Swap-bot Time: May 25, 2018 5:31 am


Date Joined: May 24, 2017
Last Online: May 24, 2018
Birthday: May 31
Country: United Kingdom
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Harry Potter letter: Ginny Weasley, Albus Dumbledore, Charlie Weasley, Luna Lovegood, Professor McGonagall, Professor Sprout, Hermione Granger, House Elves, your original characters

I'm in my 20s and live in the UK.

I am vegetarian (no meat, fish, gelatine, shellac, carmines, cochineal). Egg or dairy is fine.

No allergies.

I don't like herbal or fruit teas, except orange. I enjoy Lady Grey, Earl Grey, and Breakfast tea. If you get me in a swap involving tea, your favourite brand of normal tea is fine and I won't rate down for that.


Books, craft supplies, rainbows, raindrops, purple, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cappachino, pens, pencils, stickers, ribbon, foam craft pieces, colouring sheets, bookmarks, postcards, coasters, ATCs, inchies, dotee dolls, dreamcatchers, wools/yarns, embroidery floss, English language magazines or newspapers from outside the UK, cuddly toys...

Favorite Crafts

Colouring, drawing, writing, pastel art, collage, general craft, mosaic, foam craft, scraperfoil, gem art, sequin art, weaving, sewing, cross-stitch, tapestry, creative writing, journalling, mixed media art, art journalling, sand art, mail art, zines, ATCs, inchies, twinchies, zentangle tiles, betwinchies, skinnies ...

FBs, label bags, postcard bags, sticker bags, crams, friendship sheets, lyrix,quotz, slams, smash books, decos...


Anything horror related, anything insect related, monkeys or apes, anything religious...

My Cat

Her name is Kissy. She is 6, a tortie shorthair, and she likes:

  • Penpals (cats, or any other animal that would like a penpaw)

  • Feathers

  • Treats, especially stick treats

IMPORTANT: Kissy is lactose-intolerant, so please beware when sending treats,

Random Interests

The 40 species of wild cats, anything ocean related, China, India, Japan, magic carpets. rugs that look like magic carpets, wolves, autumn, woodland or forest animals...

I really love deer, especially spotted does.

Native American Indian culture, the Wild West, Tudors, Victorians, US Presidents, dinosaurs, prehistoric life, mammoths, Ancient Egypt, the Jazz Age...

Japan, China, India, Iceland, New Zealand


Harry Potter.


ATCs, inchies, twinchies, handmade postcards, handmade bookmarks, APCs

FBs, FSs, lyrix, deco books, slams, label bags, x slips

Flat Stanleys - person-shaped card decorated however you like. I would love to receive these from anyone and everyone! Profile specific to me, or something that reflects you, I'm not picky.


Postcards - sent naked and written on, or sent blank in envies

Penpals or epals - I love penpals, so please feel free to include a penpal letter with my swap.

Vinyl Pop figures

Soft toys and beanie babies


Magazines in English from outside the UK

Books (secondhand is fine)

Anything mermaid

Anything cats

Anything dogs

Lego or Nanoblocks

My Little Pony

Altered book pages

Zines in English - homemade or bought (secondhand is fine)


Cross-stitch kits


Pouches , charms or silicon twists/spirals for my hearing aids

I'm Looking For:

  • Bulk FBs, sheets, crams, label bags, quotz, smash, slam, lyrix, deco

  • Whimsy jars

  • Altered Memorydex

  • Pocket letters and Mini Pocket Letters {Themes I'd Love: Mermaids, The Little Mermaid, Cats, Deer (not stags), Deery Lou, Hello Kitty, Writing, Bookish, Harry potter, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, Tolkien, Monsters Inc, Toy Story, Purple, Red, Pink, Blue, Oceans, Woodland, Autumn, Beauty and the Beast, Finding Dory, Native American Indian}

  • Flip Books

  • Zines

  • Bulk zines

  • Native American Indian themed: artwork, crafts, postcards, ATCs, inchies, betwinchies, skinnies, twinchies, flip books. books, magazines, zines, pinterest boards, blogs, whimsy jars, grabbies, filled envies

  • Book pages

  • ATC kits, or other art/craft kits, especially if you've put them together yourself

  • Anything Deery Lou - I can't get it here

  • Gotochi postcards

  • APCs

  • Zines that don't come under the description "minizines"

  • Smash books

  • Junk journalling stuff

  • An issue of Flow in English


Tags I'm Sending

@LittleButterfly86 - Penpal Letter - SENT ON 27TH APRIL

@Mye - I Collect Surprise - SENT ON 27TH APRIL

@oceanilumn Buddha's Blend and British/London postcard - SENT ON 27TH APRIL

Tags I'm Waiting For

Tags Without Partners Yet:

  • Electronic Swaps - Pinterest Board

  • Take ten - Main Forums

  • Non Linear Letter Tag

  • WIYM PC Tag


Gaucha rated for Mer-May: Mermaid Letter on May 25, 2018
Comment: Thanks for your letter and don't you ever settle for a selkie husband! ;-)
Aladyjackson rated for Deco Book & Labels on May 24, 2018
Comment: Apologies for skipping your rating! Thanks for the decos!
Wildchild rated for Sticker Bags Across the World - 2 on May 23, 2018
Comment: Thank you! :) Definitely going to try and find the book :)
BasketWorks15 rated for KKL: Kitty writes a letter ... on May 21, 2018
Comment: Super cute letter. Duchess loves the feathers. Duchess will write soon. 😻
AnitaMac rated for Crazy Cat Lady Returns-Intl on May 20, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the cute kitten ATC.
Comment: Thank you so much for joining this swap and sharing your journal entries with me. :)
Comment: I loved your journal, and that you created your own. :) It was nice to get to know you a bit more, and to read your lists. :) Thanks so much for sharing with me. :)
mickey7 rated for MEGA PEN PAL SWAP!! on May 19, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the nice letter.
fiorellaione rated for Email Penpals #2 on May 19, 2018
Comment: Thank you, Melanie, for your email. We definitely have a lot in common! I'll write you back soon ;)
Chrissiemeade85 rated for Me From A to Z on May 19, 2018
Comment: Really enjoyed learning about you loved how u done it thank you
Comment: I enjoyed very much reading about your trip to Jersey. Sounded like a lot of fun.
Comment: I received your Australia zine - fun getting one FROM Australia, since I also created my zine about your country. Want a copy?
Whovian487 rated for Snail Mail Rules! on May 15, 2018
Comment: Thanks for all the goodies. 😀😀
jeepermom rated for Postcard bag(s) on May 15, 2018
Comment: Thank you! Great selection in the bag...can't wait to pass it on!
Gatzcat rated for Cat Lovers Postcard Swap on May 14, 2018
Comment: Thank you! and Congrats on the new kitty addition to the household.
Mye rated for April Friendship Book Swap-2018 on May 14, 2018
Comment: Thanks :)
freespirit66 rated for ESG: Spend the Day With Me! on May 13, 2018
Comment: I enjoyed looking the photos and descriptions. It looks like an ideal, relaxing day. Your cat is beautiful - such lovely markings! Tea time sounds wonderful. Your tea cup is very pretty.
littlemissme84 rated for ESG: Spend the Day With Me! on May 13, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing. Your cat is super cute.
Response: Thanks for rating. PMing you about sending an RAK as this is my 100th 5.
cllfdl rated for MEGA Make Someone's Mail Day! on May 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the lovely note and goodies!

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ittybittykitty on May 23, 2018:

Welcome to Weirder Every Day!

GrumpyBear on May 22, 2018:

Received from@purpleears I got what you want tag, tag through the alphabet and pick two tag thank you

TC on May 22, 2018:

Mel, thank you for the letter (tag) about your new kitty, Kissy. She sounds like a sweet little cat.

HaoHaoHao on May 13, 2018:

Thank you for the Non-linear letter tag . I will your letter when I finish work. :)

wolviechick121 on May 12, 2018:

Welcome to the Mermaid Lovers Unite swap group!

isabellasnow on May 11, 2018:


damilola on May 9, 2018:

Got your writing prompts ! Thanks a lot :-) Maybe next time use only one side of the paper, so that one can cut them and put them in a jar or paste on the top of the pages, just a suggestion....

yvonne401 on May 2, 2018:

Welcome to IBATL! It's great to have you here!



skeffiboo on May 2, 2018:

Hi Mel, I received your Pen-Pal zine reply today. Thank you so much! =D We have so much in common! I would like to write back soon, maybe I will try to put together a pocket letter for you if you would like? Talk soon =)

Rosa1 on Apr 29, 2018:

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