Swap-bot Time: July 27, 2021 6:51 pm


Date Joined: October 23, 2008
Last Online: July 27, 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


  • Old black+white photographs (esp. portraits from 1840-1900) Sturdy and good quality, modern re-prints are cool too
  • 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
  • wax melts (esp. berry, chocolate, mango and mint)
  • 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)


deesides rated for Vintage reprint PC #2 on Jul 25, 2021
Comment: Kiitos hienosta vintage-Berliinikortista! Kuvitetut turistikortit on niin hienoja ja muutkin vintagekuvitukset, kiitos swapin järjestämisestä!
charlottenc rated for Alphabet ATC - Z on Jul 22, 2021
Comment: Beautiful ATC! Colorful with lovely little details. Hope we'll be partners again. 💗💞💗
chimerix rated for ATC int #16 - minimal paper on Jul 21, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC. I love how you used the lace with no backing! And thank you for the extras. Aloha
kammy rated for The 15 questions swap #1 on Jul 18, 2021
Comment: Cool answers
annim rated for The 15 questions swap #1 on Jul 17, 2021
Comment: Kiitos! :)
chaari rated for The 15 questions swap #1 on Jul 16, 2021
Comment: Thanks a lot! We have the same answer to the question "what question annoys you the most *lol* also the superpower to instant cleaning sounds great!
sunrising42 rated for ATC int #16 - minimal paper on Jul 11, 2021
Comment: Hi Maiju thank you for your letter and stickers so nice of you. I will write you soon.
Comment: The postcard is stunning! I will have to add Ukon Johla to my list of things to research.
Lotusemilia rated for Bad english ATC #1 on Jun 30, 2021
Comment: Kiitos ATC:stä ja kivoista extroista :) Toivottavasti swäppi saapuu sinnekin pian!
user3370 rated for Alphabet ATC - W on Jun 26, 2021
Comment: Very nice ATC! And thank you for the extras. A perfect package :)
thecolorofinfinity rated for Vintage reprint PC #2 on Jun 24, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the great card (and especially the great Peanuts stamp!!). My mom also has an ancient sewing machine and I did some of my earliest sewing on it--built like a tank, will outlast us all! Hope you can find your own someday!
Comment: Thank you for the nice letter and inserts -- I will write back soon!
ddoherty6138 rated for Alphabet ATC - V on Jun 22, 2021
Comment: Maiju, I have alphabet ATC "A", "K" and now "V' from you. Thank you for them all. The Violet is lovely and sparkly. I really liked that you used the scrabble letter blocks as well. Take care, denise.
chimerix rated for Alphabet ATC - U on Jun 20, 2021
Comment: Haaaa, haaaa! I absolutely love the chunky unicorn. I absolutely snorted with laughter when I pulled it out. And thanks for the little extras to craft with. Aloha
Response: Pummel Einhorn brand is the best ;) I have sooooo many thing from them, hehe. I did not care about unicorns at all before I found Pummel einhorn.
paperboats9 rated for Stickers, Stickers, Stickers #4 on Jun 12, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the great stickers and for being willing to resend this lost swap! :) xx
lrm1980 rated for ATC int #15 - Sender's choice on Jun 8, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the lovely ATCs and extras! I really love how you boxed off different words... what a neat idea!
sjbult rated for ATC SWAP 3 for 3: BOTANICAL on Jun 8, 2021
Comment: So beautiful! Thank you so much.
Dillon97 rated for Whispers from the past -letter on Jun 8, 2021
Comment: Excellent stuff. Thank you.
Comment: Thank you so much for the amazing Dumbeldore card it's new to my collection *yay* I've been obsessed with HP for over 18 years. Last year I've visted all the HP spots in Edinburgh , my husband was less excited about it haha

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chimerix on Jul 21, 2021:

Thank you so much for angeling the Alphabet P ATC swap for me. I am hoping to finally visit Paris next year. Aloha!

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!!!


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!

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