wrong - please contact me! Also I will always rate you and give you my heart. Anyone who invests in - some thought and creativity with regard to ones preferences - deserves it.

By the way - not rating someone's effort or not saying simple "Thank you" is just RUDE! (I checked it takes only 5 sec to type 8 letters, but it feels so nice)

Things I like:

  • anything and all about Christmas
  • matreshka dolls
  • pandas, red pandas (my all time favorite animal)
  • Hello Kitty
  • Alice in Wonderland (except Disney)
  • Steampunk
  • The Nightmare before Christmas
  • Dita Von Teese
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Moomins
  • Contemporary Art
  • Street art and graffiti
  • strawberry (please no more strawberry chocolate, I have 4 packages at the moment)
  • I also like raspberries and cherries
  • skulls
  • Halloween
  • anything kitchen
  • cooking books (english, russian, hebrew)
  • recipes I prefer: eggy breakfast dishes, salads, soups, sauces, appetizers, first courses and etc.
  • english breakfast tea (I drink my tea with milk)
  • Japanese sweets!
  • pocky
  • marzipan
  • I prefer smaller chocolate bars with something interesting/yummy inside over plain chocolate
  • Savoury snacks (such as chips, crackers, corn snacks or anything that's popular where you live)
  • Lush
  • anything shinny, sparkling, pink, blue or black
  • cute, adorable and kawaii
  • cats (but no big cats, please)
  • penguins, foxes, racoons, lemurs, koalas, squirrels, possums, otters, flamingo and other cute fluffy animals
  • carousels
  • Kitsch
  • Zombies
  • macarons, cupcakes, donuts
  • stationery
  • stickers
  • deco/washi tapes
  • hand-made soaps
  • Care Bears
  • Miffy
  • anime
  • stars
  • cute unicorns


  • I prefer my postcards naked, stamped and with a little nice note from you :) Write something about your day, your family, your favorite things or just your favorite quote.
  • If the swap calls for sending postcards in the envelope or you're sending them as extras, please write something on their back anyway, with addition of your name and country.
  • I never send postcards forward. Even those I don't like 100% are keepers, because they were send by you. In time I will not remember from where and whom they come, so please write your name and country at least :)
  • I like stickers on the backside, but it's not a must. After all it's your card :)
  • Check my favorite received postcards for inspiration and to avoid doubles.

I like:

  • Art Postcards
  • Contemporary art postcards
  • Street art postcards
  • Postcards with a saying
  • Weird postcards
  • Unusual Postcards
  • illustrated postcards
  • Postcards with drawings
  • Vintage and vintage looking postcards (but not the ones that were written on by original sender)
  • Cat/panda postcards or any other cute animal
  • Cute postcards, Kawaii postcards
  • Inappropriate postcards
  • I OK with nudity on postcards
  • Anything from my "Like" list themed
  • Postcards with my favorite movies/books
  • Halloween and spooky postcards
  • Free/ad postcards featuring art, design, food, fashion or something cute.
  • Christmas postcards: I prefer modern and/or cute over the classic ones. Vintage are OK. No Religious, please.

Things I don't like:

  • melon (I am alergic to)
  • orange color!
  • Disney
  • dogs (I'm a cat person)
  • monkeys/apes
  • peanuts, raisins
  • mint flavor, liquorice
  • no handmade postcards please
  • girly stuff (there is diference betwen "pink&cute" and "girly")

This's "girly", which is NOT

and "pink&cute", which is YES, PLEASE

  • Earl Grey tea
  • Fruit salads
  • lip bulm
  • anything Twilight, True Blood, Hunger Games, Fifty Shades of Grey or Outlander.
  • anything with babies
  • sport
  • souvenirs
  • fake brands
  • dollar store items

Favorite Movies

The Ninth Gate, Pillow Book, Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette (2006) are my All Times Favorites!

Those 4 movies represent who I'm as a person... :)

I also like Push, In Time, Gattaca, Possession, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dirty Dancing, Only Lovers Left Alive, Everything Is Illuminated, Julie & Julia, The Tourist, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Nightmare before Christmas, Silver Linings Playbook, Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow, Byzantium, Love Actually, The Holiday, Jane Eyre (2011), Far from the Madding Crowd, A Little Chaos,The Young Victoria, Boy Meets Girl, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Arranged and Shelter.

I love few Japanese movies: Kamikaze Girls, Sakuran, Linda Linda Linda and the 3rd Ringu.

I like old Russian movies. Сердца четырёх, Москва слезам не верит, Карнавальная ночь, Россия Молодая, Труффальдино из Бергамо, Обыкновенное Чудо and Ирония судьбы, или С лёгким паром! are my favorites.

Yana's Friends (החברים של יאנה) , Walk on Water (ללכת על המים) and Zero Motivation (אפס ביחסי אנוש) are my favorite Israeli films.

Also I really love Pride and Prejudice 1995 series and Marguerite Volant series (I watched each of them more times than I watched Hair (and I saw it 18 times when I was younger).

I have a soft spot for some movies based om YA books (and I don't even read those books...) I like Warm Bodies,The Host and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Favorite Books

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, The Flanders Panel by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson, Death in Venice by Thomas Man, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Sandman by Neil Gaiman, Uprooted by Naomi Novik, Be with you by Yoshikazu Okada, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Persuasion by Jane Austen, Densha Otoko by Nakano Hitori, Kamikaze Girls by Novala Takemoto, Paradox trilogy by Rachel Bach, Clockwork Heart trilogy by Dru Pagliassotti, October Daye series by Seanan McGuire, Innkeeper chronicals series by Ilona Andrews, Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson) and many many more.

I like Lula and The Gentlewoman magazines.

Favorite Art works

For private swaps...

I live in Israel, so for those of you, who are religious - I can offer Christian or Jewish souvenirs from Holly city of Jerusalem. If I am you swap partner, and you are interested to have something from Holly Land - just let me know. * Recently I got some nice Muslim souvenirs as well.

(but please don't send ME religious items)

And... angels

I was angeled by @HOLDENV84 for Book Recommendation PC swap.

I was angeled for Merry Christmas: 1 card to 5 partners by swap host @LINBUR0100

I was angeled by awesome @nyanSan for Share a smile postcards / 3 Lies and 1 Truth PC / One Post Card from Me To You # 4 / I love Postcard Swaps Postcard Swap


Pei04 rated for Top 10 songs from your country on Oct 27, 2020
Comment: Thanks for sharing your list. I loved Korin Alal! Will check out some other stuff by her. Thanks once again :)
cherlita rated for Top 10 songs from your country on Oct 27, 2020
Comment: Thank you, I like Rollercoaster, it is a nice song. Ella-Lee's song has the same vibe with Mamamoo-Hip, when I looked up on Youtube someone made a remix of Mamamoo x Ella Lee!
CraftyShana76 rated for Top 10 songs from your country on Oct 26, 2020
Comment: TYVM for your list. I have some new music to check out.
kammy rated for Top 10 songs from your country on Oct 26, 2020
Comment: Great list. It's cool. I don't know Israeli music. We have Amir in France who is an Israeli singer but that's it. I'm going to listen to it during the holidays
traceyj rated for ESG: What are you working on? on Oct 25, 2020
Comment: Hi Ksenia - I hope your artist collective is able to hold its exhibition somehow. It sounds like a very valuable, thought-provoking show and I wish you the best of luck :) ❤️
HappyMom rated for ESG: What are you working on? on Oct 25, 2020
Comment: That is really beautiful Ksenia. So timely, isn't it? I really appreciate your work!
Stachel rated for Top 10 movies on Oct 25, 2020
Comment: Thank you for your list! 🤗 I only know 3-4 of the movies you talk about. But I definitely am going to change that, haha 😅
cherlita rated for Top 10 movies on Oct 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the list! I have not seen any of them, but I am familiar with Marie Antoinette since I often see the gorgeous stills. I think I'm adding it to my list!
PooKwin73 rated for Top10 TV series on Oct 23, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the list! I've heard great things about 'Mrs.Maisel' but haven't ever checked it out, so I'm glad to see your review, as well. I really think I need to watch it! And I agree about 'Sex Education' .. exactly -when- is it set?? They all have modern-day cell phones, yet Adam's parents use a 1970's camera .. and their fashion sense and housing decor / style is ALL over the place!
kammy rated for Top 10 movies on Oct 23, 2020
Comment: Great list, it's cool. I like Sofia coppola but I prefer "virgin suicides ". I have all her movies in DVD. for the others I know some but for others, I will have to find their title in French because it means nothing to me at all
Rapsy rated for Top10 TV series on Oct 23, 2020
Comment: Thanks for your list! I also loved Sex Education! I've watched and enjoyed Father Brown. I just started watching Mrs. Maisel and am enjoying it so far. I've been meaning to give Witcher and Lucifer a try, I'll have to do so soon. Take Care :)
kammy rated for Top10 TV series on Oct 22, 2020
Comment: Great list, it's cool. I love "the witcher" and "sex education". I watch Lucifer and "Mrs Maisel". I did not manage to finish "altered carbon" and "carnaval row", I didn't manage to finish the first seasons.
nomadmama rated for Top10 TV series on Oct 22, 2020
Comment: I have been hearing a lot about The Witcher. Thanks for the great descriptions.
Comment: Thank you for the email. I am going to check out Julie McElwain. She sounds like an author I may like.
MrsKytes rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - September on Oct 19, 2020
Comment: Thank you for sharing! The beach looks nice!
colleenbUSA rated for R&W: Mystery Series week! on Oct 18, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the email and the details on the series! I'll have to look them up!
Rapsy rated for R&W: Mystery Series week! on Oct 18, 2020
Comment: Thanks so much for telling me about what mysteries you like. All three of those series sound amazing! My list of books to read just keeps growing! Take Care :)
Nevi2018 rated for ESG: October Survey on Oct 17, 2020
myancey rated for ESG: October Survey on Oct 16, 2020
Comment: Thanks have a good day
USAFwife rated for R&W: Mystery Series week! on Oct 15, 2020
Comment: Thanks for sharing! I don't think I've read any of those authors, so you introduced me to someone new. :)

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banjobraids on Oct 29, 2020:

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!👻 happyhallll

nannycat on Aug 29, 2020:

APDG~ Is It Too Early For Halloween? Hi Ksena,i hope you like what i posted. ..... ........ ..... ..... enjoy

lemooon on Aug 28, 2020:
  • APDG~ Is It Too Early For Halloween?

Greetings from Japan. August Halloween is here! Yay!

“I think if human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.” ― Douglas Coupland, The Gum Thief

I was dressed like as Kamikaze Girls when I around 20 y/o. ;)

ladymcgingerton on Jun 17, 2020:

Sanrio for Profile! <3

vitiator on Jun 16, 2020:

cute cat swap

these are my babies ♥

CurryNoodles on Jun 16, 2020:

Sanrio for profile

Nushkinathan on Jun 16, 2020:

Cute cat

AlfiahKhaier on Jun 16, 2020:

Cute cat

PrincessP on Jun 16, 2020:

Sanrio for profile name name

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Sanrio for profile

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