Swap-bot Time: June 13, 2021 1:04 pm


Date Joined: July 25, 2019
Last Online: October 15, 2019

Country: Finland

About Me

I've been into snail mail for a couple of years now but I just registered to this site as I just turned 18. I live in Finland, and I'd love to share some of my country's goodies with people from all over the world. Some of my interests include books, knitting and other crafts, stamps, wooden jewellery, poetry and wild flowers/nature. I'm also very lgbtq+ positive and part of the community myself, and hope to be accepted in this community too.

Favorite Books

My favourite books are from two categories: mystery and children's fiction. I have listed some of my favourites here.


  • Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley
  • The Scarred woman by Jussi Adler-Olsen

children's fiction:

  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren

Favorite Crafts

  • Knitted socks, sweaters, mittens
  • crocheting (mostly amigurumi animals, dolls, food items for my young relatives)
  • Paper crafts, scrap booking, collages
  • wooden jewelry, especially earring making

I love:

  • Everything book related
  • Washi tape
  • Dried flowers
  • Journaling cards
  • Everything sparkling
  • statationery, stickers etc.
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Stamped images, photos
  • Lace, threads
  • Vintage stuff
  • Pretty postcards
  • Poems!!
  • TEA
  • Wax seals
  • Zines

I'm not a fan of:

  • Close minded talk
  • Too much politics
  • Negative vibes

Fave colours:

  • Yellow
  • Pink
  • Light green, blue or turquoise


Note that when shipping overseas, letters can sometimes take up to a month to arrive. Don't hesitate to ask me if you have any questions. I'll resend if something has gotten lost in mail! I mark items as sent when I have dropped them to a mailbox, it gets emptied on weekday mornings so the "sent" date might not be same as the day it got postmarked

My taste in teas:

I'm happy to receive any kind of tea. Trying new flavours is always interesting so I love getting more "wild" ones too! I have a weak spot for beautifully packed tea. I love everything: black, green, white, yellow or rooibos, they're all heavenly to me. Just please don't send me detox/weight loss teas, those are a bit triggering (due to a past eating disorder) to receive. The only flavour I'm not that big of a fan of is peppermint so everything else is fine! My absolute favourites include vanilla + strawberry (black tea), chili + jasmine (green tea) and (lemon + raspberry) white tea.


Comment: Sadly didn't receive anything and was unable to contact you. Will happily re-rate once something arrives! Hope you are doing alright!
vacths95 rated for 4 Weeks of Snailmail (Europe) on Nov 5, 2019
Comment: Already the third person who flaked on me when I hosted these. I will re-rate if you decide to send. I hope all is well.
amyscraftandmail rated for Happy Mail Swap on Oct 23, 2019
Comment: Oh Elsi what a fun and stunning Happymail yet again. I just love the way you made this flipbook and all the happiness that is inside. Thankyou so much I'm also in love with finland stamps they are so beautiful 😍. If I could give you extra hearts i certainly would ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Jess1991 rated for Self care kit on Oct 4, 2019
Comment: Thank you Elsi! This was a great swap you created! I really appreciate all the great self care items! Love your favorite notebook, you have great taste! Thanks again!
InTheWoods rated for 7 day Journal Entry on Sep 24, 2019
Comment: Another immaculate package from Elsi!!!! Very creative and well presented. The flow of the journal was so good that it felt like it can be published as a fiction book! Very well done!!! Very perfect! Your work has once again inspired me to strive for excellence in my upcoming craft projects! Thank You once again for this lovely swap, Elsi!! I truly appreciate :) You really made my evening!
Response: Thank you for your sweet words! I really appreciate it!
crimsonfuligin rated for Happy Mail Swap on Sep 19, 2019
Comment: Wow, what can I say! It was definitely happy mail, put a smile on my face. I really love the girl stickers that you used. It’s so full of detail and goodies. Thankyou for the lovely surprise in my mail box today. I hope that you were able to see the northern lights, they are definitely on my bucket list. 😊☺️
LittleAnn rated for Tagflip Happymail Swap #3 on Sep 19, 2019
Comment: Thank you for your sweet package. You did a lovely Job on your first tagflip 😊 Hugs, Katja
steffelchen rated for Snail Mail Lovers 2 on Sep 18, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the nice letter. :)
Eulegirl rated for Tea for Thee # 8 on Sep 17, 2019
Comment: Thank you! I can't wait to try the tea. The envie and card are beautiful, too. I am honored to be your first swap!
Comment: Thank you! You did a great job decorating and your English was great, not weird at all, I promise! I love that you put them in cute little envelopes like that and believe it or not, I love the fact that some of the teas are in another language so I won’t be sure what I’m getting - surprises are good (and because I like all types of teas). ❤️
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful washi! If you would ever like to be pen pals please let me know!!!
JessP rated for A Swap with an Act of Kindness on Sep 9, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the card and the extras. What a kind thing you did for your friend. I'm happy to read about it :)
user1198 rated for BONUS Blind Envelope on Sep 6, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for all the great stuff in this package Elsi!
AddictWithAPen rated for 150 Stickers on Sep 2, 2019
Comment: I really love all the stickers you sent! The small puffy ones are so cute. The enveloppe you used is so pretty. Thank you very much!
Response: I'm glad you liked them!
Comment: Nice poem & cute PC. I like your embellishments! Thanks, Elsi!
Comment: Thanks so much for the gorgeous fall-themed orange washi! I love what you picked 🤗
darkpeppermint rated for Tea Tuesday #3 on Aug 28, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the tea! The flavors sound like they will be delicious! I also really liked the cute envelope and the stickers you sent me! Also, your handwriting is really nice! Thank you so much!
daydreamer47 rated for Fantastic Wash Swap #2! on Aug 27, 2019
Comment: Ahhh, thank you Elsi!! Gorgeous washi tape, I've been after a grid washi for a while. What a cute envie too xo
ZoëNina rated for Tea for Thee # 10 on Aug 26, 2019
Comment: Thank you! The teas seem very interesting and I love your style of decorating:)
loverofpostcards rated for Books/libraries on Aug 22, 2019
Comment: Super postcard. Thanks

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susannah on Jul 30, 2019:

Welcome to swap-bot! 😊 g

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