Date Joined: February 15, 2021
Last Online: October 21, 2021
Birthday: February 20
Hi everyone! My name is Ankita and I am 23 years old. I have been snailmailing for 2 years and I love to make crafty mails and swaps. I am currently a student and I love to explore my interest areas. I am from India , the country which is known for its diversity. I am very friendly and open minded person. I really love making friends specially through correspondence. Some of my interest include painting, crafting , snailmailing, travelling and cooking. I love to watch Netflix tv shows a lot My fav theme would be: botanical and florals as well as shabby chic. I have this thing for plants and pretty flowers that I just love to adore them. Other than that I also love vintage botanicals too. I love nature , whenever I go to somewhere green I always take picture of lake, sky, trees , plants , birds because it’s very soothing to my eyes. I really like cats, butterflies and bees themed stationery. I collect coins, postage stamps, postcards and shaped Paper clips. My fav colours are mostly pastels and soft colours like shades of blue , pink and purple. I love stickers, ephemera, doilies , embellishments, sticky notes, pretty papers , washis, flip books , anythung handmade. I know we all are a stationery hoarder and who doesn’t love stationery?
If you want to see my creations you can check out my Instagram @paintcraftart where I post my mails. I am also open for private swap , feel free to reach me out.
I love making flipbooks, layered pockets, side pocket mail, pocket letter , decorating envelopes and postcards. I have improved a lot in making these now , earlier I wasn’t really that great but now I am surely better with making more crafty mails. I love to checkout YouTube and Pinterest for inspiration when I want to craft.
I love florals and botanical theme a lot anything cactus, bee, butterflies , bird, cat , soft vintage , pastel colours (blue,pink and purple are my favs) , botanical green colour is also lovely, botanical illustration book pages, old book pages in different languages, mushrooms, succulents, vintage botanical theme, pretty stamps, snailmail themed goodies, airmail stickers, labels, label stickers, stamped images of label etc, postcards, tickets /stubs , fox , woodland themed stationery, botanical leaves, happy mail stickers, sentiments, quote stickers, tags, pretty papers, anything that can be used for crafting. I also don’t mind receiving cute/ kawaii themed stuff but nothing childish or Disney. I also enjoy cottage core, autumn theme , etc. but I wouldn’t mind receiving a themed mail that you enjoy. ♥️
WISH LIST/ THINGS I WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE :
🔹washi stickers or pet stickers (transparent ones)
🔹floral /botanical / vintage / grid / polka/ geometric shapes washi rolls or washi samples
🔹 PipSticks Stickers
🔹 flow magazine goodies
🔹vintage musical book pages
🔹 ephemera / cutouts
🔹 botanical / floral illustration book pages
🔹 anything floral / botanical/ cactus/cat/ bees/ butterfly/ mushroom
🔹 quote stickers/ word stickers ( type writers font)
🔹a crafty happy mail is my fav thing to receive
🔹 Mail art ( love to receive pretty mail)
🔹 paper doilies
🔹 notepad / memo sheets
🔹 vintage labels or tags (to use as address labels )
🔹black gel pen
🔹matching letter sheet and envelopes
🔹 faux stamp stickers
🔹 diecuts ( I don’t have the machine to make these)
🔹 double sided printed papers for crafting
🔹PET washi tape ( transparent ones )
🔹wax candles/beads/ wax seals ( I have heart, letter A, yin-yang and rose wax seal head)
🔹 brown / Kraft paper envelope or pretty handmade envelope/ vellum envelopes ( mailable size)
🔹cute Brad pins
Something I dislike would be kiddish or childish stuff like reward stickers, smiley/ emoji goodies, puffy stickers,plastic or paper washi tapes, glittery washis, red, orange and yellow colours. I don’t like Disney, marvel and DC. I don’t like spooky things or stationery. No Halloween / Christmas theme goodies.
Please don’t send me paper page flags or paper / bookmarks.
I am very picky about food, so if you plan to send me anything eatable please confirm with me once. I am not a huge fan of flavoured teas and anything minty in flavour. So, please avoid to send me those. I don’t like nuts or any fruit in my chocolate or snacks (unless it is hazelnut) and a big no to dark chocolate. No loose sticky notes or loose letter papers. Full size is fine.
I dislike neon , glittery stuff ,too blingy, anything with human faces (vintage style babies / girl etc ) . I don’t do art journaling or planning. So no planner stickers or goodies, to do list, reminder etc
I like to receive both blank and naked postcards. I specially love to receive a decorated naked postcard with washi or stickers.😄
Pretty Illustrated PC
Floral/ botanical PC
Butterfly/ Bee / Birds
Nature/ Scenery etc
PC with quotes
I always look at my partner’s profile and try to make swap as per their likes. ( even if its senders choice) Because I believe swaps are supposed to bring joy and I take my time to curate these.
I am very patient person and I am not fussy if you send your swap late but please inform me. But before rating you a 1 or 3 i will reach out to you first and wait for your response. I’ll only rate you 3 if don’t meet the swap requirements and I receive no communication from your side.
I will give you a heart ♥️ if it’s special. By special I mean if you have put efforts into making the swap and took your time to see my profile. I do swaps for fun and to bring joy to other person, not for the sake of rating or just getting it done.
I prefer sending proof image of my swaps to my partner either via Instagram or email whatever works for you. If you wish to do the same then you can inbox me :) You can always reach me out @paintcraftart on Instagram
On April 20th , my family and I were infected with COVID-19, due to which I couldn’t send my swap on time and I informed my partners about it (these swaps were hosted by me myself). I am now healthy and have recovered fully.
INDIA CANT SEND MAIL TO : KUWAIT, SERBIA, LUXEMBOURG , AND MANGOLIA
Also, mail is really slow due to pandemic so guys please be patient. If you haven’t received or didn’t like what I sent, please reach me out before rating me 1 or 3. I am sure we can work this out.
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