Swap-bot Time: February 25, 2024 7:08 pm


Date Joined: March 2, 2017
Last Online: February 25, 2024

Country: Canada


Greetings and many blessings to you

My name is Helene and I am nemophilist living on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

I am keen to swap handmade postcards, artist trading cards, artist trading coins, 3x3s, inchies, twinchies, flipbooks, folders, pockets and other themed paper crafts and collages."

I love rich, opulent colours and metallics. I use a lot of gelli printing in crafts and I love making layered mixed media projects of all kinds, but particularly if there is an added theme or creative challenge.



  • skulls, bones, and anatomy

  • flora and fauna - leaves, trees, forest creatures

  • suns, moon, stars

  • bats, birds, butterflies, bugs, insects, and arachnids of all kinds, but especially the beetle and spider species

  • vintage, victorian, and gothic themes and images

  • mythical creatures, fairies, gnomes, magical beings......

  • elements and elemental correspondences

  • travel/exploration

  • First Nation's and Inuit art and themes (Coast Salish art below)

  • themes from the ocean, the sky, and space

HALLOWE'EN everything all the time

Please don't send me:

*religious quotes or images.....

  • foam shapes or kid crafts

  • colouring pages

  • city postcards

  • kawaii stickers

  • cartoon characters, princess, Disney

  • Please don't send your current ephemera like yesterday's bus ticket, receipts, labels etc.

I would very much prefer to receive a partially destroyed or water damaged package than an envelope completely covered in packing tape. I can reuse the paper easier without the tape too. Thank you!

Important to me

I am an ally of the environment, equality, and anyone who identifies as one from the LGBTQ2+ community. I am VERY passionate about the right to women's reproductive health and the right to reproductive choice, and I am an ally of all First Nation communities whose land I am grateful to live, work, play, and craft on.



monsbrick rated for CS: Collaboration PC - Round 5 on Feb 24, 2024
Comment: I’m in love with your extras, especially the little mini tags that must be the smallest yet most precious tags I’ve ever seen! And the little stamped letters and other items including this collab PC!
SFreer rated for ATP: Scavenger Hunt #1 on Feb 23, 2024
Comment: Thanks Helene for a nice selection of goodies! I will make use of some of it for sure!
Karmi53 rated for Pink&Red on Feb 21, 2024
Comment: Thank you for this very beautiful page. Love the pictures and the background and all the little things you put on it to make it special. Thank you also for the extras too. Take care
Comment: Thank you Helene, I love your Pocket Letter and goodies. I really enjoyed reading your letter! Happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo 💜
Comment: Got it! It made it here a little worn and a few pieces were torn off but still pretty cool. TY!!
ddoherty6138 rated for CS Use your Washi on Feb 18, 2024
Comment: Hélène -WOW, how can one little ATC have so many layers on it? Butterflies, flowers, feathers, clocks, mushrooms, quotes and of course washi tape. It is gorgeous. I really admire your ability to bring all these elements together. I really appreciate your handiwork. Thank you also for all the extras. Cool envie too. Merci, D
ArtsyAbby rated for Three piece ATC series number 3 on Feb 18, 2024
Comment: Your cards are beautiful thank you!
Petaltea rated for AAA: Sender's Choice #354761 on Feb 18, 2024
Comment: Lovely ATC, thanks for the scraps and paper bits. Enjoy your Sunday!
Comment: Thank you so much, I love the vintage images so much! I hope you had a fun Valentine's Day!
Zefaniya rated for GROUP: AAA: Sender's Choice #354308 on Feb 16, 2024
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thank you for the fun cards!
Comment: Love the collage envelope. Thanks for all the paper goodies you sent.
hibiscus rated for MAS Tic-Tac-Toe January 2024 on Feb 15, 2024
Comment: You have a great artistic touch with collage ..I love doing it and I admire those who are so good at it. I thought those three elements would be hard but you put them together quite successfully.. and thanks so much for all the collage pieces you included.. will enjoy using them.
Comment: Thank you for the goodies 😀
Larina rated for Spooky January on Feb 12, 2024
Comment: I love the ATC you made! Its beautifully layered! Thanks so much!
Dan rated for Color themed atc number 9 on Feb 9, 2024
Comment: Thank you so much for this gorgeous ATC. I love all the details, especially the blue birds.
Comment: I was already happy to see the envelope ! What you put inside is even better, thank you so so much ! It looks like you have some mazing wash tapes ! Have a nice day :)
Comment: This little package sure had a lot of goodies in it! You did a great job of picking things that I will like. Thank you very much!
Comment: What a beautiful folder pocket!! Thank you so much for everything!
Lolle rated for Happy Envie Swap #7 on Feb 7, 2024
Comment: Thank you so much for this fun envelope, love how you have decorated it 💕 and thank you all the pretty paper goodies you added. Love from NZ, Carola

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9O96O on Feb 18, 2024:

My P&P PC came home. Thank you for contributing to it. 🤗 I like how you also used stripes as a background and continued a nature theme.

ktk8 on Dec 14, 2023:

Hello and THANK YOU for finishing my collaboration ATC.... I love what you did on it and the envelope that you sent it in.... much much thanks......and many many thanks.....

kendall on Jun 27, 2023:

I really enjoy your profile page.It's amazing.

hibiscus on Jun 13, 2023:

thanks for the really amazing envelope of fun...so creative...loved everuthing...you do really nice generous work

ChrisAnne on May 8, 2023:

Thank you for returning my collab HM post card. I love it!

hibiscus on Mar 11, 2023:

This collaged index card is absolutely amazing .. you do such nice collage work… thank you again

mrsD on Mar 2, 2023:

thank you for the wonderful packet of paper goodies, made my day :) xo

ktk8 on Oct 17, 2022:

Hi just received a hand drawn hand painted PC that I believe you worked on for me in the way back like 11/23/2000...thanks for the nice painted feather you added....

jjhere on May 3, 2022:

Hi, Helene, What a delight to read your profile. We have a lot in common. Cheers!

Lonestarchild on Apr 12, 2022:

Thank you so much for the do-over for the WIYM: Junk Journal Supplies #19 -- totally unexpected and unnecessary...but such a nice surprise. Was not you fault the mail system damaged package, but very kind of you to resend. Thank you so much!

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