Swap-bot Time: September 25, 2020 8:15 am


Date Joined: February 11, 2020
Last Online: September 25, 2020
Birthday: December 13
Country: Germany

About Me

Hi! I live in Germany and love finding something other than ads and bills in my mailbox. :) I used to host and participate in swaps between 2003 and 2007 in Yahoo! Groups, one of which I ran for a couple years. Recently I was reminiscing about those times and came across Swap-bot. I hope to have some fun swaps here, too!

I'm now in my mid-30s, no children, and I still love cute and beautiful stationary, stickers, and writing supplies! Some more things I enjoy are:
- Flow Magazine
- childhood stories and illustrations
(for example, I love the stories I grew up with by Astrid Lindgren and their classic illustrations by Ilon Wikland)
- the MBTI - I'm an INFP!
- history
- learning about different people and cultures
- languages (working on Spanish and Russian)
- traveling!!!
- my new coffee machine ;)


I grew up in the US and have been living in Germany for over 10 years. I have been to quite a few cities in Europe, but am determined to see many more. I really enjoy northern cities like Reykjavík, Dublin, and Amsterdam, but also love the south of France in the summer and places with Mediterranean flair.

Top 5 places I want to go:
- south of Spain
- Norway
- Sweden
- Russia
- and Provence while the lavender is blooming!

Favorite Television

I like sitcoms and drama TV shows and especially those that I can access on Amazon Prime in Germany. I always prefer the original spoken language if it's English or German!

10 current faves:
- This Is Us
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- The Man in the High Castle
- Game of Thrones (until the end)
- Vikings
- Fleabag
- Friends
- Big Bang Theory
- Young Sheldon
- Two Broke Girls

Favorite Movies

I mostly watch movies on planes, but I love a good comedy, romance, or even cute animated films like Coco!

My Cup of Tea...

I'm not picky with teas. I like chai/spiced, herbal, black/breakfast, and berry/fruit/floral teas. I enjoy calming or aromatic blends. :)

I Luv...

I'm not picky, but if you need ideas for a swap, I love to receive all sorts of paper goodies, such as:

  • stickers
  • washi tape
  • die cuts
  • cut-outs
  • tags
  • journaling cards
  • embellishments
  • paper clips
  • vintage ephemera
  • used postage stamps
  • letter and note paper
  • postcards

I love bright colors, but also cute pastels and subdued vintage or earthy tones.

My favorite colors are turquoise, burgundy, and variations of purple.

I love big bold florals (small ones, too), botanicals, butterflies, cute dinosaurs, and forest themes - foxes, hedgehogs, squirrels, mushrooms, etc.

I love cute illustrations!

I really love so many different things, so don't worry too much and feel free to surprise me. I love seeing your personal touch!


Lucrezia rated for LDEM - Lucky Dip Europe # 2 Bonus on Sep 24, 2020
Comment: What a gorgeous swap!!! Thank you very much. I love everything you sent in this HUGE package. Truly beyond all expectations. I am excited to try the face mask, teas, washi tape ... and the other things you included. Such a fun surprise, you made my day. Thanks again.
AmaranthSpirit rated for EML: Postcard Swap #6 on Sep 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card, and for the sticker and colouring card :-) The sticker will go in my new journal I think! I never knew so much about Flycatchers either. Stay Safe! Great to swap with you <3
Response: Thank you! I'm glad I could pass on some bits that you like. Stay safe, too! ❤️
Petaltea rated for WIYM: Chatty postcard – EUROPE on Sep 22, 2020
Comment: I received your lovely postcard today! Well done on the tiny writing part!! kind regards, Robyn
Response: Thank you! ☺️❤️
ReginaDrago rated for Summer mini flipbook on Sep 19, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much! This was soooo lovely!
Response: Thank you! ☺️ So glad to hear it has reached you! ❤️
LadyJo rated for Put summer on! 2020 on Sep 17, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the fun envie of summer! I plan on using some of the items already!
Response: Thank you! So glad to hear it has reached you and that you can use some of the items! 😊❤️
Comment: Thank you very much for this yellow themed swap, I couldn't believe my eyes when from the envelope I pulled out a Pineapple of all things.
Response: Thanks! I'm so glad you liked it and it reached you fine. 😊❤️
Widellia rated for LDEM - Lucky Dip Europe # 2 Bonus on Sep 14, 2020
Comment: Wow thank you for this amazing swap 😍 I just love all of it!! Stay safe and well too
Response: Thank you! I'm glad you liked it! It was a fun swap to put together. Stay well! ❤️
Daithra rated for EML: Summer Vibes Flipbook on Sep 12, 2020
Comment: I really enjoy the flip book, it isn't something I would think to do but looks pretty, happy, and summery. I was a bit dumb for 30 min, I opened the flips, looked at the goodies and didn't think to turn it around. Me realising to turn it around to see all goodies was a clear heart rating :) I love summer, I bask in the sun like a lizard, like finally I feel warmth. With SPF 50.
Response: It was a bit of an experiment, and was getting bulky, so I ended up putting a pocket on the back, so that I could still close the front. 😅 I'm glad you liked it! ❤️
weatherwax rated for LDEM - Lucky Dip Europe # 2 Bonus on Sep 10, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for this lovely swap!!! Die Dino-Aufkleber sind ja der Hammer - superlieb!!! Aber ich finde jedes einzelne Geschenk in Deiner Wundertüte ganz wunderbar!!! Die Postkarte ist ein Traum und die Post-its ebenso :) Ich freu mich sehr, dass Du dieses Kuvert so sorgsam und liebevoll zusammengestellt hast!! Daaaanke :) Hab einen ganz famosen Abend :)
Response: Vielen Dank! Ich hatte wirklich Spaß die Wundertüten für diese Swap zusammenzustellen und freue mich sehr, dass es dir gefallen hat. ☺️ ❤️
Comment: Hi Donate, thank you for such lovely mail! ♥ I loved everything you sent me, including the lovely message and beautiful stickers. Thank you for passing along my card in the next round, I'll pass yours along as well. I hope you've had a lovely summer as well. Take care and stay safe! ♥ ~ Chantalle
Response: Thank you! I'm glad you liked the stickers. Stay well! ❤️
RoseBabe rated for My Favourite Stamp on Aug 31, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for your gorgeous letter! It’s so adorable and I’m in LOVE with the stamps and vintagey extras - thank you!!!
Response: Thank you! So glad you liked it and that it didn't take too long to reach you! ❤️
Comment: Thank you for the great Easter card and goodies! It's very neat you used to live in WA. I've been to Germany! I went on a student exchange a long time ago to Hamm. Such a beautiful country!!
Response: Glad you liked it! Germany is a beautiful country, but WA is gorgeous, too! 😉❤️
Comment: Oh, my! This was such a lovely swap to open! 💙 It's obvious that you put a lot of thought and care into this. Thank you so much! That playing card you sent to me is really cool! I'll look up that fairy tale. I am currently reading (among other things) a collection of Hans Christian Andersen. It's fun to read old or obscure fairy tales 😄 (It's 27°C today...what is it like for you? 😁)
Response: I'm so glad you liked it! Some old fairy tales are more like scary tales. 😄 What has been your favorite obscure one? I have been meaning to read some. It has cooled down here, feels like Fall already. Thanks for the lovely rating! ❤️
kizzlets rated for WIYM: Blind envie swap #12 flowers on Aug 27, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the flower goodies. I wish I had more of the flower sticker flakes you sent me. They are beautiful!!! <333
Response: I'm glad to hear that! Enjoy the flowers! ❤️
ellie rated for Painted Envelope on Aug 26, 2020
Comment: love your painted envelope. Thanks so very much for the die cuts
Response: So glad you liked it. Thank you! ❤️
GirlMomToTwo rated for 2 Sticker Slams #4 on Aug 24, 2020
Comment: Woohoo! four months in the postal system and they finally got here! They are great, and thanks for the extra stickers :)
Response: Wow, I can't believe it! So glad to hear that! 😃❤️
ZoëNina rated for SiE: ✨ Washi and tea 🍵 July on Aug 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much! This was an amazing package!!! From the Grüffelo stamps, to the cute washi's. And then the teas and your long letter!! Thanks. And yess, action is indeed an amazing store haha:)
Response: So glad it has reached you and you like it! 😊❤️
Comment: Und auch danke für diesen tollen Swap. Mein Urlaub war viel zu kurz nach dem ganzen Stress im Juli. Und irgendwie geht's jetzt genauso stressig weiter. Im September mache ich dann erstmal zwei Wochen Überstunden-frei.
Response: Ich hatte Spaß mit den Umschlag. 😆 Was hat der Postbote sich wohl gedacht. 😉 Ich hoffe, es wird bald weniger stressig! Schön, dass du bald wieder frei hast! 😃
noname13 rated for SIE: Christmas in August 🎄 on Aug 22, 2020
Comment: Danke für deinen tollen Swap. Die ersten Weihnachtssachen dürfte es ja bald schon wieder zu kaufen geben. Ich bin mal gespannt, was dieses Jahr aus dem Weihnachtsmarkt wird. Ich hoffe dafür findet sich eine Lösung, ich liebe Weihnachtsmärkte.
Response: Oh, ja, gibt anscheinend schon Weihnachtssachen in manchen Läden. 🤦🏻‍♀️ Viel zu früh, meiner Meinung. Ich hoffe auch, dass sich für Weihnachtsmärkte eine gute Lösung finden lässt! Das wäre echt schade, ein Jahr ohne Weihnachtsmärkte. Hab noch Hoffnung! ☺️
debbiespoms rated for WIYM - Tiny blind Summer swap :) on Aug 21, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the 2 cute sticker sheets & bunny PC.
Response: Glad it reached you quickly and thank you for the heart! ❤️

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LavenderSprinkles on Sep 23, 2020:

Thank you!

djcamp04 on Aug 27, 2020:

Thank you @LiliLuv Dad’s card did arrive today! He is still enjoying his birthday month. Thank you for helping put a smile on his face. ❤️

Jessysutanto on Aug 5, 2020:

"It's always seems impossible until it's done." -Nelson Mandela

strawberrymilkmade on Aug 4, 2020:

You're so lucky to have moved to Germany from the US! I'm still here, but at least I'm in California. If you ever wish for a new pen pal (now or later, when the world is healed), feel free to reach out! :)

PS Yay Summer!

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Gold on Aug 4, 2020:

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

strawberrymilkmade on Aug 4, 2020:

"There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons." Stephen Chbosky

Sending you happy tropical vibes & fancy baby umbrella drinks this summer! :)

Willowmoss on Aug 4, 2020:

“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing the monkey bars-let it go to move forward” -CS Lewis It’s “OK not to be OK” Swap

katierose on Jul 30, 2020:

Thank you for your nice welcome message! I'm excited to be here. Maybe we'll be swap partners some day :)

HappyMailMel on Jul 25, 2020:

Thank you so much for the sweet comment you left on my profile. It really means a lot. (((Hugs)))

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