Swap-bot Time: January 21, 2021 9:43 pm


Date Joined: October 23, 2008
Last Online: January 21, 2021
Birthday: April 23, 1979
Country: Germany
My historical arts and crafts
My Etsy favorites
Instagram for my stuffed animals
My crafting Instagram

About Me

*** Due German's new ridiculous postal charges, I can only do flat, under 50g swaps. ***

LANGUAGES: Finnish, English, clear and simple (like typed etc) German + Swedish + Japanese (hiragana)

Finnish living in Germany, Pagan, goth, geek, re-enactor, snail-mail fanatic :)

New to YouTubing, I might be talking about it bit too much, haha.

RATS (I had 2), Snakes, Basset hounds, Spiders, wolfs, Dragons

tea, candles, swords, daggers, wooden battleships , books, postcards, letterpapers,

Wicca, Asatru, Shinto, Paganism

WoW, Munchkin, Carcassonne, Magic the gathering, WoD, Secret world, rolegames, Legends of Andor, Evolution

Yarn-o-holic, naalbinding, embroidering, costuming, medieval/viking crafts, silk embroidery floss,

Neil Gaiman, Harry Potter, Mercedes Lackey, Agatha Christie, Kate Mosse, Kate Morton, Maria Lang, Anne Rice, Sookie Stackhouse-saga, Ellis Peters, R.E.Feist, Ben Aaronovich etc

Random things I love about ATC

pearl/opal glitter, round corners, metal, glow-in-the-dark, 'smudged' edges, foreign writing (meaning not English/Finnish/Swedish/German), alchemy/mystic symbols, Japanese/ Korean/ Chinese/ Greek/ Arabian writing, Halloween/ Gothic images, History in any forms possible etc

Favorite Crafts

  • Naalbinding
  • embroidering
  • Cross-stitch
  • German brick stitch
  • historical costuming
  • cardmaking
  • Decos
  • ATCs
  • Soapmaking


Unfortunately I am higly allergic to following things: incense, cherry, nuts, cellery, mustard, hairy animals (please, try to keep your pets away my swaps), fish, Coconut, cigarette smoke

Fav postcards

  • Architectural details
  • carvings (in buildings+furnitures)
  • Nightscenes
  • plushanimals (but no teddies)
  • Food and drinks (without recipe)
  • Anime/cartoon
  • Fantasy
  • Vintage
  • items in museums
  • Vintage nudes
  • watercolor paintings
  • Anything non-touristic
  • art from your local, not that known artists


  • Lace and ribbons (even 5cm pieces are useful for me)
  • (old) Sewing accessories (ie. Old thimbles, embroidery scissors, needle cases etc)
  • Alphabet/letter and words stickers/embellishments
  • Anything Viking/Middle Age/Victorian
  • Hot chocolate
  • Japanese things like Totoro and Monokuro Boo, Samurais and Geishas (generally I don't like much Kawaii)
  • Geeky things, like items made from dice or chipboards or anything to do with World of Warcraft, Terraria, Guildwars, Elder Scrolls and Secret World etc
  • Vintage Nudes
  • Nightmare before Christmas + Jack Skellington
  • Old maps
  • silk and velvet
  • transparent/vellum stickers
  • White Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • ATC and craft stuff, esp the dark/Gothic
  • Yaoi


  • cute pictures of Babies
  • Normal Valentine's day stuff like pink hearts etc
  • Diddl
  • Most flowers (unless they are realistic/photos)
  • Puppies and kitties (unless it's Basset Hound or Wiener)
  • Cherries
  • Cruelty
  • Pushy believers (no matter which religion)
  • Leaky calligraphy pens x)
  • Yellow and orange and Pink
  • Coffee
  • 70's patterns/design
  • Most Anime characters (excluding Totoro, Soot spites, Les Bijoux, Fruits Basket and Paradise Kiss)


Comment: Thanks!
charlottenc rated for Alphabet ATC - E on Jan 4, 2021
Comment: Very creative ATC! Love getting mail from overseas. Hope the New Year brings all good things. Stay safe and well!
mdrogge rated for Alphabet ATC - F on Dec 31, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC and all the fun extras! ❤️
TrudiJ rated for ATC int #11 - Winter on Dec 31, 2020
Comment: What a wonderful ATC--thank you so much for it and for all the goodies you enclosed!
MallowCat rated for ATC int #7 - Dreams on Dec 11, 2020
Comment: Thank you for 21 & 22. Thank you for this swap. It is so much fun to have these to look forward to. d
Comment: Thanks so much for 23 & 24. Can't wait to open them. Love the hand coloured wrappings so far.
Sequoia183 rated for Alphabet ATC - D on Nov 28, 2020
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thanks for the ATC's, can't wait to open them!
Comment: Thank you for your letter! I think we have a lot in common so I'm planning on sending you a reply this week :D Also thank you for the care you took in decorating and the extras <3 I loved everything!
Gudetama rated for Alphabet ATC - C on Nov 14, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for the great ATC. I love cactus so very much
Comment: Thank you! Merry Christmas! Have a happy New Year 2021! :)
Creadutch rated for ATC Swap 3 for 3: CHRISTMAS on Nov 5, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the ATC's. Love them and also the extra goodies are so so nice!
Lotusemilia rated for ATC Swap 3 for 3: FANTASY on Nov 2, 2020
Comment: Kiitoksia kivoista ATC'stä! Tykkään kovasti kaikista :)
luv2kraft rated for ATC int #10 - Spooky on Oct 31, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the awesome ATC.I appreciate all the extra goodies. Happy Halloween!
DowneastArtisan rated for ATC int #8 - Harvest time on Oct 24, 2020
Comment: TYSM for the wonderful Swap! Sorry was delayed in Rating, been crazy on this end :)
Comment: Thank you for the pretty card, I love it. Danke!
nancylee rated for Plushie-mail on Oct 20, 2020
Comment: Hi O Clyde here - I had the human read me the letter- my yes are old (so are hers) Great to meet you all. She does share coffee and snacks ad lets me watch TV and I have holiday outfits too. GIve your humans a hug, they sound nice. Thanks

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FranciscaKarsono77 on Nov 13, 2020:

Hellooo... Greetings from Australia, I'm a newbie at Swapbot!! I love papercrafts in general: from cardmaking, flatmail, flipbook, mini album, junk journal, loaded envelope, loaded bag, pocket letter, ATC, tags/bookmarks, mixed media / altered arts, memorydex, embellishments (charms, fridge magnets, rosettes/bows, pegs, pins, altered paperclips). Likes - soft & light pastel colours, blue colours, and muted colours; Vintage, rose & shabby chic, fantasy, whimsical, flowers, butterflies, birds, magical & mythical creatures, lace, ribbons & fairies. Spring is my fav time of the year. https://www.instagram.com/franciscakarsono/

yunasy on Mar 28, 2020:

Thank you so much for being my angel for the ATC International - Sender's Choice. It's very pretty! I like the little pearls on the corners

Spencerette on Jun 2, 2010:

Thanks for joining Harry Potter Fans Worldwide.

mountaingirl101 on May 19, 2010:

Welcome to the Blood Countess ATC Swap! Should be a good one!!!


ocean11 on Sep 6, 2009:

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Just wanted to let you know I created a new ATC swap with Tim Burton as theme for the new Foundation 42-group.
I hope you will like the swap and maybe join ...
Just 1 week left to sign up! If you have any questions or suggestion, feel free to pm me :-)

lovetherain on Jul 3, 2009:

Hello, I mailed out your Fairytale postcard today.

Avalance on May 7, 2009:

<3<3<3 to you xox

NaughtyElf on Feb 7, 2009:

Thanks for joining the Character/Historical Journal swap!

NaughtyElf on Feb 4, 2009:

Thanks for joining Keepers of Avalon! Hope you have fun with us!

aghebert on Oct 28, 2008:


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