Swap-bot Time: May 27, 2023 4:43 pm


Date Joined: April 14, 2021
Last Online: May 27, 2023
Birthday: September 3, 1988
Country: France

About Me

Cécile • non binary • they/them

If you live in France, I have a group for domestic mail : En France Uniquement, please join us :)

I am also on Postcrossing and r/RAoC because I love snail mails. I love stuffing my mails with whatever I can find that matches the person's interests :) From France, I can send up to 20g and then it's up to 100g for double the price, so I try to stick to the 20g limit ! When I send naked in a clear plastic envelope, I often go to the clerk's office and ask for a handcancel :)

I live close to the sea in France. I am vegan. I live with my partner, our cats, Perceval and Lancelot and our dog, Merlin.

I enjoy reading, doing embroidery, cooking and baking vegan food.

Favorite Books

I am a big fan of Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, books from Robin Hobb and fantasy in general. I don't like manga, except Sailor Moon (favourites : Mars ♥, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, and Luna !).

Favorite Crafts

I make ATCs and cards. I like collage and watercolour style, I do both and I know sometimes it takes longer to create collage cards/ATCs than paint. I try to do very different things to please people so I enjoy receiving ATCs that are related to my favourite themes or aesthetics.

I also love to decorate envelopes !

Favourite Stamps

I collect USED stamps (= I prefer when they have travelled !) :

  • mushrooms
  • birds
  • butterflies
  • sea-life related (fish, lighthouses, sailboats etc)
  • magic (dragons, folklore, HP and more),
  • space
  • (vintage) maps
  • jewels and minerals.

I am also very interested in anything related to US/Canada/UK/Australia/NZ history and landscapes !

I collect maxicards, but not FDC.

Europa stamps 2022

Dear European friends,

I am collecting stamps and this year's Europa stamps have been a wonder to my eyes. I am trying to collect them all, used (not mint) so if your country has one, I'd be extremely happy to get it ! So far, I have :

Austria, Finland (both), Ireland (both), Lithuania (both), Germany, Switzerland (both), the Netherlands (both), Spain, Croatia (both), Russia, Portugal (MISSING THE DEVIL), Cyprus (both), Belarus (both), Vatican (both), Latvia (both), Ukraine (MISSING THE MAN), Poland, Czech Republic and France.

Favourite Themes or Aesthetics

My favourite colours are the cold tones : (peacock) blue, (cold) purple, dark green, copper and silver. I also like gold, yellow and orange when they are paired with one of my fave colours.

No to : ❌ kawaii stuff ❌ traditional girly stuff (high heels, lipsticks etc) ❌ religion, religious references

I love :

  • mushrooms / floral
  • medieval / Renaissance / Victorian
  • steampunk
  • dark / gothic
  • witches, skulls, dragons, fantasy
  • under the sea
  • space
  • vintage

Favourite Extras


I like

  • loose paper or origami papers for envelope art
  • pages of books (written and/or illustration), bonus points if it's not in French or English !
  • music sheet papers
  • stamped images
  • anything Tim Holtz
  • birds ephemera/illustrations

No to : ❌ stickers, ❌ planner stuff, ❌ tags please ! (except for my favourite aesthetics/books/themes etc)


See my fave to collect !


I prefer black tea over green or herbal, but I prefer most of all the "liquid snacks" flavours (vanilla for instance). I don't like red fruit teas or flower tea. No honey please as it isn't vegan :)

Favourite Cards

I prefer :

  • simple postcard (rather than notecard)
  • personalised (if you can write something on the back of the card, and not just your name/date etc)
  • standard size (it's easier to store !), roughly the same size as a printed photo 10x15cm / 4x6 inches
  • good quality print (I don't like zazzle for instance)
  • illustrations (I collect : https://eu.zonerama.com/DPClamavi/1099206 )
  • an envelope (clear plastic is good if it's "sent naked" requirement but I prefer the stamp cancelled and on the card, not on the plastic sleeve if possible !), if it's cheaper for you naked without anything, go for it !


Tessssssa rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #20 on May 22, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the card!
Shellyr rated for AA.HM.PC: Let’s Do Collage - May on May 19, 2023
Comment: Your collaged pc is do sweet. Love it. Thanks.
Response: Glad you liked it :)
Comment: Thanks for the card! I'm glad if survived the ambulance mail but I hope you didn't include anything else because that was lost. It's even more beautiful in person than on the photo!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely pocket letter my friend
uiltje rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #21 on May 11, 2023
Comment: Thanks for your addition to the PC, I will send it back home to Tessa. I like to try the green tea. And your ATC: it is gorgious and I agree about the statement.
Response: You're welcome :)
Comment: Absolutely adore your ATC.The background colors are perfect.The splatter looks almost like blossoms. Thanks. Appreciate the pages.
Comment: Love what you made me. Thank you so much
chimerix rated for AMA: Sender's Choice Mail Art -04 on May 5, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the great dragon ATC. I love it and it is going directly into my dragon ATC binder. And thank you for the images and beautifully decorated envelope. Aloha
Response: You're welcome !
Comment: Thank you for the great card! That stamp person is wonderful. The dreamy looking stamp fits to the rest of the card. And you've used vintage stamps on the envelope! Is it still possible to use pre-Euro stamps? Interesting.
Response: Very happy you liked it ! Yes we can still use vintage stamps ;)
WoodlandBanshee rated for AAA: Sender's Choice March on Apr 5, 2023
Comment: Very nice, bright, and colourful card! Thanks so much
Response: Ty ! ♥
Djevara rated for IS: Harry Potter Journal - Hedwig on Apr 1, 2023
Comment: Merci, j'aime beaucoup ta création comme a chaque fois <3
neea1989 rated for ESO: ATC Sender's choice 03/23 on Mar 31, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the lovely atc and extras! ✨🦋✨
Itchy rated for AAA: Postage Stamp March on Mar 22, 2023
Comment: Thank you, I love the ATC, and all the extras as welll! :)
Comment: Merci beaucoup pour la jolie création :)
Response: Merci :)
MaryCheng rated for AA.HM.PC: Book Pages Art - Feb on Mar 13, 2023
Comment: Thank you Cecile for the PC, love the splatters of shimmering purple, stamping and collaging.
Tessssssa rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #19 on Mar 12, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the postcards! My stamps will go to an elderly man, He can't do much these days, but collecting stamps is one of the things that makes him happy. Your stamps are amazing!
Response: That is so sweet :)
LiisaS rated for ESO: Teamwork PC #18 on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: I adore this backround you made, I don´t want to cover it :D but will add my art and send it forward :)
LiisaS rated for ESO: Masterboard collage postcards on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: What a great postcard. I am very thankful, that you didn´t keep it to yourself and sent it to me :D
mlandman rated for ESO: Masterboard collage postcards on Mar 7, 2023
Comment: Bonsoir Cécile, merci pour ta carte superbe! Elle est tout à fait mon goût. Très jolie! Je comprends que tu voulais la tenir toi même! Bisous.
Comment: Thank you for the lovely journal page and the extras to craft with. Aloha

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hazelwitch3 on Apr 13, 2023:

Thanks so much for your contribution to my ESO Teamwork postcard -- I love the card!

Petaltea on Dec 25, 2022:

Merry Christmas!

wolfeagle on Dec 15, 2022:

I love this postcard for the AMA: Intl-Mystery Supply Swap. Great colors. Great message. Thank you so much. Happy Holidays.

hibiscus on Aug 31, 2022:

I did google les calanques de Cassis… I would love to see this area… such a beautiful country and very Beautiful stamps

WoodlandBanshee on May 10, 2022:

Thank you for sending home the hand drawn Pass and Paste card I started last year! They don't come home too often, so this was a very nice surprise!

PrincessLeia on Jan 19, 2022:

Thankyou for sending home my bee pass and paste PC! It’s great! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

wolfeagle on Dec 28, 2021:


Wishing you a fantastic 2022!

heidiblooms on Nov 26, 2021:

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